The Monsters of the Midway paved the way for a Grammy nominated rap video

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SBNation.com—...and the term “Midway” may not mean what you think it means There are few nicknames as misunderstood as “Monsters of the Midway.” Some people think that the term Midway comes from Chicago’s location in the Midwest region of the United States, while some think that its borrowed from Midway Airport. The truth is far more complicated. Although the nickname is commonly associated with the ‘85 Bears, it can actually be traced all the way back to the turn of the century, when Chicago’s main...

This forgotten video game helped pave the way for Madden NFL. Before there was Madden, there was Gridiron! — short on frills but flaunting the technical might that helped revolutionize sports video games.