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After career of on-field brutality, Butkus brings ‘payback’ and positivity

The University of Illinois recently immortalized 76-year-old Dick Butkus by dedicating a 12-foot statue of his likeness at its new Smith athletic center. The 1,000-pound sculpted piece features Butkus in his famous No. 50, the since-retired collegiate jersey he wore when he earned All-America ho...

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