Scary news came out on Friday evening, when we learned Hall of Famer and current ESPN broadcaster Mike Ditka was hospitalized with a minor stroke.
So it was quite a relief Sunday when ESPN producer Seth Markman tweeted that Ditka was released from the hospital.
Great news. Coach Ditka has been released from the hospital.— Seth Markman (@tunasweasel) November 18, 2012
Great news indeed -- and it's fitting that Ditka got free of the hospital on a Sunday.
He was "overwhelmed" with the support that poured his way over the weekend and was, per Markman, hoping to get released in time to watch the NFL this week.
Ditka's obviously a tough dude, and it's doubtful anyone expected him to do anything other than recover from this. But knowing that one of the all-time greats is back on his feet is good to know, indeed.
Here's hoping for a full recovery for the coach.
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