Bourbonnais: 'Flexible' anticipating BEARS
Good to see the bears STILL going to have camp there and working on a plan depending on the lockout:
Bourbonnais: 'Flexible' Olivet anticipating Bears
By Mike Frey
Among the places that host National Football League training camps, Olivet Nazarene University appears to be among the most accommodating.
As a labor dispute between the NFL's players and owners threatens the arrival of the Chicago Bears for a 10th-straight year of training at Olivet's Bourbonnais campus, officials between the university and team are exploring different scenarios to ensure some form of camp will be held in 2011.
Gary Griffin, Olivet's director of alumni and university relations, said the two sides met earlier this week, and while some camp hosts are starting to set deadlines for the last day a team can arrive, neither Olivet nor the Bears have done so yet. ... For the unabridged version of this story, subscribe to The Daily Journal's print edition or E-edition.