Who's Your Daddy: Football or Fatherhood?

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What was the biggest day of your life?

The day you were born?

If you’re thinking, ‘‘No,’’ just stop and think a little more. Like if you weren’t born, would you even be thinking about this question?

OK, my head is spinning, too. No more metaphysics.

But philosophical debate is our lot when Bears cornerback Charles Tillman said earlier this week that he and his wife, Jackie (a key part of the Tillman family attack), were having a baby, the Tillman team’s fourth, and if it came Sunday, he would miss the Texans-Bears game to be there in the delivery room, seeing the blessed event through.

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