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0-for-100: No one makes a 43-yard field goal in snowy, sloppy Goose Island contest

2 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

If any of the 100 amateur kickers was going to nail a 43-yard field goal Saturday during the Goose Island Beer Co.'s marketing stunt, Zach Laszkiewicz seemed like the best bet. The 23-year-old special education assistant from Westchester was a kicker at Fenwick High School and was first in line...
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No winners in Chicago's 43-yard field goal Goose Island Challenge

3 days ago   |   By ABC

Exactly 101 people tried, but failed to kick a 43-yard field goal on Saturday as part of the Goose Island Challenge.
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Everyone misses Goose Island's 43-yard field goal challenge

Everyone misses Goose Island's 43-yard field goal challenge

3 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - They came. They fell.
More than 100 people tried to kick a 43-yard field goal outside Goose Island's Fulton Street taproom Saturday - and each one failed.
DRUMROLL PLEASE: our first kicker fieldgoalchallenge pic.twitter.com/4iIBqwxPa6
- Goose Island Beer Co January 12, 2019
It was all part of Goose Island's response to Cody Parkey's ill-fated goal at Sunday's Wild Card game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Parkey knocked a 43-yard field goal try off the left upright in the closing seconds. The Chicago Bears lost.
Goose Island earlier this week invited “armchair kickers” who...
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