Kevin "The Bear" Smith helps Babylon claw its way to title
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The laws of nature may disapprove, but around Babylon, the Bear is the Panthers' best friend.
"Bear" -- as in the "46'' defensive alignment the Chicago Bears used to wreak havoc on offenses in the 1980s.
The formation, in only four weeks, became one of the staples of Babylon football and helped the Panthers beat Roosevelt, 48-18, Saturday and earn their first Long Island title since...