| Aug 28, 2011
Interesting tidbits mined from 43 years of Tribune coverage:
•A special lighting system was installed at Soldier Field to accommodate the first game in 1934.
•Noble Kizer, the college coach for the inaugural game, and Bears coach George...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 10:40 AM
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears
George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
| Oct 21, 2010
| 5:10 AM
Pat Fitzgerald (born December 2, 1974(1974-12-02) in Orland Park, Illinois) is the current head coach of the Northwestern University Wildcats football team. He was selected after the unexpected death of Randy Walker and announced at a press conference...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:32 PM
It’s often stated in the literature and regurgitated by officials that times, results and statistics aren’t the focus at the 20th annual Pasadena Senior Games.
While the adage holds true for the most part, there are exceptions — like...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:39 PM
Six Penn State Football student-athletes have been selected to the 2011 All-Big Ten Teams in voting by the conference coaches and media. The Nittany Lions' contingent is led by senior defensive tackle Devon Still (Wilmington, Del.), who was selected the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:59 PM
Newport Beach should be proud an event like the Ronnie Lott IMPACT Trophy ceremony is held in its city every year.
The Pacific Club, in Newport Beach, should also be proud of a fascinating award and yet another compelling ceremony.
It was a...
| Dec 18, 2008
Slingin' Sammy Baugh, a record-setting passer, punter and defensive back who led the Washington Redskins to two National Football League championships in 16 seasons and whose wide-open style of play helped usher professional football into the modern era,...
| Jan 28, 2009
Ever wonder if you went kind of crazy and nobody noticed? Back to that nutty notion in a second, for I've got wings to prepare -- turkey wings for the Big Game.
"Why turkey wings?" you ask. "Aren't they tougher than Bronko Nagurski's helmet?"
| Dec 1, 2009
| 11:04 AM
Chicago Bears: Yesterday and Today
CELEBRATE YESTERDAY AND TODAY'S MONSTERS OF THE MIDWAY WITH CHICAGO BEARS: YESTERDAY AND TODAY
Chicagoans are passionate about many things, from the food they love to the wildest politics anywhere USA. Most talk and...
| Aug 25, 2009
Junior-college jocks often are academic misfits.
Elite defensive ends usually weigh north of 250.
Former All-Americans typically cling to their glory days.
Corey Moore defied those norms. Still does.
But the most decorated player from Virginia Tech'...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 7:49 AM
As the 1920 football season began, professional teams faced three pressing problems involving players: Salaries were rising quickly, players were jumping from one team to another and teams were using college players who had yet to graduate.
| Apr 11, 2010
On Sunday, Texas Stadium in Irving will be demolished by implosion. On Monday, the Minnesota Twins will christen Target Field, their new home. Meanwhile, the Cubs are tinkering with Wrigley Field, including plans to place a large Toyota sign in left-...