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  • 'Dark Side' defense downright dominant as Miramar avenges 2012 playoff loss to Cypress Bay

    WESTON – It’s no coincidence that Miramar middle linebacker Ryan Samuels wears No. 54. He’s a fan of Brian Urlacher, but even more so of Zach Thomas, who he tries to emulate every Friday night. Which is why he grinned wide after...
  • Just Joshin'

    Just Joshin'
    He doesn't have the rocket arm. Or the celebrity wife. Or even a Tumblr of him "smoking." Josh McCown keeps his distance from all that noise. The 34-year-old Texas native's happy-to-be-here approach to his NFL career has helped Chicago embrace him as...
  • Bears getting very little bang for big defensive bucks

    Bears getting very little bang for big defensive bucks
    Charles Tillman's departure from the 2013 season feels like the final, wretched piece in an unnatural, reverse transformation. Think of a butterfly rewinding backward into a larvae or caterpillar state until you have the pupa that is the Bears devolved...
  • Brian Urlacher performs in the Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'

    Brian Urlacher performs in the Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'
    Actors are used to hearing "break a leg!" before a performance, but those words strike terror in the heart of a professional football player. "Don't say that! People keep saying that to me!" retired Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher joked Friday...
  • Phelps wins second bout with cancer

     Phelps wins second bout with cancer
    Digger Phelps was only 32 when he recorded his signature moment on the court. On Jan. 19, 1974, the Notre Dame basketball coach defeated John Wooden and ended UCLA's record 88-game winning streak with a 71-70 victory in South Bend. Now 40 years later,...
  • Josh McCown's Hall of Fame acceptance speech*

    Josh McCown's Hall of Fame acceptance speech*
    CANTON, OHIO – 2027 I was telling everyone I would just get up here and say thanks, but there are too many people to mention. First, thank you to Arizona, Detroit, Oakland, Miami, Carolina, Hartford and San Francisco for not believing in me....
  • Urlacher could do it all, and then some

    Urlacher could do it all, and then some
    Brian Urlacher revolutionized the middle linebacker position in the NFL. Yeah, he was that good, that rare an athlete. He was a special talent with a uncommon combination of size and speed. At 6 foot 4 and 250-plus pounds Urlacher had the footwork and...
  • Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss

    Biggs: 10 thoughts after Bears' loss
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field. 1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
  • New Bears team needs new leaders

    New Bears team needs new leaders
    As the Bears have navigated their way through the offseason workout program, the voluntary minicamp and the rookie camp, they have started to become a team. A new team. When they convene at Halas Hall on Monday for the first of 10 scheduled OTA...
  • Urlacher deserving of 54-gun salute

    Urlacher deserving of 54-gun salute
    When Brian Urlacher held up that navy blue jersey for the first time on that April day in 2000, his face a little pimply and his scalp covered with closely cropped blond hair, no one had any idea what 54 would come to represent. After 13 seasons, it's...
  • NHL's Gary Bettman earned more than $8 million for 2011-12 season

    NHL's Gary Bettman earned more than $8 million for 2011-12 season
    After leading the NHL into three lockouts, Commissioner Gary Bettman won’t win any popularity contests among hockey fans. But his bosses — team owners — continue to compensate him well. According to the Sports Business Journal, Bettman...
  • Urlacher exits NFL stage quietly

    Urlacher exits NFL stage quietly
    Twitterwas launched in 2006, six years after the Bears selected Brian Urlacher with the ninth overall pick in the 2000 draft. Jack Dorsey, the Twitter creator has said the name was chosen because he ran across a definition of the word that was a perfect...