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  • 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...
  • Wake up and smell the modern, Bears

    Wake up and smell the modern, Bears
    The great experiment begins. Can the Bears, always known for middle linebackers and running backs, evolve into a modern NFL franchise? One with an offensive-minded head coach, talented QB and modern-thinking GM? Of course not. This is Chicago, and...
  • What would Urlacher say about this Bears win?

    What would Urlacher say about this Bears win?
    Brian Urlacher’s playing career is over, but he’s still dishing out hits. Since becoming an analyst for Fox Sports 1, the legendary Bears linebacker has stirred the pot on faking injuries, why he hates some of the NFL rules changes and how...
  • Curse you, Sports Illustrated

    Curse you, Sports Illustrated
    We've got a 3-0 football team to celebrate, fall in love with and despair over, but before that, a word of thanks to Sports Illustrated. Thank you for ruining the entire Blackhawks season by A) putting them on the cover and B) anointing them as repeat...
  • Proud homecoming for Bears' Emery

    Proud homecoming for Bears' Emery
    As early as his college days at Wayne State in his native Detroit, Bears general manager Phil Emery got paid to help determine who stays and who goes. Emery worked as a bouncer at Coral Gables, a bustling nightclub where crowds up to 1,000 gathered to...
  • 'Hey, I'm in the NFL!'

    'Hey, I'm in the NFL!'
    Life in the real world ain't the same as childhood. More intensity, more responsibility. Same goes for life in the NFL. RedEye sat down with a slew of Bears and asked them for their "Welcome To the NFL" moment—when they knew, "I'm not in college...
  • Eventful preseason gives way to real show

    Eventful preseason gives way to real show
    It has been anything but an uneventful seven weeks keeping tabs on the Bears. Whoever said there's nothing to be learned or nothing worth debating in preseason is a knucklehead. We learned general manager Phil Emery's rookie class has talent. There...
  • Whole lotta love for the 1-0 Bears

    Whole lotta love for the 1-0 Bears
    Welcome to the new age, Bears fans. The previous regime was all right; it’s not as if Lovie Smith’s 10-6 record in 2012 was a disaster. But when it’s Super Bowl or bust, you need a nuclear-powered offense or defense—or both—...
  • With college football offenses hitting the gas, coaches rely on faking injuries to slow down the game

    With college football offenses hitting the gas, coaches rely on faking injuries to slow down the game
    As I write this column, I'm playing hurt. Well, at least as far as you know, I'm hurt. I'm on the ground, writhing in pain. It appears I've been hit with carpel tunnel syndrome, and I'm waiting for the training staff to help me off the office floor...
  • Urlacher's sour grapes unbecoming

     Urlacher's sour grapes unbecoming
    Bitterness is as much a part of the Bears' storied tradition as the T-formation and a bone-crushing defense. Pick an era and it's not hard to find former Bears who've enjoyed slinging mud at the organization with which they gained national fame. Brian...
  • Where Bears roam free

     Where Bears roam free
    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home. They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
  • Tanney knows scores behind score

    Tanney knows scores behind score
    BOURBONNAIS — When Phil Emery joined the Bears as an area scout in 1998, then-college scouting director Bill Rees asked him to devise a program that would rate players based on various combine tests. Emery came up with a formula the Bears would...