| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Norwich, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--Presidents Cup, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you wonder why the Lions have been such a flaming failure for the last, oh, five decades, you have to start at the top -- right at the top of Bill Ford Jr.’s pinhead.
Speaking at the team’s annual Courage House dinner, the Lions vice-...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:01 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ TENNIS|
Aberdeen Roncalli at Sioux Falls Quadrangular, 10 a.m.
Eastern South Dakota Conference at Pierre, 9 a.m.
|HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY|
Aberdeen Central at Watertown Invitational, 4 p.m.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The Bears defense has produced in its blitz schemes throughout the first three weeks of the season. However, with a matchup versus Calvin Johnson and the Lions, the Bears may choose to play some Cover-2 to limit the deep ball in Detroit.
As shown here,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:24 PM
If you ask the old-timers, they will regale you with stories about numerous nasty confrontations between the Bears and Lions.
Legend has it that the Dick Butkus-era Bears regarded the Lions every bit as loathsome as the Packers and Vikings.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:35 PM
If the excitement of an early NFC North showdown in Detroit doesn't make Bears fans tremble, then certainly fear should do the trick.
The Lions long have been a punch line in the NFL, but these days there seems to be a grimly purposeful malice to the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:50 PM
After each of his two touchdown receptions Thursday night at Soldier Field against the Giants, an exultant Brandon Marshall dropped to his knees in the end zone, extended his arms and looked toward the sky.
Under those circumstances, Bears coach Marc...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:47 PM
It shouldn’t be that hard to beat a team that came in 0-5, but then, there are a lot of shouldn’ts with the Bears.
And the most painful and obvious is the defensive line.
This is getting ridiculous with the front four. Or what they call...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 5:12 PM
When Henry Melton insisted on driving himself home in the wee hours of Monday morning after returning from Pittsburgh, coach Marc Trestman exchanged texts with the injured Bears defensive tackle like a parent checking on his child.
When Melton showed up...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Yep, it's almost over.
No, not the Bears' season. Only the most pessimistic fan would fear the worst from a 3-0 team.
Rather, "Breaking Bad" has just one more episode remaining to incinerate our nerves before its five-season run ends Sept. 29. And...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Auto Racing--Formula One, Singapore Grand Prix, 6:30 a.m. (NBCSN); NASCAR Sprint Cup, Sylvania 300, 1 p.m. (ESPN); Global Rallycross Championship, 3:30 p.m. (ABC); Drag Racing, NHRA Fall Nationals, same-day tape, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2)...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Deer roaming around hunting blinds in the Wisconsin woods won't be targeted Monday as much as safety Chris Conte expects to be in the Bears secondary at Lambeau Field.
When it comes to big-game experience, suffice to say Packers quarterback Aaron...