| Mar 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Almost three years ago, the Chicago Bears traded for Jay Cutler after years of unsuccessfully trying to develop their own quarterback. Now, they’ve traded for the wide receiver he worked so well with in Denver.
The Bears have packaged two third-...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:44 AM
Mike Martz spoke Wednesday. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
The Bears'’ offensive coordinator said he believes the Bears “should be able to continue to improve from where we left off and make a quantum leap.’’
Stop right there. You...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Cam Newton wasn't spectacular in his NFL debut with the Carolina Panthers - and he may not need to be to win the starting job - but he certainly gave hope that he can be the dynamic player this franchise desperately needs at quarterback.
| Aug 15, 2011
| 8:08 AM
It’s hard to know which is worse: J’Marcus Webb playing left tackle during the Bears’ exhibition opener against Buffalo on Saturday night or J’Marcus Webb talking about it later.
Webb lined up at the most...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:20 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Cam Newton will get one more chance Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers to impress coach Ron Rivera and earn the Carolina Panthers starting job this season.
Although it’s almost a...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Agent Drew Rosenhaus has filed a formal request to seek a trade on behalf of Lance Briggs, the Bears linebacker told the Tribune.
"The Bears made their decision, now I have to make mine," Briggs said. "It's just how the business works. It's not going...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 2:07 PM
The Bears’ offense had one -- count it, one -- drive. It came on their second possession.
After that, pffft.
Fifty-one minutes of pffft.
Last season kind of pffft.
I thought the Bears had learned something this year. I thought they had it...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Tennessee running back Chris Johnson had his best effort of the season, rushing for a season-high 130 yards and a touchdown and catching four passes for 44 yards in leading the Tennessee Titans to a 30-3 rout of the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Harvard at Connecticut, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); West Virginia at Kansas State, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football-Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers, 7 p.m. (NFL Network)
Women's College Basketball-Creighton at Nebraska, 7...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
How badly do you think Jay Cutler is missing Greg Olsen? -- Brian Ausmus, from Twitter
Given that Earl Bennett has been injured and Roy Williams has been ineffective, I think Olsen could have had an impact on the last two games. Olsen could have provided...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 7:10 PM
When it counted most, Saints quarterback Drew Brees came up with his best stuff.
Brees completed 8 of 9 passes for 80 yards on a winning drive, including a 6 yard flip in the right flat for a touchdown to Pierre Thomas with :50 remaining as the Saints...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Women's College Volleyball-NCAA Division I Playoffs, semifinals, 6 and 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
High School Basketball-Oak Hill Academy (Va.) vs. Miller Grove (Ga.), 7 p.m. (ESPN); Montrose Christian (Md.) vs. Marcus Flower Mound (Texas), 8:30 p.m....