| Nov 16, 2008
| 7:50 PM
As he brushed off his suit jacket in the locker room, Lance Briggs tried his best to explain how the Packers had undressed the free-falling Bears defense.
"Nothing was effective," the Pro Bowl linebacker said. "We didn't do what we wanted to do, and they...
| Dec 1, 2008
Maybe another two carries by Matt Forte would have changed the Bears' fate Sunday night.
While the talk of the town will be Charles Tillman giving up a 99-yard touchdown to ex-teammate Bernard Berrian, the Bears inability to punch it in on first-and-goal...
| Dec 8, 2008
| 6:41 AM
Alex Brown wasn't ashamed to admit it.
The Bears defensive end was too curious not to notice what was happening in Sunday's Vikings-Lions game.
"We peeked up every now and then at the scoreboard," Brown said. "But we had to make sure we took care of our...
| Dec 11, 2008
| 10:41 PM
As Devin Hester sprinted down the field, Bears fans got to their feet, figuring victory was at hand.
Hester didn't catch Kyle Orton's deep pass in overtime Thursday night, but the Saints helped him out.
Safety Roman Harper, beaten badly on the play,...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Ron Howard has a laugh with Steve Nash (right) after Howard threw out the first pitch before the start of the Cubs vs. White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field. (Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / June 26, 2010) Steve Nash, Ron Howard, Dwyane Wade, Scottie...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Greg Olsen and Ryan Dempster at Rockit Bar & Grill in Wrigleyville with co-owner Billy Dec. (Kari Skaflen Photography / June 30, 2010) The Cubs' Ryan Dempster hosted the launch of Muscle Milk's limited edition Cubs bottle at Rockit Bar & Grill in...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Jeremy Piven addresses the audience during the Piven Theatre Workshop benefit at Rockit in River North. (Joel Wintermantle, Chicago Tribune / June 26, 2010) Thanks to the Vince Vaughn comedy shooting in Chicago, the Blackhawksâ nightly Stanley Cup...
| Dec 23, 2008
With one arm stretched to the max, Alex Brown reached up and saved the Bears' season.
Brown maneuvered his way through a couple of Packers linemen, lifted his right hand and deflected Mason Crosby's 38-yard field-goal attempt in the final minute of...
| Dec 28, 2008
| 1:26 PM
Adewale Ogunleye's eyes boiled with anger as he glanced at the statistics sheet. He shook his head, then fired the booklet into a nearby trash bin.
Indeed, the Bears' playoffs chances went straight into the garbage on Sunday.
All postseason hope...
| Sep 14, 2008
| 8:50 PM
Greg Olsen remained on the ground in disbelief, trying to comprehend how the second of two fumbles squirted through his usually sure hands.
There were plenty of reasons to explain how the Bears squandered a 17-3 lead and ended up losing 20-17 to Carolina...
| Sep 18, 2008
| 9:32 AM
A feast of subjects for the week in Halas Hall, but let's start with the man who was voted by , as the goat of the Bears' loss to Carolina.
Tight end Greg Olsen lost two fumbles on Sunday, eliciting many disapproving comments from fans on our . When he...
| Sep 28, 2008
| 10:50 PM
There was no need for an impromptu pep talk from Mike Brown or Brian Urlacher, no need for Lovie Smith to be anything but his typically reserved self.
The Bears' defense knew what was at stake as their grasp on a four-point lead Sunday night started to...