| Aug 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Ten things to take away from the Chicago Bears' 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in their preseason opener:
1. No one game plans for the opening preseason game and starters don’t play into the fourth quarter in the first exhibition. But maybe nobody...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Stephen Paea is injured. Of course he is. It’s what he does, occasionally finding a spasm of health and talent to rush the passer.
Paea had a bad knee last season, then underwent arthroscopic surgery and looked like a player during the early...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 2:01 PM
After the way the 49ers manhandled the Bears on Monday night in San Francisco, Lovie Smith's defense should prep for the Vikings to feature Adrian Peterson in the running game Sunday at Soldier Field. It will face downhill schemes that test the gap...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The player most responsible for keeping Jay Cutler clean Sunday was Jay Cutler.
The quarterback did a number of things well. What he did best was avoid pressure.
Cutler moved in the pocket before throwing six times. Cutler also rolled out four times....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:20 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears got Jay Cutler back from a concussion, only to lose three more stars to injuries.
Start with Devin Hester. Add Matt Forte and Charles Tillman to the list, and just for good measure, throw in two starting guards....
| Nov 27, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Inspiration is the preferred method to induce beneficial change.
Desperation works too.
Gabe Carimi needs to be lined up at guard when the Bears resume practice Wednesday in preparation for the Seahawks.
Jonathan Scott needs to be settling it at...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:03 PM
Soccer--Premier League, 8:55 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS Playoffs, Eastern Conference Championship, First Leg, 2:30 p.m. (NBC)
College Football--Arkansas at South Carolina, 11 a.m. (CBS); Iowa State at Texas, 11 a.m. (ABC); Northwestern...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 10:15 PM
Tennis--ATP World Tour Finals, 8 a.m., 1:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
NFL Football--Denver Broncos at Carolina Panthers, Noon (CBS); Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings, Noon (FOX); Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles, 3:25 p.m. (FOX); Houston...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Going into Bears versus Texans, many thought the most important game within the game was the Bears offensive line against the Texans' pass rush.
Well, a review of the tape shows the Bears won that battle convincingly but still lost the war.
| Nov 16, 2012
| 6:49 PM
What more can this Bears defense do to carry the ballclub?
The Bears rank fifth in total defense and first in interceptions with 19. They have returned seven interceptions for touchdowns.
With Jay Cutler out with a concussion, the already stout and...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 9:37 PM
|COLLEGE MEN’S BASKETBALL|
Northern State vs. Dickinson State, Wachs Arena, 4 p.m.
|at Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, Minn.|
Championship, 3 p.m.
Aberdeen Swim Club at...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 10:25 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — A national television audience got a good glimpse of the stout defense and volatile yet improving offense that has defined the first quarter of the Bears season.
The defense intercepted Tony Romo five times — with Charles...