| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:14 PM
DETROIT — Wearing a knotted tie and a focused gaze, Patrick Mannelly looked like a nervous stockbroker staring at the morning ticker as he sat on a folding chair Sunday inside the visiting Bears locker room.
A few feet away, fellow Bears veteran...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Phil Emery has spent so much of his NFL career in the shadows you can't help but wonder just what to expect from him now that his time in the spotlight draws near.
The Bears general manager, sold as a relentless man, finally will begin to unveil his...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:20 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Arsenal at Wigan, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
College Football--New Orleans Bowl, East Carolina vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Las Vegas Bowl, Washington vs. Boise State, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
| Dec 22, 2012
| 10:49 PM
NFL Football--Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texas, Noon (FOX); Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos, 3 p.m. (CBS); Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals, 3:25 p.m. (FOX); San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)
| Dec 28, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' HOCKEY
Aberdeen Cougars vs. Huron, Odde Ice Center, 8 p.m.
Aberdeen Wings at Austin Bruins, 7:15 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' BASKETBALL
Aberdeen Central vs. Rapid City Stevens, Golden Eagles...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 10:04 PM
NBA Basketball--Los Angeles Lakers at New York Knicks, 7 p.m. (TNT); San Antonio Spurs at Portland Trail Blazers, 9:30 p.m. (TNT)
NFL Football--Cincinnati Bengals at Philadelphia Eagles, 7 p.m. (NFL Network)
High School Basketball--Teams...
| May 11, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Rookie minicamp should be viewed as an introduction to the NFL for the Bears' top draft picks. It's a sampling of the pro-style practices under coach Marc Trestman that players might define as up-tempo and fast.
There are no pads, no contact and —...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:48 PM
Following a similar trend that we saw during Phil Emery's first draft in 2012, the Bears general manager once again targeted rookie prospects over the weekend that bring size, speed and strength measurables to the NFL.
The Bears are projecting talent at...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 4:37 PM
If the Bears had been picking 32nd instead of 20th, no one would have said boo about them selecting Kyle Long. But they were picking 20th, and they caught a lot of people by surprise.
Based on my pre-draft research, I thought Long would be a second-...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:19 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Manchester City at Newcastle, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2); Women’s National Teams, Exhibition, United States vs. China, 6 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--East Carolina at North Carolina, 11 a....
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The Bears offense has been having a difficult enough time hitting a fastball. And along come the Packers with a nasty curve.
Three-four defenses like the Packers use have been a problem for the Bears this year, in part because they are different....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
There's something for everyone in this class of defensive tackles. If it's a quick, pass rushing three technique you desire, Sharrif Floyd is your man. If you prefer a gigantic plugger, Johnathan Hankins will be your guy. Or if you need a combination, how...