| 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 23, 2012
| 7:30 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — After losing their way at some point on their 16-game journey, the Bears might have found themselves Sunday in the desert.
They dismissed the Cardinals with a victory that looked the way a 2012 Lovie Smith victory is supposed...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:42 PM
The Bears may appear to be going nowhere, but that doesn't mean Lovie Smith is headed anywhere.
Smith effectively can seal another contract with a victory over the Packers on Sunday. Beating the Packers is important to Bears ownership, and Smith could...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's a good thing Jennifer Hudson was already in the Christmas spirit Tuesday at her "A Hudson Holiday" party at the House of Blues, because the Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer will need it for the next few months.
Hudson was recently...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
There will be no NFC North crown...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Being short has cost Russell Wilson money, not touchdowns.
The quarterback from Wisconsin fell to the Seahawks in the third round in the NFL draft and was the sixth quarterback taken because he measures is 5 feet 105/8.
He might need a step stool to...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
The 49ers defeated the Bears every way a team can be beaten Monday night — power, speed and thought.
Almost no one on the team did his job well enough for the Bears to win.
Three aspects of the 49ers' victory stood out upon closer inspection....
| 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 9, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The Pillagers of the Midway are on a record pace, returning seven interceptions for touchdowns in their first eight games as they prepare for Sunday night's prime time adventure against Matt Schaub and the Texans.
What is most remarkable is the fact the...
| 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 13, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Chicago Bears defensive lineman Israel Idonije stopped by the WGN Morning News along with head equipment manager Tony Medlin to discuss Jay Cutler's concussion, the 24th annual Bears Coat Drive and they might just reveal who has the stinkiest locker in...