| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:21 PM
PHOENIX — If you find the NFC North unrecognizable this fall, it's not because your binoculars need adjusting.
It's because the division has undergone some radical changes.
"Everybody in our division is getting better, and it already was the...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 9:00 PM
HONOLULU -- The score wasn't close, but the action was competitive.
That was the assessment of several players after the rain stayed away long enough for the NFC to put the hurt on its AFC counterparts in the Pro Bowl.
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle...
| Feb 5, 2013
For the first time since the 1985 season, the Bears landed two defensive linemen in the Pro Bowl as Julius Peppers and Henry Melton were selected as all-stars.
Peppers led the defense with 111/2 sacks, his most since joining the club in 2010, and...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Tennis--Australian Open, same-day tape, 1 p.m. (ESPN2), 8 and 2:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
Cycling--Tour Down Under, Stage 1, same-day tape, 2:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Men’s College Basketball--Iowa at Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. (Big 10 Network);...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The difference in the Bears' strength program at this point is noise.
There is more of it.
That's the noise that comes from big plates crashing to the ground after an explosive lift. And the guttural sounds men make when they try to move heavy...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' starting front four is going to be a force this season and hopefully for years to come, but after the starters the roster doesn't look so great. I'm wondering, what percentage of snaps the starters are expected to play and how important it is...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When Brian Urlacher held up that navy blue jersey for the first time on that April day in 2000, his face a little pimply and his scalp covered with closely cropped blond hair, no one had any idea what 54 would come to represent.
After 13 seasons, it's...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Phil Emery rolled the dice when he traded for Brandon Marshall, and the controversial wide receiver made the Chicago Bears general manager look good with a performance that on Saturday earned Associated Press All-Pro recognition.
Marshall set a single-...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:33 PM
Women’s College Basketball—Oklahoma State at Texas, 11:30 a.m. (FXSP); Nebraska at Penn State, 1 p.m. (ESPN2); Wisconsin at Michigan, 1 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Baylor at Kansas, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP); California at Stanford,...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Did Jimmy Johnson tweet anything else today?
Hey, don’t laugh. There’s more information about the Bears coaching search coming off a houseboat in Miami than from the offices in Lake Forest.
But until we see white smoke coming out of...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 5:47 PM
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Northern Illinois' defense has been paying close attention to the Bears this season, doing everything in their power to create turnovers that might affect the outcome of a game.
The patented "ball-punch" of Charles Tillman,...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 7:09 PM
DETROIT — The Bears' season met a sudden, stunning death when Blair Walsh's 29-yard field goal sailed over the upright in the Vikings' victory over the Packers.
But really, the Bears' season had been dying one incompletion at a time.