| Dec 25, 2011
| 10:09 PM
GREEN BAY — It wasn't too long ago, back when the Bears were trying to make a go of it with Rex Grossman, that a high-ranking team official said just wait, the balance of power in the NFC North would shift once Brett Favre retired.
Well, the future...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 8:39 AM
One way that I heard the question was, Did Kahlil Bell run Matt Forte out of a franchise tag with his performance against Green Bay on Sunday night?
The question completely bypassed the idea of Forte’s getting a long-term deal and was already...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — Now the hard work begins.
The Bears ended a five-game losing streak that crippled a promising season, edging the NFC North cellar-dwelling Vikings 17-13 on Sunday at the Metrodome and setting the stage for a pivotal offseason....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 2:08 PM
When the Lions and their fans look at how dominating the Bears defense and its scheme has been, they have to think, "That should have been us."
In 2006, Matt Millen hired Rod Marinelli as head coach of the Lions.
Then in 2008, the Lions became the...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:26 AM
The blog for people who don’t have all day to read blogs:
Bulls players faced adversity in the third quarter of Game 2 of their playoff series against Philadelphia --- the first time they faced a hard playoff test coming at them since Derrick...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:18 AM
If you’ve always wanted to meet a “Jersey Shore” cast member but have yet to do so, you must not be trying very hard.
There were three cast members appearing in the Chicago-area last month – Snooki, Vinny and Ronnie -- and...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Bowling for charity is hardly a new idea in the Chicago area. The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade hosts a bowling night during his annual Wade's World Weekend and the Cubs' Kerry Wood will host his Strike Zone Celebrity Bowling tournament for the seventh time...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Aberdeen Central at Sioux Falls Roosevelt, 7 p.m.
Aberdeen Roncalli at Groton, 7:30 p.m.
Brandon Valley at Sioux Falls O'Gorman
Britton-Hecla at Oakes, N.D.
Clark-Willow Lake vs. Hamlin at Hayti...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 2:00 PM
I have seen the Bears' safety problem hang around for most of the post-Mike Brown era and now with the injuries to Brandon Hardin and Chris Conte. Could we see Peanut Tillman make the move to safety and have Kelvin Hayden slide into a starting...
| Mar 29, 2012
Sunshine has not been difficult to find at the oceanfront site of the NFL owners meetings, but Lovie Smith brought more of it Wednesday in a breakfast with the media.
The Bears coach was particularly optimistic about the addition of wide receiver Brandon...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:20 PM
The last time the Bears were without Matt Forte, as they will be Sunday against the Rams, they went 1-3.
"Forte is such a dynamic and versatile player who accounted for such a significant amount of the Bears production in the past that losing him will...