| Nov 4, 2012
| 3:14 PM
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are barnstorming through the electoral battlegrounds Sunday and Monday, making their closing arguments in an election that two new national polls show to be tied.
Obama left the White House...
| 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 28, 2012
| 5:07 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — So here is Cedric Benson, staying late at Lambeau Field after most of his teammates have left to review more tape.
There he is showing up on an off day to get some extra work.
That was him standing next to Packers quarterback...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A tenant’s pack of lies has his Green Bay landlord wanting him to pack his bags.
The landlord is a guy named Carl who is such a Cheesehead that he ask for Packers fan affiliation on the lease agreement. The problem is his tenant lied, he doesn&...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Those must have been two tremendous practices this week for Brian Urlacher.
Based on the bravado of Bears teammates, Urlacher quickly removed any doubts that he will return to top form against the Colts despite a left knee that has sustained two injuries...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:34 PM
As an Arlington Heights native, Colts safety Tom Zbikowski remembers years of bland, rarely potent offenses from the Bears.
Standing in the mostly cleared-out visiting locker room at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon, Zbikowski shook his head after the...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:52 PM
GREEN BAY — It happened gradually, like a beard coming in on a teenager.
But now, this season, finally, it is all over his face: Aaron Rodgers is the leader of the Pack.
Really, at the ripe old age of 28, in his eighth NFL season, he is more...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 10:48 PM
GREEN BAY — Now would be a good time for Bears fans to tell their quarterback to please, please, please tone it down.
Like everybody else in Chicago, Jay Cutler got carried away by the Bears' 41-point performance against the Colts. When Cutler...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:44 AM
GREEN BAY — At least the on-field camera for this nationally televised game didn't capture Jay Cutler shouting vulgarities at his offensive coordinator.
That's maybe the only way progress can be judged for the Bears, who were looking to make a...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:34 AM
GREEN BAY -- The coaching adage is that a team is never as good as it might look in a victory and never as bad as it might appear in a defeat. Keeping that in mind, we’ll try to maintain perspective with 10 thoughts coming out of another ugly loss...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 10:19 PM
In 143 starts over 12 NFL seasons, former Bears right tackle James "Big Cat'' Williams never saw anything like it.
When Williams witnessed Bears quarterback Jay Cutler bump left tackle J'Marcus Webb during a sideline rant in Thursday night's 23-10...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 2:44 PM
We have nine days to debate if the Bears offense can be as bad as Thursday night's debacle in Green Bay would lead one to believe.
I'm going with yes, it can.
For the record, I've not been pushing Lake Forest propaganda. Of the nine-man Tribune...