| 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 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Ten things to take away from the Chicago Bears' 31-3 loss to the Denver Broncos in their preseason opener:
1. No one game plans for the opening preseason game and starters don’t play into the fourth quarter in the first exhibition. But maybe nobody...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Former Super Bowl champion Brett Favre was back on the football field wearing his No. 4 jersey and throwing touchdowns in front of a packed crowd of cheering fans. But while his fans from Green Bay, New York and Minnesota will be able to see him in action...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Stephen Paea is injured. Of course he is. It’s what he does, occasionally finding a spasm of health and talent to rush the passer.
Paea had a bad knee last season, then underwent arthroscopic surgery and looked like a player during the early...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:55 PM
NFL linebacker Lance Briggs has always had a love for comic books, and creating his own has been a dream come true for the 31-year-old football player. "Seraph," created by Briggs and co-written with Phil Hester, is one of eight titles in the Top Cow...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 2:18 PM
The Bears' Julius Peppers had dinner with four of his former Carolina Panthers teammates, including Steve Smith, at Chicago Cut Steakhouse the night before Sunday's Bears-Panthers game at Soldier Field. Peppers also dined at Chicago Cut with nine of his...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:20 AM
The day before facing the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field, the Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs will face a notoriously long line of Sprinkles Cupcakes customers in the Gold Coast.
Briggs will take orders from customers at the upscale cupcake bakery,...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 10:07 PM
Henry Cavill and Amy Adams -- who star in "Man of Steel," the Superman reboot currently filming in Chicago -- dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse in the Gold Coast Friday and Saturday respectively.
Adams had breakfast with her husband and daughter at The...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:26 AM
The day after Lockport native CM Punk won the WWE Championship at the Allstate Arena in mid-July, there were photos on TMZ of Punk celebrating with the title on the streets of Chicago. Not long after that, Punk was appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live&...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:12 AM
The Bears’ Devin Hester estimates he plays video games just about every day. He said it’s due in part to the free time he has and the fact that he feels he can’t go out in public much. His wife doesn’t mind — after all, it...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 7:30 AM
What do I think of Common’s new in-your-face music video for “Sweet”? I’m being 100 percent honest when I say that, for a second there, I thought it was a Funny or Die video.
That’s not intended to be a knock on the song or...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 6:26 AM
WWE Superstar and Chicago-area native CM Punk added another tattoo to his collection Tuesday at Family Tattoo in Roscoe Village. "I did a tattoo of a dead fish on the back of his (left) shoulder," said tattoo artist Matt Wes. "It was a friendship tattoo...