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  • Bears players downplay hype of 27-20 win over Cowboys

    Bears players downplay hype of 27-20 win over Cowboys
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Brian Urlacher wasn't suffering from a bout of Lovie Smith-like amnesia, he just didn't have any interest in considering when the last time the Bears had a significant victory on the road. A half-hour earlier the Bears had walked...
  • This entire season has become a false-start

    This entire season has become a false-start
    They can’t stop the run. They can’t pressure with their front four. They can’t get home on the blitz. They can’t get their safeties to play safety. The Bears’ defense looks done. The Bears’ offense, of course, started...
  • Bears catch a break after Forte catches late TD pass

    Bears catch a break after Forte catches late TD pass
    Lovie Smith was defiant Sunday afternoon shortly after the Bears pulled a Houdini act in escaping with a 19-14 victory over the Lions. The coach refused to budge over why he passed on a chip-shot field goal with his team trailing by one after Matt...
  • Tice, Smith, Emery -- who gets the blame for this tackle mess?

    Tice, Smith, Emery -- who gets the blame for this tackle mess?
    The Bears' actual problem at offensive left tackle is protecting Jay Cutler. The bigger problem might be why the choice comes down to J’Marcus Webb and Chris Williams. Is this the best the Bears could find? Is this the Bears’ idea of...
  • Time to hear from the Bears' latest McChairman

    Time to hear from the Bears' latest McChairman
    If ever there was a time for George McCaskey to let everyone know who’s in charge of the Bears, this would seem to be it. If ever there was a time for the rookie chairman to make clear what his expectations are and how quickly he wants them met,...
  • A vote for giving the Bears more help

    The NFL’s competition committee had an idea that the Bears should like but don’t. The committee recommended increasing offseason rosters from 80 players to 90 as a way of developing more talent. Nothing wrong with that, right? A chance to...
  • Forget NBC, the NHL is perfect for Comedy Central

    Welcome to the NHL Yuk-Yuk Lounge, and remember, there’s a two-drink minimum for customers --- a six-pack minimum for referees. We’ve got a great show planned, but there are always some surprises. You just never know how many Brendan...
  • How hopeless is it when Hanie's your best hope?

    How hopeless is it when Hanie's your best hope?
    This was one of the gimmes on the schedule. The Chiefs were one of the three remaining cupcakes that would help get the Bears to 10 wins and a likely playoff spot. Instead, this was pathetic. This was comical. Embarrassing. A joke. A disaster in so...
  • Bears escape exhibitions unscathed

    Bears escape exhibitions unscathed
    This charade is just one reason NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would like an 18-game regular season. The final exhibition game is an exercise based far more on how carefully a team can make the transition to the regular season in full health than it is...
  • Lindsey Vonn, Jay Cutler and knee-jerk reactions

     
    Lindsey Vonn sprained the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in her left knee while finishing third in a World Cup downhill Saturday in northeast Italy and skied to first place in a Super-G race about 24 hours later. Jay Cutler sprained......
  • Bears practice is free?

     
    Just about 60 miles south of the city, this free event is great for the whole family. From rookie players signing autographs for kids to Urlacher and Briggs practicing their kung-fu on the field....
  • The hipsters I love and their lack of love for sports

     
    Fall is here. The start of college football. Yes. My favorite time of year. I am a University of Illinois graduate, grew up in Central Illinois where the entire part of the state revolves around Illini football. Now my life revolves around Illini...