| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
One byproduct of MTV's youthful audience profile is the dizzying speed with which the channel chews through its zeitgeist moments. So after being defined for a time by "Jersey Shore" -- which has spawned a slew of spinoffs and copycats -- the network...
| May 4, 2013
| 1:27 PM
They don't wear scientist smocks in the Bears' draft room, and the scouts understand that game tape isn't just something to wrap around joints on Sundays.
But since Bears general manager Phil Emery started the discussion during the draft when he...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:54 AM
How did the governor do?
That's a question always pondered after a legislative session. The answer is especially significant after a new governor's first legislative session. Is he off to a good start, getting what he wanted and looking strong for the...
| Apr 17, 2013
Somewhere in Phil Emery's Halas Hall office, perhaps in a fireproof safe, is a folder.
It might disintegrate if touched without special gloves.
Maybe it is marked "Top Secret."
In it is "The Draft Plan."
It's not fully formed yet, but it's getting...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:57 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. OFFICIALS SAY BOSTON BOMBING SUSPECTS HAD NO TERROR TIES
Two U.S. officials tell the AP bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cited religion and...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Unable to find the remote control recently in my Brooklyn hotel room between Bulls playoff games, I took it as a sign to educate myself on Thursday's NFL draft by watching a show about the Bears that popped on the television.
Well, technically, the TV...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 3:05 PM
With the NFL draft less than three weeks away, it's time to take a first stab at how things might shake out in the first round. At this point, NFL teams already have about 95 percent of the information that will influence whom they select. Now it's a...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Over the past several weeks Bears quarterback Jay Cutler made it known to new coach Marc Trestman and others in the organization that he sought to assert himself even more entering his fifth season in Chicago.
According to two sources familiar with...
| Mar 27, 2013
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — After seeing Manti Te'o shave about one-tenth of a second off his 40-yard dash time Tuesday, hearing the linebacker sing down a hallway inside the Guglielmino Athletics Complex confirmed the skip in his step.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Manti Te'o gave the 40-yard dash another try after clocking a less-than-impressive time of 4.82 at the NFL combine.
At Notre Dame's pro day Tuesday, Te'o ran the sprint in 4.69 seconds, according to Notre Dame's unofficial clock.
That means Te'o...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:02 PM
"Country music always sounds better when it's outside," Brad Paisley said Friday night, which, coincidentally was the first day of summer.
He more than worked up a sweat during his show at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Two weeks from today, the water cooler is going to be enormously popular in work places all over the Chicago area. That's where Bears fans will convene to debate general manager Phil Emery's second crack at the first round of the NFL draft.