| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Arsenal at Manchester United, 7:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS Playoffs, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
College Football--Oklahoma at Iowa State, 11 a.m. (ABC); Texas A&M at Mississippi State, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Temple at Louisville,...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 10:23 PM
NFL Football--Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals, Noon (CBS); Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks, 3 p.m. (FOX); Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants, 3:25 p.m. (CBS); Dallas Cowboys at Atlanta Falcons, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)...
| 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....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:32 AM
One thing we learned from this weekend’s NFL playoff games:
Lovie Smith was lucky he didn’t get the Jerry Angelo treatment.
Angelo was fired after somebody finally looked at his lousy draft history and failure to insure the most important...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Dave Toub was forced to wonder how it would shake out at this time a year ago when the Bears' top six tacklers on special teams all were headed to unrestricted free agency.
He's in a similar position again as five of the top eight core players, based...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 8:33 PM
BOURBONNAIS — Create matchups. Work the ball inside of numbers. Target the inside vertical seams.
Those are some of the opportunities you have in the passing game when the tight end plays a role in the game plan.
This Bears offense has a new...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Lovie Smith was wrong.
About being wrong, that is.
The situation: The Bears had a seven-point lead and were faced with a fourth-and-half-a-yard to go on the Seahawks' 15 on their first possession of the second quarter.
To the delight of the...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 7:30 PM
The 49ers defeated the Bears every way a team can be beaten Monday night — power, speed and thought.
Almost no one on the team did his job well enough for the Bears to win.
Three aspects of the 49ers' victory stood out upon closer inspection....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 4:27 AM
After the season, the Bears plan to begin expanding Halas Hall, but they might need to build out the training room now.
In what resembled a last-man-standing battle, they beat the rival Vikings 28-10 on Sunday at Soldier Field, but the badly needed...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 8:29 PM
During the fourth quarter of Sunday's 28-10 victory over the Vikings at Soldier Field, Jay Cutler noticed left tackle J'Marcus Webb's loose shoelace.
Webb must have been too busy protecting Cutler's blind side to see his cleat had become untied. There...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:45 PM
The player most responsible for keeping Jay Cutler clean Sunday was Jay Cutler.
The quarterback did a number of things well. What he did best was avoid pressure.
Cutler moved in the pocket before throwing six times. Cutler also rolled out four times....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:20 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears got Jay Cutler back from a concussion, only to lose three more stars to injuries.
Start with Devin Hester. Add Matt Forte and Charles Tillman to the list, and just for good measure, throw in two starting guards....