| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton abused painkillers after he retired, contemplated suicide and struggled with depression, according to "Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton," a new book by longtime sportswriter Jeff Pearlman. Pearlman...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 12:22 PM
| Nov 25, 2010
Celebrities are cashing in on their fame by designing clothes, concocting fragrances, writing books and creating fine art. For those shopping for the celebrity obsessed, it has never been easier.
Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove and Naperville...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 9:32 AM
A son of former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka, charged with aggravated driving under the influence, has violated his court-ordered curfew three times but a Lake County judge refused a prosecutor's request to jail him.
Michael P. Ditka, 49, today pleaded...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:48 AM
[EDs note: With the British Open teeing off Thursday, it seemed like the perfect time to talk golf. Here's golf writer Teddy Greenstein on the ultimate self-invented assignment...]
It hit Brian Kelly midway through our round, after we had chatted about...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 6:15 AM
Event: Wednesday, October 13
Barnes & Noble
160 Orland Park Place
To purchase a copy of the book:
The 85 Bears: We Were the Greatest: 25th Anniversary
That moment, though it seems like only yesterday to Bears fans,...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 10:40 AM
Historical timeline of the Chicago Bears
George Halas, representing the Decatur Staleys, meets with representatives of 12 other clubs at Ralph Hay's Hupmobile showroom in Canton, Ohio, forming the American Professional...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:46 PM
If Brandon Marshall is cleared of charges in New York, can Roger Goodell still suspend him? Ray Gliwa
I think you can stop worrying about Marshall not being available for the season opener because of a suspension. I have been told it is unlikely Marshall...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Connor Mahoney wins the prize. The guard from Pennsylvania was the first member of Northwestern’s 2012 recruiting class to fax his letter of intent to the school.
That’s according to @CoachFitz51, Pat Fitzgerald’s twitter handle.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:19 PM
A group of Indiana soldiers serving in Afghanistan were the special guest VIP's of a charity event hosted by former NFL quarterback Jim McMahon Thursday night.
McMahon, some of his former player friends and celebrities talked live to the Hoosier soldiers...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:13 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- With their faint playoff hopes dashed a week ago, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks played their season finale with little on the line.
It was a chance for one team to get back to .500, and considering that each club had...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Some days he is a teacher, and his classroom measures 120 yards x 53 1/3 yards. Some days he is a youngster again, carrying a football on the slanted field next to the golf course near his western Pennsylvania home.
On his best days he is both, when...