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  • Keith Olbermann Picks Just the Right Time to Return to Sports Coverage

    Keith Olbermann might not have fully realized it, but he picked the right time to get back into sports, where the coverage, for the most part, hasn't caught up with the news. It's been noted that sports once led society -- witness Jackie Robinson...
  • Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid'

    Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid'
    Mike Ditka has weighed in on the upcoming outdoor Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and he didn't mince words. The Hall of Fame player who spent much of his career playing big games in cold, inclement weather said planning the...
  • Speaking of sports

     
    Headline: Mike Ditka calls a cold-weather Super Bowl 'stupid' It is, I guess. Or, rather, risky. Cold weather isn't so terrible for football. The key playoff games are often held in frigid conditions. And the average temperature range on an......
  • Dreams die hard for an OG who can KISS his football career goodbye

    Dreams die hard for an OG who can KISS his football career goodbye
    Pro ball seems always to just elude my soft, suburban hands. I have this dream, over and over, where the QB zips a pass high over the middle, and I am unable to go up for it. I look down, and I see two newspaper editors wrapping their arms around my legs,...
  • '60 Minutes,' Richie Incognito, Charlie Sheen: It's Half-Assed Apology Week!

    It's not easy to put "60 Minutes'" Lara Logan, alleged Miami Dolphins bully Richie Incognito and tiger-blood-infused loose cannon Charlie Sheen all in the same sentence, but this week, anyway, they have one thing in common: The half-assed apology. Sheen'...
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  • Why Saints fans can't stand the Bears

    Why Saints fans can't stand the Bears
    So my Saints travel to Soldier Field this weekend to take on the Bears. And while fans may think there's not much bad blood between the teams, history says otherwise. No, Saints fans don't loathe Chicago like they do Atlanta. And yes, we are a forgiving...
  • Nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for D-R-O-S-E

    Nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for D-R-O-S-E
    At long last, Derrick Rose is back. Not just playing preseason games, either. The Bulls' game Tuesday at Miami is the most anticipated Chicago season opener since, well, maybe ever. What did everyone miss most? You can start with this list. Andrew...
  • The Bears' not-quite-midseason awards go to …

    The Bears' not-quite-midseason awards go to …
    NFL midseason reports usually are written after eight games—ya know, at midseason. But with seven games in the books and injuries piling up, the 2013 Bears have reached a crossroads. No time like the present, then, to distribute awards and look at...
  • NFL has concerns about Esquire Network's 'Friday Night Tykes' series

    NFL has concerns about Esquire Network's 'Friday Night Tykes' series
    One coach tells his players, "rip their freaking heads off and let them bleed." Another coach smacks a player in the head while telling him, "don't give me that soft crap." The next season of HBO's "Hard Knocks?" An ESPN documentary on the famed defense...
  • Duh! Coach

     
    Story: Ditka regrets not challenging Obama (Mike) Ditka, the former Chicago Bears coach, was speaking at an oil company event last week in Watford City, N.D., when he recalled his decision not to run against Barack Obama in the 2004......
  • Film Review: 'The Secret Lives of Dorks'

    Winning performances by a number of fresh-faced newcomers are almost but not quite enough to recommend "The Secret Lives of Dorks," a fitfully amusing, more often shrill and overstated teen comedy that, like its dweeby protagonist, tries too hard to...