| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:04 AM
The near-unstoppable locomotive that is the Matthew Stafford-to-Calvin Johnson connection had the Detroit Lions surging toward another victory last week before a curious decision by coach Jim Schwartz ultimately sent the team off the rails. The Lions look...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Do you have moments when you expect a public outcry but nothing happens? It happened to me last Sunday when fans were evacuated in the first quarter of a Soldier Field game between home Chicago Bears and visiting Baltimore Ravens. The important words in...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The first place Emmy Rossum had dinner while in Chicago this week to film exterior scenes for the upcoming season Showtime’s “Shameless” was Sunda. Rossum dined at Sunda on Sunday and then plugged the Asian restaurant on Twitter, as...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:22 PM
In the end, the Bears' scrappy effort wasn’t enough.
"It was really a day of missed opportunities," coach Marc Trestman said.
Settling for a field goal. Costly penalties. They were just part of the equation in Sunday’s 21-19 loss to...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:48 PM
After the season, the "Jay Cutler Effect" will be measured properly and perhaps even a bit embellished.
In the short term, the impact of his rapid return from a torn left groin muscle will be evaluated as he plays Sunday against the Lions when the Bears...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:24 AM
I can’t think of one good reason for Jay Cutler to come back as early as Sunday.
Unless he can tackle and play safety.
Cutler’s torn groin reportedly was magically healing to the point that he would play against the Lions only two weeks...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Redskins cheap-shot artist Brandon Meriweather had his two-game suspension reduced to one game after an appeal.
What, Meriweather was dirty on only one of those personal fouls against the Bears?
There’s your NFL player safety garbage in all...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Michael Vick has been on his best behavior lately.
More than four years after his 19-month stint in federal prison for his role in a dogfighting ring, Vick has stayed on the right side of the law, regaining his NFL career and many lucrative...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
You might think the Bears don’t have much of a team after what you saw in Washington.
They lost to a bad team and lost their captains on both side of the ball. Dire, if not terminal.
Bears coach Marc Trestman thinks you’re wrong.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
Last year when the Bears faced the Lions at Soldier Field, Jay Cutler emerged bruised, battered and concussed after Ndamukong Suh sacked and buried the Bears quarterback in the second quarter.
Bears backup quarterback Josh McCown knows that he could...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 10:53 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Liverpool at Newcastle, 6:40 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Southampton at Manchester United, 8:55 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Manchester City at West Ham, 11:30 a.m. (NBC); MLS, Seattle at Dallas, 1:...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The dreaded FedEx envelopes from the NFL are piling up for Ndamukong Suh.
The Detroit Lions defensive tackle has been fined again by the league, this time for a hit Sunday on Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden, according to an Associated Press report....