| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:35 AM
The Bears lost last week to a mediocre St. Louis team. Their starting quarterback is injured. And they haven't won a Super Bowl in nearly 30 years. But before you complain, remember this: It could be worse. You could be a Vikings fan.
With the Bears...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Rich in parable, rife with prophesy, it is a transaction of biblical proportions.
In hopes of saving his football soul, the NFL's most famously devout player is going to the dark side.
Tim Tebow is joining hands with Bill Belichick.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The AFC has the Lombardi Trophy.
The NFC has everything else.
That is, the NFC boasts last season's most valuable player, Minnesota's Adrian Peterson; offensive rookie of the year, Washington's Robert Griffin III; defensive rookie of the year,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Over 22 minutes, Bill Belichick said Aaron Hernandez's name once. He said it at the beginning of a news conference that drew about 200 media members Wednesday to Gillette Stadium, and the Patriots coach never said it again.
Instead, Belichick used words...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Saturday, Aug. 17, at 8am ET, SPEED will become FOX Sports 1, a new national sports network featuring live college football, auto racing, UFC, soccer, news shows and more. On the same day, FUEL will become FOX Sports 2. If you’ve watched even a...
| Aug 14, 2013
Somebody needs to develop a show based on the new rivalry between ESPN and upstart Fox Sports 1.
There are moves and counter-moves. Fox Sports 1's signings include wildly divergent personalities such as Regis Philbin and Randy Moss. In response, ESPN...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:51 PM
The national appeal of the Bears always ranks high with the networks. CBS is making the most of its two Bears games this season, and it will send its No. 1 crew of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms to Soldier Field for Sunday's season opener against the Bengals....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
As he walked out of the front door of his $1.3 million McMansion on Wednesday morning, handcuffed under his white T-shirt, it struck me that Aaron Hernandez looked like he had alligator arms.
For an NFL receiver, there can be no harsher assessment....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Tebowmania is dead.
Let's recheck that. It is on life support, taking its last few breaths, while also sucking the air out of those incessant ESPN updates.
Tim Tebow is now a member of the New England Patriots, an organization in which control freak...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:27 PM
How long until Brian Urlacher's a hall of famer? -- @t walinski, from Twitter
Tough to say, except it shouldn’t take anywhere near as long as it took Richard Dent. At this point, it’s difficult to determine who will be on the ballot in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:51 PM
If the Bears have any hope to pass the Packers, pass is the operative word.
And there is no opportunity like right here, right now.
Three hundred yards in the air should be easy for Jay Cutler and company with this group of gifted receivers.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:22 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Barely two months ago, Alex Smith stood alone under center as the NFL's hottest starting quarterback for one of its best teams.
One concussion later, he is lost in the crowd.
At the San Francisco 49ers' Super Bowl media day this...