| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Sometimes I wish I didn't know anything about football.
Because if I didn't, I might have enjoyed Sunday's two-point disaster against Detroit. I might even be smiling now, just like the bartender who served me and my friends during the game.
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
District 1B at Waverly
Championship, Waverly-South Shore (22-6) vs. Summit (18-5), 7 p.m.
District 2B at Civic Arena
Championship, Warner (28-1) vs. Northwestern (24-6), 7 p.m.
District 3B at Top Seed
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:48 PM
GREEN BAY — Bears quarterback Jay Cutler spent Monday night at Lambeau Field stuck on the sideline, a torn groin rendering him inactive — for at least one game.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers disappeared after one series, his left...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The fan overreaction that follows the first Bears loss of the season is as predictable as leaves changing color and local politicians getting indicted. After reading my timeline Sunday afternoon, I'm convinced Twitterbots generate at least half the Bears-...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:05 PM
How does former talk show host Oprah Winfrey say thanks to “O” magazine’s top advertisers?
By taking them to lunch at Chicago Cut Steakhouse. Winfrey rented out the restaurant Thursday for the occasion and took photos with anyone who...
| Sep 24, 2013
It’s Week Three of the Survivor League where my arch rival – and Chicago’s #1 White Sox Fan – Soxman and I go up against each other in fantasy football. Last week saw Soxman boasting as he had a great week while I only managed a...
| Sep 17, 2013
Continuing our weekly discussion/trash talk over our fantasy football league, Chicago's #1 White Sox Fan - Soxman - gets to gloat some more after going 3-0 this week. I lament over Phillip Rivers and the FF bust that is Maurice "Why Didn't Jay Cutler Play...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 12:16 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:51 PM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears held on for a 27-21 victory over the New York Giants Thursday at Soldier Field, improving them to 4-2 on the season.
1. The arrival of the Giants represented an opportunity for the Bears to get the dormant pass...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:46 PM
NFL organizations always preach about the "perfect fit." There's a lot to get right for a team to win a Super Bowl.
It's even more important when you have to adjust midseason. Just ask the Bears. They entered Thursday's game against the N.Y. Giants with...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Jay Cutler was reunited with Brandon Marshall on Thursday night and the pair connected on four passes and a touchdown in the first half of the Bears' 33-28 preseason victory over the Chargers at Soldier Field.
The best-laid plans to spread the ball...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
You play golf with Bo Jackson, you want a story to tell.
I was not lucky enough to witness his home runs in four consecutive at-bats. Or the time he turned linebacker Brian Bosworth into silly putty. Or when he broke a bat over his helmet.