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  • Al Michaels, Bears go way back

    Al Michaels, Bears go way back
    If circumstances play out, Al Michaels could find himself on the call for three straight Bears games. Michaels and his NBC colleagues will work the Bears-Eagles game Sunday night. There's a strong possibility NBC will be at Soldier Field on the...
  • Hockey, Dodger Stadium, Wayne Gretzky, Vin Scully—how Great is that?

    Hockey, Dodger Stadium, Wayne Gretzky, Vin Scully—how Great is that?
    If Wayne Gretzky hadn't been traded to the Kings in 1988, hockey in Southern California would still be the pursuit of a passionate few. The Ducks wouldn't exist if not for the enthusiasm generated by Gretzky's unprecedented scoring feats and knack for...
  • At least 6 dead as tornadoes rip across Illinois

    At least 6 dead as tornadoes rip across Illinois
    Rare and violent autumn storms ripped across Illinois on Sunday, spinning off tornadoes before slamming into Chicago with punishing rain and wind. As heavy gusts toppled trees and power lines and downpours swamped city streets, tens of thousands of Bears...
  • 99 potential problems for Jay Z

    99 potential problems for Jay Z
    Is Jay Z like you and me? Does he misplace the keys to his hovercraft? Lock himself out of his private island? Have trouble deciding what to watch now that "Breaking Bad" is over? Need a month before he stops writing "2013" on his checks? Jay Z, who...
  • Tornado outbreak brings late-fall terror to Midwest

    At least six people were killed and dozens more hurt when an unusual November tornado outbreak hopscotched through the Midwest on Sunday, leaving destruction in its wake. Twisters and thunderstorms more reminiscent of spring than fall savaged...
  • Thanks to dumb luck, the NFL averted disaster

    Thanks to dumb luck, the NFL averted disaster
    It was careless ignorance of the situation at hand. It wasn't even flawed reasoning—it was a lack of reasoning altogether. And although the memory of the positive result will trump the poor decision process as time marches on, we shouldn't forget...
  • Red-nosed reindeer, check, but musicians missing

    Red-nosed reindeer, check, but musicians missing
    To understand why live musicians are so important to musical theater, you need only spend some time with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical," the new seasonal attraction at the Broadway Playhouse, which features a cast of 24 actors but not a...
  • 6 killed as tornadoes hit Illinois

    6 killed as tornadoes hit Illinois
    Rare and violent autumn storms ripped across Illinois on Sunday, spinning off tornadoes before slamming into Chicago with punishing rain and wind. As heavy gusts toppled trees and power lines and downpours swamped city streets, tens of thousands of Bears...
  • Review: 'Monsters' by Rich Cohen

    Review: 'Monsters' by Rich Cohen
    This is a football city, and that is because we (or most of us) still like to think we live in a rough-and-tumble town. The echo of Carl Sandburg remains strong. He called the city “alive and coarse and strong and cunning” and endowed it...
  • Road mark determining factor in success

    Road mark determining factor in success
    The Bears embark on the clarifying journey of their 2013 season with most observers unsure if the team is on the road to glory or the road to perdition. All that is certain is that the Bears sure are on the road, with four of their next five away from...
  • Bears join in tornado relief

    Bears join in tornado relief
    Lenny Friddle huddled with his wife and 2-year-old daughter in the closet underneath the basement staircase of their home in Diamond, Ill., on Sunday. He pulled the door shut and hung on for dear life. He wasn't sure if the tornado would blow it open...
  • 'Insurance' talk clouds future of Obamacare

     
    It will help clarify the discussion about Obamacare if we stop referring to it as health "insurance." Insurance, as traditionally defined, is a hedge against disaster. You ante into a risk pool in order to protect you and your family......