| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:53 PM
At the risk of making my computer wonder if it was hacked, duty compels me to report Jay Cutler connected logically during a news conference Thursday at Halas Hall.
Barely anybody noticed.
The focus understandably centered on how Cutler behaved...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Our regular Tuesday foray into some things sports... It was 71 degrees in our living room as we watched the Bears dismantle the Cowboys Monday night, but it felt like 68 degrees. The wickedly cold temperatures at Soldier Field certainly......
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Rates for parking at North Avenue Beach, Belmont Harbor and other park district lots may go up.
The change in parking fees is part of the Chicago Park District's $425.6 million budget proposed for 2014.
While the district expects to save money due...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Tanesha Reed says she's finally in a "stable place" since losing her son Demarius, but is still struggling not to be angry at the two men accused of gunning down the football standout last month.
“I’m not angry. I promised myself at the...
| 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 22, 2013
| 6:46 PM
On the surface, the Bears' 6-4 record and lofty standing in the NFC North bode favorably going against the less-experienced, 4-6 Rams on Sunday in St. Louis.
But the artificial surface at the Edward Jones Dome could become an equalizer and call into...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:17 PM
A year after being elected to his first public office after five previous tries, state Sen. Jim Oberweis on Friday formally announced his bid for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination.
Oberweis, a Sugar Grove money manager and boutique dairy owner, used...
| 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
| 9:16 PM
Riccardo Muti had conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Millennium Park's Jay Pritzker Pavilion twice before Thursday night but never in high definition.
The first time was the free celebratory concert in September 2010, when an estimated 25,000...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:32 PM
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......
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:40 PM
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...