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  • Emanuel looking at Soldier Field expansion

    Emanuel looking at Soldier Field expansion
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in the very preliminary stages of looking at a 5,000-seat expansion of Soldier Field. The mayor's office and Chicago Park District, which owns the stadium, are exploring the possibility as Chicago mulls a Super Bowl bid. "It's an...
  • Soldier Field expansion would be a mistake

    What is it about Soldier Field that makes Chicago mayors lose their judgment? The renovation completed in 2003 was one of the worst blots on Mayor Richard Daley's record, burdening taxpayers with $432 million in costs and giving the Bears the smallest...
  • More outdoor hockey? Where do the Hawks sign up?

    More outdoor hockey? Where do the Hawks sign up?
    AUSTIN, Texas It's been 11 days since the Blackhawks invaded Soldier Field as a snowstorm hammered Chicago. That seemed more distant this weekend, when reps from the team and the NHL headed to South by Southwest to discuss the Stadium Series. We loved...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • The triple, baseball's most exciting hit, is an endangered species

    The triple, baseball's most exciting hit, is an endangered species
  • Eagles rout Bears with NFC North title at stake

     Eagles rout Bears with NFC North title at stake
    PHILADELPHIA — When kickoff arrived Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field, the Bears found themselves on the doorstep of a golden opportunity. A wild afternoon around the league that included dramatic home losses by the Packers and Lions...
  • 'Transformers' blows up on LaSalle Street

    'Transformers' blows up on LaSalle Street
    Some people will do just about anything to get a photo of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" filming, as proven by one double-decker tour bus driver Saturday in front of the Chicago Board of Trade building. The driver pulled out her camera phone while...
  • LATEST LINE

    --------------------------------------- --------------------------------------- By J. McCarthy --------------------------------------- Indiana is 1-5 against the spread its last 6 games in the month of September. The Hoosiers are 1-6 against the spread...
  • Week 1 | Mike Helfgot's four downs

    Week 1 | Mike Helfgot's four downs
    First down: With more and more top programs squaring off in Week 1, the Kickoff Classic at Soldier Field should be able to provide more enticing matchups. The 7 p.m. headliner between Marist and St. Rita is the only one of the three high school games with...
  • Football | Prep Bowl: Mister, Gleaves lead St. Rita past Simeon

    Football | Prep Bowl: Mister, Gleaves lead St. Rita past Simeon
    With its offense sputtering and its defense hanging on Friday against Simeon during the Prep Bowl, St. Rita needed something special to get the upper hand. That's when sophomore Daniel Gleaves broke through the middle of Simeon's punt protection,...
  • Bears' front four failures painfully obvious

    Bears' front four failures painfully obvious
    It shouldn’t be that hard to beat a team that came in 0-5, but then, there are a lot of shouldn’ts with the Bears. And the most painful and obvious is the defensive line. This is getting ridiculous with the front four. Or what they call...
  • Trestman era opens with a victory

    Trestman era opens with a victory
    Jerry Trestman balanced himself with a black cane as he stood in the dimly lit concourse outside the Bears' locker room late Sunday afternoon. His navy hat with the orange "C" rested just above his glasses. He watched as his son doled out hugs and...