| Sep 8, 2013
| 9:00 PM
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...
| 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 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears lost 45-41 to the Washington Redskins on Sunday at FedEx Field.
1. General manager Phil Emery has been consistent about many things in the nearly two years he has been on the job. He has been most firm on refusing...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Of course there was overtime Sunday. The Bears-Ravens experience just wasn’t long enough.
Tornadic conditions. Driving rain. A delay of nearly two hours. The Soldier Field tar pit.
Thirteen Bears penalties. No offensive touchdowns until the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 10:24 PM
Tommy Mister made one mistake Saturday: He didn't know the words to St. Rita's fight song.
Mister could be excused, though, because he transferred to the school last winter.
Oh, and he had 33 carries for 213 yards and four touchdowns and threw for 189...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif — Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears scored 27 points with the starters in the first half Friday night against the Raiders en route to a 34-26 preseason victory at O.co Coliseum.
1. Tom Flores, the distinguished former coach of...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:00 PM
The Baltimore Ravens had just kicked a field goal for a 10-point first-quarter lead over the Bears at Soldier Field when something even more ominous occurred — an evacuation order.
"Attention: Please clear the stadium seating area and relocate...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
With the hot start and the offense progressing, do you see the Bears initiating contract extension talks with Jay Cutler before the end of season? -- @Benyaminr from Twitter
I got exactly a one-week reprieve from a mailbag packed with questions about...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 13, 2013
Q: How about the age-old question of grilling vs. BBQ. If you're cooking on propane can that really qualify as BBQ?
—Robin Zingerman Gonzales, Chicago
A: Grilling versus barbecue? There are differences, sure, but I don't much care about what it'...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:39 AM
After a brief interruption, Chicago's weather will return to normal this afternoon: Cold and freezing rain are on the way.
Since the day after Christmas, temperatures here have been primarily above freezing. And, according to National Weather Service...