| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Falcons could run table
Los Angeles Times
Were they to play each other, I'd give the Texans the edge over the Falcons. But Atlanta will hang on to its unblemished record longer, particularly with Texans linebacker Brian Cushing out for the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 10:37 PM
U.S. could play in Gold Cup here
M&T Bank Stadium will host CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals July 21 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and one of them could include the United States.
The U.S. team will play Belize, Costa Rica and Cuba in the...
| Sep 15, 2011
1. Alabama (2-0): North Texas is coming to town in case anyone is disinterested. (1)
2. LSU (2-0): Mississippi State says defense isn't ready; come back next Thursday. (2)
3. Boise State (1-0): Know you have made it when you beat SEC one week, go on...
| Dec 21, 1998
A lot of the Ravens tap-danced around the issue because it's the ultimate insult to a professional athlete, but the Q-word was close to leaking out of a lot of players' mouths.The Chicago Bears (4-11) routed the Ravens, 24-3, yesterday before 40,853 at...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team.
The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
They’ve been Forbes’ highest-earning celebrity couple for the past two years (banking an estimated $95 million in 2013), but Beyonce and Jay Z’s reign in the pop culture world is about so much more than money.
With the couple’s...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:40 PM
The TV in the restaurant's bar had the Cubs game on Monday night. The owner, though, was completely oblivious to Jake Arrieta's quest to throw a no-hitter against the Red Sox. His sporting mind was elsewhere.
"You watching the U.S. game tomorrow?" he...
| Jul 4, 2014
Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Regarding the George Lucas museum and speaking as an artist, art teacher and lifelong resident of Chicago, I think it's high time Chicago gets a venue that houses one of this country's great culture treasures. Up until now, if one wanted to see the...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The Fire have a message for the estimated 28,000 fans who attended Tuesday's World Cup viewing party at Soldier Field: We've also got a soccer show for you.
The Fire hope to convert interest in the World Cup and the U.S. team's run to the round of 16...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:01 AM
From barrooms to living rooms, Grant Park to Soldier Field, raucous crowds cheering on the U.S. men's national soccer team presented clear symptoms of America's new found case of soccer fever.
Seems the case has spread to the halls of the West Wing as...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the topsy-turvy world of the NFL, where you often find a worst-to-first story, the Bears have managed to do something difficult since their last Super Bowl appearance.
They have found a way to hang around mediocre most of that period: Never quite...