| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Outspoken Packers guard T.J. Lang tried to ruffle Bears die-hards with this playful Christmas tweet: "I wonder how much it will hurt Chicago fans to root for the pack this weekend …''
They don't have much choice.
As the Bears (9-6) attempt to...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 11:20 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Arsenal at Wigan, 6:30 a.m. (ESPN2)
College Football--New Orleans Bowl, East Carolina vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Las Vegas Bowl, Washington vs. Boise State, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN)
| Dec 22, 2012
| 10:49 PM
NFL Football--Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texas, Noon (FOX); Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos, 3 p.m. (CBS); Chicago Bears at Arizona Cardinals, 3:25 p.m. (FOX); San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:53 PM
GREEN BAY — Although the Bears have failed repeatedly to hold down the Packers, the rest of the league believes the Bears know how to do it.
So this season, almost every Packers opponent has borrowed the Cover-2 pages from the Bears' playbook....
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:21 PM
GREEN BAY — Every player on the Packers 53-man roster participated in practice Wednesday, a rarity at any time of the season, let alone in January.
Yet it was an absence that marked the day.
Joe Philbin was not with the Packers on Wednesday.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:30 PM
Major League Baseball--World Series, Detroit Tigers at San Francisco Giants, 6:30 p.m. (FOX)
College Football--Clemson at Wake Forest, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN); Delaware State at Morgan State, 6:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
NFL Football--Tampa Bay Buccaneers at...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Arsenal at Manchester United, 7:30 a.m. (ESPN2); MLS Playoffs, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
College Football--Oklahoma at Iowa State, 11 a.m. (ABC); Texas A&M at Mississippi State, 11 a.m. (ESPN); Temple at Louisville,...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 10:23 PM
NFL Football--Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals, Noon (CBS); Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks, 3 p.m. (FOX); Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants, 3:25 p.m. (CBS); Dallas Cowboys at Atlanta Falcons, 7:20 p.m. (NBC)...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:08 AM
The NFL referees union formally ratified Saturday a contract with the league that had been agreed upon earlier this week.
The approval marks an official end to the lockout, said spokesman Greg Aiello of the National Football League.
Even before the...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Sputtering frustration over replacement officials in the National Football League burst into full-open revolt after a controversial end-zone call that decided the fate -- wrongly, it turns out -- of Monday night's game between the Green Bay Packers and...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:50 PM
From Seattle to Miami, San Diego to Green Bay -- the labor dispute between NFL referees, the league and team owners has the entire country talking. Here are the basics.
Representatives of the National Football League, including...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 9:39 PM
How uncomfortably odd but understandable NFL fans await the return of locked-out officials such as Ed Hochuli for the 2012 season with as much, if not more, anticipation than they felt for injured All-Pro players Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson....