| Mar 9, 2013
The silence in room 401 created peace and serenity.
Former Bears guard Revie Sorey suffered a massive stroke on March 25, 2012, leaving the once eloquent and enthusiastic community leader barely able to utter a word. I visited my rehabbing friend...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Rodney Harrison, the former all-pro safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, said he's scared for his future after sustaining numerous concussions during his playing days.
"I'm scared to death," Harrison said in an interview with...
| Feb 2, 2013
LA JOLLA — Bob Zeman will do the same as millions Sunday. He will grab the remote, find an easy chair and turn on the Super Bowl.
"I still like the drama of the game," he says.
He won't exactly be a fan. More like an observer. He knows too much...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Gary Fencik plans to watch Sunday's Super Bowl on a big screen TV from the comfort of his own home.
The former Bears safety, who played in Super Bowl XX in New Orleans, also says he enjoys the comfort of not knowing whether he might be predisposed to...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:25 PM
For an establishment called Madame ZuZu's, the host is pretty dressed down: no flowing silk robe or pointy painted fingernails. And even if Billy Corgan could qualify for madame-hood, he wouldn't be going for extravagance. At least not at 6 p.m. on a...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Bernie Kosar has no back teeth, and each gap has a name attached. Jets defensive tackle Joe Klecko once hit Kosar so hard it knocked out a molar. Lawrence Taylor knocked out another molar. Derrick Brooks, yet another.
Either Mark Gastineau's hit or...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
An initial response to Ed Reed's one-game suspension this week was a shrug. It didn't really matter, anyway. His Baltimore Ravens are playing the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.
It got sillier as other reactions poured in.
Baltimore Sun columnist Mike...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 6:23 PM
What happened to Daniel Brett is the worst-case scenario.
After constant, excruciating headaches that stemmed from multiple concussions and months of unsuccessful treatment, the 16-year-old chose suicide as the way to free himself from the pain.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Without hesitation or apology Thursday at Halas Hall, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted again that he would lie about having a concussion to stay in a game.
The irony was you admired Urlacher's honesty. In the midst of Chicago's weeklong...
| Feb 19, 2011
NFL player on Super Bowl-winning teams
Dave Duerson, 50, a four-time Pro Bowl safety who played on Super Bowl winners with the Chicago Bears and New York Giants, was found dead Thursday at his home in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. Investigators...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:48 AM
In a statement released a statement to the media Tuesday afternoon, Corwin Brown’s family tried to explain what caused the former Notre Dame coach and NFL player to spiral into a near seven-hour standoff with police last Friday afternoon.