| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:16 PM
The Chicago Bears have their new head coach: John Fox.
On Friday, in Week 3 of their coaching search, the Bears and new general manager Ryan Pace closed the deal with Fox, bringing the soon-to-be 60-year-old on board to become the 15th head coach in...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:41 PM
Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi. Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll. Joe Montana and Bill Walsh.
Great quarterbacks make great coaches.
Or maybe it's the other way around.
Regardless, stroll through the busts in Canton and, with few exceptions, the NFL's...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Ryan Pace's moment of truth arrived Wednesday when John Fox landed in Chicago to interview with the Bears' new general manager.
Hire Fox as coach and Pace will illustrate early in his tenure an ability to adapt quickly and close a deal, not to mention...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:18 PM
6:55 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United at Tottenham.--NBCSN
9 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Chelsea at Southampton.--NBCSN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Jared Allen’s streak of seven consecutive seasons with double-digit sacks is on the line and with three games remaining, the Bears defensive end believes he can get there.
Allen, who has five sacks with 3 1/2 coming in the last four games, will...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The fix is in — and it's working.
Five seasons ago, confronted with the problem of playoff-bound teams resting starters and coasting into the postseason, the NFL began scheduling only division games for the final week of the season. The theory...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Last week: 8-8 (8-8 against the spread).
Season: 153-86-1 (128-111-1 against the spread).
Browns (7-8) at Ravens (9-6)
Ravens by 9 (O/U 41.5)
The Ravens still have a postseason pulse, and that should be sufficient incentive. Stage...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Slowing running back DeMarco Murray is a huge key to stopping the Dallas Cowboys.
The Detroit Lions caught a big break in that regard this week when the NFL reduced the one-game suspension of All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a hefty fine.
| Jan 4, 2015
| 8:40 PM
— Face down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child.
Frustrated by a season-ending failure? Far from it. The quarterback was celebrating after giving the Dallas Cowboys the lead in a comeback victory....
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Jimmy Clausen had no idea a benching was coming.
When he arrived at Halas Hall on Wednesday for meetings, Clausen figured he would remain the Bears' No. 2 quarterback for the season's penultimate game Sunday at Soldier Field.
When coach Marc...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...