| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NFL Team Report - Chicago Bears - INSIDE SLANT
The Chicago Bears have to be asking themselves if it was real or a mirage. They'll find out the answer Sunday at Philadelphia, and it will go a long way toward determining their playoff status.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Like a stylish mad scientist, Martellus Bennett tinkers in his laboratory.
It's away from football and in the basement of his suburban home where his creative mind flourishes. It's where the self-proclaimed "visionary architect" paints, doodles and...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
You couldn’t miss Jay Cutler’s spreading the ball around in the Bears’ first-half vivisection of the Oakland Raiders on Friday.
I mean, he threw to three different tight ends in the first quarter alone, or two tight ends and the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:55 PM
It has been anything but an uneventful seven weeks keeping tabs on the Bears. Whoever said there's nothing to be learned or nothing worth debating in preseason is a knucklehead.
We learned general manager Phil Emery's rookie class has talent. There...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Bears coach Marc Trestman said earlier this week he wasn't ready to make any announcements about the rookies on the right side of his offensive line.
His decision Thursday night for the exhibition finale against the Browns at Soldier Field said it all....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:18 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — The preseason does not mask the fact the Raiders will be dreadful this season.
Mired in salary cap hell the Raiders look like they will be in the hunt for the No. 1 pick in the 2014 draft. If the Bears can be close to as good...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Tennis—U.S. Open, 10 a.m. (CBS), 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Auto Racing—Drag Racing, NHRA U.S. Nationals, same-day tape, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
PGA Golf—Deutsche Bank Championship, Noon (NBC)
Major League Baseball—Minnesota...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:10 PM
|HIGH SCHOOL CHEER/DANCE|
Aberdeen Central Spirit Invitational, Golden Eagles Arena, 10 a.m.
|HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER|
Aberdeen Central at Sioux Falls O’Gorman, 5 p.m.
|HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER|
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Looking at my notebook from a practice session last week in Bourbonnais, I had wide receiver Joe Anderson's name circled with my take on his speed, route-running ability and change-of-direction skills scribbled down all along the margins.
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Jay Cutler made quick, accurate decisions, Matt Forte was dangerous everywhere and Marc Trestman’s play-calling used the width and depth of the field. Like that, the Bears piled up 212 yards and three TDs in their first 20 plays. Now, can they do...