| Feb 26, 2011
| 11:17 AM
If neuropathologist Ann McKee finds that the brain of Dave Duerson is atrophied and stained with brown, it will be a sign the former Bears safety is the latest NFL player to be linked to a disease formerly associated mainly with boxers taking repeated...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 11:48 AM
[EDs note: With the British Open teeing off Thursday, it seemed like the perfect time to talk golf. Here's golf writer Teddy Greenstein on the ultimate self-invented assignment...]
It hit Brian Kelly midway through our round, after we had chatted about...
| Dec 14, 2009
Bears nose tackle Marcus Harrison slumped by his locker, pulled his baseball cap down almost over his eyes, then mumbled under his breath when asked about Packers running back Ryan Grant's 62-yard touchdown sprint Sunday.
"Their bread-and-butter play...
| Dec 29, 2009
If this Bears team had shown up two months ago, there might not be jobs on the line at Halas Hall.
As it is, the firing squad still figures to assemble at this time next week when a season that has fallen well short of expectations comes to a merciful...
| Jan 4, 2010
DETROIT -- While Lovie Smith dodged direct questions about his future Sunday after the Bears' 37-23 victory over the Lions, defensive tackle Tommie Harris didn't mince any words about possible coaching changes.
Sitting in the corner of the locker room,...
| Nov 23, 2009
The latest Bears' loss -- by a 24-20 score -- was defined not by interceptions but by incompletions.
And with the way the Bears' season has gone, this is progress.
There were 19 incompletions against the Eagles by Jay Cutler. Some sailed high. Some...
| Sep 28, 2009
SEATTLE -- After another slow start and fast finish, this one by a 25-19 score over the Seahawks, the Bears are starting to look like the tortoises of the NFL.
Except they keep winning plays with the speed of a hare.
This time, it was Johnny Knox and...
| Nov 2, 2009
By halftime, Walter Payton was being remembered, but the Bears' 35-point loss to the Bengals was being forgotten. Perfect.
"What happened last Sunday?" coach Lovie Smith said with a straight face.
The Bears needed their friends from Cleveland to help...
| Nov 9, 2009
They deserved every boo.
There were many of them at Soldier Field and everywhere the Bears are loved Sunday through a 41-21 loss to the Cardinals.
They were loud and long. Some were deep and throaty. Others were high and piercing.
Whether they emanated...