| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Charlie Sifford — who broke the color barrier in golf, won the 1967 Greater Hartford Open and was the first African American inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame — died at 92. Sifford won $20,000 for the win at Wethersfield Country Club....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:14 PM
Lost in the parade of pre-Super Bowl flotsam was this little nugget: A WWE Diva thinks Jay Cutler would make a great professional wrestler.
USA's Today's For The Win blog posed the question to three female wrestlers. Brie Bella nominated Terrell Owens,...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:27 PM
The best thing about Adam Gase is that it was John Fox who chose him to be offensive coordinator.
Chose him again, I should say.
As Broncos coach, Fox promoted Gase to offensive coordinator two seasons ago after Mike McCoy was hired as Chargers head...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:16 AM
Jay Feely was a Bear for a month and figured it out: Jay Cutler isn’t a leader and can’t grow into it.
“I don’t think so,’’ Feely said Wednesday on Sirius XM radio. “Not as a leader. That’s not who he is....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 6:55 AM
The Jay Cutler question isn't how much the Bears have invested in his contract already, it’s how soon they want to get out of the rest of it.
Cutler’s deal isn’t like the Brandon Marshall question. The Bears could cut Marshall and save...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:22 AM
I think Ryan Pace can cancel the Teryl Austin interview.
He might as well, because when Harry Potter took over as the Bears’ new general manager Friday, he talked of urgency to find the best possible coach, and the best possible coach became...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:37 AM
Gary Kubiak gave the right answer. Now, can Ryan Pace?
At the start of Football Sunday, the Bears reportedly were going to make “a major push’’ to hire Kubiak as head coach. By the end of Football Sunday, the Ravens offensive...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:44 PM
The ball had just spiraled into Alshon Jeffery's hands when ESPN color analyst Jon Gruden let out a stream of consciousness that summarized an entire night.
"You've got to be kidding me," Gruden bellowed, still trying to process the circus catch...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:22 AM
Team president Ted Phillips started the show to introduce Ryan Pace as the Bears new general manager. So, there you go: The Bears lost the press conference on the opening kickoff.
Phillips later said Ryan Pace will report directly to him. Oh well,...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:31 AM
It was open season Monday night on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler.
It is hard to remember the last time ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” crew went after a player harder and with such intensity. Then again, Cutler gave them plenty of...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:38 AM
This is where it gets ugly. Or awkward. Or uncomfortably tense. Or all of the above.
The Chicago Bears are 5-8. Their playoff hopes have been blown to smithereens. And the direction of the organization is under heavy scrutiny with everyone from the head...