| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the art of the comeback.
Face it, at some point Sunday night, you probably lost hope...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:05 AM
Six members of the storied 1985 Chicago Bears threw a legal penalty flag Friday, filing a lawsuit to prevent non-charitable uses of the “Super Bowl Shuffle” music video.
The lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of “...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:39 AM
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765-million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.
U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody asked for more financial information...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Keith Van Horne isn’t sure where exactly to direct his anger.
More than 20 years after the end of his standout career as an offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears, Van Horne can say for certain he feels he was mistreated by trusted team...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Bears kicker Robbie Gould and recently retired long snapper Patrick Mannelly just can't stay away from each other.
The two teamed up for Gould's Celebrity Golf Invitational at Conway Farms in Lake Forest on Monday, benefiting Gould's charity, The...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Jim McMahon recalls hanging out with former Super Bowl XX Bears teammate Dave Duerson about a month before Duerson committed suicide, shooting himself in the chest Feb. 17, 2011.
“He was a lot more quiet than I originally had known him to be,&...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:10 AM
A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road....
| May 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The NFL is being sued by players, again.
A class-action complaint was filed Tuesday on behalf of more than 500 retired players who claim the league provided powerful painkillers and anti-inflammatories without prescriptions or warnings about dangerous...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales:
2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field.
Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
| Jun 20, 2013
Former WLS-Ch. 7 weekend weather forecaster Mark Bishop on Friday sold his four-bedroom house in far south suburban Bourbonnais for $295,000. He has moved to Nashville, Tenn., where he will be a professor at Trevecca Nazarene University.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Nick Kroll always wanted his own TV show, but that doesn't mean the comedian best known for his role as Rodney Ruxin on FX's "The League" thought it would actually happen one day.
"When you get started, you're just trying to get booked at an open mic,"...