| 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...
| Oct 27, 2013
This is a football city, and that is because we (or most of us) still like to think we live in a rough-and-tumble town. The echo of Carl Sandburg remains strong. He called the city “alive and coarse and strong and cunning” and endowed it...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:22 PM
While we're all busy breaking up the Bulls, let's break up the Bears, too.
We're good at that around here, breaking teams up before they win anything.
But before that, we say goodbye to the Metrodome.
If there ever was a facility that won't be...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:50 AM
We've got a 3-0 football team to celebrate, fall in love with and despair over, but before that, a word of thanks to Sports Illustrated.
Thank you for ruining the entire Blackhawks season by A) putting them on the cover and B) anointing them as repeat...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The week before The Squared Circle opened in mid-March, owner and pro wrestler Lisa Marie Varon — better known as Victoria during her WWE days and Tara currently with TNA wrestling — sat in a corner booth of her Lincoln Park restaurant,...
| 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,"...
| 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 11, 2013
| 3:25 PM
For an establishment called Madame ZuZu's, the host is pretty dressed down: no flowing silk robe or pointy painted fingernails. And even if Billy Corgan could qualify for madame-hood, he wouldn't be going for extravagance. At least not at 6 p.m. on a...