| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:47 PM
John Fox isn’t Joe Maddon, the new sports media darling in Chicago. But he also won’t be dull like Lovie Smith or Marc Trestman when it comes to dealing with the media.
While he got off some good lines, Fox wasn’t exactly a quote...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:28 PM
Ryan Pace's moment of truth arrived Wednesday when John Fox landed in Chicago to interview with the Bears' new general manager.
Hire Fox as coach and Pace will illustrate early in his tenure an ability to adapt quickly and close a deal, not to mention...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:41 PM
Peggy Kusinski made a conscious decision during the end of the Lovie Smith era. Unless the Bears coach said something particularly newsworthy — a rarity — she wasn't going to air soundbites from him during WMAQ-5 newscasts.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:44 PM
The Bears went down a path they never had ventured before to get a man who has brought back an organization from an even worse position than they are in now.
John Fox has been hired as the 15th coach in franchise history and becomes the first with the...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:46 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.
The Jets hired the Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Wednesday to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:52 PM
NEW YORK — Todd Bowles is coming home and taking over as the New York Jets' head coach.
The Jets hired the Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Wednesday to replace Rex Ryan, who was fired, along with general manager John Idzik, on Dec. 29 after...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:27 PM
Nobody left Halas Hall on Friday vowing to remember this day in Bears history.
Nobody walked out saying, "Wow." But nobody exited going, "Uh-oh,'' either.
Nobody left knowing exactly what to think after the Bears introduced new general manager Ryan...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:23 AM
PHOENIX — Every year, the NFL draft has represented at least a small chip on the shoulder of Lance Briggs, who has never forgotten falling to the third round in 2003 before the Bears drafted him 68th overall.
So in a way, it was fitting the...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:39 AM
If Rod Marinelli had Marc Trestman ranked as the third option for head coach in 2013, what swayed Phil Emery to select Marc Trestman? Was Jay Cutler an influence? -- @HalasBearReport from Twitter
I’m amused that there is an idea out there that...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:30 AM
1. Last week, I wrote a column that began with a story about H. Wayne Huizenga wanting to replace Dave Wannstedt after the 2003 season.
The problem was he couldn't find a good candidate to replace him. So Wannstedt returned and the problems didn't go...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The Tampa Bay Bucs are on the clock.
And so is Jameis Winston.
I doubt anyone thinks that Winston will be back for another year at FSU. In fact, it may be a amicable divorce, since there is a faction of FSU folks, at the very least, who would rather...