| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Major League Lacrosse
Loyola's Fletcher drafted third overall; Bayhawks take Harris
Loyola Maryland defenseman Joe Fletcher was selected third overall in the Major League Lacrosse college draft Friday night by the New York Lizards. Fletcher is the...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 7:33 AM
People get so busy bad mouthing the Miami Dolphins, and expecting the worst from South Florida's NFL franchise, they have lost some perspective on the team's ongoing general manager search.
There are only two vacant GM jobs out there in the NFL. TWO!...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:25 PM
Before the 54-11 annihilation by the Eagles that really wasn't that close, Bears Chairman George McCaskey revealed the organizational mindset during an impromptu casual conversation.
"The next two weeks should be exciting for you guys,'' I told...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Locker clean-out days always have a somber tone around the NFL. But Monday morning at Halas Hall, a day after the Bears narrowly missed out on a playoff berth with a 33-28 loss to the Packers, the uncertainty was more prevalent than usual.
As has been...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Legend has it the great movie director Alfred Hitchcock offered a stock response when any eager actor asked what his motivation was to play a certain character.
"Your salary,'' the master of suspense would reply.
It's supposed to be just that simple...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:55 AM
How many times can the Bears' rookie head coach be wrong about the same decision?
Early Monday morning, Trestman told WBBM-AM 780 that after viewing video of the Bears’ 21-19 loss to the Lions on Sunday he might’ve taken out his injured,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Lions 21, Bears19
Strategy: The Bears offense has a different look to it under new coach Marc Trestman, who was known as an offensive innovator in the CFL. The Bears use a vertical passing attack to take advantage of strong-armed quarterback Jay...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Charles Tillman's departure from the 2013 season feels like the final, wretched piece in an unnatural, reverse transformation. Think of a butterfly rewinding backward into a larvae or caterpillar state until you have the pupa that is the Bears devolved...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The decision to leave injured, inaccurate Jay Cutler in the game, a two-point conversion play that passed out of a run formation, a gift second-chance that ran out of a passing formation, going for it on fourth-and-1 in the first half of a tied game ---...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Julius Peppers talked about making a simple Bears defense simpler.
OK. Fine. But what’s simpler than assigning one player one gap?
I’ll hang up and listen for another explosive play.
It only takes one player failing to do his job to...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:50 PM
In keeping with tradition, the NFL sent questionnaires to its eight new head coaches during the off-season, quizzing them on random topics. Among the questions was, "Who has the hardest job in football?"
Answered Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles:...