| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Grit, savvy and sheer brutality--those are classic Chicago traits, no matter the endeavor, and they brought the National Football League championship to Chicago on this date, when the Bears defeated the New York Giants 14-10. The Bears had not been a...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines.
This week’s topic: our numeric glimpse into the Bears’ roller coaster September. Marc Trestman’...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:26 PM
The Bears and Packers have met 188 times since 1921; the Bears lead the series with a 93-89-6 record. This guide will give you a basic understanding of why these teams can't stand each other.
THE OLD DAYS
>> Nov. 27, 1921: The clubs play for the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:21 PM
A day after meeting with a Chicago Native American group, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner declined to say whether he thinks the NFL's Washington Redskins should change the team name amid an outcry that it's offensive and derogatory.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
If the Bears can block the Jets’ pass rush, then Jay Cutler can tear up a weak secondary.
Or he can throw a dumb pick.
No matter how tough and brilliant he looked against the 49ers, he’s also the quarterback who looked unacceptably...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:36 PM
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team was getting ready to go live on ESPN after Sunday's loss to South Korea in the Little League World Series championship game when manager Darold Butler's phone rang.
It was President Obama's...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Is roster turnover a legitimate excuse for poor special teams play or is Joe DeCamillis to blame? Dave Toub managed each year. – @Rodgeo33 from Twitter
Special teams stunk last week against the Eagles and DeCamillis knows as much. There were...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Every yard Vikings running back Adrian Peterson gains in 2014 will represent a step backward for a society swept away by the NFL, the $9 billion league becoming increasingly harder to watch regardless of what television ratings say.
Anybody else skip...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 12:58 PM
ESPN is going to let its announcers and analysts decide whether they will use "Redskins" when referring to the team.
ESPN issued a statement Saturday: "Our consistent company policy will continue: using official names and marks as presented by the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Hey, did you hear what Sarah Palin said about what Rush Limbaugh said about what Mike Ditka said about the Washington Redskins? If not, you should, because it's a wonderful example of cascading stupidity.
At issue, of course, is whether the NFL team...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Mike Ditka has weighed in on the Redskins name debate.
Boy, has he ever!
The legendary NFL player and coach didn't hold back in a recent interview, telling the Redskins Historian website in no uncertain terms that Washington's football team...