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  • The Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship

    The Chicago Bears win the 1963 NFL Championship
    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...
  • Blitz Package: The Bears' September in numbers

    Blitz Package: The Bears' September in numbers
    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’...
  • A grief, er, brief history of Bears-Packers

    A grief, er, brief history of Bears-Packers
    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...
  • Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change

    Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change
    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. Rauner...
  • Don't look now, but a more accurate Cutler is here

    Don't look now, but a more accurate Cutler is here
    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...
  • Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'

    Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'
    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...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    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...
  • NFL used to offer an escape; now it requires one

    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...
  • ESPN will let announcers decide on "Redskins"

    ESPN will let announcers decide on "Redskins"
    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...
  • Sarah Palin on Rush Limbaugh on Mike Ditka...on the Washington Redskins

    Sarah Palin on Rush Limbaugh on Mike Ditka...on the Washington Redskins
    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...
  • Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate fueled by 'politically correct idiots'

    Mike Ditka: Redskins name debate fueled by 'politically correct idiots'
    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...