| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:48 PM
So we have the Super Bowl battle of coaches: Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick. It's the carefree, goofy California man-child vs. the serious, ultra-competitive Machiavellian taskmaster. A study in contrasts? Maybe not. Former Patriots quarterback Drew...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:39 AM
It's an old trick but it works: Put a bushy mustache on anyone's face and they transform into Mike Ditka.
OK, almost anyone. Some people need a pair of sunglasses and a throwback sweater to complete the look.
But Jamie Noah didn't need to add much...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 12:38 PM
Really, with the roads clear, no new snow, minimal wind and even the sun shining brightly on a clear, crisp day, we close our schools in January because it is ... cold?
Alleged global warming aside, we still live in Chicago, no? Consider this the...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:29 PM
Although Bill Belichick kept repeating that he is not a scientist, he is a genius.
In emerging Saturday for an impromptu press conference that was long on science, short on patience and nothing short of remarkable, the Patriots coach did more than...
| 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.
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Here is my solution to the Chicago Bear's personnel vacancies: Hire Virginia McCaskey as general manager and Mike Ditka as head coach. If they can't get the job done, no one can!
— Sheryl Slone Tarkoff, Chicago
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Comcast SportsNet has a present that will remind depressed Bears fans of days of Christmas past.
The latest edition of “Bears Classics” on Thursday at 9 p.m. will focus on Jim McMahon’s memorable game in Minnesota on Sept. 19, 1985....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 7:39 AM
George McCaskey said he wants opponents to go through hell when they play Bears. Does that suggest defensive head coach? -- @black_csr from Twitter
On Monday, McCaskey said, “People need to know that when they've played the Chicago Bears, they'...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:07 AM
Is there any chance Virginia McCaskey once gave Rex Ryan a Christmas gift?
I ask because the Bears always lean toward hiring based on previous connections, and being Buddy Ryan’s son counts as a previous connection -- previous connection to the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:44 AM
One thing seems certain: Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson attended a dinner together in 1988, and there was some smack-talking going on, but from there the memories of exactly what happened at a Chicago restaurant get a little fuzzy.
Three men -- former...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:11 PM
With yet another season slipping away, Bears fans probably could use a dose of Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers.
It is available in multiple forms. At 9 p.m. Friday, the NFL Network's "A Football Life" series examines the two Hall of Famers whose careers...