| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:46 PM
As the crowd thinned at Halas Hall after Lovie Smith's introductory news conference as Bears head coach, Smith smiled as I asked him about Big Sandy, Texas, and for his cellphone number.
Not only did Smith happily oblige that day, Jan. 15, 2004, but...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The NFL analysts took target practice on the Bears and Jay Cutler Sunday. And that was before their blowout loss to New England.
The pregame shows weighed in on the Bears’ problems. Terry Bradshaw on “Fox NFL Sunday” went after Cutler,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Where the hell did Wednesday go? Well, for me, most of it passed by so quickly because a bunch of kittens got Uber'd into our office, and I spent the rest of the day itching my beard, as I am highly allergic. So, that's why my link dump is getting to you...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:40 PM
The November edition of Vine Line, the Cubs' monthly magazine their the marketing department produces, includes a story on manager Rick Renteria under the headline "Exit Interview."
It turned out to be a prescient headline, though the subject had no...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Bears fans in need of a pick-me-up should tune into the latest edition of “Bears Classics” on Comcast Sports Net.
CSN will document the Bears’ 44-0 victory over Dallas in 1985 in a one-hour special Wednesday at 9 p.m. Relive the Bears&...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In this business, you never know what you'll get when you open an email.
Sometimes it's a gripe. Sometimes it's junk. Sometimes it's a request that you possibly can't grant, and then there are some you are glad you actually read before hitting the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 10:31 AM
It's no secret Iron Mike Ditka has a reputation for being hot headed and sometimes kind of drunk, but there's always room for more proof.
Sports blog Deadspin called out to their readers Thursday for their best encounters with "Da Coach," and the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:44 PM
Nothing sums up the state of Sunday night's NFC North rivalry game better than this: While Packers coach Mike McCarthy stands within five victories of Vince Lombardi, Bears counterpart Marc Trestman reminds Chicagoans of Neill Armstrong more every week....
| 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.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:26 AM
You had to have seen this coming.
Nancy’s Pizza recently announced it has added the Mike Ditka-inspired Da Ditka Pizza to its menu for a limited time in honor of National Pizza Month. The legendary Bears coach was named a spokesman for Nancy&...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:52 AM
It does not matter how many total years an individual or team gets, the Bears offense has been unable to score consistency within the 20-yard line since Mike Ditka was coach.
Until a coach understands that concept, the Bears will continue to be losers....