| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:13 PM
There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte.
The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:57 PM
With the Bears drafting Kyle Fuller (which looks to me like a great pick) and considering they have two starting corners in Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings, do you think it is possible fourth-round pick Brock Vereen will be on the field more than...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:24 AM
As Packers coach Mike McCarthy prepares for his ninth season the rest of the NFC North is in the reloading process to make a run at his team.
The Packers are coming off their third consecutive division title and have had three such stretches now —...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Bears safety Chris Conte’s availability for the first training camp practice Friday remains in doubt because of the right shoulder surgery he had in late March.
“My health is doing all right,” Conte said Monday on WGWG-FM 87.7. “...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Green Bay Packers eventually retire Brett Favre’s number at Lambeau Field, his career will have come full circle. And if the boo-birds are out on that day, so be it, the legendary quarterback said.
"I've heard that was a concern of mine,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Before rookie wide receiver Jeremy Butler had signed his first NFL contract, he already felt like he was officially on the Ravens' roster.
That's because Butler was frequently in conversations with Ravens wide receivers coach Bobby Engram leading up...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:25 PM
The Bears' 2013 season came to a heartbreaking end with a 33-28 last-minute loss to the Packers on Dec. 29, a defeat that cost them the NFC North title and kept them out of the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons.
That was a demoralizing finish...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
In the topsy-turvy world of the NFL, where you often find a worst-to-first story, the Bears have managed to do something difficult since their last Super Bowl appearance.
They have found a way to hang around mediocre most of that period: Never quite...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:45 PM
It's almost time to pack bags in Buffalo, as the Bills report to training camp Friday at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, N.Y. They are the first team to open camp, with the Bears reporting to Bourbonnais on July 24.
It has been an eventful...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:20 PM
The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers.
A full schedule for the upcoming season —...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:08 PM
Most fans have been focused on issues at safety. But don't you agree that better D-line play will upgrade the safety position? So doesn't that mean, with Aaron Donald off the board, the Kyle Fuller selection was the right pick if he was the highest-rated...