| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:00 PM
While the snow was still falling last winter, Plainfield and other communities in Illinois were already thinking a year ahead.
They began placing orders for road salt for winter 2014-15 through a state joint purchasing program that seeks to help...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 7:24 PM
SEATTLE — Before the game, Illinois fans watching from home fretted about tuning in late thanks to a Yankees-Orioles game airing on the Fox network.
They should have counted their blessings.
The game at Washington unraveled early and...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Brian Urlacher has decided to pursue his version of being truly retired.
Only two weeks into the new season, the former Bears linebacker said Tuesday he quit his NFL analyst role with Fox Sports 1 so he could spend more time with his family. Urlacher...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The NHL confirmed that the 2015 Winter Classic featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals will be held at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
The site was long believed to be the location for the outdoor game to be held Jan. 1 and the...
| Sep 26, 2014
Luke Bryan has good reason to hop around onstage the way he does. He's on fire.
In the past month, he has sold out shows at Soldier Field in Chicago, Madison Square Garden in New York (twice) and the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, where he'll...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Coming off a pair of impressive prime-time road wins, the Bears will now dive headfirst into NFC North play with Sunday’s home game against Green Bay.
We asked Tyler Dunne, the Packers beat writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, for his candid...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:55 PM
GREEN BAY — They have been here before.
The Packers are 1-2 for the third consecutive season and once again they are facing questions about how they will rebound. Of course, the last two seasons they won the NFC North.
The Packers lost 19-7...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Any plans to camp out on a billboard until the Bears win their first home game? -- @cincypaul from Twitter
Me personally? No, I don’t have any plans to camp out on a billboard. I’m sure you can find space for rent along pretty much every...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:20 AM
One Direction is returning to Chicago in 2015.
The insanely popular British pop group will play Soldier Field on August 23. The guys (Niall, Harry, Zayn, Liam, Louis, Ben, Casey, Daequan, Ricky, Juan, Devin, Logan, Seamus, Vern and Ol' Pete) will...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Ten years ago, I would have scoffed at the idea of installing artificial turf in Soldier Field. But with the improvements that have been made with turf and hybrids since then, who could possibly argue against it now? I know the field wasn't to blame for...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:10 PM
In the immediate aftermath of the Bears’ 27-14 home loss to the Dolphins on Sunday, receiver Brandon Marshall spoke up — loudly. He let his feelings out. He wanted his teammates, the fans and the media to understand that he viewed the team&...