| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
GREEN BAY — The Packers are waiting for a tight end to emerge from a three-man competition with no guarantee anyone will in the club's effort to replace Jermichael Finley.
For the second straight offseason, Aaron Rodgers lost a primary target at...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:05 AM
BOURBONNAIS -- Much has been made of the potential of the Chicago Bears' offensive line heading into the 2014 season. The optimism comes with good reason, too. The Bears made great progress up front during a record-setting offensive year in 2013. They...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of “narrative art” -- “Star Wars” memorabilia and other popular works -- on Chicago’s lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
They’ve been Forbes’ highest-earning celebrity couple for the past two years (banking an estimated $95 million in 2013), but Beyonce and Jay Z’s reign in the pop culture world is about so much more than money.
With the couple’s...
| 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 22, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Oddsmakers in Las Vegas have set the over-under for the Bears' 2014 win total at 8 1/2 (-155). That seems about right. Since losing Super Bowl XLI in January 2007, the Bears' average regular-season win total is 8.6. They've won at least eight games five...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The Fire have a message for the estimated 28,000 fans who attended Tuesday's World Cup viewing party at Soldier Field: We've also got a soccer show for you.
The Fire hope to convert interest in the World Cup and the U.S. team's run to the round of 16...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:01 AM
From barrooms to living rooms, Grant Park to Soldier Field, raucous crowds cheering on the U.S. men's national soccer team presented clear symptoms of America's new found case of soccer fever.
Seems the case has spread to the halls of the West Wing as...
| Jul 4, 2014
Chicagoan Roxanne Spruance has heard "The Star-Spangled Banner" countless times before sporting events, but this week, as she stood among thousands of red, white and blue-cloaked fans at Soldier Field to watch the U.S. play Belgium in a World Cup match,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Regarding the George Lucas museum and speaking as an artist, art teacher and lifelong resident of Chicago, I think it's high time Chicago gets a venue that houses one of this country's great culture treasures. Up until now, if one wanted to see the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The Chicago Bears will begin selling individual game tickets for the 2014 season at 11 a.m. Thursday through Ticketmaster, the team announced Monday.
All Ticketmaster sales will be made at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000 or (800) 943-...