| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears continued their winless ways at Soldier Field, losing to the Miami Dolphins 27-14 on Sunday in a poor game all the way around.
1. The Bears were so ineffective offensively in the first half, they ran only 18 plays as...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:35 PM
The ice bucket challenge has helped the local Les Turner ALS Foundation raise $550,000 more in recent weeks than it did during the same period last year — a nearly 600 percent increase in donations over the first three weeks of August.
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Officials are expecting between 10,000 and 20,000 fans for a free viewing party today at Soldier Field of the World Cup elimination match between U.S. and Belgium.
“It’s late in the day, at 3:00 p.m., and people are already taking the day...
| May 31, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Ask just about anyone on the U.S. soccer team for their earliest World Cup memories and chances are they'll point to 1994, the only time the tournament was held in this country.
Michael Bradley, then an impressionable 6-year-old living in New Jersey,...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Proper rhythm can be difficult to describe but easy to identify in football.
You either have it or you don't.
The Bears offense clearly was out of sync for most of Sunday's 27-14 loss to the Dolphins at Soldier Field, while Dolphins quarterback Ryan...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 6:16 PM
It doesn't look like that schedule backloaded with home games is going to do the Bears much good.
Not this season.
The problem isn't just that the Bears lost 27-14 on Sunday to the Dolphins at Soldier Field. The issue is they were totally outclassed...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
It's the word that came out of Aaron Rodgers' mouth multiple times last week, as he urged legions of Packers fans to chill out after the uproar over the team's third 1-2 start in as many seasons.
If only Jay Cutler could say the same thing...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Former Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo believes the team was “around the corner” from a move to artificial turf at Soldier Field before he was fired after the 2011 season.
Visiting with the “Kap and Haugh Show”...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The Midwest will remain home to the vast majority of Big Ten championships, the conference announced Thursday.
Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium secured the football title game through 2021, while Chicago’s United Center will host the men&...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:06 PM
The Blackhawks are headed to the great outdoors — again.
As first reported by TSN in Canada, the Hawks will face the Capitals in the 2015 Winter Classic on New Year’s Day in Washington. The site is yet to be announced, but it likely will...