| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Michael Ola laughs and shakes his head when asked if he feels like the Kurt Warner of Bears offensive linemen. OK, so it's a stupid question: Warner could play only quarterback while Ola already has started at left guard, left tackle — and if you...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Chicago Bears continued overhauling the roster on the go Wednesday, signing linebacker Darryl Sharpton to a one-year contract. Sharpton played the last three seasons under linebackers coach Reggie Herring with the Houston Texans, so he’s a known...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Museum Campus, the space along the Chicago lakefront devoted to Soldier Field, Northerly Island, Adler Planetarium and other museums, may not be just for cyclists, pedestrians and drivers any more.
Streetcars, gondolas and trolleys are just some of the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears showed they could play offense in the second half, putting away the Atlanta Falcons 27-13 Sunday at the Georgia Dome.
1. Unless Willie Young went the Alonzo Spellman route when setting goals for his season, he ought...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:06 PM
It's Week 6 for the Bears, and Devin Hester is back! On the other end of the field, that is. As the Bears prepare to face the Falcons, much has been made of Hester's comments that he wasn't happy at the end of his time in Chicago. In fact, it seems he was...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Imagine a hockey game outdoors in Los Angeles.
The NHL did, and the warmest NHL regular-season game, played in Dodger Stadium last January, was a resounding success.
But this week Commissioner Gary Bettman brushed off the notion of staging a similar...
| Oct 10, 2014
When fall comes and the cold October winds begin to blow, with all those angry political ads screaming into the air, it's easy to separate Americans into two distinct groups:
Those of us who put their grills away for the winter, and true patriotic...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Bears punter Pat O'Donnell has never crossed paths with Devin Hester.
O'Donnell is only a rookie after all. And even though he, like Hester, played his college ball at Miami, what he knows about the legendary return specialist comes mostly from watching...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:50 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears squandered a 14-point lead and lost to the Carolina Panthers 31-24 Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium.
1. Like every other opponent, the Panthers were concerned about the big,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
This month, residents can weigh in on the future of the Museum Campus, which is the proposed site for the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
The first public meeting focused on the long-range planning of the Museum Campus and sponsored by the Grant Park...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:35 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It would be convenient and tidy for the Bears if playing "Pin the blame on Mel Tucker" would solve all the challenges facing this team.
If the defense was all that ailed the Bears, they would feel better about themselves after...