| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
The flawless precision with which Pat Mannelly went about his job snapping the football for 16 years and the leadership he brought to the locker room as the longest serving player in Bears history are reasons why the club waited this deep into the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:14 PM
The joke was old by late October 2010 but most Fridays after practice, I would walk past Pat Mannelly and ask for his thoughts on setting a record that Sunday.
Mannelly passed Steve McMichael as the Bears' record holder for career games on Sept. 27,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
What are the chances the Bears make a push for Jared Allen? It feels like they have cap space and no real proven pass rushers on the roster. -- @DitkavHurricane from Twitter
This was by far the most popular question in the mailbag this week. A lot of...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Babe Ruth: It's up for debate whether Ruth actually called his shot before homering during the 1932 World Series. But there were no doubts about Ruth's assessment of Wrigley Field, even though he succeeded there. "I'd play for half my salary if I could...
| Oct 27, 2013
This is a football city, and that is because we (or most of us) still like to think we live in a rough-and-tumble town. The echo of Carl Sandburg remains strong. He called the city “alive and coarse and strong and cunning” and endowed it...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From our report on the results of the Romeoville mayor's race, in which incumbent John Noak clobbered former Chicago Bear Steve McMichael, nickname "Mongo" 61 percent to 39 percent. Former defensive lineman McMichael peppered his remarks on the campaign...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Bowling for charity is hardly a new idea in the Chicago area. The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade hosts a bowling night during his annual Wade's World Weekend and the Cubs' Kerry Wood will host his Strike Zone Celebrity Bowling tournament for the seventh time...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Former Chicago Bear Steve McMichael said today that he intends to run for mayor of southwest suburban Romeoville.
He announced his mayoral plans this morning on 1340 WJOL, a Will County talk radio station, and later confirmed his political intentions...
| May 9, 2012
| 5:22 PM
In your opinion, is this the most talented post-Super Bowl 41 Bears roster? -- Chris Jensen, from Twitter
Yes, it is. I thought the previous most-talented Bears roster post-2006 was the roster from last year. And the 2012 roster is better still,...