| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the dreaded jaunt to the San Francisco Bay area.
The Bears’ first road trip of the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
IRVING, Texas More questions than answers surround the Dallas Cowboys going into this season.
Can Tony Romo's back hold up? Will DeMarco Murray play in all 16 games for the first time in his career? Will Jason Witten show signs of slowing down at age 32?...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:44 AM
Today's Hyde5 blog:
1. Jon Gruden was asked if the Dolphins look like like they're on the way to .500 again this year. He got right to the meat of the issue, as far as I'm concerned: Does this line let Ryan Tannehill decide where this season goes?...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Monday was high-praise night for UCLA.
Coach Jim Mora couldn’t contain himself when talking about two of the younger Bruins. Words like “Terrell Owens” and “NFL linebacker” easily slipped out.
Eldridge Massington, a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:01 PM
A Chicago attorney specializing in tax law has been barred from preparing most tax returns for anyone other than he and his family, following allegations that he helped customers — including former Bear Kyle Orton and other NFL players —...
| Sep 22, 2013
Two decades ago, he was one of three young traders who made $27 million in 22 days trading the stock of a bankrupt company on the Chicago Stock Exchange, becoming known as one of "the bad boys of arbitrage."
Assessing that deal, a federal appeals...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:02 AM
The first year that the New England Patriots traded for Randy Moss, the veteran wide receiver displayed elite form.
The mercurial receiver caught 98 passes for 1,493 yards and 23 touchdowns in that 2007 season in New England after being acquired from...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 9:34 PM
Marvin Lewis was the Ravens' defensive coordinator in 1996 when the franchise set its foundation with the drafting of offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden and middle linebacker Ray Lewis.
Year after year, he watched Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:22 PM
For those who think the Eagles have no chance this Sunday in Denver against the Broncos, think again. The Las Vegas oddsmakers, who know more about football than the players and coaches themselves (and even some sports writers), have concluded......
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:00 PM
State Rep. Christina Ayala's car and boyfriend have caused her nothing but trouble recently. Now one has made sure the other isn't a problem anymore. Last year, first-time candidate Ayala was charged with a hit-and-run in Bridgeport weeks before...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Jeff Millar, the wordsmith behind the long-running comic strip "Tank McNamara," which evolved into a biting satire of the sports world, died Nov. 30. He was 70.
The Texas native, who also was a longtime film critic and columnist for the Houston...