| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:10 PM
I was really surprised in last week's mailbag when you suggested that defensive end should be one of the biggest priorities to address next year. Seriously? So, you think the Bears should stunt the growth of Shea McClellin by getting him less snaps, put a...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Nobody with the Bulls can say whether Derrick Rose will miss closer to one month or six months with a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. Yet Chicago embraced that Saturday as the good news.
Rose returned home from the West Coast to undergo...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The top order of business for the Bears' first-year coaching staff was overhauling the offensive line but that process really began in general manager Phil Emery's first year.
The Bears cut ties with former first-round draft pick Chris Williams in...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:14 PM
DENVER — Shooters have short memories.
"What preseason?" Mike Dunleavy asked rhetorically and with a grin.
Now that Dunleavy has returned to his familiar place among NBA 3-point leaders, the Bulls' major offseason addition can afford to joke...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:14 PM
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Jimmy Butler’s first season as a starting shooting guard hit another speed bump when the Bulls announced Butler is “week-to-week” after an MRI exam confirmed a sprain of his big right toe.
Butler remained in...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:14 AM
The field was in good shape at the start of the game Sunday. Why wasn’t a tarp placed over the field at the beginning of the delay? The ridiculously bad condition of the field after the delay was preventable. – Robert G., Kennebunk, Maine...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Ten thoughts after the Bears' 23-20 overtime victory Sunday over the Ravens.
1. It’s been a while since Martellus Bennett was a major part of the passing game, but the tight end came up with one of the biggest plays of the game when he extended...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Kyle Long walked past David Bass, the last player in his uniform Sunday night at Soldier Field, and slapped the defensive end on the butt hard enough you could hear it at the other end of the locker room.
The sting could not have lasted long for Bass,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Daquan Romero doesn’t need a reminder that Virginia has duplicated the six-game losing streak it endured last season. He also doesn’t need his memory jogged about how North Carolina torched U.Va. last season with the screen pass.
| Nov 5, 2013
With both of its starting cornerbacks sidelined Saturday, Virginia allowed 435 passing yards to Clemson, the fourth-most against the Cavaliers in 124 seasons of football. A similar challenge awaits this week as Virginia's depleted secondary attempts to...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:56 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Aaron Rodgers has the Green Bay Packers on a roll, even without three of his best receivers.
With help from a powerful running game, Rodgers picked apart what was left of Minnesota’s defense on Sunday night.