| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Any time the Bears want to rush the passer, fine by me.
Sure, the Bears had a series of problems against the Giants on Friday night. Bears coach Lovie Smith said the practice game was like a final exam, and in that case, the Bears’ first-...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Pardon me if I'm a smidge disjointed with this one. I have had no experience writing about a Bears offense with players at the skilled positions who are capable of taking a team to a Super Bowl.
And I have no memory of a Bears defense that appears to...
| May 31, 2012
| 5:57 PM
In an offseason full of babble, hardly a word has been spoken about a player who has a decent chance of starting at cornerback for the Bears.
What's more, the player grew up about 20 minutes from Soldier Field. He starred at Hubbard High School, Joliet...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:31 AM
GAINESVILLE — In the make-believe, video-game world many young men inhabit these days, Jordan Reed is the man for the Florida Gators.
Big things are expected during Reed's junior season in Gainesville, in which his transition from quarterback to...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:02 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Charlie Manuel has been forced to answer a myriad of questions about trips to the disabled list made by his players this year.
The winningest manager in Phillies history is never without a disappointed look when he's explaining the...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 7:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — With a disabled list that has been overflowing with Phillies most of the season, the last thing you wanted was for Carlos Ruiz and Placido Polanco to join the list of visitors.
Ruiz was among the league's top hitters when he went...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 3:57 PM
What will teams do now to exploit the loss of Brian Urlacher? Physically not a huge threat but ability to change formations a key loss. -- @Tquille, from Twitter
I've heard a lot of talk this season about how Urlacher can't move anymore. Understand...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:52 PM
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His return was somewhat unexpected and his contributions were greatly accepted, but after making his season debut Wednesday night, Nene was dejected. All season, the Washington Wizards big man had...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Shirtless, John Wall crouched and dribbled a basketball above his head with his right hand and another low to the ground with his left hand. Unable to keep the routine together as he reached half-court, Wall grunted as he lost control, started over, and...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:34 PM
J.J. Redick fell down on a Kirk Hinrich crossover as the Orlando Magic clobbered the Washington Wizards on Wednesday....
| May 23, 2011
| 9:24 PM
As Ernie Banks used to say, "It's a beautiful day for a ballgame ... let's play two." At least the IronPigs hope it will be a beautiful day when the Gwinnett and the IronPigs play a Tuesday morning/afternoon doubleheader after Monday night's scheduled...