| Nov 7, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Lovie Smith almost never calls out a player. That’s a big reason his players love him. He always has their back.
So, when the Bears coach called out starting defensive tackle Henry Melton in advance of Monday night’s game in Philadelphia,...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-UEFA Champions League, Arsenal at Dortmund, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP)
Major League Baseball-Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals, 7 p.m. (FXSP)
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
Aberdeen Central vs. Sioux Falls O'Gorman, Golden Eagles...
| Nov 20, 2011
Matthew Stafford threw for five touchdowns, including the game-winner with less than three minutes in the regulation, as Detroit took a 49-35 decision over Carolina.
Stafford rallied from two early interceptions to complete 28-of-36 passes for 335 yards...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Maui Invitational, consolation games, 1 and 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2), semifinals, 6 and 8:30 p.m. (ESPN); Missouri-Kansas City at Wisconsin, 7 p.m. (Big 10 Network); CBE Classic, 9 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer-UEFA Champions League,...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 8:59 PM
Go ahead and pinpoint the Hail Mary touchdown pass as the difference in the Bears' 10-3 loss Sunday to the Chiefs at Soldier Field, and mathematically, nobody can argue.
But the Bears weren't beaten by an answered Chiefs prayer. They were beaten by their...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:44 PM
If the Bears were looking for something to hang their hats on Sunday, the Packers locker room was full of players saying the 89-yard punt return for a touchdown by Johnny Knox was the greatest play they've ever witnessed.
Too bad a holding penalty...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 10:10 PM
DETROIT — A fan base that has had little to cheer about for the past decade came with swagger Monday night when Ford Field rocked like it hasn't before.
The Lions faithful were far rowdier than the crowd for Super Bowl XL when Steelers fans took...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 9:38 PM
They can’t stop the run. They can’t pressure with their front four. They can’t get home on the blitz. They can’t get their safeties to play safety.
The Bears’ defense looks done.
The Bears’ offense, of course, started...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:33 AM
The Chicago Bears announced late Tuesday night that they have re-signed former Kansas defensive end Jake Laptad and placed him on the practice squad. Laptad worked out with the Bears during the preseason, but was released when the team had to trim its...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 9:12 PM
First minute of the game, and it was the Bears’ defense calling a timeout. That’s one fewer timeout the offense can waste, at least.
No, wait, remarkably, they weren’t needed.
Jay Cutler used play-action to hit Devin Hester for a 48-...