| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Jay Cutler was right earlier this week when he suggested the volume of words devoted to the struggles of the Bears' first-team offense has been excessive.
"You guys are hitting the panic button after two preseason games," Cutler said after being...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Spoiler Alert: If you enjoy the weekly surprises of the NFL season, then click back to OrlandoSentinel.com/sports. Especially look the other way now if you have hopes of great things for the Bucs or, hah-hah, the Jags. Dolphin fans, however, might be in...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Until the Bears beat the Bengals in the Sept. 8 opener at Soldier Field, there's no call for a victory parade. No cause for celebration.
Regardless, I consider the first two days of Camp Trestman a "win."
Before Marc Trestman outlined — in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Ravens aren't officially at the halfway point of the 2013 season, but they face a "must win" situation Sunday in Cleveland against the Browns.
Few like to use the phrase so early in the season, especially in a league where scenarios change like...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:52 PM
Ah, it's that time once again.
We are just a couple of days from the college-football season kicking off and a week from the NFL doing the same. Finally, we can stop talking about whether Johnny Manziel is a cheater, Riley Cooper is a racist or Aaron...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:40 PM
It has been a jam-packed eight-plus months for the Bears since the departure of coach Lovie Smith and most of his staff. We're learning about new boss Marc Trestman and his lieutenants, several big free-agent acquisitions and a fresh crop of rookies....
| Jul 28, 2013
| 4:41 PM
BOURBONNAIS — If you are keeping score at home, give the Bears defense the win on Sunday as Marc Trestman's team put on full pads for the first time in training camp.
Surprised? Don't be. In fact, you should expect a defense that is led by Lance...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The door will open Monday afternoon, ever so slightly. Call it a "soft opening" for a place of hope and dreams, and unfettered possibilities.
Older foster children might label that "crazy talk." They've been bounced around, here, there, all over the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:48 PM
In the perfect NFL world — at least from a marketing standpoint — every one of the 32 teams would still be in playoff contention in mid-December. The only question is whether there comes a point when parity becomes parody.
I think we have...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:36 PM
Allen Bestwick has noticed something unique about the two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races each summer at Pocono Raceway.
"At Pocono, it seems like when one race is kind of tame, the other one gets kind of crazy," Bestwick, ESPN's lead voice for Sunday's...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 1:35 PM
They aren't used to lining up for a Canadian import in Bourbonnais, unless it's a bottle of Molson at T.J. Donlin's.
But ready or not, Bears summer home residents, here comes Marc Trestman to Olivet Nazarene University to begin his transition from the...