| Dec 31, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Around 10 a.m. on the first day of 2013, Bears general manager Phil Emery will appear at Halas Hall and declare the organization's New Year's resolution to change the way they chase Super Bowls.
Well, Emery likely won't use those exact words. But his...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Nearly as shocking as the firing of head coach Mario Cristobal was a month ago, was the hiring of his successor, Ron Turner, who was introduced Friday afternoon as Florida International University's third football coach since the program's inception in...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:56 AM
If the Bears are going to make the playoffs, or even win another game, it’s pretty basic:
Their stars have to play like stars.
I heard that idea from a hockey coach decades ago during the playoffs, except he phrased it, “Our best players...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:20 AM
After another miserable performance against the Packers on Sunday, Brandon Marshall said everyone on offense must be accountable, “even if that means jobs.’’
A day after his team lost for the fifth time in six games, Bears coach...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:37 AM
If you have to ask what it will take to save Lovie Smith’s job, then haven’t you already answered the question?
And if you ask Smith what he believes he might need to change in order to keep that job, he gives you an answer that should...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
The epitaph for Lovie Smith's tenure as head coach of the Bears could read, "He couldn't fix the offense."
For all the good things Smith did in his nine years in Chicago, his undoing was his inability to take care of the side of the ball in which he...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 4:55 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — In a telling fit of frustration appropriate for Sunday's 21-14 loss to the Vikings, Bears wide receiver Devin Hester followed up a failed late fourth-down conversion by throwing his helmet against the turf of Mall of America Field....
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:21 PM
Women’s College Basketball--Georgetown at Penn State, 11 a.m. (Big 10 Network); South Dakota at Kansas State, 2 p.m. (FXSP)
NFL Football--Baltimore Ravens at Washington Redskins, Noon (CBS); Chicago Bears at Minnesota...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:32 AM
After watching Wilde Lake lineman Moise Larose dominate both sides of the ball against Reservoir, Maryland coach Randy Edsall walked down from the stands and posed a simple question to Wildecats coach Michael Harrison.
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The Bears and offensive coordinator Mike Tice will have to work hard Sunday to mix Brandon Marshall's pre-snap alignments versus the Packers' 2-Man coverage. Think of matchups that target the two-deep, man-under defense and provide quarterback Jay...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Minutes after Brandon Marshall said everyone involved with the Bears offense should be held accountable, he darted out of the Soldier Field locker room, leaving behind his sad-looking Charlie Brown Christmas tree.
There will be no NFC North crown...