| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:18 PM
With a goal of highlighting the rich tradition of the Bears organization while leading it into the future, George McCaskey changed the address of Halas Hall to 1920 Football Drive in one of his first acts after taking over as chairman in 2011.
| Nov 19, 2013
Each week during the NFL season, we'll take a look back at the week that was and take a crack at what it all means. Here's our version of "Upon Further Review" for Week 11:
News: The Kansas City Chiefs offense lives down to expectations in a 27-17 loss...
| Nov 10, 2013
If you want answers about the Miami Dolphins' Bullying Binge, you won't find them here today.
The whole situation has been analyzed ad nauseum, locally and nationally, and nobody really knows what happened. Any day now, I expect Dr. Phil, Sanjay Gupta...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Urban Meyer is facing his biggest opponent to date.
The man who won two national championships while coaching in arguably the toughest college football conference — the SEC — when he was the head coach at Florida has never dealt with a...
| Oct 27, 2013
This is a football city, and that is because we (or most of us) still like to think we live in a rough-and-tumble town. The echo of Carl Sandburg remains strong. He called the city “alive and coarse and strong and cunning” and endowed it...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:44 AM
If there's anyone out there who wants to play defensive line for the Bears, we're taking applicants.
It's what happens with injuries, but let's get you caught up on the Bears depleted roster. Also, find the panic button and hit it.
We have Zach...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Do you think the Bears should try to sign Jay Ratliff, if not for this season, then looking ahead to 2014-2016? -- Kashif K.
That is a bad idea right now, in my opinion. I am not saying Ratliff will not be a contributor for a team in 2014 but if the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The NFL's recent $765 million dollar settlement with its former players has taken one of the few negative storylines about our favorite pastime off the front pages.
Three quarters of a billion dollars sure sounds like a hefty settlement, but the $1...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:24 PM
If you ask the old-timers, they will regale you with stories about numerous nasty confrontations between the Bears and Lions.
Legend has it that the Dick Butkus-era Bears regarded the Lions every bit as loathsome as the Packers and Vikings.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:36 AM
In a 1980's beer commercial, former NFL stars Dick Butkus and Bubba Smith played polo and said they were going to play water polo next.
Smith said "I sure hope those horses can swim."
When Sandburg swimming and water polo coach Jim Coliendo started...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Looking scary enough to still punish running backs and like it, Dick Butkus stood alongside the Illinois captains at Soldier Field and flipped the coin before Saturday night's game against Washington.
The sight confirmed there would be no toss-up over...