| Mar 9, 2013
| 7:05 PM
The question was innocuous enough.
But it struck a nerve with Marc Trestman during his lengthy introductory news conference in January.
"Based on the pieces you have in place, do you anticipate any major changes by bringing in a new defensive...
| Nov 29, 2008
In the interest of building some modicum of suspense, the people at Sports Illustrated have assembled a large group of candidates for the magazine's Sportsman of the Year award, which will be announced Tuesday.
It is an eclectic group that includes...
| Jan 10, 2009
A few minutes after Urban Meyer won his second national title in three seasons, I asked University of Florida Athletic Director Jeremy Foley a question that left him momentarily speechless.
Has Urban Meyer — only four years into...
| Sep 10, 2009
If stability does not morph into stagnancy, Mike Tomlin has a puncher's chance of joining Vince Lombardi, Don Shula and Bill Belichick as coaches to win consecutive Super Bowls.
Seven-plus months ago, Tomlin's Pittsburgh Steelers were on the brink of...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 7:41 AM
You know who wants the Bears to sign Matt Forte to a big-money, long-term contract?
The Packers, that’s who.
And the Lions and Vikings and, well, you get the idea.
But Bears fans who want the team to fork over $40 million or $50 million for Forte...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:55 PM
When the NCAA men's basketball tournament coverage wraps up around midnight on the night of April 2, you can bet that Lehigh will make an appearance during the closing "One Shining Moment" montage.
The Mountain Hawks earned a treasure trove of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy looks at current Bears candidate Marc Trestman and sees a replay of his own career path.
"(Trestman) went as an assistant in the NFL up to Canada in Montreal. So did I," the Chicago native recalled Friday. "He...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Did Jimmy Johnson tweet anything else today?
Hey, don’t laugh. There’s more information about the Bears coaching search coming off a houseboat in Miami than from the offices in Lake Forest.
But until we see white smoke coming out of...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Don't let the visor fool you. New Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly is no Steve Spurrier.
He won't have time to play much golf over these next few months or, if all goes right, years. He's completely driven only to be the best football coach and is...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 12:17 PM
When Chris Ault, the legendary Nevada football coach announced his retirement this week, it ended a career that spanned 28 seasons with the Wolf Pack.
It was also the 27th head coaching change that we've seen in college football this offseason.