| Nov 4, 2012
| 3:14 PM
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are barnstorming through the electoral battlegrounds Sunday and Monday, making their closing arguments in an election that two new national polls show to be tied.
Obama left the White House...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Ten thoughts on the Chicago Bears after their 20-17 exhibition victory Friday night over the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J.
1. Lovie Smith always has said that it's hard to make final roster cuts, with plenty of hard decisions in the process....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:07 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. — So here is Cedric Benson, staying late at Lambeau Field after most of his teammates have left to review more tape.
There he is showing up on an off day to get some extra work.
That was him standing next to Packers quarterback...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:03 PM
A tenant’s pack of lies has his Green Bay landlord wanting him to pack his bags.
The landlord is a guy named Carl who is such a Cheesehead that he ask for Packers fan affiliation on the lease agreement. The problem is his tenant lied, he doesn&...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 9:03 PM
Those must have been two tremendous practices this week for Brian Urlacher.
Based on the bravado of Bears teammates, Urlacher quickly removed any doubts that he will return to top form against the Colts despite a left knee that has sustained two injuries...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 10:34 PM
As an Arlington Heights native, Colts safety Tom Zbikowski remembers years of bland, rarely potent offenses from the Bears.
Standing in the mostly cleared-out visiting locker room at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon, Zbikowski shook his head after the...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Every Monday, the day after my favorite day of the week but still hours before that week’s slate of games officially wraps up with “Monday Night Football,” I will bring you my weekly premature NFL power rankings.
Why Monday? Because who...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:52 PM
GREEN BAY — It happened gradually, like a beard coming in on a teenager.
But now, this season, finally, it is all over his face: Aaron Rodgers is the leader of the Pack.
Really, at the ripe old age of 28, in his eighth NFL season, he is more...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The New York Giants became the only road team to win in this month's NFL playoffs, stunning the Green Bay Packers 37-20 Sunday to advance to the NFC championship game.
With huge plays from their offense and defense, plus plenty of help from the mistake-...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Ravens at Patriots
Giants at 49ers
2-2 last week
Ravens 27, Patriots 24
I agonized over this one. Studied both teams, had a few beers, decided the Ravens defense can contain Tom Brady and Ray Rice will...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:13 PM
It was a strange scenario.
The main figure with all the cameras from across the country facing him just three feet away, the one with the Super Bowl trophy patch on the right shoulder of his jersey, didn't seem to own the room like a person in this...