| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Nearly 40 former Penn State players (including transfer Justin Brown) began the season in NFL training camps, and several have made news during the first few weeks. Here's a rundown of how some guys are progressing. Rookie fullback Michael Zordich......
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
You play golf with Bo Jackson, you want a story to tell.
I was not lucky enough to witness his home runs in four consecutive at-bats. Or the time he turned linebacker Brian Bosworth into silly putty. Or when he broke a bat over his helmet.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:52 PM
When it comes to blending excitement with gloom over sports teams, no place does it better than Chicago.
So our town is in somewhat of a frenzy over the start of Bears' camp Friday at Olivet Nazarene in Bourbonnais, which most apparently expect to...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:35 PM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home.
They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The Bears' starting front four is going to be a force this season and hopefully for years to come, but after the starters the roster doesn't look so great. I'm wondering, what percentage of snaps the starters are expected to play and how important it is...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:36 AM
I only interviewed Brian Urlacher once last season, but it was a good one. It was Nov. 9, a Friday, two days before the Texans game. The Bears were 7-1 and winners of six straight. They’d just mollywomped the Titans in Nashville 51-20, a game in...
| Feb 17, 2013
The associate board of Working in the Schools hosted its annual Blackboard Affair on Feb. 8. More than 425 partygoers enjoyed a Mardi Gras-themed event at the Chicago Cultural Center that began with a VIP reception hosted by Bears placekicker Robbie...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 1:32 PM
A trip to the Pro Bowl was not the only reward Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings received at the end of the 2012 season.
He is also in line for a bump in pay.
Jennings, who signed a two-year contract to return to the club last March, triggered a...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:14 PM
Men’s College Basketball--Savannah State at Ohio State, 6 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Wisconsin-Green Bay at Wisconsin, 8 p.m. (Big 10 Network)
NBA Basketball--Dallas Mavericks at Boston Celtics, 7 p.m. (ESPN); Denver Nuggets at Minnesota...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's a good thing Jennifer Hudson was already in the Christmas spirit Tuesday at her "A Hudson Holiday" party at the House of Blues, because the Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer will need it for the next few months.
Hudson was recently...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:08 AM
While some celebrity couples remain tight-lipped about their relationships and go out of their way to not get photographed together, former "American Idol" winner Jordin Sparks has been more than willing to discuss her relationship with "Whatcha Say"...