Bears

Joniak: Keys To Bears-PanthersThe Bears (2-4) host the Panthers (4-2) at Soldier Field on Sunday at noon.
Preparation Drives Bears LB Nick Kwiatkoski To Keep Getting BetterKwiatkoski has worked as if he's the starter at linebacker and seen results from the preparation.
Bears Defense Beginning To Reveal Its GrowthThe Bears rank sixth in yards allowed through six weeks of the season.
Bears Rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky Has Another NicknameBears linebacker Leonard Floyd is credited with creating the nickname.
Joniak: Bears' Kyle Fuller Stepping UpFuller is permitting a completion rate of just 46.7 percent with seven pass breakups.
Bears Looking To Stack Wins, Climb Back Into ContentionThe Bears (2-4) returned to Halas Hall on Monday with high hopes after an important win in Baltimore.
Bears' Akiem Hicks Sees Different NFC North Without Aaron Rodgers: 'We Got To Go Take It'Rodgers may be lost for the season after suffering a broken collarbone Sunday.
Listen: Bears Fans React To Win Over Ravens On Spiegel & Parkins VoicemailCallers came up big with their emotional reactions during a Bears win with many twists and turns.
Pompei: Observations On Bears-RavensMitchell Trubisky is capable of making plays that many quarterbacks are not.
Howard Carries Bears To Victory In OT: 'We’ve Seen Him In That Mode Before'Bears running back Jordan Howard set up the game-winning field goal against the Ravens with a 53-yard run in overtime.
Gabriel: Bears Flip The Script, Hold On In A Game They Should Have WonChicago's 27-24 overtime win at Baltimore was its first road victory since December 2015.
Emma: Bears Were Opportunistic Enough In Wild WinThe Bears flirted with disaster but found a way to win in Baltimore, earning a 27-24 overtime victory over the Ravens.
Bernstein: Entertaining Bears Were Worth Our TimeChicago's overtime win at Baltimore on Sunday featured plenty of wackiness and unexpected heroes.
Jordan Howard Leads Bears Past Ravens In OT, 27-24Howard rushed for 167 yards, including a 53-yarder in overtime to set up the winning field goal.
Pernell McPhee Needs To Prove A Point With Bears DefenseMcPhee has been on a snap limit, but the Bears will need more from him with Willie Young out.
Bears Still Struggling To Generate TurnoversThe Bears have a minus-33 turnover ratio since John Fox became head coach in 2015.
Bears Guard Kyle Long Held Out Of Practice, Receiver Markus Wheaton Dealing With Groin InjuryLong was given a maintenance day ahead of Sunday's game, coach John Fox said.
Ditka Apologizes After Furor Over Saying 'No Oppression In The Last 100 Years'Ditka’s comments prompted a social media firestorm, with both current and former NFL players slamming him as out of touch.
Bears Sign Tanner Genty To Active Roster, Release Deonte ThompsonGentry could emerge into a role at receiver for fellow rookie Mitchell Trubisky.
Critics Slam Ditka For 'No Oppression In The Last 100 Years' Claim"It should outrage not only black people, it should outrage everyone," sports legal analyst Exavier Pope said.
Bears Place OLB Willie Young On Injured ReserveThe Bears now have nine players on injured reserve after losing Young to a triceps injury.
Pompei: Observations On Bears-VikingsMitchell Trubisky's debut was about what we should've expected.
Mike Ditka: 'No Oppression In The Last 100 Years That I Know Of'As protests against racial injustice continue in the NFL and the sports landscape, Ditka criticized players kneeling.
Gabriel: Bears' Mitchell Trubisky Flashes Franchise-Quarterback TalentsSave for a late, untimely interception, Trubisky was impressive in his Bears debut in a loss to the Vikings.
Bears' John Fox On Mitchell Trubisky's Debut: 'He Did Really Well'"He handled the offense," Fox said of Trubisky. "It wasn't too big for him."
Emma: Mitchell Trubisky's Debut Inspires Hope For BearsTrubisky took ownership for the Bears' 20-17 loss in his NFL debut, but perhaps there's glory waiting down the road.
Bears Execute Wild Trick Play To Perfection For 2-Point ConversionMitchell Trubisky and the Bears pulled off a crazy trick play to tie the Vikings in the fourth quarter of an eventual loss.
Mitchell Trubisky's Late Interception Costs Bears In 20-17 Loss To VikingsTrubisky was 12-of-25 for 128 yards with a touchdown and interception in his debut.
Bernstein: Cubs, Bears' Mitchell Trubisky Energize Memorable Chicago Sports DayOne Chicago team was defending its throne. The other started a long climb back toward the top Monday.
After Mitchell Trubisky's First Career Touchdown Pass, Bears Run Incredible 2-Point Conversion To Tie VikingsThe Vikings never saw this play coming.

Sports

Blackhawks Keep Coyotes Winless With 4-2 VictoryCorey Crawford stopped 27 shots.
No. 13 Notre Dame Throttles No. 11 USC, 49-14Brandon Wimbush passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more.
Aldridge Leads Spurs Past Bulls, 87-77LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds.
Minnesota Tops Illinois, 24-17Kobe McCrary ran for 153 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Childers Leads Way For Northern Illinois Over Bowling Green, 48-17Marcus Childers threw for 239 yards and three touchdowns and added 73 yards rushing.
Bulls' Bobby Portis Apologizes Publicly For Incident With Niko Mirotic: 'Not Who Bobby Portis Is'“I’m wrong for what I did," Portis said of punching Mirotic, who suffered facial fractures.
Thorson's TD Run Helps Lift Northwestern A 17-10 Overtime Win Over IowaIowa had a chance to tie, but Nate Stanley's pass for Noah Fant on a fourth-and-3 play fell incomplete, ending the game.
Levine: With Chris Bosio Out, Cubs Could Turn To Familiar Faces In Pitching Coach SearchJim Hickey and John Farrell are two names to keep an eye on as the Cubs look for a new pitching coach.
Cubs Won't Retain Pitching Coach Chris BosioWith Bosio gone, the Cubs could move to former Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey.
Levine: Theo Epstein, Cubs Eyeing Trade Market This Offseason"You have to consider sacrificing some of that depth to address needs elsewhere on the club," Epstein says.
Watch: Pedro Strop Takes Anthony Rizzo DeepStrop and Rizzo switched roles in some light-hearted fun at Wrigley Field on Friday, a day after the Cubs' season ended.
Joniak: Keys To Bears-PanthersThe Bears (2-4) host the Panthers (4-2) at Soldier Field on Sunday at noon.
Eddie Olczyk Offers Inspiration During Battle With Colon Cancer"I’m not going to stop until it’s out of me, and I can win and beat this thing," Olczyk said Friday on 670 The Score.
Preparation Drives Bears LB Nick Kwiatkoski To Keep Getting BetterKwiatkoski has worked as if he's the starter at linebacker and seen results from the preparation.
Listen: Fans React To Cubs' Elimination On Spiegel & Parkins VoicemailFolks were fired up in reacting to the end of the 2017 Cubs.
Nationals Won't Retain Dusty Baker As ManagerBaker led the Nationals to the NL East title in each of his two years with the club.
Baffoe: The Cubs Are Dead, But Long Live The CubsWhat 2015 was to a 2016 World Series so may 2017 be to the beyond for the Cubs.
Theo Epstein: Jake Arrieta's Work Ethic, Dominance Vaulted Cubs Into Championship Phase"He's just been fundamental to everything we've done here," Epstein says of Arrieta, a pending free agent.
Spiegel: The Cubs' Long GoodbyeThe Cubs' ending was a slow burn, but it's worth appreciating the journey once again.
Levine: Sluggish Cubs Go Quietly Against Dodgers"The Dodgers just out-executed us," Ben Zobrist said.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Savors His Time With John LackeyWith Lackey possibly headed for retirement, Maddon offered reflections that went back to 2002.
Emma: After Unfulfilling Finish, Cubs Must Fill VoidsCould Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein make some major trades this offseason?
Oilers Top Blackhawks In Overtime, 2-1Mark Letestu scored on a power play with 15.8 seconds left in overtime.
Bernstein: Winning The World Series Is HardThe Cubs were where they said they'd be. They just didn't hang around long enough this time.
Cubs' Title Defense Fizzles Out With Blowout Loss To Dodgers In Game 5Kike Hernandez had a career night with three homers, including a grand slam.
Kankakee School Forfeits Chicago Football Game Over Safety ConcernsHope Academy is located on Chicago's West Side. A shooting during a football game in September forced players to duck and take cover.
Bulls Fall 117-101 To Raptors In Season OpenerLauri Markkanen had 17 points and eight rebounds in his debut.
Bears Defense Beginning To Reveal Its GrowthThe Bears rank sixth in yards allowed through six weeks of the season.
Bears Rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky Has Another NicknameBears linebacker Leonard Floyd is credited with creating the nickname.
Theo Epstein Takes Blame For Cubs Pitchers' Wildness, Notably In Bullpen"It's sort of systemic across the board," Epstein says.

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