Bernstein And Goff Show

The Bernstein Brief: Cubs Bullpen Doesn't Inspire Any ConfidenceJoe Maddon likes to say his bullpen is his primary concern each day. It sure has been this postseason.
Bernstein: Entertaining Bears Were Worth Our TimeChicago's overtime win at Baltimore on Sunday featured plenty of wackiness and unexpected heroes.
Bernstein: Cubs Give Us MoreThere's nothing like what the Cubs seem to do and how they do it.
Bernstein: Enjoy The Angst, Cubs FansA winner-take-all Game 5 between the Cubs and Nationals? This is what it's all about.
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.
The Bernstein Brief: Get Ready For AnythingThere's no time left in baseball for anything to come out in the mathematical wash.
The Bernstein Brief: Wild-Card Games A Long, Bumpy RideThis is modern baseball, deliberate and calculated and more extended than ever.
Bernstein: Good For Sean PaytonPayton spoke out against gun violence and the policies in place in a way NFL coaches rarely do.
The Bernstein Brief: Enjoy Bears Football That MattersMitchell Trubisky's ascension to starting quarterback is supposed to mark the start of the Bears' return from a football wilderness.
Bernstein: Cubs Fans In A Very Different Place, NowCubs fandom can never be the same after the 2016 title, and that's the way it's supposed to be.
Bernstein: Brutal Night For Bears, ViewersThe Bears' 35-14 loss to the Packers was the football equivalent of an afternoon in line at the DMV.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta Sounds Like He'll Forgo Final Start: 'Biggest Thing Is Just To Get The Rest I Need'"If there's any chance of putting it in jeopardy, I mean there's no reason to go out there," Arrieta says.
Kris Bryant Was 'A Bank' For Anthony Rizzo, Who Struggled At Blackjack Table"We're going to have to settle our debts once we get to the field," Arrieta says.
Bernstein: What's The NCAA Prepared To Do?The stakes are higher than ever now for head coaches, if the NCAA cares to act.
Crane Kenney: Cubs Will Add At Least 30 More Feet Of Safety Netting At Wrigley Field For 2018"Our goal is to create a safe environment," Kenney says.
The Bernstein Brief: Addison Russell's Nachos Incident A Timely DiversionA comic scene played out played out at Busch Stadium on Monday night.
Bernstein: Wild Bears Win Trumped By Bigger MovementHistory was made across the NFL on Sunday, with more than 130 players demonstrating in the movement against racial oppression.
The Bernstein Brief: Where Was Everybody?There were plenty of open seats for the Cubs-Brewers showdown at Miller Park on Thursday evening.
Bernstein: Adam Silver Is Ahead Of The GameUnlike his counterparts in the other major American sports leagues, Silver is embracing gambling and new television presentation ideas.
The Bernstein Brief: Metrics Favor Addison Russell Over Javier Baez At ShortstopRussell over Baez at shortstop is an easy call after consulting more than just our often fallible memories.
Bernstein: Awful Bears Bring New QB ScrutinyThere is a habit of prefacing criticism of Glennon by saying he is a nice guy, as if it has anything to do with his abilities on the field.
The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Need To Be Really Bad, And FastNBA Draft lottery reform is on the verge of being passed and implemented for 2019.
Cubs' Jake Arrieta To Throw Bullpen Thursday, A Simulated Game, Then Be Back 'As Soon As Possible'Arrieta is working back from a grade-one hamstring strain.
The Bernstein Brief: Brian Urlacher Was A Game-ChangerUrlacher was a type of player we'd never seen before and the best there was at anchoring a Tampa-2 defense.
Bernstein: Tony Romo Needs More Than TricksA comfortable analyst is the equivalent of someone you want next to you at the bar or on the couch, not a know-it-all.
Terry Boers' Memoir Reflecting On 25 Years At The Score Is Available Nov. 15In "The Score of a Lifetime: 25 Years Talking Chicago Sports," Boers recounts many memorable stories and shares personal reflections.
Bernstein: Bears Display What They Are (And What They're Not)The Bears announced their mediocrity and showcased all their limitations in a season-opening loss Sunday.
Kris Bryant, Cubs Set Their Sights On Separating In Division RaceBryant joined the Bernstein & Goff Show on Friday and discussed the importance of staying in the moment.
The Bernstein Brief: Patriots Change The StoryAfter the Patriots dropped Thursday's opener, it's time to change the narrative.
Cubs' Theo Epstein Explains Why Jake Arrieta Returned To FormThe Cubs are expecting Arrieta to miss one or two starts after a hamstring issue earlier this week.

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Bernstein: Stupid Bears Got ConnedThis is bad for the Bears, casting a pall of doubt and distrust over every level of ownership and management, just at the time new energy from the very top spurred the kind of regime change that inspired fans to embrace some hope.
Bernstein: Latest Recovery A Reckoning For RoseLet this comeback be a reconciliation for Rose, and an honest assessment of what player he still wants to be.
Bernstein: The Big Ten's Awful Idea Now we have a better idea what Big Ten officials do behind closed doors in their strategic-planning meetings.
Bernstein: Bulls' Words Don't Tell Whole StoryThe Bulls are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Bernstein: Relaxed Rick Hahn Has Sox In Good PlaceThe relatively young GM is under new pressure to win from a notoriously fickle, cranky fanbase.
Bernstein: Health Concerns Cloud Bulls' OpportunityThe Bulls are set up to make a real run for the first time in the Thibodeau era, if they stay healthy.
Bernstein: Separating Myth From Reality In Bears SearchOff they go on their merry hunt, George McCaskey and Ted Phillips all in tweed and ear-flapped caps, with Ernie Accorsi pacing alongside as their wily guide.
Bernstein: Thibodeau Already Pushing Too HardSo much for the agreement forged between Tom Thibodeau and his bosses.
Bernstein: Bears Defining ThemselvesStill in search of some kind of identity, the Bears may be closer than ever to finding one.
Bernstein: Cubs Unfazed By Rooftops SuitThe Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.
Bernstein: Heat's Struggles Intriguing For BullsThe door may be opening in the Eastern Conference.
Bernstein: End Of Michael Sam TV Show Necessary, Unfortunate Oprah Winfrey’s network is calling it a “postponement,” but it sure seems like the idea of a Michael Sam reality show is dead.

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