The Bernstein Brief: Heady Move By Illinois Youth SoccerIllinois' youth soccer governing body banned headers for kids 10 and under.
The Bernstein Brief: Bulls' Stock PlungingBulls stock is cheap. Anyone interested?
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.