Bernstein: Study Confirms Football's True DangerThe mundane action of football is causing more brain damage than concussions.
Bernstein: Bears Coach Matt Nagy More Open With Media, For NowWe're already smarter about what we will see because of something the coach told us.
Bernstein: The Mystery Of 76ers' Markelle FultzFultz's broken shot is strange for basketball, but it has precedence in baseball and golf.
Bernstein: Cubs Do Right Thing For SafetyThere will be a marked increase in the amount of protective netting at Wrigley Field when the 2018 season starts.
The Bernstein Brief: It's Tom Brady And 3 Other GuysThe likes of Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Ben Roethlisberger will watch with the rest of us.
Bernstein: Bears Actually Doing It RightFor so long, Bears hirings have been clunky and weird, too often with an uncertain chain of command. Not now.
The Bernstein Brief: Bulls' Lauri Markkanen Has His MomentMarkkanen had 33 points and a monster dunk as the Bulls prevailed under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden.
Bernstein: LaVar Ball A Bother To NBA CoachesRick Carlisle attacked the messenger, while Steve Kerr lamented the Ball phenomenon as part of a larger trend.
Bernstein: Ryan Pace's Quiet Search For New Bears Coach Keeps Us GuessingPace has revealed almost nothing about the criteria for the job, the size of the candidates' pool or the nature of the interviews.
Bernstein: Fans Thank Athletes In New, Better WayBills fans came up big for Andy Dalton's charity after he and the Bengals sent Buffalo into the playoffs.
Bernstein: Hall Of Fame Finalist Brian Urlacher Deserves First-Ballot HonorRay Lewis' candidacy shouldn't affect Urlacher's stature in any way, no matter what history says.
Bernstein: Bears Muddle Message On Confusing DayTed Phillips and George McCaskey only added ambiguity for no good reason after extending Ryan Pace.