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Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Counts On Our Hypocrisy

The NFL is a guilty pleasure that became guiltier last week.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2014

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Hail On The Redskins

Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise

06/20/2014

Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Should Blackhawks Head Away From The Indian Logo?

The Hawks’ Indian head logo isn’t directly disrespectful, but it’s inherently uncomfortable.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Matt Forte. (David Banks/ Getty Images)

Durkin’s Playbook: Breaking Down Bears’ High/Low Concept

The high/low attack can stretch the defense vertically and horizontally if executed correctly.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. (Getty Images)

50 Senators Sign Letter Urging NFL To Change Redskins Name

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has repeatedly stated the nickname isn’t changing.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

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Bears Claim WR Josh Bellamy Off Waivers

Bellamy has yet to record a reception in the NFL.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

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Keidel: The NFL, ‘N’ Word, And Censorship

The NFL is considering a heavy tax on it, citing the fact that the gridiron is a workplace, and thus they can control the language and lexicon of its players. It’s probably the most delicate and toxic topic we’ll ever discuss in sports.

02/28/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Will Chicago Make A Play To Host Super Bowl?

Chicago can make a good case to host a Super Bowl, and 2019 is the next chance for a cold-weather city.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

LeSean McCoy  carries the ball with pressure from David Bass. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears A Total Buzz-Kill

Delusions of grandeur danced in the back of your mind like so many sugarplum fairies. Admit it.

670 The Score–12/22/2013

Roy Helu #29 of the Washington Redskins scores the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bears during an NFL game at FedExField on October 20, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Bears A Bad Dream

Figuring out what was meaningful from a game like that requires an unusual approach.

670 The Score–10/20/2013

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

Washington Redskins. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Helping You Defend Using The Washington Football Team Name

Being a sports fan is illogical. But then there is the really illogical of sports illogical.

670 The Score–10/18/2013

Jon Bostic. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Briggs A Linebacking Mentor To Bostic

Lance Briggs is good for Jon Bostic.

670 The Score–10/17/2013

Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Costas: Redskins Name ‘An Insult, A Slur’

The crusade to change the mascot of the Washington Redskins just received an endorsement from a high-profile TV personality.

670 The Score–10/14/2013

Bud Selig. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Bud Selig’s Reign Of Terror Is Over

Tim Baffoe addresses Bud Selig’s pending retirement in his weekly mailbag.

670 The Score–09/27/2013

Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Baker’s Dozen: Looking In The Mirror To Tackle A Tough Subject

Respect is the only name of the game.

670 The Score–09/20/2013

Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock People Agreeing With Rick Reilly’s Awful Washington Football Column

This isn’t difficult. A team’s name is rooted in the genocide of a people. That’s not an opinion.

670 The Score–09/20/2013

Washington Redskins.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’m Fighting Ignorance By Ignoring A Team Name

Change looks to be coming. And I’m going to get on the right side of history now.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2013

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NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team Offenses

This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.

08/26/2013

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NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player Losses

Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…

08/19/2013

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