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.