Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was in a pretty good groove; that was until he broke his thumb. The offense felt balanced, the team was riding a five-game winning streak and the table seemed set for backup quarterback Caleb Hanie. However, the results were mixed.
Overshadowed by Jay Cutler's injury during yesterday's game was Devin Hester's brilliant acting turn on ESPN's NFL Countdown. ESPN's Kenny Mayne came to town last week to shoot a sketch for the pre-game broadcast.And guess who they called? That's right, Kate James!
The world of Chicago sports had its ups and downs over the weekend: The Cubs named Dale Sveum as the new manager, the Blackhawks lost twice and the Bears won their fifth-straight game with a victory against San Diego Chargers.
dDid I read this right in the New York Times? 32,000 people gathered on or by the Brooklyn Bridge for the Occupy Wall St. march yesterday? And in Chicago, right at rush hour, protesters shut down the LaSalle Street bridge here in Chicago.
The Detroit Lions have always been division foes. But more like the Milwaukee Bucks rather than the Detroit Pistons. More like the Houston Astros than the St. Louis Cardinals. But what the Lions lack in football skill, they make up for in just being dirty.
Some Chicago Bears are reacting to the firing of long-time Penn State Head football coach Joe Paterno.Paterno was fired from the position Wednesday night amid a child sex abuse scandal involving former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.Bears' defensive Tackle Anthony Adams played for Penn State f