The Bears-Packers rivalry was never limited to the fans. Two long-standing leaders also helped cement the contentious relationship: George Halas of the Bears and Vince Lombardi of the Packers were NFL giants.
The Chicago Bears are celebrating their win over the Atlanta Falcons in the season opener at Soldier Field. The Bears won 30-12 Sunday.Brian Urlacher had an interception and returned a fumble for a touchdown and Jay Cutler threw for 312 yards and two scores.
The Chicago Bears are hoping their pre-season training pays off as they get ready to kick off the regular season Sunday. In meeting with reporters earlier this week, veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher said the Bears aren't the top seed this year and that's fine with him."
The Chicago Bears play their final pre-season game Thursday night, taking on the Cleveland Browns at 7:00 p.m. So far in pre-season action, the Bears have gone 1-and-2.They have until Saturday to trim their roster down to 53 players.
The White Sox, yes the Chicago White Sox, could have a shot at the playoffs this year. They just won five in a row so, with a little luck and some decent play, the South Siders could see postseason action. Meanwhile, Thursday the Bears wrap up their preseason business.
Soldier Field officials say they're working with the Chicago Bears to make sure a new field is installed in time for the team's Sept. 11 home opener against the Atlanta Falcons.The Bears canceled a practice earlier this month because the field's turf was deemed unsafe for players.
Jim Hendry was fired from his post as Chicago Cubs general manager on Friday. His long tenure with the franchise was marked by some rather long-term contracts--some stand to affect the club for years to come. Of course the Cubs don’t have a lock on bad contracts.