Family members of Dave Duerson, a former Chicago Bears player, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL. Duerson played safety for the Bears in the 1980s, including the Bears Super Bowl-winning season.
On Sunday, thousands will descend on the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to watch the New York Giants and the New England Patriots vie for the NFL's championship title. City officials are bracing for the crowds--and the extra money that will flow through its coffers.
The Chicago Bears won big against the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field Sunday night.At halftime the Bears led 26 to 3, and the final score was equally comfortable: Bears 39, Vikings 10.Bears quarterback Jay Cutler threw for 267 yards and wide receiver Devin Hester ran back a 98-yard kickoff return
The 1985 Chicago Bears were on a roll. On October 13 they'd invaded San Francisco and returned home with a decisive victory over the 49ers. By beating the defending Super Bowl champs that Sunday afternoon, the Bears had run their record to 6-0.Now it was just past midnight, early Monday morning.
The Chicago Bears will have new grass to play on this Sunday, just in time for their game against Green Bay.Last season, the field drew complaints from both opposing teams and the Bears for being hard to play on and having ruts.
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.