Football season is over but the battle over an National Football League labor agreement continues. The NFL’s collective bargaining agreement expires at the end of the day Thursday. If players and owners can’t hash out a new agreement there will be a lockout.
NFL players who suffer violent blows to the head in games will be evaluated for possible concussions by using a new system of tests in the 2011-2012 season, according to reports.The news comes after a season in which head injuries made headlines in sports coverage, as the NFL levied record fines aga
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says his NFC Championship Game bet with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn involves team colors and some volunteer time.Walker says the losing governor of the bet on Sunday's Green Bay Packers-Chicago Bears game will volunteer in a food pantry in the winner's state wearing a
Sunday the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers will meet to decide who will represent the NFC in the 2011 Super Bowl. But there’s a whole lot more at stake in this game: The teams haven’t met in the post-season since 1941.
As the Bears get set to host the Seattle Seahawks in their divisional playoff this Sunday, Chicagoans are starting to come together like they did when the Blackhawks glided toward hockey’s Stanley Cup last spring.The excitement brings to mind some words of a 19th century German philosopher: &l
The Chicago Bears are in Miami Thursday night to face the Dolphins.It's been a short week for the Bears, who are coming off a victory over Minnesota that propelled the team into a first place tie with the Green Bay Packers.One key for the 6-3 Bears has been the recent improved play by the offensive