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Breaking down the Bears halfway through a disappointing season

Breaking down the Bears halfway through a disappointing season

Halfway through the Bears’ season — which hasn’t gone according to plan — the Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley analyzes what’s gone wrong and what to expect the rest of the way: Read full article: Breaking down the Bears halfway through ...→

Breaking down the Bears halfway through a disappointing season

Breaking down the Bears halfway through a disappointing season

Halfway through the Bears’ season — which hasn’t gone according to plan — the Sun-Times’ Patrick Finley analyzes what’s gone wrong and what to expect the rest of the way: Read full article: Breaking down the Bears halfway through ...→

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Deng signed a one-day contract last month so he could retire a Bull, and the team gave him his night. Deng had many memories, but being named an All-Star headlined it. Read full article: Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit...→

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

Still, the promise — or threat? — of Trubisky taking even a small step gives each remaining game some sort of say in the future of the franchise. It gives the games stakes.... If he’s not on the field, what is there to watch? Backup quarterback Chase Daniel, who’s not under contract next year? David Montgomery’s race to average more than 50 yards in a game? Edge rusher Khalil Mack trying to beat yet another tripl Read full article: The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of...→

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the building Bears

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the building Bears

The Bears should not want to be the Rams when they grow up: they mortgaged future first-round draft picks and salary-cap space to go all-in — and might have already peaked. Read full article: Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautio...→

The highs and lows of an underperforming Bears season

The highs and lows of an underperforming Bears season

Halfway through the Bears’ season — which hasn’t gone according to plan — the Sun-Times’ Mark Potash analyzes what’s gone wrong and what to expect the rest of the way: Read full article: The highs and lows of an underperforming...→

Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Season Slipping Away

Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Season Slipping Away

Coach Matt Nagy insisted there is a silver lining somewhere for the Chicago Bears. It's just hard to find at the moment. The defending NFC North champions are reeling after four straight losses and eyeing their... Read full article: Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Se...→

Rozner: Bears' season slipping away after fourth straight loss

Rozner: Bears' season slipping away after fourth straight loss

The Bears keep saying they have to be better. It didn't happen Sunday in a fourth straight defeat. Read full article: Rozner: Bears' season slipping away afte...→

Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only meeting to clear the air after blowout

Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only meeting to clear the air after blowout

"I think that’s huge," cornerback Prince Amukamara said. "I think that’s when guys can really be transparent and genuine, and it’s a safe place." Read full article: Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only me...→

This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre Dame-Michigan, Bulls open regular season

This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre Dame-Michigan, Bulls open regular season

Like a bridge over troubled water, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has stepped in for injured Drew Brees and led the Saints to victory in each of his four starts. In related news, we’re afraid to Google "Teddy Bridgewater" and "bridge over troubled water" lest we find out just how many times that bit has been tried. Read full article: This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre ...→

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Howie Kendrick, hit a grand slam in the top of the tenth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers historic season came to a disappointing end in dramatic fashion, 7-3, to the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of... Read full article: Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappo...→

2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match disappointing season

2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match disappointing season

When a $240-million team wins 84 games, there aren’t going to be a lot of good grades. Take out your pencils for the final Red Sox report card of the season: Dave Dombrowski, F There was no pitchin… Read full article: 2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match d...→

Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCovey Cove During Off-Season

Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCovey Cove During Off-Season

The San Francisco Giants are planning a major off-season renovation of the area around McCovey Cove, including designs for a waterfront park, tide pools and protections against sea level rise. Read full article: Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCove...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 4 victory over Vikings

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 4 victory over Vikings

Mitch Trubisky exits after the first series, Chase Daniel keeps the offense afloat and the defense dominates as Bears improve to 3-1. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears has season in danger

Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears has season in danger

After loss to ASU and injury to Chase Garbers, Cal will head to Oregon in suddenly precarious position. Read full article: Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears ...→

It’s not too late to plan for the tax season ahead | WTOP

It’s not too late to plan for the tax season ahead | WTOP

A late start to planning for the tax season ahead is better than not planning at all. There are still some things you can do so that you’re prepared for 2020. Read full article: It’s not too late to plan for the tax se...→

Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ biggest questions after Week 1

Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ biggest questions after Week 1

Mitch Trubisky wasn’t just rusty against the Packers, he was bad in every facet of playing the position — leaving doubt about Matt Nagy’s insistence that Trubisky is a better QB this season Read full article: Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ bi...→

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

The three most prominent names in the organization — the GM, coach and quarterback — have each had a hand in the Bears’ demise. Who keeps their job? Read full article: Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit...→

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears need Mitch Trubisky to be part of that march to the season’s inevitable end — even if he’s limping all the way. Read full article: The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of...→

Best and worst of the first half of the Chicago Bears’ season

Best and worst of the first half of the Chicago Bears’ season

It’s mostly bad, actually. A grade for Matt Nagy, a look at how to proceed at QB and one word to describe Khalil Mack’s season. Read full article: Best and worst of the first half of the ...→

Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of Bears’ stumbling offense

Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of Bears’ stumbling offense

Cohen was the Bears’ most used and most productive offensive player last season, but he’s not even on track for half of that output in 2019. Read full article: Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of...→

Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets team’s season high for total yardage

Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets team’s season high for total yardage

It didn’t matter that the Chargers were on the alert for Montgomery getting the ball throughout Sunday’s game. He ran for 135 yards anyway. Read full article: Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets te...→

Disappointing Browns will look to revive season against the Patriots

Disappointing Browns will look to revive season against the Patriots

Instead of the usual laughing stocks, the Cleveland Browns were supposed to be an elite super power, making a legitimate challenge to be the AFC’s representative in the Super Bowl. When the Patriot… Read full article: Disappointing Browns will look to revive...→

How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for Joel Embiid this season

How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for Joel Embiid this season

The Sixers suffered a painful lesson in the playoffs last season. For Elton Brand and Joel Embiid, that has been a source of inspiration for a new approach. Read full article: How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for ...→

Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Record Breaking 2019 Season

Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Record Breaking 2019 Season

The Houston Astros broke a team record by winning 107 games over the 2019 season. There has been talk that this is one of the greatest teams to ever take the field. Both Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are vying for the Cy Young Award as they have each dominated opponents by collecting more than 300 strikeouts and won 20 or more games. Alex Bregman is a legitimate MVP candidate being... Read full article: Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Reco...→

Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappointing Season

Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappointing Season

Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein is set to address the media at Wrigley Field on Monday after the team missed the postseason for the first time in five years. Read full article: Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappoint...→

Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointing 2019 Season at .500

Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointing 2019 Season at .500

A season that started with expectations and promise ended in disappointment Sunday as the Phillies lost to the Marlins, 4-3, to finish 2019 at 81-81 - and no playoffs for the eighth straight year. Read full article: Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointi...→

Rockies Insider: The three best and three worst moments of Colorado’s disappointing 2019 season

Rockies Insider: The three best and three worst moments of Colorado’s disappointing 2019 season

Here are the three best moments, and the three worst, from a year that started with World Series hopes and ended in a frighteningly opposite reality. Read full article: Rockies Insider: The three best and thre...→

Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Tauchman, Tom Murphy more salt in the open wound of a disappointing Rockies season

Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Tauchman, Tom Murphy more salt in the open wound of a disappointing Rockies season

As the Rockies flounder, a couple former draft picks who were homegrown in the Colorado farm system are flourishing like they never did in the stifling mile high air. Read full article: Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Ta...→

With Wildfire Season Peaking, Don’t Forget Pets in Your Disaster Plan - Times of San Diego

September is the peak of wildfire season, so it's a great time to prepare a disaster plan and kit — and include your pets. Read full article: With Wildfire Season Peaking, Don’t Forg...→

Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to questions of confidence, job security

Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to questions of confidence, job security

It looked like kicker stress was in the past for the Bears when Pineiro knocked down a 53-yarder to beat the Broncos, but his season accuracy has slipped below what Cody Parkey hit in 2018. Read full article: Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to ...→

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

Bears general manager Ryan Pace likes to say he operates with a “no regrets” mentality. Rams general manager Les Snead and McVay, meanwhile, seek to blast every last regret to smithereens. Read full article: Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautio...→

Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test Bears’ culture as season slides away

Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test Bears’ culture as season slides away

Once the playoffs are off the table, NFL teams fight all kinds of locker-room trouble. But coach Matt Nagy believes the Bears will keep it together no matter what. Read full article: Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test B...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 9 loss to Eagles

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 9 loss to Eagles

The Bears didn’t record a first down until the final minute of the second quarter. It was the worst stretch in a dreadful year for the offense. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise After Disappointing Performance Against New Orleans

Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise After Disappointing Performance Against New Orleans

Matt Nagy says the blinders are up for the Bears as they try to block out all the outside noise and negativity coming off their worst performance in his tenure. Read full article: Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise ...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 7 loss to Saints

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 7 loss to Saints

Two weeks of self-scouting, retooling and wearing out dry-erase boards in Halas Hall got coach Matt Nagy nowhere. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Howie Kendrick, hit a grand slam in the top of the tenth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers historic season came to a disappointing end in dramatic fashion, 7-3, to the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of... Read full article: Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappo...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down wild Week 5 loss to Raiders

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down wild Week 5 loss to Raiders

A disastrous first half gave way to a thrilling second half, but the Bears fall short in London. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

10 numbers that explain the Phillies' disappointing 2019 season

10 numbers that explain the Phillies' disappointing 2019 season

In an attempt to postmortem the ugliness we had to sit through during our summer, here's a look at 10 interesting numbers that help to explain the season that was: Read full article: 10 numbers that explain the Phillies' di...→

What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky, gives the Bears their best chance of winning the Super Bowl this season?

What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky, gives the Bears their best chance of winning the Super Bowl this season?

One game is all it took to remind us that Daniel is so much more confident with the ball in his hands than Trubisky is. His throws are more accurate. He sees the field better. Read full article: What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky...→

Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves Nolan Arenado wondering what direction Rockies are headed

Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves Nolan Arenado wondering what direction Rockies are headed

Nolan Arenado, speaking softly, chose his words carefully. He’d been asked to assess what went wrong with the Rockies’ season and to take a glimpse into the team’s future. Read full article: Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves...→

Fabian Moreau active, to make season debut for Redskins vs. Bears

Fabian Moreau active, to make season debut for Redskins vs. Bears

The Washington Redskins’ secondary isn’t fully healthy, but they will be getting some much needed help Monday when cornerback Fabian Moreau will make his season debut against the Chicago Bears. Read full article: Fabian Moreau active, to make season deb...→

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on season-ending injury: 'I can only trust God's plan'

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on season-ending injury: 'I can only trust God's plan'

 Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reacted to the "shocking and heartbreaking" news that he would have to get season-ending surgery by saying he's going to trust God. Read full article: Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger ...→

Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappointing’ season as he approaches the final year of his contract

Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappointing’ season as he approaches the final year of his contract

Simmons has struggled offensively in a season in which he’s been on the injured list twice. Most shortstops are in their 20s, and Simmons will be looking for a new contract at 31, presenting … Read full article: Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappoint...→

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Deng signed a one-day contract last month so he could retire a Bull, and the team gave him his night. Deng had many memories, but being named an All-Star headlined it. Read full article: Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit...→

Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to questions of confidence, job security

Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to questions of confidence, job security

It looked like kicker stress was in the past for the Bears when Pineiro knocked down a 53-yarder to beat the Broncos, but his season accuracy has slipped below what Cody Parkey hit in 2018. Read full article: Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to ...→

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears need Mitch Trubisky to be part of that march to the season’s inevitable end — even if he’s limping all the way. Read full article: The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of...→

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

Bears general manager Ryan Pace likes to say he operates with a “no regrets” mentality. Rams general manager Les Snead and McVay, meanwhile, seek to blast every last regret to smithereens. Read full article: Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautio...→

The highs and lows of an underperforming Bears season

The highs and lows of an underperforming Bears season

Halfway through the Bears’ season — which hasn’t gone according to plan — the Sun-Times’ Mark Potash analyzes what’s gone wrong and what to expect the rest of the way: Read full article: The highs and lows of an underperforming...→

Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test Bears’ culture as season slides away

Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test Bears’ culture as season slides away

Once the playoffs are off the table, NFL teams fight all kinds of locker-room trouble. But coach Matt Nagy believes the Bears will keep it together no matter what. Read full article: Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test B...→

Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of Bears’ stumbling offense

Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of Bears’ stumbling offense

Cohen was the Bears’ most used and most productive offensive player last season, but he’s not even on track for half of that output in 2019. Read full article: Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of...→

Rozner: Bears' season slipping away after fourth straight loss

Rozner: Bears' season slipping away after fourth straight loss

The Bears keep saying they have to be better. It didn't happen Sunday in a fourth straight defeat. Read full article: Rozner: Bears' season slipping away afte...→

Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise After Disappointing Performance Against New Orleans

Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise After Disappointing Performance Against New Orleans

Matt Nagy says the blinders are up for the Bears as they try to block out all the outside noise and negativity coming off their worst performance in his tenure. Read full article: Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise ...→

Disappointing Browns will look to revive season against the Patriots

Disappointing Browns will look to revive season against the Patriots

Instead of the usual laughing stocks, the Cleveland Browns were supposed to be an elite super power, making a legitimate challenge to be the AFC’s representative in the Super Bowl. When the Patriot… Read full article: Disappointing Browns will look to revive...→

This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre Dame-Michigan, Bulls open regular season

This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre Dame-Michigan, Bulls open regular season

Like a bridge over troubled water, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has stepped in for injured Drew Brees and led the Saints to victory in each of his four starts. In related news, we’re afraid to Google "Teddy Bridgewater" and "bridge over troubled water" lest we find out just how many times that bit has been tried. Read full article: This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre ...→

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Howie Kendrick, hit a grand slam in the top of the tenth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers historic season came to a disappointing end in dramatic fashion, 7-3, to the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of... Read full article: Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappo...→

How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for Joel Embiid this season

How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for Joel Embiid this season

The Sixers suffered a painful lesson in the playoffs last season. For Elton Brand and Joel Embiid, that has been a source of inspiration for a new approach. Read full article: How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for ...→

2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match disappointing season

2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match disappointing season

When a $240-million team wins 84 games, there aren’t going to be a lot of good grades. Take out your pencils for the final Red Sox report card of the season: Dave Dombrowski, F There was no pitchin… Read full article: 2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match d...→

10 numbers that explain the Phillies' disappointing 2019 season

10 numbers that explain the Phillies' disappointing 2019 season

In an attempt to postmortem the ugliness we had to sit through during our summer, here's a look at 10 interesting numbers that help to explain the season that was: Read full article: 10 numbers that explain the Phillies' di...→

Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappointing Season

Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappointing Season

Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein is set to address the media at Wrigley Field on Monday after the team missed the postseason for the first time in five years. Read full article: Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappoint...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 4 victory over Vikings

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 4 victory over Vikings

Mitch Trubisky exits after the first series, Chase Daniel keeps the offense afloat and the defense dominates as Bears improve to 3-1. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves Nolan Arenado wondering what direction Rockies are headed

Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves Nolan Arenado wondering what direction Rockies are headed

Nolan Arenado, speaking softly, chose his words carefully. He’d been asked to assess what went wrong with the Rockies’ season and to take a glimpse into the team’s future. Read full article: Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves...→

Rockies Insider: The three best and three worst moments of Colorado’s disappointing 2019 season

Rockies Insider: The three best and three worst moments of Colorado’s disappointing 2019 season

Here are the three best moments, and the three worst, from a year that started with World Series hopes and ended in a frighteningly opposite reality. Read full article: Rockies Insider: The three best and thre...→

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on season-ending injury: 'I can only trust God's plan'

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on season-ending injury: 'I can only trust God's plan'

 Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reacted to the "shocking and heartbreaking" news that he would have to get season-ending surgery by saying he's going to trust God. Read full article: Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger ...→

With Wildfire Season Peaking, Don’t Forget Pets in Your Disaster Plan - Times of San Diego

September is the peak of wildfire season, so it's a great time to prepare a disaster plan and kit — and include your pets. Read full article: With Wildfire Season Peaking, Don’t Forg...→

Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ biggest questions after Week 1

Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ biggest questions after Week 1

Mitch Trubisky wasn’t just rusty against the Packers, he was bad in every facet of playing the position — leaving doubt about Matt Nagy’s insistence that Trubisky is a better QB this season Read full article: Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ bi...→

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

The three most prominent names in the organization — the GM, coach and quarterback — have each had a hand in the Bears’ demise. Who keeps their job? Read full article: Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit...→

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

Still, the promise — or threat? — of Trubisky taking even a small step gives each remaining game some sort of say in the future of the franchise. It gives the games stakes.... If he’s not on the field, what is there to watch? Backup quarterback Chase Daniel, who’s not under contract next year? David Montgomery’s race to average more than 50 yards in a game? Edge rusher Khalil Mack trying to beat yet another tripl Read full article: The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of...→

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the building Bears

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the building Bears

The Bears should not want to be the Rams when they grow up: they mortgaged future first-round draft picks and salary-cap space to go all-in — and might have already peaked. Read full article: Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautio...→

Best and worst of the first half of the Chicago Bears’ season

Best and worst of the first half of the Chicago Bears’ season

It’s mostly bad, actually. A grade for Matt Nagy, a look at how to proceed at QB and one word to describe Khalil Mack’s season. Read full article: Best and worst of the first half of the ...→

Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Season Slipping Away

Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Season Slipping Away

Coach Matt Nagy insisted there is a silver lining somewhere for the Chicago Bears. It's just hard to find at the moment. The defending NFC North champions are reeling after four straight losses and eyeing their... Read full article: Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Se...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 9 loss to Eagles

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 9 loss to Eagles

The Bears didn’t record a first down until the final minute of the second quarter. It was the worst stretch in a dreadful year for the offense. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets team’s season high for total yardage

Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets team’s season high for total yardage

It didn’t matter that the Chargers were on the alert for Montgomery getting the ball throughout Sunday’s game. He ran for 135 yards anyway. Read full article: Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets te...→

Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only meeting to clear the air after blowout

Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only meeting to clear the air after blowout

"I think that’s huge," cornerback Prince Amukamara said. "I think that’s when guys can really be transparent and genuine, and it’s a safe place." Read full article: Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only me...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 7 loss to Saints

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 7 loss to Saints

Two weeks of self-scouting, retooling and wearing out dry-erase boards in Halas Hall got coach Matt Nagy nowhere. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Howie Kendrick, hit a grand slam in the top of the tenth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers historic season came to a disappointing end in dramatic fashion, 7-3, to the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of... Read full article: Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappo...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down wild Week 5 loss to Raiders

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down wild Week 5 loss to Raiders

A disastrous first half gave way to a thrilling second half, but the Bears fall short in London. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Record Breaking 2019 Season

Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Record Breaking 2019 Season

The Houston Astros broke a team record by winning 107 games over the 2019 season. There has been talk that this is one of the greatest teams to ever take the field. Both Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are vying for the Cy Young Award as they have each dominated opponents by collecting more than 300 strikeouts and won 20 or more games. Alex Bregman is a legitimate MVP candidate being... Read full article: Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Reco...→

Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCovey Cove During Off-Season

Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCovey Cove During Off-Season

The San Francisco Giants are planning a major off-season renovation of the area around McCovey Cove, including designs for a waterfront park, tide pools and protections against sea level rise. Read full article: Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCove...→

What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky, gives the Bears their best chance of winning the Super Bowl this season?

What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky, gives the Bears their best chance of winning the Super Bowl this season?

One game is all it took to remind us that Daniel is so much more confident with the ball in his hands than Trubisky is. His throws are more accurate. He sees the field better. Read full article: What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky...→

Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointing 2019 Season at .500

Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointing 2019 Season at .500

A season that started with expectations and promise ended in disappointment Sunday as the Phillies lost to the Marlins, 4-3, to finish 2019 at 81-81 - and no playoffs for the eighth straight year. Read full article: Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointi...→

Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears has season in danger

Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears has season in danger

After loss to ASU and injury to Chase Garbers, Cal will head to Oregon in suddenly precarious position. Read full article: Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears ...→

Fabian Moreau active, to make season debut for Redskins vs. Bears

Fabian Moreau active, to make season debut for Redskins vs. Bears

The Washington Redskins’ secondary isn’t fully healthy, but they will be getting some much needed help Monday when cornerback Fabian Moreau will make his season debut against the Chicago Bears. Read full article: Fabian Moreau active, to make season deb...→

Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Tauchman, Tom Murphy more salt in the open wound of a disappointing Rockies season

Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Tauchman, Tom Murphy more salt in the open wound of a disappointing Rockies season

As the Rockies flounder, a couple former draft picks who were homegrown in the Colorado farm system are flourishing like they never did in the stifling mile high air. Read full article: Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Ta...→

It’s not too late to plan for the tax season ahead | WTOP

It’s not too late to plan for the tax season ahead | WTOP

A late start to planning for the tax season ahead is better than not planning at all. There are still some things you can do so that you’re prepared for 2020. Read full article: It’s not too late to plan for the tax se...→

Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappointing’ season as he approaches the final year of his contract

Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappointing’ season as he approaches the final year of his contract

Simmons has struggled offensively in a season in which he’s been on the injured list twice. Most shortstops are in their 20s, and Simmons will be looking for a new contract at 31, presenting … Read full article: Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappoint...→

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Deng signed a one-day contract last month so he could retire a Bull, and the team gave him his night. Deng had many memories, but being named an All-Star headlined it. Read full article: Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit...→

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit bottom in Bears’ embarrassing season

The three most prominent names in the organization — the GM, coach and quarterback — have each had a hand in the Bears’ demise. Who keeps their job? Read full article: Ryan Pace, Matt Nagy, Mitch Trubisky hit...→

Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to questions of confidence, job security

Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to questions of confidence, job security

It looked like kicker stress was in the past for the Bears when Pineiro knocked down a 53-yarder to beat the Broncos, but his season accuracy has slipped below what Cody Parkey hit in 2018. Read full article: Bears K Eddy Pineiro’s season slides to ...→

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

Still, the promise — or threat? — of Trubisky taking even a small step gives each remaining game some sort of say in the future of the franchise. It gives the games stakes.... If he’s not on the field, what is there to watch? Backup quarterback Chase Daniel, who’s not under contract next year? David Montgomery’s race to average more than 50 yards in a game? Edge rusher Khalil Mack trying to beat yet another tripl Read full article: The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of...→

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of the season unless Mitch Trubisky plays

The Bears need Mitch Trubisky to be part of that march to the season’s inevitable end — even if he’s limping all the way. Read full article: The Bears will be irrelevant the rest of...→

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the Bears

Bears general manager Ryan Pace likes to say he operates with a “no regrets” mentality. Rams general manager Les Snead and McVay, meanwhile, seek to blast every last regret to smithereens. Read full article: Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautio...→

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the building Bears

Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautionary tale for the building Bears

The Bears should not want to be the Rams when they grow up: they mortgaged future first-round draft picks and salary-cap space to go all-in — and might have already peaked. Read full article: Why the Rams’ long-term plan is a cautio...→

The highs and lows of an underperforming Bears season

The highs and lows of an underperforming Bears season

Halfway through the Bears’ season — which hasn’t gone according to plan — the Sun-Times’ Mark Potash analyzes what’s gone wrong and what to expect the rest of the way: Read full article: The highs and lows of an underperforming...→

Best and worst of the first half of the Chicago Bears’ season

Best and worst of the first half of the Chicago Bears’ season

It’s mostly bad, actually. A grade for Matt Nagy, a look at how to proceed at QB and one word to describe Khalil Mack’s season. Read full article: Best and worst of the first half of the ...→

Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test Bears’ culture as season slides away

Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test Bears’ culture as season slides away

Once the playoffs are off the table, NFL teams fight all kinds of locker-room trouble. But coach Matt Nagy believes the Bears will keep it together no matter what. Read full article: Breaking bad? Loss to Lions would test B...→

Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Season Slipping Away

Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Season Slipping Away

Coach Matt Nagy insisted there is a silver lining somewhere for the Chicago Bears. It's just hard to find at the moment. The defending NFC North champions are reeling after four straight losses and eyeing their... Read full article: Nagy Searches for Answers With Bears' Se...→

Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of Bears’ stumbling offense

Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of Bears’ stumbling offense

Cohen was the Bears’ most used and most productive offensive player last season, but he’s not even on track for half of that output in 2019. Read full article: Tarik Cohen’s quiet season reflective of...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 9 loss to Eagles

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 9 loss to Eagles

The Bears didn’t record a first down until the final minute of the second quarter. It was the worst stretch in a dreadful year for the offense. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Rozner: Bears' season slipping away after fourth straight loss

Rozner: Bears' season slipping away after fourth straight loss

The Bears keep saying they have to be better. It didn't happen Sunday in a fourth straight defeat. Read full article: Rozner: Bears' season slipping away afte...→

Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets team’s season high for total yardage

Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets team’s season high for total yardage

It didn’t matter that the Chargers were on the alert for Montgomery getting the ball throughout Sunday’s game. He ran for 135 yards anyway. Read full article: Bears notes: RB David Montgomery sets te...→

Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise After Disappointing Performance Against New Orleans

Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise After Disappointing Performance Against New Orleans

Matt Nagy says the blinders are up for the Bears as they try to block out all the outside noise and negativity coming off their worst performance in his tenure. Read full article: Bears Trying To Block Out Outside Noise ...→

Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only meeting to clear the air after blowout

Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only meeting to clear the air after blowout

"I think that’s huge," cornerback Prince Amukamara said. "I think that’s when guys can really be transparent and genuine, and it’s a safe place." Read full article: Vowing unity, Bears plan players-only me...→

Disappointing Browns will look to revive season against the Patriots

Disappointing Browns will look to revive season against the Patriots

Instead of the usual laughing stocks, the Cleveland Browns were supposed to be an elite super power, making a legitimate challenge to be the AFC’s representative in the Super Bowl. When the Patriot… Read full article: Disappointing Browns will look to revive...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 7 loss to Saints

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 7 loss to Saints

Two weeks of self-scouting, retooling and wearing out dry-erase boards in Halas Hall got coach Matt Nagy nowhere. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre Dame-Michigan, Bulls open regular season

This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre Dame-Michigan, Bulls open regular season

Like a bridge over troubled water, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has stepped in for injured Drew Brees and led the Saints to victory in each of his four starts. In related news, we’re afraid to Google "Teddy Bridgewater" and "bridge over troubled water" lest we find out just how many times that bit has been tried. Read full article: This You Gotta See: Bears-Saints, Notre ...→

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Howie Kendrick, hit a grand slam in the top of the tenth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers historic season came to a disappointing end in dramatic fashion, 7-3, to the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of... Read full article: Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappo...→

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappointing End

Howie Kendrick, hit a grand slam in the top of the tenth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers historic season came to a disappointing end in dramatic fashion, 7-3, to the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of... Read full article: Dodgers Historic Season Comes to Disappo...→

How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for Joel Embiid this season

How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for Joel Embiid this season

The Sixers suffered a painful lesson in the playoffs last season. For Elton Brand and Joel Embiid, that has been a source of inspiration for a new approach. Read full article: How pain, defeat shaped Sixers plan for ...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down wild Week 5 loss to Raiders

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down wild Week 5 loss to Raiders

A disastrous first half gave way to a thrilling second half, but the Bears fall short in London. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match disappointing season

2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match disappointing season

When a $240-million team wins 84 games, there aren’t going to be a lot of good grades. Take out your pencils for the final Red Sox report card of the season: Dave Dombrowski, F There was no pitchin… Read full article: 2019 Red Sox report card: Grades match d...→

Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Record Breaking 2019 Season

Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Record Breaking 2019 Season

The Houston Astros broke a team record by winning 107 games over the 2019 season. There has been talk that this is one of the greatest teams to ever take the field. Both Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are vying for the Cy Young Award as they have each dominated opponents by collecting more than 300 strikeouts and won 20 or more games. Alex Bregman is a legitimate MVP candidate being... Read full article: Our Favorite Photos from the Astros Reco...→

10 numbers that explain the Phillies' disappointing 2019 season

10 numbers that explain the Phillies' disappointing 2019 season

In an attempt to postmortem the ugliness we had to sit through during our summer, here's a look at 10 interesting numbers that help to explain the season that was: Read full article: 10 numbers that explain the Phillies' di...→

Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCovey Cove During Off-Season

Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCovey Cove During Off-Season

The San Francisco Giants are planning a major off-season renovation of the area around McCovey Cove, including designs for a waterfront park, tide pools and protections against sea level rise. Read full article: Giants Plan Major Renovations For McCove...→

Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappointing Season

Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappointing Season

Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein is set to address the media at Wrigley Field on Monday after the team missed the postseason for the first time in five years. Read full article: Theo Epstein to Address Cubs' Disappoint...→

What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky, gives the Bears their best chance of winning the Super Bowl this season?

What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky, gives the Bears their best chance of winning the Super Bowl this season?

One game is all it took to remind us that Daniel is so much more confident with the ball in his hands than Trubisky is. His throws are more accurate. He sees the field better. Read full article: What if Chase Daniel, not Mitch Trubisky...→

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 4 victory over Vikings

Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking down Week 4 victory over Vikings

Mitch Trubisky exits after the first series, Chase Daniel keeps the offense afloat and the defense dominates as Bears improve to 3-1. Read full article: Halas Intrigue Bears Report: Breaking do...→

Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointing 2019 Season at .500

Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointing 2019 Season at .500

A season that started with expectations and promise ended in disappointment Sunday as the Phillies lost to the Marlins, 4-3, to finish 2019 at 81-81 - and no playoffs for the eighth straight year. Read full article: Gabe Kapler, Phillies Finish Disappointi...→

Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves Nolan Arenado wondering what direction Rockies are headed

Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves Nolan Arenado wondering what direction Rockies are headed

Nolan Arenado, speaking softly, chose his words carefully. He’d been asked to assess what went wrong with the Rockies’ season and to take a glimpse into the team’s future. Read full article: Rock Bottom: Disappointing season leaves...→

Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears has season in danger

Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears has season in danger

After loss to ASU and injury to Chase Garbers, Cal will head to Oregon in suddenly precarious position. Read full article: Takeaways: A costly night for Cal Bears ...→

Rockies Insider: The three best and three worst moments of Colorado’s disappointing 2019 season

Rockies Insider: The three best and three worst moments of Colorado’s disappointing 2019 season

Here are the three best moments, and the three worst, from a year that started with World Series hopes and ended in a frighteningly opposite reality. Read full article: Rockies Insider: The three best and thre...→

Fabian Moreau active, to make season debut for Redskins vs. Bears

Fabian Moreau active, to make season debut for Redskins vs. Bears

The Washington Redskins’ secondary isn’t fully healthy, but they will be getting some much needed help Monday when cornerback Fabian Moreau will make his season debut against the Chicago Bears. Read full article: Fabian Moreau active, to make season deb...→

Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Tauchman, Tom Murphy more salt in the open wound of a disappointing Rockies season

Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Tauchman, Tom Murphy more salt in the open wound of a disappointing Rockies season

As the Rockies flounder, a couple former draft picks who were homegrown in the Colorado farm system are flourishing like they never did in the stifling mile high air. Read full article: Newman: Breakout performances by Mike Ta...→

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on season-ending injury: 'I can only trust God's plan'

Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger on season-ending injury: 'I can only trust God's plan'

 Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger reacted to the "shocking and heartbreaking" news that he would have to get season-ending surgery by saying he's going to trust God. Read full article: Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger ...→

It’s not too late to plan for the tax season ahead | WTOP

It’s not too late to plan for the tax season ahead | WTOP

A late start to planning for the tax season ahead is better than not planning at all. There are still some things you can do so that you’re prepared for 2020. Read full article: It’s not too late to plan for the tax se...→

With Wildfire Season Peaking, Don’t Forget Pets in Your Disaster Plan - Times of San Diego

September is the peak of wildfire season, so it's a great time to prepare a disaster plan and kit — and include your pets. Read full article: With Wildfire Season Peaking, Don’t Forg...→

Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappointing’ season as he approaches the final year of his contract

Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappointing’ season as he approaches the final year of his contract

Simmons has struggled offensively in a season in which he’s been on the injured list twice. Most shortstops are in their 20s, and Simmons will be looking for a new contract at 31, presenting … Read full article: Andrelton Simmons wraps up a ‘disappoint...→

Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ biggest questions after Week 1

Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ biggest questions after Week 1

Mitch Trubisky wasn’t just rusty against the Packers, he was bad in every facet of playing the position — leaving doubt about Matt Nagy’s insistence that Trubisky is a better QB this season Read full article: Mark Potash: Breaking down the Bears’ bi...→