December 4, 2011 |
Kyle Orton's triumphant return to Soldier Field wasn't so triumphant Sunday. Orton checked into the game to start the second quarter after Kansas City Chiefs starting quarterback Tyler Palko was pulled. On Orton's first play, the Chiefs got tricky, trying a flea flicker. But when Orton unloaded a pass intended for Jon Baldwin, his hand hit Bear Major Wright on his follow through. Orton went down immediately, clutched his right index finger, then stood up and motioned to the Chiefs sideline while holding his hand awkwardly.
April 19, 2012 |
Travel + Leisure Magazine released a "Best Cities for Hipsters" list , and Chicago is number 14 on the list of 37 cities. While Seattle tops the list for being "ahead of the curve," some others are pretty predictable. Check out the top 20 below: 1. Seattle 2. Portland, Ore. 3. San Francisco 4. New Orleans 5. Portland, Maine 6. Providence 7. Austin, Tex. 8. San Juan, Puerto Rico 9. Philadelphia, 10. Denver 11. Savannah 12. New York City 13. Santa Fe 14. Chicago 15. San Diego 16....
May 7, 2013 |
There could be new grub to chomp on while watching the Bears next season at Soldier Field. The Chicago Park District board of commissioners on Wednesday will consider authorizing the district to enter into a 10-year food management contract with Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services LLC . The Philadelphia-based company beat out two other proposals evaluated by the Park District and the Bears to provide food and beverage services at...
September 17, 2012 |
The most concise, helpful statistic in all of sports is upon us. "Magic number. " As I write this, the White Sox have a magic number of 16. What does that mean? It's simple. A magic number is the number of wins or opponent losses that will ensure a division title for a first-place team. So a magic number of 16 means if the Sox win 16 of their last 17 games, they will win the American League Central Division. Or it could mean that if the Sox lose ALL of their last 17 games, and the Detroit Tigers lose all but one of their last 17 games, then...
December 18, 2011 |
It was one of those days in the NFL. The Green Bay Packers who looked so unbeatable the first 14 weeks of the season suddenly looked average against unlikely giant slayer Kansas City. And who were two of the stars of the Chiefs' win? Ex-Bears Kyle Orton and Thomas Jones. That's gotta hurt, right Bears fans? And down Interstate 65 in Indianapolis, the Colts got their first win of the season by toppling Tennessee 27-13. The bad news for the Colts? The team confirmed quarterback Peyton Manning will not play this season, even after news leaked that he had...
February 22, 2012
"All in" is sooo 2011. The revamped White Sox in 2012, appropriately, have adopted a new slogan: "Appreciate the game. " "The 'All In' thing got abused last year," reliever Matt Thornton said. "I'm glad that one is over with, and it didn't work out well, anyway. It's one of those things I can't wait to get out on the field and start playing games. " "Appreciate the game" joins "the kids can play," "good guys wear black" and "grinder rules" in the pantheon of Sox slogans.