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Bears shouldn't have let Lovie Smith go

The Chicago Bears shouldn't have let Lovie Smith go. He and the Bears had nine great seasons! They could have had many more.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am

AL HAMNIK: Today's sports headlines much to do about nothing

The Philadelphia Eagles want Brian Kelly as their new coach. Alas, Notre Dame football is doomed.

January 12, 2013 5:00 pm
Bears fire coach Lovie Smith after 9 seasons

Bears fire coach Lovie Smith after 9 seasons

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears reached the Super Bowl under coach Lovie Smith and consistently boasted a formidable defense.

December 31, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Bears fans have reason to party even harder now

Happy New Year. We got our wish.

December 31, 2012 5:15 pm Photos

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Briggs joins Marshall in unloading on Packers

Briggs joins Marshall in unloading on Packers

LAKE FOREST | The NFL's oldest rivals are spicing up their Sunday showdown with some serious trash talk.

December 13, 2012 10:00 pm
Bears' Marshall spreads holiday jeer toward Green Bay Packers

Bears' Marshall spreads holiday jeer toward Green Bay Packers

LAKE FOREST | Suddenly, without warning, the Charlie Brown Christmas Theme filled the media room at Halas Hall on Wednesday.

December 12, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Lovie Smith's coaching future with Bears is on hold

AL HAMNIK: Lovie Smith's coaching future with Bears is on hold

Once upon a time the Bears were 7-1, with all their takeaways and return touchdowns, and Jay Cutler saying he had so many offensive weapons, "it was crazy."

December 10, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Bears' defense hasn't reached 'monster' status yet

AL HAMNIK: Bears' defense hasn't reached 'monster' status yet

CHICAGO | Bears' wins are comical when their defense is at the wheel and running over anyone in the way.

October 27, 2012 6:00 pm
AL HAMNIK: Cutler's MNF toughness should send a message to all

AL HAMNIK: Cutler's MNF toughness should send a message to all

CHICAGO | Goodbye Super Bowl. Farewell New Orleans. The season is over. When do the Bulls open?

October 23, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Bears GM defends Cutler as franchise quarterback

Bears GM defends Cutler as franchise quarterback

LAKE FOREST | Bears general manager Phil Emery defended Jay Cutler as a franchise quarterback Wednesday and shrugged off recent sideline incidents with left tackle J'Marcus Webb and offensive coordinator Mike Tice.

October 10, 2012 5:30 pm
Cutler back to normal with Bears?

Cutler back to normal with Bears?

CHICAGO | The Bears offense appears to be back in sync, even if the same might not be true of quarterback Jay Cutler and his offensive coordinator.

October 02, 2012 10:00 pm
Giants find running game in loss to Bears

Giants find running game in loss to Bears

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | The Bears are still looking for a little more from their offense with a game left in the preseason.

August 25, 2012 10:00 pm

JOHN DOHERTY: Urlacher's status on 'kneed' to know basis

Perhaps you don't recall the play. It was late in the January season finale against the Vikings when Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher and safety Major Wright arrived at the same spot in the end zone at the same time.

August 13, 2012 6:45 pm
Free agency helps, draft the key

Free agency helps, draft the key

NEW YORK | The haul in free agency and through trades has strengthened the Broncos, Bills and Bears. Now comes the lifeblood of any NFL team: the draft.

April 25, 2012 10:00 pm
Bears fire Angelo, Martz resigns, Smith stays

Bears fire Angelo, Martz resigns, Smith stays

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears won four division titles and reached the Super Bowl while Jerry Angelo was general manager. They also crumbled in a big way this season.

January 03, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Bears play for pride with postseason out of reach

Bears play for pride with postseason out of reach

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears thought they were headed to the playoffs not too long ago. Now, they can forget about that.

December 26, 2011 10:00 pm
AL HAMNIK: Smith sees sunny skies in Bears' gloomy outlook

AL HAMNIK: Smith sees sunny skies in Bears' gloomy outlook

There could be a torrential downpour and Lovie Smith would see only the sun.

December 05, 2011 10:00 pm
Bears sign Smith to 2-year extension

Bears sign Smith to 2-year extension

CHICAGO | Out of patience after three straight playoff misses, many Bears fans were calling for coach Lovie Smith to be fired a year ago.

February 25, 2011 1:25 pm
Bears' Angelo, Smith run interference for QB Cutler

Bears' Angelo, Smith run interference for QB Cutler

LAKE FOREST | Bears' General Manager Jerry Angelo and coach Lovie Smith circled the wagons Monday afternoon. They pulled their fallen leader out from under the social media stampede and fired back in self defense.

January 24, 2011 10:00 pm
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