From Friday night in suburban Indianapolis to Sunday afternoon in Chicago, sports medics had their hands full last weekend — with the athletes being the least of their worries.
CHICAGO | For much of Sunday morning, between the threat of potential cloudbursts and damaging winds, the brave souls venturing into Soldier Field thought they had this one figured out.
Rain pounds Soldier Field as storm rolls through Chicago. Video by The Times' Al Hamnik.
Bears fans try to get the attention of players after the game.
There are a few great games this week, but everyone's talking about the one that is supposed to be an epic blowout.
N.Y. Giants (0-5) at Bears (3-2)
LAKE FOREST, Ill. | On the surface, this would seem like an easy one for the Bears. They're trying to get back to winning against a team that hasn't won a game all season.
Now that I keep track of my activity when I'm awake and know exactly what the percentages are on light and deep sleep, I have pinpointed exactly where the problem lies: There are not enough hours in the day. Furthermore, this is not a time management issue, or the result of a lack of balance…
An American flag sitting on top of Soldier Field flies Thursday as fog sifts through the Trump Tower, from left, and the Prudential and Aon buildings in downtown Chicago.
Hobart's Ted Karras Sr. was all smiles last weekend, though at the moment, those memories are fading fast.
CHICAGO | What weapons? What wide-open offense? Off-road vehicles run smoother than the Bears' offense did in the first half Sunday.
CHICAGO | He may be a wide receiver as well as a cornerback these days, but at his core Christian Searles remains a defensive player first.
CHICAGO | Jordan Palmer is not the Bears' starting quarterback, though you'd never know a guy fighting for the lowly No. 3 spot on the depth chart could be out of his skull with excitement.
CHICAGO | Bears coach Marc Trestman is so darn optimistic, always upbeat and positive, never a discouraging word to anyone.
Soldier Field will surely be the place for music fans to congregate Friday when Bon Jovi opens the new North American leg of the "Because We Can" Tour.
From the Rolling Stones to Taylor Swift to Beyonce, many a household name is making their way to venues throughout the country this summer, with Chicago stops on their schedule.
Bears tight end Kellen Davis fumbles as he is tackled by Houston Texans safety Danieal Manning in the Nov. 11 game in Chicago.
DYER | Maybe she imagined punting to Devin Hester ... or not punting to Devin Hester.
The Bears hope to have quarterback Jay Cutler (6) back for Sunday's game against Minnesota.
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