For the Bears, it ranks as one of the great might-have-been’s, behind perhaps only the late Jim Finks’ near-miss effort at hiring Bill Walsh to coach the Bears.


Veteran outside linebacker Sam Acho hadn't practiced with the Bears all week and was already ruled out for Sunday's NFC North showdown with the Green Bay Packers.


The Cubs scratched Kyle Schwarber from Wednesday’s lineup with right rib soreness and can only hope this isn’t a serious injury for their hard-charging rookie.


The Bears used their 2015 second-round draft choice on Florida State’s Eddie Goldman with the plan for him to be the nose tackle in their new 3-4 scheme eventually and for a long time.