Bears | Bears blow 21-point lead in gut-wrenching 31-28 loss to Broncos
The Bears blew a 21-point lead and collapsed in a 31-28 loss to the Broncos at Soldier Field on Sunday. The Bears drop to 0-4 and have now lost 14 straight games.
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Bears | 3 and Out: Matt Eberflus, Bears collapse in 31-28 loss to Denver BroncosJustin Fields and the Bears built a 28-7 lead Sunday but collapsed in the second half for a stunning 31-28 home loss to the previously winless Denver Broncos. Bears coach Matt Eberflus opted to bypass a go-ahead field goal with less than three minutes remaining, which was just one of several questionable decisions he made Sunday, as the Bears continued to spiral. Here's what you need to know
Cubs | 'There's no bad blood': Cubs' bond is strong despite disappointing finishThe pain for the Cubs of not making the playoffs is there for a couple of reasons. The primary one is the blown wild-card lead, but it cuts deeper than that. This team bonded more than most over the past seven months.
NFL | After critical comments, Bears ask WR Claypool not to attend Sunday's gameBears receiver Chase Claypool did not attend Sunday's game at Soldier Field. The Bears made the 25-year-old receiver inactive prior to the game, and Claypool was not spotted along the team's sideline during Sunday's loss against the Denver Broncos.
Pro Sports | Ryder Cup in Rome stays right at home for the Europeans. The US loses its seventh straight in EuropeThe best collection of players at Marco Simone had flags from their eight countries draped around their shoulders as they took turns clutching and thrusting the gold Ryder Cup, the very trophy that turns them into one nation, one team, with one purpose. The celebration was familiar on European soil, and so was the winner of the Ryder Cup. Team Europe, embarrassed two years at Whistling Straits when it suffered its worst loss to the Americans, got their payback Sunday, along with that 17-inch trophy.
Sports | Five big takeaways from Chicago Bears' epic collapse against Denver BroncosThe Bears lost, again. They are 0-4 and they've lost 14 consecutive games. To make matters worse, they squandered what had been the best passing game of quarterback Justin Fields' career. They blew a 21-point lead on Sunday against the Denver Broncos, losing 31-28. Here are the five big takeaways from Sunday's epic collapse at Soldier Fie
Columns | 6 things as high school football heads into the home stretchThe calendar page from September to October sure seemed to flip in a hurry, and here we are heading into the final three weeks of the high school football season. As Week 6 has just wrapped up, today we offer 6 things you need to know as we come into the home stretch of the 2023 campaign.
Columns | Autumn mellows for Johnny Morris after two remarkable Chicago careersJim O'Donnell says Johnny Morris now stands as the greatest sports/media icon in the history of Our Town. No top-tier Chicago athlete followed between-the-lines heroics with as stellar a career in TV news.
Cubs | Chairman on Cubs season: 'With all the disappointment we have, there's a lot of optimism as well'Just like millions of fans, Tom Ricketts is hurting. A few weeks ago, the Cubs' chairman thought for sure his team would be playing postseason baseball, but a September collapse kept that from happening. Ricketts spoke for almost 15 minutes, addressing Cody Bellinger's impending free-agent status, David Ross' work in the dugout and more.
Columns | Lincicome: In honor of Ryder, other Cups Team USA needs to reclaimBernie Lincicome says like the America's Cup, another piece of obscure hardware which no one knew we had until we lost it, I began to wonder how many other sporting insults have been hurled at our sacred character without us knowing, and how they might be redeemed. Below is only a partial list.
Columns | Baseball Way Back: Dunston remembers his road to WrigleyShawon Dunston, who had 11 opening day starts at shortstop for the Cubs, even more than another famous Cubs shortstop, Mr. Cub Ernie Banks reflects on his start in the majors. Dunston he is proud to have grown up in Brooklyn. His hero was his dad, Jack Dunston, a barber and cab driver who passed away 10 years ago. "The reason why I'm successful is because of my dad," he said. Although he loved all sports, his passion was baseball.
White Sox | Fitting end to White Sox's miserable season -- another lossThe White Sox's dismal season finally came to an end Sunday, but not until the 11th inning. The Sox lost to the Padres 2-1 at Guaranteed Rate Field and they finished with a 61-101 record.
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