This was a stupid fight, and it was stupid when we didn’t know such clauses even existed. Both sides wanted to make Smith a line in the sand.
One player was an 18th-round pick, the other a 19th-round pick, proving two things: You never know, and you really never know in baseball.
Doesn’t it figure that, of all the teams in the NFL, this ham-handed franchise is at the center of a big mess, with Roquan Smith still unsigned?
Being a good quarterback is what matters. Leadership is nice. Performance is everything. Be good first, lead later. Not the other way around.
At least the Bears QB didn’t throw an interception, a step up from Bourbonnais, where he had completed a lot of training-camp passes to the defense.
It’s difficult to stick to sports when the leader of the most powerful country in the world takes the time to call a basketball player stupid.
Until Virginia McCaskey or another family member is holding up the Lombardi Trophy to an adoring Chicago, everything else is wrapping paper.
We found out there’s more to the former Bears linebacker than he ever let on while he was playing. He finally let us in Saturday night in Canton.
The Hall of Famer didn’t know he would end up being a great football player, as odd as that might seem for someone as physically blessed as he was.
One question stops all the nonsense that has been said about the Cub: Why wouldn’t he pitch if he physically could? There is no reasonable answer.
There’s something unpleasant about dragging the rookie into this over money, when the real focus of the new helmet rule should be player safety.
Once in a while, an athlete comes along who leaves you feeling blessed that he graced your city, no matter how much time he spent there.
For the team to get to where it wants to go this season, it will need an extra helping of faith the rest of the way.
Taken individually, his gimmicks would be enjoyable. Taken together, they feel like a lounge act, with Joe singing to the candelabra on his piano.
American sports fans will forgive the little things and the big things, as long as it involves the right uniform. It’s not a good look on anyone.