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Rick Telander

Sports columnist

Rick Telander is a sports columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times.

The Deshaun Watson lawsuit saga raises the troubling question of how much NFL teams will endure to land a great QB.
Only recently have many athletes felt free to take their issues public.
Playing quarterback for the long-backward Bears might sound great, but there are pitfalls everywhere.
Ailing Bears legend meets with our Rick Telander, who says star DT warrants closer look for induction.
NBA
Too much time to brood obviously has this columnist in a foul mood.
The league has evolved into a three-point shooter’s dream, but the Bulls don’t seem to have received the message.
As Earth Day approaches, let’s all commit to do our part to help the world solve this crisis.
With a little push and some marketing, women’s college hoops can hit the stratosphere.
As 75-year-old Mike Krzyzewski prepares to step away, his capacity to genuinely feel for his players might be his greatest legacy.