Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander remembers Bears legendary running back Walter Payton, who died 18 years ago today, Nov. 1, 1999.
RICK TELANDER: Cubs satisfied hunger for title last season, but Nationals are still starving
Teams in the NFL can lose close games forever. Superstars win you the nail-biters. And the Bears have no superstars.
Political viewpoints and sports make for strange bedfellows, but they sleep together every night. They have to.
TELANDER: The Cubs may have had the best team in baseball last season — by far — but dreams vanish from night to night, year to year.
The Cubs were a dynasty in the early 1900s. MLB claimed they continued to win in spite of the ‘Good of the League’ and might’ve conspired against them
After only two seasons, Cubs’ manager already holds place among Chicago’s legendary coaches and managers.
TELANDER: Javy Baez’s new World Series title tattoo is par for the course in sports and society.
The difference between being 1-1 or 0-2 in the World Series is beyond huge.
It’s basically life or death, game-wise. …
After a Cy Young Award-winning season in 2015, right-hander enters the NLDS as the team’s No. 3 starter and no longer a sure thing