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  1. John Fox hiring brings promise of stability, discipline and order...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Bears' hiring of John Fox brings a promise of stability, discipline and order to the organization.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2015
  2. McCaskeys make a popular decision on Bears' coach, GM firings

    Melissa Isaacson

    By the time the team sent out a two-sentence news release at 10:03 a.m. ET Monday, "Bears Make Change At General Manager And Head Coach Positions," millions of printed words and countless hours of talk perhaps had already determined that the most tho...

    Blog | December 29, 2014
  3. Twitter tough-guy act needs to stop

    Michael C. Wright

    Let's kick off today's spin around the Chicago Bears beat with colleague Melissa Isaacson's thorough piece about the Twitter harassment Marc Trestman's daughters were subjected to during and after the team's 55-14 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Fo...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  4. Chicago Bears' humiliating streak is result of top-to-bottom fail...

    Melissa Isaacson

    The string of humiliating defeats by Chicago Bears just wouldn't happen to the Bulls or Blackhawks.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  5. Why Adrian Peterson Should Not Be Allowed to Play Again This Year...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Now that Adrian Peterson has pled down his felony child abuse charges and will likely avoid jail time, the inevitable question pops up: When should he be allowed back on the NFL field? Why it's important that Roger Goodell not let him play in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014
  6. Why Gloria Allred Is Taking On The NFL

    Melissa Isaacson

    Some call her a lightning rod, others call her a publicity hound. But civil rights attorney Gloria Allred says, so what? Maybe that's exactly what this issue needs.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  7. The Complicated Case of 'Good Guy' Adrian Peterson

    Melissa Isaacson

    Adrian Peterson has long been considered one of the "good guys" in the NFL. But his recent arrest has to make you reconsider the labels we put on athletes, Melissa Isaacson writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  8. W Debate: Does the NFL's domestic violence stance change your fee...

    Does the handling of off-field issues affect your feelings about a sport? Melissa Isaacson and Michelle Smith debate the NFL's new stance on domestic violence....

    Page | Conversation
  9. Wilson gets early looks at No. 3 WR spot

    Melissa Isaacson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- In order to win the job and establish himself as the No. 3 receiver behind one of the best duos in the league, all Marquess Wilson has to do is establish the trust of a quarterback who does not exactly hand it out like Halloween ...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  10. Unproven backups competing behind Forte

    Melissa Isaacson

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Churning up a toboggan hill as part of his offseason conditioning program in a suburban Chicago park, Matt Forte apparently stopped long enough only to urge on and, yes, ride his workout partner. "He killed me," said Michael F...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  11. GM Phil Emery dives right into free agency

    Melissa Isaacson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- There are few people who can describe free agency as "wild" and "fun" (not counting the guys getting multimillion-dollar offers thrown at them) and be as believable as Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery was Wednesday. Wh...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  12. Bears counting on Houston to be disruptive

    Melissa Isaacson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Boldly promising the "Monsters of the Midway are back," while evoking the names and nicknames of Bears legends Walter Payton, Gayle Sayers and Dick Butkus, Lamarr Houston welcomed himself to Chicago on Wednesday in a big way. ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  13. espnW -- Tracking NFL opportunities for women

    Melissa Isaacson

    There are high-ranking women in the NFL, if only a few on the football side. Their paths may highlight the route to other top jobs.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  14. With door open, Chicago Bears fall flat

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Bears still can win the NFC North, but they looked nothing like a playoff team in an embarrassing loss to the Eagles, writes Melissa Isaacson.

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2013
  15. Lance Briggs prepares to aid Chicago Bears' playoff push

    Melissa Isaacson

    The Bears' depleted defense will get a lift when Lance Briggs returns to action.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2013
  16. Mike Ditka owes Hall of Fame career to Dallas Cowboys

    Melissa Isaacson

    Mike Ditka's latest honor could have happened only because of what the Cowboys did for him.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013