NFL explains why it overturned Allen Robinson’s TD catch

Bears receiver Allen Robinson pleads his case Sunday. | Getty The play was called a touchdown on the field, but it was reviewed and overturned. ATLANTA — Nick Foles’ first touchdown as the Bears quarterback Sunday counted for maybe three minutes. On third-and-6 from the 21 in the third quarter, Foles lofted a pass deep […]

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Allen Robinson: ‘We know where we stand’ on contract talks

Giants cornerback James Bradberry intercepts a pass intended for Allen Robinson on Sunday. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Allen Robinson remains frustrated about the pace of contract extension talks. Allen Robinson remains frustrated about the pace of contract extension talks. The Bears receiver was curt Wednesday when asked whether negotiations had progressed, one week […]

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What’s going on with Bears WR Allen Robinson, K Cairo Santos and WR Ted Ginn?

Bradberry helped hold Robinson to 33 yards and ripped an interception out of his hands. | AP Photos Beyond the obvious stars of Sunday afternoon, a look at three important players for the Bears. The Bears’ win over the Giants on Sunday was wild for a 17-13 game. Mitch Trubisky was phenomenal, then he fizzled. […]

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Bears players continue campaign for WR Allen Robinson’s contract extension

Robinson caught 98 passes for 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns last season. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Robinson said he’ll table his dispute with Bears management, but his teammates have been taking up his cause. The apparent truce between wide receiver Allen Robinson and Bears management did not quiet teammates calling for general manager Ryan Pace […]

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Allen Robinson insists contract issue won’t be a distraction

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said the lack of a contract extension will not impact his focus or approach this season. “It’s my job,” he said. “to play well on Sundays and help my offense and help my team get better every week and win games.” | Paul Sancya/AP Photos Bears coach Matt Nagy confident […]

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Allen Robinson addresses contract negotiations with Bears

Bears receiver Allen Robinson said he expects to finish the season with the team. “We’re in the clear with that,” Robinson said Wednesday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images Seeking a contract extension, Robinson deleted references to the Bears in his Instagram and Twitter accounts — and had his representatives inquire about a trade if a new […]

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Halas Intrigue Episode 117: The Emergency Allen Robinson Podcast

The Bears and Allen Robinson don’t appear to be close to a contract extension. | Nam Y. Huh/AP What’s the next step as the Bears’ relationship with Allen Robinson appears to be hitting the rocks. Patrick Finley, Mark Potash and Jason Lieser break down Allen Robinson’s contract stalemate and the Bears wide receiver being at […]

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Another self-inflicted mess as Bears bungle WR Allen Robinson’s contract extension

Robinson leads the Bears with 1,985 yards from scrimmage over the last three seasons. | AP Photos Robinson is an “unbelievable” player who does everything right, coach Matt Nagy says, and no one has been more productive for the Bears on offense the last three seasons. So why can’t Ryan Pace get a deal done? […]

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As contract talks stall, Bears WR Allen Robinson requests trade: source

Allen Robinson is in the final season of a three-year, $42 million contract. | AP Photos The Bears’ best offensive player would’ve preferred to go into this season with a contract extension, but it hasn’t happened. Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson has wanted a long-term contract with the team and has talked openly about it […]

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1st-and-10: Allen Robinson sends a message — and Bears need to take notice

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (12) had five receptions for 74 yards against the Lions on Sunday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images The Bears wide receiver — who doesn’t make waves — seemed to express frustration with negotiations on a long-term contract when he eliminated references to the Bears in his Instagram and Twitter accounts. It […]

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Allen Robinson sends a message — and Bears need to take notice

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (12) had five receptions for 74 yards against the Lions on Sunday. | Nic Antaya/Getty Images The Bears wide receiver — who doesn’t make waves — seemed to express frustration with negotiations on a long-term contract when he eliminated references to the Bears in his Instagram and Twitter accounts. It […]

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Ken Robinson, Who Preached Creativity in Teaching, Dies at 70

Ken Robinson, a dynamic, influential proponent of stimulating the creativity of students that has too often been squelched by schools in the service of conformity, died on Aug. 21 at his home in London. He was 70. His daughter, Kate Robinson, said the cause was cancer. A British-born teacher, author and lecturer, Mr. Robinson viewed […]

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Bears’ top 2 receivers will be key for Mitch Trubisky

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson (12) is congratulated by wide receiver Anthony Miller (17) after Robinson scored a touchdown against the Dolphins in 2018. | AP Photos The Bears leaned on their receivers last year because they had to — a spate of injuries left them the worst tight end room in the game. This year, […]

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With Bears’ questionable WR depth, everything rides on Allen Robinson

Robinson led the Bears in total offensive yardage (1,149) and touchdowns (seven) last season. | AP Photos The week the Bears practiced without Robinson revealed something very problematic: It’s very dicey behind him. Allen Robinson’s twisted ankle was the most harrowing injury of Bears training camp. Don’t worry. Robinson is fine. He always is. He […]

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Bears’ Allen Robinson: Big Ten shouldn’t rush to return to football

Bears receiver Allen Robinson celebrates a touchdown last year. | Tim Ireland/AP “I probably would say that I don’t think they should play,” he said, “and I know that a lot of college players may hate hearing that.” On a day in which President Donald Trump tried to make the potential return of Big Ten […]

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After 8 months to make a deal, no contract extension yet for Bears WR Allen Robinson

Robinson led the Bears with 98 catches, 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns last season. | AP Photos A deal that should’ve been automatic is anything but, and Robinson doesn’t seem to know why it hasn’t happened. This should’ve been the easiest deal in the history of contract extensions. Allen Robinson is a 1,000-yard wide receiver […]

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Much to Bears’ relief, WR Allen Robinson back at practice after week-plus out

Robinson was one of the top wide receivers in the NFL last season with 98 catches, 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns. | AP Photos After going more than a week without their top playmaker, the Bears got a boost Monday with the return of wide receiver Allen Robinson. That offense looks considerably better with him […]

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Cliff Robinson, UConn Star Who Played 18 N.B.A. Seasons, Dies at 53

Cliff Robinson, the 6-foot-10-inch forward and center who led the University of Connecticut to the 1988 National Invitation Tournament championship when the Huskies had yet to become a national collegiate power, and who played for 18 seasons in the N.B.A., died on Saturday at his home in Portland, Ore. He was 53. The cause was […]

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Ex-UConn star, top NBA sixth man Cliff Robinson dies at 53

Former NBA All-Star Clifford Robinson, who played for the Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, Detroit Pistons, Golden State Warriors and New Jersey Nets, has has passed away. He was 53 years old. JERSEY CITY, NJ – OCTOBER 01: Cliff Robinson attends Birdies For Breast Cancer Presents 2012 Celebrity Golf Classic hosted by Christie Kerr at […]

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Cliff Robinson: 5 Things To Know About NBA Legend & ‘Survivor’ Alum Dead At 53

Cliff Robinson, who shot to fame in the NBA many years ago, has tragically passed at the age of 53. His alma mater UConn was the one to announce the devastating news on Saturday, August 29. “The UConn Basketball family mourns the loss of a legendary player and person, Clifford Robinson,” they tweeted above a […]

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‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman dead of cancer at 43

LOS ANGELES — Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said. He was 43. Boseman died at his home in the Los Angeles area with his wife and family by his […]

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MLB created Jackie Robinson Day, but the NBA is showing them how to honor it

The story of Jackie Robinson is this: The Dodgers led, and Major League Baseball followed. On Jackie Robinson Day, the story could have been the same, with a new and timely purpose: The Dodgers led, and MLB followed. Friday marked 75 years to the day that Dodgers President Branch Rickey told Robinson the team would […]

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Dodgers’ Mookie Betts narrates MLB video tribute to Jackie Robinson

As baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day on Friday, Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts narrated a profound and pointed video shared by MLB’s social media accounts. In the 90-second clip, Betts talks over images of Robinson, other Black players of the past and present, and people marching in protest of discrimination and injustice. “I cannot say I […]

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