Greg Couch

Greg earned the 2007 Peter Lisagor Award as the best sports columnist in the Chicagoland area for his work with the Chicago Sun-Times, where he started as a college football writer in 1997 before becoming a general columnist in 2003. He also won a Lisagor in 2016 for his commentary in RollingStone.com and The Guardian. Couch penned articles and columns for CNN.com/Bleacher Report, AOL Fanhouse, and The Sporting News and contributed as a writer and on-air analyst for FoxSports.com and Fox Sports 1 TV. In his journalistic roles, Couch has covered the grandest stages of tennis from Wimbledon to the Olympics, among numerous national and international sporting spectacles. He also won first place awards from the U.S. Tennis Writers Association for his event coverage and column writing on the sport in 2010.

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NFL
Greg Couch

Couch: Brady’s Assault On The Playoffs Is Not The Same Old Story

When old athletes hang on and pull out one more moment, it’s always thrilling, encouraging, heart-warming, inspirational. George Foreman won the heavyweight title at 45. Jack Nicklaus won the Masters at 46. Before that, Jimmy Connors, well past his expiration date, almost won the US Open. Tom Brady is 43, but a football season isn’t

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NBA
Greg Couch

Couch: With Harden Deal, Nets Are Megateam, But For How Long?

It’s going to be hard not to stare. James Harden, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant all together on one court at the same time on one team, the Brooklyn Nets? With one basketball? This is an explosion waiting to happen, with only rookie coach Steve “White Privilege’’ Nash to hold it together. He can’t. He

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NFL
Greg Couch

Couch: Bears Bring Back GM And Coach, Proving The Team Is Not Serious

There is an old football saying that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting the Chicago Bears to find a quarterback. Bears ownership made that official Wednesday, announcing that they’re bringing back two Bears culprits for another season:  1) General manager Ryan Pace, whose job will be to find another

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NCAAF
Greg Couch

Couch: Buckeyes Have Had Enough Rules Bent For Them Already

Ohio State doesn’t have a COVID problem. It’s just claiming it does because it needs time so quarterback Justin Fields can heal up and be fully ready for the national championship game against Alabama. That’s assuming Ohio State doesn’t chicken out of the game entirely. I read that on Twitter, so it must be true.

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NFL
Greg Couch

Couch: Bears Punch Playoff Ticket, Win Super Bowl of Mediocrity

Last year, the Chicago Bears went 8-8 and missed the playoffs. This year, they went 8-8 and made the playoffs. I guess that’s what the Bears call progress, though they wouldn’t have made it this year either, if the NFL hadn’t expanded the postseason and taken more teams. So it’s not as if the Bears

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