Chicago Sports News and Rumors
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs went to see the doctor on Tuesday for an examination of his fractured shoulder, but the visit did not result in clearance to return to the field. That makes it unlikely that Briggs will return to the lineup for the Week 15 …
Share TweetGiven the short week, we’re a little short on links for today’s edition of Bears Essentials. But let’s start with what’s become a hot topic: Josh McCown vs. Jay Cutler. It really shouldn't be that way. It’s OK to appreciate what McCown has done for the …
Cornerback Tim Jennings has earned a new contractUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetWith so many players in contract years, a bevy of defensive issues to rectify and only so much money to go around, re-establishing a viable defense won’t come easy. But cornerback Tim Jennings is proving he’s worth keeping around. Jennings wanted the ch…
Henson, Bucks slip past injury-riddled BullsUpdated 11 hours ago Share TweetJohn Henson had 25 points, 14 rebounds and six blocked shots, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 78-74 on Tuesday night in a matchup of injury-riddled teams trying to break out of a slump.Share TweetJeremiah Ratliff said that his first sack with the Bears felt good, but not necessarily because it came against his former team Monday night. “That’s the way this game is,” the four-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle said. “I really don’t feel anything, to …Share TweetEvery member of the Dallas Cowboys’ defense probably had some soul-searching to do after allowing the Chicago Bears to score on every offensive possession (barring a final kneel down) on Monday night. The Cowboys allowed Josh McCown to throw for 348 yar…Share TweetBears receiver Brandon Marshall says he knew during pregame warmups that the Cowboys couldn’t handle the bitter Chicago cold on Monday night. “We beat Dallas last night before the game started,” Marshall said on ESPN 1000. “When it was [receiver] Alshon…Share TweetThe Chicago Bears defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Monday night before the ball was even kicked off, according to Bears receiver Brandon Marshall, who thinks the chilly conditions affected the visiting team's psyche.
Bucks Neal out with left foot injuryUpdated 14 hours ago Share TweetMilwaukee Bucks guard Gary Neal did not make the trip to Chicago for Tuesday night's game with the Bulls because of plantar fasciitis in his left foot.Source: nba.com
Bulls missing Noah, two other starters vs. BucksUpdated 15 hours ago Share TweetThe Chicago Bulls are missing three starters for Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks after Joakim Noah was sidelined by a bruised right thigh.Source: nba.comShare TweetThe winter meetings finally heated up with the three-team trade sending Mark Trumbo to Arizona.
Adam Eaton on three-way trade to White Sox: ‘Well, that escalated quickly’Updated 18 hours ago Share TweetWell, that escalated quickly... — Adam Eaton (@AdamSpankyEaton) December 10, 2013 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — There are two kinds Adam Eatons in this world of Major League Baseball. The Chicago White Sox are getting the Adam Eaton who plays the outfield, n…Share TweetThe Los Angeles Angels, Chicago White Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a three-team trade that would send Mark Trumbo to Arizona, Adam Eaton to Chicago and pitchers Hector Santiago and Tyler Skaggs to the Angels.
NFL by the numbers – Cowboys previously fired Rob Ryan, but guess who is laughing now?Updated 19 hours ago Share TweetThere are many ways to look at the NFL, but the easiest - and most tedious – method to figure out what is going on is by examining the numbers. Here is a numerical look at the league heading into Week 15: 0 – Punts by the Chicago Bears during a 45-28 vi…Share TweetThe NFL will move the matchup between Chicago and Philadelphia to the prime-time slot on Sunday, Dec. 22.Share TweetCowboys linebacker Sean Lee got an MRI on his neck Tuesday to assess the severity of the damage he sustained when he was forced out of Monday night’s loss to the Bears in the third quarter. The news was as good as the Cowboys could have hoped. Ed Werder…Share TweetJerry Jones said he still has confidence in defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin on Tuesday, one day after the Dallas Cowboys' 45-28 loss to the Chicago Bears.Share TweetThe second overall pick in the 2001 draft by the Chicago Cubs, right-hander Mark Prior came to the majors a year later with all of the promise in the world. Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing 23o pounds with thick legs and a pretty delivery, Prior looked li…
Bulls' Deng to miss second straight gameUpdated 22 hours ago Share TweetLuol Deng (Achilles) and Jimmy Butler (turf toe) will not play Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Source: White Sox, Dodgers wait on UribeUpdated 22 hours ago Share TweetThe Los Angeles Dodgers have offered free agent third baseman Juan Uribe a one-year contract with an option for 2015, while the Chicago White Sox have offered him two guaranteed years, a source told ESPNDeportes.com.Share TweetJosh McCown looked like John Elway, completing 27-of-36 passes for 348 yards, four passing touchdowns and one helicoptering dive into the end zone for a 7-yard touchdown run.
Trumbo All The BuzzDec 10Jon Sciambi, Jerry Crasnick and Keith Law discuss the latest news coming out of the winter meetings, including a three-team trade that sends Mark Trumbo to the Diamondbacks and Yankees GM Brian Cashmans comments on losing Robinson Cano.
Bears QB Controversy?Dec 10The "NFL Live" crew debates whether a healthy Jay Cutler or Josh McCown should be the starting quarterback for the Bears.
Kurt Warner's top 5 QBs for Week 14Dec 10Kurt Warner looks back on the top quarterback performances and ranks them, with a pair of his picks set to square off on NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football."
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman handcuffing the Bears?Dec 10Has Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman handcuffed the team by committing to quarterback Jay Cutler when back-up QB Josh McCown has the hot hand?
Clayton's mailbag -- Debate on low hits resumesDec 10Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…
The Tuesday MailbagDec 10Oh, it was cold last night? The Super Bowl’s outside, in northern New Jersey, in eight weeks. It’s going to be cold then. Maybe not Siberian cold, but cold. You had injuries to deal with last night? You think you’re not going to get more hurt by the fir…
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.