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Martellus Bennett has never been at a loss for words or emotion, and he expects similar behavior from others. So it was interesting to follow his logic after the Bears’ 27-19 Monday night win over the New York Jets, which included his two touchdown rece…Upvote Share Tweet
The Bears deserve to be 2-1. Have they had a little bit of luck — or maybe a lot? Absolutely. But show me a winning team that hasn’t. The Bears’ passing game can run with any team in the NFL today, and the defense, while still very suspect, has shown so…Upvote Share Tweet
Toews' OT goal lifts Blackhawks to 2-1 preseason win over Red WingsNHL.com 47 minutes agoCHICAGO - Jonathan Toews deflected in defenceman Duncan Keith's shot from the left point 3:01 into overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 preseason victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. Toews moved to the slot after pass...Upvote Share Tweet
Castillo's HR in 10th Lifts Cubs Over Cards 4-3nytimes.com 47 minutes agoWelington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the NL Central race Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com 1 hour agoYour browser does not support iframes. For some reason Academy Award winning actor and star of Snow Dogs Cuba Gooding Jr. took part in a puck shooting contest at the United Center Tuesday, during intermission between the Blackhawks-Red Wings exhibition …Upvote Share Tweet
Rose gives $1M to Chicago school programESPN.com 1 hour agoChicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is donating $1 million to After School Matters, a Chicago-based non-profit organizUpvote Share Tweet
Jared Allen facing familiar foe in search of first sacksuntimes.com 1 hour agoThis week, Jared Allen will watch himself chasing Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. “The best way to prepare is to watch tape of yourself going against somebody,” the Bears veteran defensive end said. He’ll like what he sees. With the Vikings, Allen r…Upvote Share TweetMiguel Cabrera's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Detroit Tigers to a key 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Holliday reaches 20 homers in ninth straight seasonMLB.com 2 hours agoMatt Holliday on Tuesday secured his ninth straight 20-home run season with a game-tying, two-run shot into the left-center bleachers against the Cubs at Wrigley Field.Upvote Share Tweet
Man wins $57K off of $5 bet, thanks to BearsESPN.com 3 hours agoTwo parlay wagers potentially worth $57,000 each were in play during the Monday Night game between the Chicago Bears and New York Jets.Upvote Share Tweet
Renteria: 'Difficult' for Starlin to return this seasonMLB.com 4 hours agoCubs shortstop Starlin Castro continues to rehab his left ankle, injured Sept. 2 in an awkward slide at home plate, but his season is likely over, manager Rick Renteria said Tuesday. Castro was hoping to play before the regular season ends Sunday, but h…Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs to immediately begin Wrigley renovationMLB.com 5 hours agoThe Cubs will begin work this weekend on the Wrigley Field renovation plan, which starts with the expansion of the bleachers and installation of a video scoreboard in left field.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoJets coach Rex Ryan says there’s no dissension within the locker room about the starting quarterback situation. After Geno Smith had a rough game in Monday night’s loss to the Bears, there’s been some talk on the outside that the Jets should turn to Mic…Upvote Share Tweet
Chargers sign RB Shaun Draughnprofootballtalk.com 5 hours agoAs expected, the Chargers have moved to bolster their running back depth. The club announced the signing of ex-Bears tailback Shaun Draughn on Tuesday. Draughn tried out for San Diego today before signing, a league source told PFT. Draughn, 26, played i…Upvote Share TweetMARK POTASH: Bears coach Marc Trestman warned us last week about putting rookie Kyle Fuller in the Hall of Fame too soon.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 9 hours agoA weekly look at what the Chicago Bears must fix: For most teams, allowing 4.4 yards per rush isn’t what you’d describe as playing winning football. But for the Bears, who gave up 5.8 yards per attempt in the opener and 4.7 in Week 2, every little impro…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com 9 hours agoWASHINGTON - With Alex Ovechkin wearing flip-flops and a borrowed pair of baseball pants on a warm start-of-autumn day, the Washington Capitals have unveiled the uniforms they'll wear when they host the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL's Winter Cla...Upvote Share TweetThe whole "What did Colin Kaepernick say to get an inappropriate language penalty?" story probably would have died right away if Kaepernick had come clean. Kaepernick said he didn't say anything to cause the 15-yard inappropriate language pena…Upvote Share TweetThe 2015 Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2015 will be at Nationals Park and played between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks. Today, the Capitals released what their jerseys would look like for the big event. What do you think of the look? (All p…Upvote Share Tweet
Sports of The Times: Ghosts of Mondays Past: Jets Come Up Small in Big Gamenytimes.com 12 hours agoThe Jets, who have the fifth worse record in the N.F.L. on Monday nights, fall victim to this born-under-a-bad-sign Big Game black magic often enough for it to get downright spooky.Upvote Share Tweetsuntimes.com 13 hours agoIn the Bears’ first two games, Chris Conte and Kyle Fuller combined for four of the prettiest interceptions you’ll ever see.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 14 hours agoA weekly look at what the Green Bay Packers must fix: Some of former Packers tight end Jermichael Finley's biggest games came against the Chicago Bears. There was Finley's nine-catch, 115-yard game in 2010 and his three-touchdown game in 2011. But unles…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears DE Confirms Kaepernick Used N-WordSep 23Michael Smith and Jemele Hill discuss Bears DE Lamarr Houston's confirmation that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick used the N-word and Kaepernick's denial.
NFL NOW: Chicago Bears report cardSep 23Elliot Harrison joins Colleen Wolfe to break down the Chicago Bears performance against the New York Jets on Monday night.
Wk 3 Report Card: Chicago BearsSep 23Elliot Harrison joins Colleen Wolfe to break down the Chicago Bears performance against the New York Jets on Monday night.
Bears Find A WaySep 23Jeff Dickerson breaks down the Bears' 27-19 win over the Jets.
Week 3 Twitter MailbagSep 23Read the Rest of Peter King’s Week 3 Mailbag As the NFL continues to play catch-up on player conduct, here’s the next step for Roger Goodell. Plus, the problem with Trent Richardson, a way to help officials keep pace with speed of game and an open invit…
A Glimpse Inside Bruce Arians’ Meeting RoomSep 23Peter King’s On Further Review Column: Arizona lost nearly all its standout defensive players in the offseason, for varied reasons. Inventive coordinator Todd Bowles is using it as a chance to get more safeties on the field Peter King’s Week 3 Mailbag: …
The Week 3 MailbagSep 23I want to lead the Mailbag this week with a quick comment on Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti’s news conference Monday afternoon, where he addressed the thoroughly reported ESPN story that questioned his organization’s response to the Ray Rice crisis. The m…
Safety In NumbersSep 23As you watch football week to week, you see new things crop up and wonder if they are trends or simply the result of teams playing the game with different lineup combinations. Necessity was the mother of invention in Arizona this year, with defensive co…