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Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

ESPN.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
After the Chicago Bears' 23-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, here are three issues that merit further examination: From a statistical standpoint, it's easy to track the reasons why the Bears have now lost three of their past four games. Put simply, thei…
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  • Hahn comfortable as leader of discussion

    Hahn comfortable as leader of discussion

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    On the first day of his first Winter Meetings as general manager, Rick Hahn didn't experience much different from past years in the White Sox contingent.
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  • Reliable Bears’ defense showing signs of weakness in last two l…

    Reliable Bears’ defense showing signs of weakness in last two losses

    suntimes.com Dec 3, 2012
    A day later, and the Bears still had no answers for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. ‘‘I wish I knew,’’ coach Lovie Smith said Monday when asked about the rookie who guided the Seahawks to a 23-17 overtime victory at Soldier Field. ‘
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  • Bulls' Hamilton out indefinitely with foot injury

    Bulls' Hamilton out indefinitely with foot injury

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Rip Hamilton has a torn plantar fascia in his left foot and is out indefinitely.
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  • Have an N.F.L. Question? Judy Battista Has Answers

    Have an N.F.L. Question? Judy Battista Has Answers

    nytimes.com Dec 3, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The New York Times, will answer questions from readers.
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  • Stuck in a fog: So, it seems I've run into a bit of a travel sn…

    Stuck in a fog: So, it seems I've run into a bit of a travel snag…

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    So, it seems I've run into a bit of a travel snag due to the dense fog we've got here in the upper Midwest. It's going to consume much of my afternoon. I'm sorry about that. Free Head Exams for the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers will run before I g…
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  • Leading Off: For the Chiefs, a Day of Sorrow and Inspiration

    Leading Off: For the Chiefs, a Day of Sorrow and Inspiration

    nytimes.com Dec 3, 2012
    At the end of a sorrowful weekend, the Kansas City Chiefs and their admirable coach rallied together.
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  • Bears defensive injuries piling up

    Bears defensive injuries piling up

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Bears’ playoff hopes went up in smoke last season thanks to injuries to quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte. Things are still looking good for them on that front after 12 games this year, but the injuries are starting to pile up on th
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  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with…

    Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hearts

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    A cloud hangs over Kansas City, but for three hours the Chiefs found escape. Peter King goes inside their inspired win with the coach who bravely led his team through the sorrow.
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  • BBAO: Re-setting NFC playoff seedings

    BBAO: Re-setting NFC playoff seedings

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    We're Black and Blue All Over: GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's amazing how much happened Sunday between about 3:45 p.m. ET and 4:30 p.m. ET. In that window, the Green Bay Packers cemented a 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, their sixth victory in seven …
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  • Video - White Sox Winter Meetings Update 02:47

    White Sox Winter Meetings Update

    Dec 3
    ESPNChicago.com's Doug Padilla with the latest on John Danks, the trade market for White Sox pitchers, new GM Rick Hahn, and their response to the Tigers.
  • Video - Jay Cutler Mailbag 03:57

    Jay Cutler Mailbag

    Dec 3
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler talks to Waddle & Silvy about whether he would take a 'hometown discount' during contract negotiations to help the Bears surround him with better talent.
  • Video - The Beginning Of The End For Urlacher? 01:37

    The Beginning Of The End For Urlacher?

    Dec 3
    Prim Siripipat and Eric Allen talk about how much longer Brian Urlacher can play
  • Video - GameDay: Seahawks vs. Bears highlights 03:13

    GameDay: Seahawks vs. Bears highlights

    Dec 3
    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws for 293 yards and 2 touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime, to help the Seahawks defeat the Chicago Bears, 23-17.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …