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With 108 receiving yards Sunday against the Bears, the Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson will become the first player to reach 2,000 in a season. “It’s impressive what they’re doing,” quarterback Jay Cutler said Wednesday, referring to Johnson and qUpvote Share Tweet
Asked what he expects Sunday from the Detroit Lions in a make-or-break game for the Bears, defensive tackle Henry Melton used the word ‘‘dirty’’ several times. ‘‘They’ve always been a dirty team since I’ve been here,’’ Melton said. ThaUpvote Share Tweet
Five Bears named to Pro Bowlsuntimes.com Updated Dec 26, 2012For the second consecutive season, the Pro Bowl will be special for Bears cornerback Charles Tillman. Last January, he made his Pro Bowl debut. On Jan. 27, if the Bears don’t go on a Super Bowl run, he’ll start for the NFC alongside teammate Tim JUpvote Share TweetWith 108 receiving yards Sunday against the Bears, the Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson will become the first player to reach 2,000 in a season. “It’s impressive what they’re doing,” quarterback Jay Cutler said Wednesday, referring to Johnson and qUpvote Share Tweet"I always thought of A.J. as a winner," said Rangers manager Ron Washington, during Wednesday's conference call to announce Pierzynski's one-year deal with Texas, ending Pierzynski's successful, colorful eight-year run with the White Sox. &quo…Upvote Share TweetThe NBA game between the Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls has been postponed by a snowstorm that hit the Indianapolis area.Upvote Share Tweet
One thing to know: Will Bears fans be wearing cheeseheads this Sunday?yahoo.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Ever wonder what a Chicago Bears fan looks like wearing a cheesehead? Mike Florio says for this week only we'll find out as the Bears look to sneak into the playoffs with a victory over the Lions and a Packers win over the Vikings. As we've seen this dUpvote Share Tweet
Hahn understands fan reaction to A.J.'s departureMLB.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Hahn may be general manager of the White Sox, but he's also a fan in his own right. So he understands White Sox fans' disappointment over A.J. Pierzynski's eight-year run on the South Side of Chicago coming to an end when his one-year deal with the Rang…Upvote Share Tweet
Bulls' Deng sprains right ankle against RocketsESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Luol Deng sprained his right ankle in the Bulls' loss Tuesday and is questionable for Wednesday's game.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Bears' Forte expecting to play, Urlacher might tooUpvote Share Tweet
Rams’ gamble on Janoris Jenkins is paying off in a major wayyahoo.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Perhaps it was his time with the Chicago Bears of the 1980s that gave St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher a sense of how to bring the best out of players that other teams would find too much of a challenge. When your quarterback (Jim McMahon) is mooni…Upvote Share Tweet
PFT Live: Bears talk with John Mullin, Coaching Hot Seatprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012With reindeer flying and mistletoe hanging overhead, it’s been far too busy the last couple of days for PFT Live to be part of your lives but Christmas is in the past and Week 17 is rapidly approaching. That means it is time to turn our attention back tUpvote Share Tweet
Bears sign a safety: The Bears aren’t sure whether starting safety C…profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012The Bears aren’t sure whether starting safety Chris Conte will be able to play in their must-win game against the Lions in Week 17, so they added a player to the roster to give themselves a little insurance against his absence. The team announced the siUpvote Share Tweet
LeBron & The Heat Deliver Something Special For OKC; Kobe & Carmelo Stage A Crazy Dueldimemag.com Updated Dec 26, 2012The past year was a good one for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Championships. Rings. Respect. Fear. They hogged all the goodies. Christmas day was no different. Yesterday’s NBA Finals rematch in Miami between the Heat and Thunder was a rugged, physicUpvote Share Tweet
Banged-up Chicago Bears facing must-win against Detroit LionsDec 26Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times stops by "Around the League" as the Chicago Bears prepare for a do-or-die situation against the Detroit Lions in Week 17.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-DETDec 26Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Lions
Countdown Daily Prediction: Bears-LionsDec 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Chicago at Detroit