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Joakim Noah had 23 points, 21 rebounds and a career-high 11 blocks for his third career triple-double and the Chicago Bulls ended a two-game losing streak with a 93-82 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
suntimes.com Feb 28, 2013Like a faulty faucet, the NFL slowly but steadily drops a veteran into the vast free-agent pool. The first significant move came two weeks ago, when the Green Bay Packers terminated safety Charles Woodson’s contract. Since then, the NFL’s unemploymentUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 28, 2013Just to keep things spicy around here, I kept this discussion about Jermichael Finley's future decidedly within the NFC North. Finley, of course, said this week he would "walk" from the Green Bay Packers if he was asked to take a pay cut to st…Upvote Share TweetSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman hung out Thursday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on the third day of his improbable journey with VICE to Pyongyang, watching the Harlem Globetrotters with the leader and later dining on sushi and drink…Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs' Garza (lat) 'OK' after throwing sessionESPN.com Feb 28, 2013Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza said he felt "OK" after throwing from 60 feet on Thursday as he recovers from a strained left lat.Upvote Share Tweet
Ian Thomsen: George Karl leading the unlikeliest of contenders in DenverThe most exciting team in the playoff races is the lone contender that lacks star power and experience. They are the Denver Nuggets, they've gone 20-7 over the last two months and they show much less fear than they create in their opponents.Upvote Share Tweetsuntimes.com Feb 28, 2013AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: It will be months, maybe years, before the dust settles on the Alex Smith trade. But compared to the price the Bears paid for Jay Cutler, it looks like the Kansas City Chiefs got a bargain.Upvote Share TweetThe 49ers' 2012 will be remembered for the move to at QB. Its 2013 may be remembered for a title, Jim Trotter writes, as a talent-laden roster gets a lift from a bevy of draft ammo.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 28, 2013Even the best laid plans are one misstep away from falling apart. For Javier Vazquez, those plans were to impress while pitching for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic, and then hopefully latch on with a major league team as a result. Unfortunate…Upvote Share TweetMOUND CITY, Ill. (AP) -- A prosecutor said Wednesday he will not pursue marijuana possession charges against Chicago Bears offensive lineman J'Marcus Webb, who was charged after a traffic stop in southern Illinois over the weekend.Upvote Share TweetCoach Marc Trestman developed his reputation working with quarterbacks. His main tenet is protecting the passer and providing a pocket. So Trestman has his hands full with the Bears. The Bears’ offensive line again was among the worst in the NFL, rankinUpvote Share Tweet
Joakim Noah DominatesFeb 28Joakim Noah's triple-double of 23 points, 21 boards and 11 blocks carries Bulls to 93-82 win over 76ers.
Defense has carried Chicago Bulls as far as it canFeb 28Their stellar defense has carried the Bulls as far as it can.
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Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.