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Bears’ Marc Trestman builds staff differently than Lovie Smith

Bears’ Marc Trestman builds staff differently than Lovie Smith

suntimes.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
Bears general manager Phil Emery didn’t hire Marc Trestman just because he can ‘‘fix’’ Jay Cutler and the Bears’ offense. If there’s a leap of faith he took, it’s that Trestman is as astute at judging coaches as he is at working with quart
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  • NFL hoping to decide future of Pro Bowl by April

    NFL hoping to decide future of Pro Bowl by April

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    HONOLULU (AP) -- The NFL is hoping to decide the fate of the Pro Bowl by the time it releases next season's schedule in April. And the fate of the league's all-star game will largely depend on how much effort this year's participants put into the game.
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  • Chicago’s Derrick Rose Is Now Scrimmaging Against Bulls Teammat…

    Chicago’s Derrick Rose Is Now Scrimmaging Against Bulls Teammates

    Watching Derrick Rose‘s return to Chicago’s lineup as starting point guard can feel like seeing a glacier move. You know where it’s headed, but it’s a slow and methodical process. That’s just the reality of tearing knee ligaments for a player wh
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  • Griffey to be inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame

    Griffey to be inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame as its seventh member.
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  • Bulls' Butler: My nickname isn't 'Kobe Stopper'

    Bulls' Butler: My nickname isn't 'Kobe Stopper'

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    Jimmy Butler helped limit Kobe Bryant to 16 points in another loss for the reeling Los Angeles Lakers, but the Chicago Bulls swingman said Tuesday he's no "Kobe Stopper" as his teammates called him after the game.
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  • Veteran IF DeRosa reaches deal with Blue Jays

    Veteran IF DeRosa reaches deal with Blue Jays

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark DeRosa has agreed to a $775,000, one-year contract with Toronto, giving the Blue Jays more infield and outfield depth as they try for their first playoff berth since 1993.
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  • White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago connects with kids of Newtown…

    White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago connects with kids of Newtown, Conn.

    yahoo.com Jan 22, 2013
    Chicago White Sox fans are just getting to know left-hander Hector Santiago, a 30th-round draft pick in 2007 who had a mostly impressive rookie season as do-it-all member of the pitching staff in 2012. But after reading this complimentary story on Santi…
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  • Don Banks: Super Bowl XLVII: Facts and figures you may not know

    Don Banks: Super Bowl XLVII: Facts and figures you may not know

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    Stuff you might not know about the San Francisco-Baltimore matchup in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, on Feb. 3...
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  • The Lakers Are Terrible, And Kobe Bryant Is Starting To Lose It

    The Lakers Are Terrible, And Kobe Bryant Is Starting To Lose It

    deadspin.com Jan 22, 2013
    Here is the lede from Adrian Wojnarowski's story on last night's Lakers-Bulls game, which ended in a 95-83 victory for the Bulls: More »
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  • Proceed With Caution

    Proceed With Caution

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    Tired of the Stephen Strasburg innings limit debate? It's back this year for these 11 pitchers at risk of the Year-After Effect, including Strasburg himself, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • BBAO: Ayanbadejo repping '06 Bears

    BBAO: Ayanbadejo repping '06 Bears

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Brendon Ayanbadejo has received national attention for his stance on same-sex marriage and the New England Patriots, among other issues. Chicago Bears fans, of course, remember when he was a two-time Pro Bowl selection as …
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  • Bulls win, deal Lakers 6th straight road defeat

    Bulls win, deal Lakers 6th straight road defeat

    ESPN.com Jan 22, 2013
    Kirk Hinrich scored 22 points, Marco Belinelli added 15 points, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away down the stretch to beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 95-83 on Monday night.
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  • The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Fallin…

    The Clippers’ Worst Nightmare Resurfaces; The Lakers Are Falling Apart

    dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Clippers really don’t want to see the Warriors in the playoffs. We’d like it, but they certainly wouldn’t, not after Golden State beat them for the third time this season, 106-99. “There are shooters and then there are just the indescribable.â
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  • Video - David Thorpe: 25 Under 25 05:19

    David Thorpe: 25 Under 25

    Jan 22
    The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKC

    Jan 22
    That "other" Kevin is a big reason why the Thunder own the NBA's best record, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers may consider trading Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers growing concerned over unhappy Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Peter King: Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement…

    Jan 22
    Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today: