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profootballtalk.com Jan 24, 2013So why did the Cowboys dump the 3-4 defense coordinated by Rob Ryan and adopt in its place a 4-3 scheme featuring multiple former Jon Gruden assistants? Garrett says the turnover comes from a lack of turnovers. “The Bears had 44 takeaways,” Garrett saUpvote Share TweetWhile making sales calls on Thursday, White Sox closer Addison Reed discussed his expectations for the upcoming season.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jan 24, 2013Shaun Marcum, a right-handed pitcher, agreed to a one-year deal with the Mets. But outfielder Scott Hairston agreed to a two-year deal with the Cubs, according to a published report.Upvote Share Tweet
Right-hander Stewart returns to White SoxThe White Sox brought right-handed pitcher Zach Stewart back to Chicago on Thursday, claiming the 26-year-old off waivers from the Pirates.Upvote Share Tweetsuntimes.com Jan 24, 2013AFTERNOON SPORTS CLUB: With the Bears eyeing offensive linemen at the Senior Bowl because of real needs for improvement up front, here’s a look at how their offensive linemen fared this season.Upvote Share Tweet
DraftWatch: Middle linebacker prospectsESPN.com Jan 24, 2013Let's circle back on your request for more coverage of the Senior Bowl and less of the Pro Bowl, while also providing an epilogue for our earlier post on the Chicago Bears' future at middle linebacker. As we've noted a few times this week, our group of …Upvote Share Tweet
Big Decision: Bears and Brian UrlacherESPN.com Jan 24, 2013Another in a series of important offseason issues facing NFC North teams: If there were ever a time for the Chicago Bears to make a clean and relatively controversy-free break from their history, it's now. Parting ways with one of the best and most popu…Upvote Share Tweet
Joakim Noah’s diving save, Marco Belinelli’s layup cap Bulls’ 17-point comeback to beat Pistons (VIDEO)yahoo.com Jan 24, 2013On Jan. 15, 2008, Joakim Noah probably didn’t want to secure Ben Wallace’s comeuppance. As a rookie, he probably didn’t even want to secure Ben Wallace’s job, or get then-Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylan fired from his gig. What he wanted was for hiUpvote Share TweetThe Cubs have reportedly reached agreement with Scott Hairston on a two-year contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com and MLB Network. A team spokesman would not confirm the deal Thursday. Reports said the deal would be finalized once Hairs…Upvote Share Tweet
Ian Thomsen: Playoff-contending Blazers face tricky decision as trade deadline loomsCNNSI.com Jan 24, 2013The trade deadline sits like an inviting target four weeks away for the Trail Blazers, who have remained in playoff contention despite a recent six-game losing streak. Couldn't they make a deal to improve their unproductive bench and enhance their chanc…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA All-Star ReservesJan 24Spurs and Bulls get two All-Star reserves each.
Bulls Update with Nick FriedellJan 24The Bulls at the halfway point, Jimmy Butler's performance of late, Joakim Noah's All-Star chances and an update on Derrick Rose.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0Jan 24A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…