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Cutler learning another new offense; Trestman is impressed

Cutler learning another new offense; Trestman is impressed

suntimes.com yahoo.com Updated Jun 11, 2013
At some point, Jay Cutler’s head just might explode - the result of trying to remember and effectively handle too many plays, checks, formations and terminology during his playing career. Yet here he goes again. It’s well-known that Cutler is enteri
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  • Jays tie it in ninth, win it in tenth over White Sox

    Jays tie it in ninth, win it in tenth over White Sox

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    Jays tie it in ninth, win it in tenth over White Sox
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  • Bears’ Shea McClellin has no lingering foot worries

    Bears’ Shea McClellin has no lingering foot worries

    Bears defensive end Shea McClellin wants everyone to know that the plantar fasciitis that first appeared in his right foot four months ago is gone and has been gone for a while. “It started in February,” McClellin said Tuesday after the first day of m
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  • Cubs to suspend 3B Stewart for rant on Twitter

    Cubs to suspend 3B Stewart for rant on Twitter

    ESPN.com MLB.com yahoo.com Jun 11, 2013
    The Chicago Cubs and Ian Stewart will try to find some common ground in ending their relationship, but in the meantime Stewart will be suspended without pay for his critical tweets of the organization.
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  • Bears’ Mt. Rushmore stirs up debate over the omission of Ditka

    Bears’ Mt. Rushmore stirs up debate over the omission of Ditka

    profootballtalk.com Jun 11, 2013
    Tuesday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN unveiled the Bears’ Mt. Rushmore. And it sparked our most spirited debate to date. The official PFT quartet of stone heads (i.e., mine) consists of George Halas, Walter Payton, Dick Butkus and Gale Sayer
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  • 5 things to watch at Bears’ minicamp

    5 things to watch at Bears’ minicamp

    suntimes.com Jun 11, 2013
    A week ago, Bears general manager Phil Emery took question after question about two main topics: offensive lineman Gabe Carimi’s decision not to join the Bears’ organized team activities, and fullback Evan Rodriguez’s partying ways and legal problem
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  • Bears sign Sedrick Ellis

    Bears sign Sedrick Ellis

    profootballtalk.com Jun 11, 2013
    The Bears had one free spot on their 90-man roster at the start of business on Tuesday, but they’ll close the day with a full complement of players. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Bears have signed defensive tackle Sedrick Ellis. Ellis visited w
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  • Munenori Kawasaki of Blue Jays plays catch with fans at U.S. Ce…

    Munenori Kawasaki of Blue Jays plays catch with fans at U.S. Cellular Field

    yahoo.com Jun 11, 2013
    Munenori Kawasaki of the Toronto Blue Jays might be having fun living the life of a Major League Baseball player. Long before the first pitch of his team's game Monday night at the Chicago White Sox, Kawasaki indulged a few fans who had gathered at U.S.…
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  • With Molina as backbone, Cardinals off to super start

    With Molina as backbone, Cardinals off to super start

    CNNSI.com Jun 11, 2013
    The loaded Cardinals are off to such a soaring start that they're raising the possibility of reaching heights rarely seen in baseball for over 30 years, writes Tom Verducci.
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  • Cubs prospect Javier Baez hits four home runs, thanks fans at l…

    Cubs prospect Javier Baez hits four home runs, thanks fans at least 128 times on Twitter

    yahoo.com Jun 11, 2013
    Don't look for flying saucers in the shaky video, though you might find what looks like a UFO. It's probably the fourth home run of the game hit for Daytona on Monday night by Chicago Cubs top prospect Javier Baez, who tied a Class A Florida State recor…
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  • NFC North links: Remembering Lombardi

    NFC North links: Remembering Lombardi

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    Chicago Bears Defensive end Shea McClellin has been dealing with plantar fasciitis this offseason. However, he is not expected to be limited when the team continues workouts on Tuesday. Steve Rosenbloom of the Chicago Tribune: "How difficult had [J…
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  • Dunn belts 2 HRs to power White Sox in fog

    Dunn belts 2 HRs to power White Sox in fog

    ESPN.com Jun 11, 2013
    Adam Dunn went 4-for-4 with two homers and five RBIs to give the Chicago White Sox a 10-6 victory in a game delayed 1 hour, 10 minutes by fog Monday.
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  • Video - The Future Of NBA Refereeing 05:19

    The Future Of NBA Refereeing

    Jun 11
    The NBA's competition committee is meeting this week, and David Stern says they'll be discussing profound changes to refereeing, for instance with a room full of officials reviewing calls off-site on video in real time. We asked Steve Javie about it.
  • Video - Reds Rock Cubs 00:31

    Reds Rock Cubs

    Jun 11
    The Reds hit four home runs in their 12-2 win over the Cubs.
  • Video - Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler sees bright future under Trestman 03:17

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler sees bright future under Trestman

    Jun 11
    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler reveals some techniques of the new-look offense under coach Marc Trestman and likes what he sees from his new-look offensive line.

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    Jun 11
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    Jun 11
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  • Peter King: Two things make Patriots the perfect landing spot for Tebow; m…

    Jun 11
    I always figured, once the inevitability of the demise of Tim Tebow with the Jets played out, there were three teams that made sense for him: New England, New Orleans and Green Bay. And New England, which announced his signing today, was the most sensib…