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Bears land free-agent lineman Matt Slauson with one-year deal

Bears land free-agent lineman Matt Slauson with one-year deal

Matt Slauson doesn’t know what position he’ll play, and he only knows two people in the Bears’ organization. But the veteran guard signed a one-year deal with the team because he felt wanted. “They didn’t look at me as just a number. That was re
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  • Santiago, offense pound out win over Brewers

    Santiago, offense pound out win over Brewers

    MLB.com Mar 29, 2013
    Hector Santiago silenced the Brewers over three innings, striking out five of the nine batters he faced, and the White Sox, led by Adam Dunn's three hits and two RBIs, secured a 7-2 win at Miller Park on Friday night.
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  • Watch the Original Celtics, the first “best team ever,” show o…

    Watch the Original Celtics, the first “best team ever,” show off their basketball skills (Video)

    yahoo.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Miami Heat's just-completed 27-game winning streak inspired many discussions of their placement among the greatest teams ever, not just in comparison to the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers but other legends like the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls and the iconic B…
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  • Bears sign a quarterback too, but for a lot less

    Bears sign a quarterback too, but for a lot less

    profootballtalk.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Cowboys aren’t the only team doing quarterback business today. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears have brought back backup Josh McCown, on a one-year deal. While we’re guessing McCown will make roughly $107 million or so les
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  • Bulls sign Thomas to second 10-day contract

    Bulls sign Thomas to second 10-day contract

    nba.com Mar 29, 2013
    The Chicago Bulls signed forward Malcolm Thomas to another 10-day contract Friday.
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  • Don Banks: Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league l…

    Don Banks: Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league laughingstock

    CNNSI.com Mar 29, 2013
    As the 2013 NFL Draft looms less than four weeks away, first-year New York Jets general manager John Idzik likely feels the heat of the spotlight on him as much or more so than any club executive in the league. As a rookie GM in the NFL's biggest media …
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  • Eight in the Box: WR status check

    Eight in the Box: WR status check

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    How does each team look at wide receiver, and what still needs to be done? Chicago Bears: If I were in charge of the Bears, wide receiver isn’t a position I would pursue unless a prospect I really liked dropped in the draft and was just too good to pass
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  • The 6 Best Winning Streaks In American Sports

    The 6 Best Winning Streaks In American Sports

    dimemag.com Mar 29, 2013
    Over the course of the past two months, we were spoiled by one of the greatest runs of dominance by any team in NBA history. As I’m sure all of you know, the Miami Heat’s streak of 27 consecutive wins ended on Wednesday night, as they fell to a shorth
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  • Danny Ainge (!) Calls LeBron James’ Complaining About Fouls “Em…

    Danny Ainge (!) Calls LeBron James’ Complaining About Fouls “Embarrassing”

    dimemag.com Mar 29, 2013
    Following Miami’s streak-snapping loss to the Bulls’ B Team on Wednesday night, LeBron James voiced his displeasure with the fouls that Chicago was putting on him in a hard-fought game. The media has had a field day with it, with much debate about whe
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  • NFC North links: Hanson wants to return

    NFC North links: Hanson wants to return

    ESPN.com Mar 29, 2013
    Chicago Bears Running back Armando Allen signed his exclusive-rights tender, keeping the two-year veteran from becoming a free agent. GM Phil Emery needs to set aside the "best player available" approach in the first round of next month's draf…
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  • Don Banks: Meet the Tampa 7, the successful spawn of a league laughingstoc…

    Mar 29
    As the 2013 NFL Draft looms less than four weeks away, first-year New York Jets general manager John Idzik likely feels the heat of the spotlight on him as much or more so than any club executive in the league. As a rookie GM in the NFL's biggest media …
  • The Sports Guy breaks down the Miami Heat's win streak

    Mar 29
    With Miami's streak in our rearview mirror, who were the winners and losers in this whole spectacle?