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A nervous, repentant Sam Hurd stood before U.S. District court judge Jorge A. Solis on Wednesday in federal court in Dallas and begged for forgiveness and leniency, calling himself "the stupidest drug guy ever." The government had recommended …Upvote Share Tweet
Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker’s practices have changed. Time devoted to individual work with position coaches has increased. Fundamentals work is incessant. And drills that tediously go over keys and reads have intensified. That’s what happens …Upvote Share TweetThe Bears are expecting Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco’s best Sunday at Soldier Field, but the reality is that the only certainty about Flacco these days is his paycheck. After a glorious and perfectly timed playoff run last season — in which he threw 11…Upvote Share TweetBrandon Marshall calls himself and Alshon Jeffery the best receiving duo in the NFL. If the Bears had to face Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb every week, though, that might not be the case. Webb shut down Marshall on Nov. 1, 2009. Marshall, then with t…Upvote Share Tweet
Agent Boras criticizes Mets, Cubs, AstrosScott Boras had some words for the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, and they were far from kind. And he also backed the Tampa Bay Rays' desire for a new ballpark.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2013The Bears opened up a roster spot this week by placing cornerback Charles Tillman on injured reserve with the designation to return. They announced that they filled it on Wednesday by signing veteran defensive back Derrick Martin. Martin spent some time…Upvote Share TweetThe Chicago Bears' run of 10 seasons without a player surpassing 1,000 yards receiving ended last year when Brandon Marshall amassed 1,508 yards. A year later, the Bears are poised to have two 1,000-yard receivers in Marshall and second-year wideout Als…Upvote Share Tweet
5 NBA Players With More Shots Than Points This Seasondimemag.com Nov 13, 2013The phrase numbers never lie is used a lot when referring to basketball statistics, but is this always the case? Whenever I see a player that scores 25-plus points in a game, the first thought that pops into my head is “Wow, that player had a great game…Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs want Bill Mueller to be batting coachyahoo.com Nov 13, 2013It's hard to say how much a batting coach impacts a given team. Some are better teachers than others. Some have better students. Sometimes, all a player needs is a sounding board. Other times, he needs someone to reconstruct the physical mechanics of hi…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Nov 13, 2013The numbers read 14.7 points, 4.5 assists (4.2 turnovers), 2.8 rebounds and 33 percent shooting (25 percent from deep); the second-highest usage rate of his career (30.6 percent) while having the lowest offensive rating of his career with 82 points per …Upvote Share TweetA former Utah Jazz ball boy is preparing to auction off the sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, when the Hall of Fame guard famously battled through flu-like symptoms while leading the Chicago Bulls to a narrow victory.Upvote Share TweetMARK POTASH: If Josh McCown can thrive in Marc Trestman’s Bears offense, who else can?Upvote Share Tweet
Parent wants White Sox to play with more attitudeMLB.com Nov 13, 2013If White Sox manager Robin Ventura wants bench coach Mark Parent to add an extra job responsibility to his list of duties, a task something along the lines of attitude developer, for lack of a better description, then Parent is ready to be that guy. &qu…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 13, 2013Last year, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick cemented his grip on the starting job with a 31-21 win over the Saints, six days after shocking the Bears as a Monday night fill-in for a concussed Alex Smith. This week, Kaepernick returns to New Orleans af…Upvote Share TweetLet’s start off today’s Bears Essentials with a look at Herm Edwards’ list of top 10 cornerbacks around the league. Bears cornerback Charles Tillman checked in at No. 6 , one spot behind Tampa Bay’s Darrelle Revis, and one slot ahead of Miami’s Brent Gr…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2013TORONTO (AP) -- Blue Jays infielder Mark DeRosa is retiring after a 16-year major league career.Upvote Share Tweet
Will the Chicago Bears or Baltimore Ravens make the playoffs?Nov 13Do the Baltimore Ravens or Chicago Bears have enough in their tanks to squeeze out a playoff run? Find out the answer and more in this edition of "Three and Out."
Mint Condition: Flu Game Shoes For SaleNov 13Former Utah Jazz ball boy Preston Truman discusses the Michael Jordan game-used sneakers from Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, also known as The Flu Game, that he is consigning for auction.
Lamar Odom would interest Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers if prob…Nov 14The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers continue to monitor Lamar Odom's progress as closely as they can, and would consider signing the enigmatic free-agent forward should Odom prove that his personal and legal issues are behind him, sources sa…
Daily Dime: Griffin Gives Clippers Winning EdgeNov 13The Thunder and Clippers got testy, but Blake Griffin stood tallest at the end
New York Knicks discussing Iman Shumpert trade, but no deal imminentNov 13The New York Knicks have discussed numerous potential trade scenarios featuring guard Iman Shumpert to bolster their injury-depleted front line, but no deal is imminent, according to sources close to the process.
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