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Bears rookie Evan Rodriguez wants to play catch
Don’t classify Bears rookie Evan Rodriguez just as a fullback. “I’m just doing my job,” Rodriguez said. “Basically, it’s not classified what I completely am. It’s just whatever they put me at.” Rodriguez would like more opportunities in thUpvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com Updated Nov 17, 2012San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith practiced again on Saturday, however his availability is still uncertain for the game against the Chicago Bears.Upvote Share Tweet
Bears hardworking left guard Chilo Rachal is no craft dodgerIt doesn’t matter if it’s sunny, cold or raining. Bears starting left guard Chilo Rachal can be seen going through sets and running through his footwork well after practice ends. Rarely a day goes by that Rachal isn’t the last player to leave the prUpvote Share Tweet
Matt Toeaina ruled out, Alshon Jeffrey probable for Bearsprofootballtalk.com Updated Nov 17, 2012Chicago Bears defensive tackle Matt Toeaina joins quarterback Jay Cutler and defensive end Shea McClellin as players officially ruled out for Monday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Toeaina was ruled out on Saturday after being unable to prUpvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Nov 17, 2012Mark Ditka, son of Mike, is currently awaiting trial in Lake County, Illinois for his fourth DUI arrest, and for possession of a controlled substance (hydrocodone) turned up during the ensuing search of his car. More »Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher NavarroCNNSI.com Updated Nov 17, 2012CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs have agreed on terms of a contract with former All-Star catcher Dioner Navarro.Upvote Share Tweet
Bears WR Alshon Jeffery seems good to go after breaking handIt looks like quarterback Jason Campbell will have another big target to go with receiver Brandon Marshall when he starts in place of the concussed Jay Cutler on Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers. For the first time since breaking his right h…Upvote Share Tweet
'Monday Night Football' PreviewNov 17Jon Gruden and Mike Tirico preview the Bears vs. 49ers at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Griffin's Double-Double Powers ClippersNov 17Blake Griffin scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Los Angeles' 101-80 win over the Bulls.
Adande: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue reminds franchise in transition of its …Nov 17With a franchise in flux, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his signature move enliven statue unveiling