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Bears sign five-time Pro Bowl lineman Andre Gurode

Bears sign five-time Pro Bowl lineman Andre Gurode

Andre Gurode will arrive at Halas Hall on Wednesday as the Bears’ most decorated offensive player. But the five-time Pro Bowl and two-time All-Pro selection isn’t looking for any preferential treatment. “They didn’t promise me anything. I’m just
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  • Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Brow…

    Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost blew it

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
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  • Baines, Thigpen get new roles with White Sox

    Baines, Thigpen get new roles with White Sox

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Chicago White Sox announced changes in the coaching staff Tuesday as Harold Baines was moved to a new position while Daryl Boston and Bobby Thigpen were added to the fold.
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  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach tal…

    Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up; mail

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
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  • Ex-Ranger Feldman signs 1-year deal with Cubs

    Ex-Ranger Feldman signs 1-year deal with Cubs

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Nov 27, 2012
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs and former Texas Rangers pitcher Scott Feldman have agreed to a one-year contract.
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  • Deadspin NBA Shit List: Nate Robinson, The Tiny Exploding Cosmo…

    Deadspin NBA Shit List: Nate Robinson, The Tiny Exploding Cosmos

    deadspin.com Nov 27, 2012
    A celebration of the NBA's most infuriating players, both past and present. Read other NBA Shit List entries here. More »
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  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history…

    Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harbaugh

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    Did the 49ers' QB change damage their Super Bowl hopes? Hardly, history says. Not only has such a move been done before, but it's been done with success. Don Banks explains.
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  • Bears repeating: Best photos from 28-10 victory over Vikings

    Bears repeating: Best photos from 28-10 victory over Vikings

    suntimes.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Bears convincingly snapped a two-game losing streak and took over first place in the NFC North with a ­28-10 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at Soldier Field. But several starters paid a hefty price. Running back Matt Forte (ankle), receiver Devi…
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  • Leslie Frazier: Vikings drops “really unacceptable”

    Leslie Frazier: Vikings drops “really unacceptable”

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s final line from Sunday’s 28-10 loss to the Bears doesn’t look particularly impressive. It would look a good deal better if the Vikings’ receivers hadn’t dropped six of Ponder’s passes over the course of t
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  • Report: Charles Tillman has chipped bone in foot

    Report: Charles Tillman has chipped bone in foot

    profootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012
    On Monday, we shared a report that Bears cornerback Charles Tillman appeared to escape serious injury in Sunday’s win over the Vikings. At that time, Tillman was thought to be dealing with a problem in his right ankle but that might not be right. Vaughn
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  • Longoria, Rays agree to six-year, $100M contract

    Longoria, Rays agree to six-year, $100M contract

    CNNSI.com Nov 26, 2012
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has agreed to a new contract through 2022 that adds six guaranteed seasons and $100 million.
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  • Drew Gooden Got Three People To Throw Their Clothes In Their To…

    Drew Gooden Got Three People To Throw Their Clothes In Their Toilets

    deadspin.com Nov 27, 2012
    Prior to the Milwaukee Bucks game in Chicago Monday evening, Drew Gooden held a contest to give away tickets. Gooden, formerly of the Bulls, asked followers to throw their Bulls jerseys in the toilet. The first one to send him a picture would receive hi…
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  • Video - Terrific Tuesday 03:13

    Terrific Tuesday

    Nov 27
    ESPN Chicago's Tom Waddle and John Jurkovic revisit the Bears' win over Minnesota and look ahead to Sunday's clash with Seattle.
  • Video - Rivalries, Dead Or Alive? 06:48

    Rivalries, Dead Or Alive?

    Nov 27
    The '80s and '90s are long gone. Are NBA rivalries, too? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez go to battle.
  • Video - Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler for MVP? 02:09

    Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler for MVP?

    Nov 27
    Should Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler get consideration for the league's Most Valuable Player award? Heath Evans makes a case for him.

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  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…

    Nov 27
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…

    Nov 27
    Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.