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Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose is confident in his surgically repaired left knee and is pleased with the way he performed during the first practice of the season.Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Gordon fools Hawk Harrelson, sets off fireworks with awkward approach to flyballyahoo.com Sep 28, 2013The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox are just playing out the string this weekend at U.S. Cellular Field, but at least they teamed up to give us one final unusual play and one last memorable Hawk Harrelson soundbyte before they left the stage. D…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 28, 2013The Bears reportedly will have cornerback Charles Tillman for Sunday’s key NFC North matchup at Detroit. According to Stacey Dales of NFL Network, Tillman, who’s listed as questionable on the injury report with knee and groin ailments, will play against…Upvote Share TweetALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The season of streaks continues Sunday. The Chicago Bears have won nine of their past 10 games against the Detroit Lions, and 13 of their past 16. In other words, there is another long streak going on. Not as long as the 0-for-forev…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears’ unusual punt formation gives opponents something to studyThe formation is goofy, and the snap is short. The Bears’ punt formation looks unlike any other. Here’s how and why: The formation The Bears run an offset punt, meaning the line has three blockers to one side of the snapper and one to the other. Special…Upvote Share Tweet
Bears staff, players have kept distractions to minimumAsked if he had warned rookie guard Kyle Long about Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh this week, Bears offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer was almost defiant. ‘‘We don’t go by reputation; we go by tape,’’ Kromer said. So does the tape show the reputat…Upvote Share TweetJay Cutler’s hands are whacked in every practice. He drops back — whack. A few more times — whack, whack, whack. On and on it goes until quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh puts down his padded bat and moves on to the next drill. ‘‘The most important thin…Upvote Share Tweet
Four downs with Ditka1. Marc Trestman seemingly has been able to get out of Jay Cutler in a few months what several coaches before him have not over several seasons. What’s the difference here? Well, Marc is a great teacher. What he’s done is teach Jay the things that will …Upvote Share TweetThe St. Louis Cardinals clinched their first NL Central title in four years, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-0 on Friday night behind the strong pitching of Lance Lynn and home runs by David Freese and Matt Holliday.Upvote Share Tweet
Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears, oh mySep 28For NFC North supremacy after Week 4, who wins the battle in the trenches between the Detroit Lions' defensive line and the Chicago Bears' offensive line?
Brandon Marshall ConversationSep 28Bears WR Brandon Marshall sits down with Hall of Famer Mike Ditka to talk about becoming a legend in Chicago, respecting the game of football and the change in culture Marc Trestman has brought to the organization.