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Man shot to death in Gary
1 hour ago   Chicago – Sam Charles
A man was shot to death in Gary, Ind. early Saturday.

Two shot in East Garfield Park
3 hours ago   Chicago – Sam Charles
Two males were wounded in an East Garfield Park neighborhood shooting early Saturday.

Police: Man killed, 14 others hurt in Friday shootings
5 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man was killed and at least 12 other people were hurt in shootings across Chicago on Friday, according to police.

Man shot while walking in South Side
5 hours ago   Chicago – Reema Amin
The man, 33, was walking in the 7300 block of South Damen at 1:01 a.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.

Man shot in Logan Square
5 hours ago   Chicago – Reema Amin
The 26-year-old was walking in the 3600 block of West Shakespeare at 1 a.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said.

How Bears, Lions match up
5 hours ago   Chicago – Mark Potash
Jimmy Clausen will be making his first start since Jan. 2, 2011, with the Panthers. Thinking on his feet against a fierce pass rush and avoiding turnovers will be a challen. […]

Bears’ Jimmy Clausen in a real pickle
5 hours ago   Chicago – Mark Potash
The move to Jimmy Clausen has created no buzz at Halas Hall or in the locker room. Sometimes you can feel a sense of anticipation or a sense of relief in these situations.. […]

Golden years, indeed, for Bud Selig
6 hours ago   Chicago – Rick Telander
RICK TELANDER: According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig will receive $6 million a year in salary in his new role of commiss. […]

Robbery across the street from the mayor’s home: police
6 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Staff
A robbery was reported Friday night across the street from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home, police said.

Police: Man killed, 12 others hurt in Friday shootings
7 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man was killed and at least 12 other people were hurt in shootings across Chicago on Friday, according to police.

Does Santa Claus still believe in Jay Cutler?
7 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — The jolly, chubby, bearded man leans back and lets out a belly laugh so deep it shakes the stuffed elves hanging on the nearby tree.

Gasols’ brotherly love doesn’t extend to sibling rivalry
7 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Gasol brothers’ Friday started with a visit to this city’s heroic St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a cause to which Pau and Marc have invested. […]

Friday’s recap: Bulls 103, Grizzlies 97
8 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The summary

Bulls depth key as Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson out again
10 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Derrick Rose never left Chicago, Taj Gibson hasn’t done anything basketball-related since practicing Wednesday and Doug McDermott isn’t running.

Blackhawks back where they started with goalie tandem
11 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Corey Crawford will start in goal for the Blackhawks on Saturday night in Columbus. Antti Raanta will serve as his backup.

Huddle up: Bears counting on teammates to rally around Jimmy Clausen
11 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
America finally gets a reprieve this week after being force-fed three straight nationally-televised Bears games. The compounded effect of those three losses resulted in coa. […]

Cubs sign reliever Jason Motte, reportedly acquire catcher David Ross
12 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Jason Motte and his scruffy beard will be coming out of the Cubs’ bullpen next year after the former Cardinals’ closer agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal.

Report: Cubs sign catcher David Ross to two-year deal
14 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Shortly after catcher Ryan Lavarnway was claimed off waivers by the Cubs, Foxsports.com reported the Cubs also signed catcher David Ross to a two-year, $5 million deal.

Packers vs. Buccaneers: Complete Week 15 Preview for Green Bay
14 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The horrors of 2008 and 2009 are still fresh in my mind. When the Green Bay Packers (10-4) travel to Raymond James Stadium for their 1:00 p.m. ET showdown with the Tampa Ba. […]

Eddie Lacy Says He’s ‘Very Blind’ but Doesn’t Want to Wear Prescription Goggles
16 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Eddie Lacy is blind as a bat, but he’ll be damned if he wears a pair of old fogey-looking goggles on the field.  The Green Bay Packers running back intimated to the pres. […]

Corey Crawford, Duncan Keith set to return for Blackhawks
18 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Corey Crawford will return to the crease for the Chicago Blackhawks when they face the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night at Nationwide Arena.

Jay Cutler acknowledges his days with Bears may be numbered
23 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
While Jay Cutler answered questions about his future Thursday, it was impossible to ignore the contrast with the past.

Bulls reap dividends of missing out on Carmelo Anthony
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Carmelo Anthony’s first trip to the United Center since the Bulls wined and dined him when he was a free agent in July recalled the 2010-11 season.

Bears season crashes at intersection of distrust and poor performance
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
When the wheels start to come off the team bus in an NFL season, the good teams make corrections, fix the problem and continue to buy into the coach despite signs of advers. […]

Both Cubs and White Sox enjoy basking in offseason spotlight
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Late Tribune sports columnist Steve Daley once wrote “Baseball has no offseason in Chicago. Interest only starts to wane when the teams start to play their games.”

Thursday’s recap: Bulls 103, Knicks 97
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The summary

Patrick Sharp playing with abandon as he works back to high level of play
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
There was a moment while he was face-down on the ice at the Bell Centre in Montreal that Patrick Sharp thought the injury he had just suffered was a serious one.

Jay Cutler takes what little there is of a high road amid Bears’ troubles
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Amid a parade of lead characters in the Bears’ 2014 season meltdown, maybe the most believable thing uttered Thursday was coach Marc Trestman’s clear declaration the decisi. […]

Action louder than words in expanding Marc Trestman-Phil Emery split
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Four awkward seconds of silence Thursday at Halas Hall summed up everything you need to know about the sorry state of the Bears.

If Bears decide to move on, where might Jay Cutler land next?
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
After benching Jay Cutler this week, the Bears seem to have little choice but to trade or cut him after this season, although he says his goal is to remain with the team.

Marc Trestman: Benching Jay Cutler ‘was a coaching decision’
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Bears coach Marc Trestman’s decision to bench starting quarterback Jay Cutler in favor of inexperienced backup Jimmy Clausen for Sunday’s game against the Lions is the la. […]

Extending Randall Cobb Must Be a Matter of When, Not If, for Green Bay Packers
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The burning question surrounding a contract extension between the Green Bay Packers and receiver Randall Cobb should not be if, but when.  In fact, the answer to “when” co. […]

Green Bay Packers: The Pack Has Not Fared Well at Raymond James Stadium
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers do not have a very stellar record at Raymond James Stadium when playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In fact, they are just 1-7 at the stadium since the. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Breaking Down Green Bay’s Game Plan
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
According to Odds Shark, the Green Bay Packers opened up as 10-point favorites on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That line has jumped up to 11.5 in some instanc. […]

NFL Playoffs: What the Green Bay Packers Need to Do to Make a Super Bowl Run
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers were certainly viewed by most as the best team in the NFL heading into Week 15. That changed after a stunning 21-13 upset at the hands of the Buffalo. […]

Breaking Down Green Bay’s Explosive Ground Plays vs. the Buffalo Bills
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
On the ground, Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy looked unstoppable for an entire quarter against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Ripping off a handful of double-digit. […]

Packers Receivers Suffer Rare Case of the Drops in Loss to Bills
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
On Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, the Green Bay Packers pass-catchers had their worst game in recent history. Armed with two potential Pro Bowl receivers, an MVP front-. […]

Perfect Storm Creates the Rarest of Days for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
A perfect storm of variables and errors—both of the forced and unforced kind—helped create a rare afternoon for Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  The NFL’s. […]

Green Bay Packers: Remembering Fuzzy Thurston
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers lost one of their all-time great players on Sunday when Fred “Fuzzy” Thurston passed away due to liver cancer. Thurston was 80 years old. Thurston was. […]

Shy of the Packers’ Run Game, Team Limiting Ground Impact
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers put together one of their worst performances through the air in a long time during a 21-13 loss in Buffalo. According to Packer Report’s Bi. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Buffalo Bills: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
All good things must come to an end. The Green Bay Packers (10-4) had their five-game winning streak snapped Sunday by the Buffalo Bills (8-6) at Ralph Wilson Stadium, with. […]

Packers’ Continued Struggles Against Top Defenses Provide Worry for Playoff Run
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The once white-hot offense of the Green Bay Packers couldn’t have put together a more lousy all-around performance than the one delivered during Sunday’s 21-13 defeat again. […]

Bryan Bulaga Injury: Updates on Packers Star’s Concussion and Return
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Bryan Bulaga suffered a concussion during Week 15 against the Buffalo Bills. His status for Week 16′s contest against the Tampa Bay Bucc. […]

Despite Loss, Packers Defense Playing at Playoff Level
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Against the Kyle Orton-led Buffalo Bills, no one would have been surprised if the Green Bay Packers defense had a solid game on Sunday. What was surprising, though, was the. […]

Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb’s Post-Week 15 Fantasy Reaction
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers suffered a devastating loss to the Buffalo Bills Sunday, and fantasy football owners who started quarterback Aaron Rodgers or wide receivers Jordy Nel. […]

Eddie Lacy, James Starks’ Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 15
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
So much for a running back controversy in Green Bay.His status questioned throughout the week, Eddie Lacy not only played but also made the most of his touches against the. […]

Green Bay Packers vs. Buffalo Bills: Live Score and Analysis for Green Bay
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
A day to forget for Aaron Rodgers.  Rodgers tossed two interceptions and lost a fumble on the potential game-winning drive, and the Green Bay Packers (10-4) had their five. […]

Preseason finale was important to Clutts
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
This week you’ll probably hear some people complain that the preseason finale is meaningless, but Bears fullback Tyler Clutts certainly won’t be among them.

Bears will look to get running game going
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears offense accomplished one key objective in last Friday night’s win over the Giants and will look to achieve another in Thursday night’s preseason finale in Clevel. […]

Bears giving Knox more time to recover
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears placed Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list and not on season-ending injured reserve Sunday because they’re hopeful he’ll be able to play in 2012. […]

Hardin placed on IR, Knox goes on PUP
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears on Sunday placed rookie safety Brandon Hardin on injured reserve, put receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and cut 10 others.

Quigley responds to challenge in victory
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
Given the opportunity to handle all punting duties in Friday night’s preseason win over the Giants, undrafted rookie Ryan Quigley responded with an excellent performance.

Forte confident run game will improve
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Bears’ rushing attack was stuck in neutral against the Giants’ No. 1 defense Friday night, but running back Matt Forte is confident that. […]

Marshall flashes big-play ability in victory
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – When the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall in March, they envisioned the three-time Pro Bowler producing plays like the one he made in Friday. […]

Bears overcome key mistakes to win
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jay Cutler’s 21-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall was a thing of beauty Friday night against the Giants, but Bears starters didn’t gene. […]

Larry’s Bears vs. Giants updates
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories


Webb, Williams are still battling for job
2 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
J’Marcus Webb will start Friday night’s preseason game against the Giants, but Chris Williams is also expected to get first-team reps as they continue to battle for the Be. […]