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Cuts continue as Bears move to finalize 53-man roster
44 mins ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
The Chicago Bears continue to trim their roster, readying to reduce their team to 53 players by the NFL’s 3 p.m. deadline on Saturday. On Saturday morning, the Tribune conf. […]

Mitchell: In wake of ad, Toyota scholarships honoring Rev. Jesse Jackson
1 hour ago   Chicago – Mary Mitchell
Follow @MaryMitchellCST An action that Rainbow/PUSH took more than a decade ago in response to a controversial Toyota ad is bearing some impressive fruit today. In 2001, th. […]

Baez at third, Bryant in left for Cubs vs. Diamondbacks
1 hour ago   Chicago – Daryl Van Schouwen
Javier Baez will play third base and Kris Bryant will start in left field Saturday behind Jake Arrieta, who takes the mound at Wrigley Field for the first time since throwi. […]

Before CPS, Byrd-Bennett gave $3.4 mil. in deals to firm in probe
1 hour ago   Chicago – Lauren FitzPatrick
In June, Barbara Byrd-Bennett stepped aside as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools in the wake of a federal investigation involving a lucrative deal given. […]

Sunday Sitdown with Richard Wooten, newly retired Chicago cop
1 hour ago   Chicago – Maudlyne Ihejirika
At his Chicago Police Department retirement party last month, Richard Wooten reflected with fellow 6th District Officer Jonathan Ho about the burden of the badge he’d tur. […]

Korecki: What Springfield can learn from Chicago
2 hours ago   Chicago – Natasha Korecki
Follow @natashakorecki Recall the tale-of-two-cities runoff election that saw a humbled Mayor Rahm Emanuel don a sweater and confess that, yes, he’s prickly, but he can g. […]

Man seriously injured in North Austin shooting
2 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man was seriously injured in a shooting Friday night in the North Austin neighborhood on the West Side. The 20-year-old was walking in the 1400 block of North Linder at 8. […]

Brown: Senior housing operator tells residents it’s time to go
2 hours ago   Chicago – Mark Brown
Follow @MarkBrownCST Presbyterian Homes, which operates three subsidized apartment buildings for seniors on the North Side, has put the buildings up for sale and given noti. […]

Obama guidance, press schedule Sept. 5, 6, 7, 2015. Labor Day weekend
3 hours ago   Chicago – Lynn Sweet
Below, from the White House… THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2015 WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, SEPTE. […]

Police: 3 killed, 15 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings
3 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
Three people were killed and at least 15 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said. About 11:40 p.m., a 22-year-old man was standi. […]

Police: Man fatally shot in North Lawndale
4 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man was shot to death Friday night in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, police said. The 35-year-old man was sitting in a parked vehicle on the 1100 block. […]

Boy, 15, critically wounded in Washington Park shooting
4 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A 15-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side early Saturday. About 4:10 a.m., the teen was standing. […]

Woman wounded in Englewood drive-by
7 hours ago   Chicago – Alexandra Kukulka
A woman was shot Saturday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 19-year-old was standing outside on the 700 block of West 66th Place at 1:55 a.m. whe. […]

Three men shot in Rogers Park
7 hours ago   Chicago – Alexandra Kukulka
Three men were shot early Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side. The three men, ages 39, 29, and 32, were standing in an alley in the 2000 block of Wes. […]

Man charged with running South Side dog-fighting operation
9 hours ago   Chicago – Alexandra Kukulka
A 43-year-old man has been charged with running a dog-fighting operation from his Fuller Park residence on the South Side. Clifford McNeil, of the 4700 block of South Shiel. […]

Man wounded in Englewood shooting
9 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man was shot in the Englewood neighborhood late Friday. Shortly before midnight, the 20-year-old was walking in the 7400 block of South Eggleston when he heard shots and. […]

Bears are counting on Alshon Jeffery to deliver in a big way
9 hours ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
The question has come at John Fox from several directions and in many different forms over the past month.

Elderly woman with dementia missing from Back of the Yards
9 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
Chicago Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 79-year-old woman with dementia who went missing Friday morning from the Back of the Yards neighborhood on th. […]

Police: Man shot to death in North Lawndale
10 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man was shot to death in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side late Friday, police said. About 11:40 p.m., the 22-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the. […]

Police: One killed, two wounded in North Austin drive-by
10 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
One man was killed and two others were injured in a shooting in the North Austin neighborhood late Friday. About 11:20 p.m., the three were standing on the sidewalk in the. […]

Bill Cubit era put on hold as Illini opener postponed until Saturday
11 hours ago   Chicago – Herb Gould
Many people thought Cubit’s predecessor, Tim Beckman, was a lightning rod. But the thunderstorm was taking it to the extreme.

John Danks continues roll against Royals in White Sox’ rout
11 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
John Danks continued his mastery over the Royals with a complete game and Adam Eaton matched his career high with four hits, including a three-run homer, as the White Sox b. […]

Veteran cuts open door for Bears ILB John Timu
12 hours ago   Chicago – Patrick Finley
John Timu can count on two hands the number of times he played special teams in college — mostly on the Washington Huskies’ kickoff unit. He participated in special tea. […]

St. Anthony Hospital sues to block Riot Fest from nearby park
12 hours ago   Chicago – Maudlyne Ihejirika
Saint Anthony Hospital on Friday sued to stop Riot Fest from holding this year’s concert in a park across the street from it. The faith-based, nonprofit community hospita. […]

Three shot in Chicago Lawn
12 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
Three people were shot Friday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The three males, ages 17, 19 and 21, were sitting in a parked vehicle in an alle. […]

Tight end Khari Lee excited by opportunity with Bears
12 hours ago   Chicago – Adam Jahns
The Bears acquired tight end Khari Lee from the Texans for a draft pick.

Family member charged with fatally shooting 11-year-old on South Side
12 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A Rockford man has been charged with accidentally shooting his 11-year-old family member to death late Wednesday in a Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood home on the South. […]

Oak Lawn man dies 6 days after Mount Greenwood crash
14 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A southwest suburban man died Thursday afternoon, six days after he was injured in a Mount Greenwood neighborhood crash. Kevin Nolan, 49, was involved in a crash between a. […]

Man shot, seriously wounded in Englewood
14 hours ago   Chicago – Ashlee Rezin
A man was shot in seriously wounded Friday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood. The man, 26, was shot multiple times in the chest about 7 p.m. in the 5700 bloc. […]

Man injured in Englewood drive-by shooting
14 hours ago   Chicago – Ashlee Rezin
A man was injured in an Englewood neighborhood drive-by shooting Friday evening on the South Side. About 7 p.m., the 59-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 5700 bl. […]

Mason Foster, Dante Rosario among Bears’ cuts
14 hours ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
Inside linebackers Jonathan Anderson and John Timu, a pair of undrafted rookies, made plays in the Bears’ exhibition finale Thursday, and that probably made it easier for t. […]

Javier Baez makes his case in big Cubs win
16 hours ago   Chicago – Brian Sandalow
The Cubs might have shown off their infield of the future Friday and Javier Baez made his case to be included. Addison Russell hit two home runs, Baez homered for the first. […]

Four of eight men slain Wednesday on police at-risk list
16 hours ago   Chicago – Frank Main
Dan Rance was marked to die, authorities believe. The 23-year-old was one of the eight men shot to death Wednesday in Chicago — the deadliest day in the city since 2003.. […]

Man killed in East Garfield Park shooting Wednesday identified
16 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A man who was killed in a shooting early Wednesday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood has been identified. Officers responding to a call of a person shot at 12:20 a.m.. […]

Dyett hunger strike continues as group adds demands
16 hours ago   Chicago – Tina Sfondeles
The hunger strike continued Friday for a group protesting Dyett High School’s new destiny as an art school as members announced the Rev. Jesse Jackson will help them nego. […]

Suit: Police should have terminated chase before deadly South Side crash
16 hours ago   Chicago – Ashlee Rezin
The daughter of a 66-year-old man fatally struck by a car fleeing Chicago Police last month on the South Side has filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging officers should. […]

Bears’ QB competition gets new twist
16 hours ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
With a hat on backward and his hands in his back pockets, David Fales stood in front of his Soldier Field locker stall Thursday night feeling a sense of accomplishment. In. […]

Fantasy football mock draft: Who goes No. 1?
17 hours ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune
UPDATE: Two more rounds have been added to the 10-team, standard scoring format mock draft for a total of five rounds.

O’Hare jet noise complaints pass 2 million mark for year
17 hours ago   Chicago – Rosalind Rossi
O’Hare International Airport has drawn more than 2 million jet noise complaints so far this year as the number of people making their grievances continues to rise, new ci. […]

Man dies three days after East Garfield Park shooting
17 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A West Side man died Wednesday afternoon of injuries he suffered in an East Garfield Park neighborhood shooting that left another man wounded early Sunday. The men, ages 28. […]

Aldermen question Emanuel’s plan to implement garbage collection fee
17 hours ago   Chicago – Fran Spielman
African-American aldermen have urged Mayor Rahm Emanuel to trash plans to impose a garbage collection fee on grounds it will leave some neighborhoods filthy, breed widespre. […]

Boy, 15, shot on Far South Side
17 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder Friday afternoon in Roseland on the Far South Side. He was outside about 4 p.m. in the 10500 block of South Wentworth when someon. […]

Composer Sid Siegel, king of kitschy industrial musicals, dead at 88
18 hours ago   Chicago – Maureen O’Donnell
Back in the days of three-martini lunches, big corporations presented eye-poppingly lavish, peppy musicals to introduce their new products and fire up their distributors an. […]

Even without Kyle Schwarber, Cubs rout Arizona
18 hours ago   Chicago – Brian Sandalow
The Cubs stressed Friday they were going to be patient with Kyle Schwarber’s mildly strained right rib cage. They don’t want him to rush back and risk making the injury. […]

2 hurt when Amtrak train hits dump truck on NW Side
18 hours ago   Chicago – Mitchell Armentrout
Two people suffered minor injuries when a dump truck hit an Amtrak train Friday afternoon in the Edgebrook neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The truck struck the inbound. […]

David Haugh: Jay Cutler ‘can be efficient’
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune sports columnist David Haugh recaps the Bears’ Thursday night victory over the Cleveland Browns to wrap up the preseason.

Trying to block out the Bears’ offensive line issues
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Steve Rosenbloom
If the Bears were looking for answers on the offensive line in Thursday’s practice game against the Browns, then it was lucky they didn’t have battery acid nearby.

10 thoughts on Bears’ 24-0 win over Browns
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears wrapped up their first preseason with coach John Fox by recording their first shutout in exhibition action since 1994, blanking the Cle. […]

Alshon Jeffery spotted, then Bears’ non-starters beat those of the Browns
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Rich Campbell
Alshon Jeffery strutted out of the tunnel and onto the grass at Soldier Field a few minutes before 5 p.m. Thursday. Wearing a white Bears cap, a long-sleeved shirt, shorts. […]

Jeremy Langford impresses again with 34-yard run on touchdown drive
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
Rookie running back Jeremy Langford continued to show signs of growth in Thursday night’s exhibition with the Browns at Soldier Field as he secures his spot on the roster a. […]

Green Bay Packers: What We’ve Learned Through Week 4 of Preseason
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have concluded their preseason and, on Saturday, will finally have their full 53-man roster decided. It’s their last major to-do item before they prep. […]

Green Bay Packers Special Teams Still Looks Like Major Weakness Entering Week 1
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
It’s the unit to which no one gives much thought, until it begins performing poorly—and as the Green Bay Packers’ 2015 NFL preseason comes to a close, its special teams i. […]

Bears 24, Browns 0
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune
All the action from Soldier Field.

One thing clear in exhibitions: Bears offensive line is in disarray
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
First-year general manager Ryan Pace has two days to make decisions that shape the bottom third of the Bears’ roster, but the biggest call at Halas Hall has nothing to do w. […]

Live blog: Bears win final preseason game 24-0
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Chicago Tribune staff
Join us as the Bears face the Browns at Soldier Field in the final exhibition game. Game updates, photos, tweets from the beat and more. On the Tribune app? Click here to s. […]

Judge sides with Tom Brady, NFL promises ‘Deflategate’ appeal
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune wire reports
Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league’s four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated. […]

Even with ‘Deflategate’ loss, NFL still wins
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Steve Rosenbloom
Tom Brady beat Roger Goodell in “Deflategate” on Thursday morning. A federal judge just said so.

The Chicago Bears and the price of young love
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – John Kass
In every light romantic comedy there’s a cute young couple and maybe a sports reference, like this one involving the Chicago Bears.

Lance Briggs plans to retire, will be part of CSN’s Bears coverage
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
Barring an unexpected contract offer in the coming days, Lance Briggs plans to file his retirement papers with the NFL.

Jared Allen’s position transition a bright spot in Bears’ preseason
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Rich Campbell
There were so many reasons to doubt Jared Allen in his move to outside linebacker this summer that it was easy to lose sight of why he could succeed. One particular play du. […]

What to Watch 4: Jobs up for grabs in Bears’ preseason finale
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
The Bears will tie a bow on their preseason Thursday night, hosting the Browns at Soldier Field in what will serve as one last audition for players on the roster bubble. Th. […]

Bears trade for Texans tight end Khari Lee
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
The Chicago Bears continue to work over their roster at tight end behind starter Martellus Bennett as they announced a trade for Khari Lee of the Houston Texans on Wednesda. […]

Green Bay Packers Preseason: Week 4 Stock Report
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
This week’s Green Bay Packers stock report lines up with one of the most tumultuous times of the season: NFL rosters must be reduced to 53 players by Saturday and were cut. […]

Ty Montgomery Injury: Updates on Packers WR’s Hamstring and Return
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Ty Montgomery was thrust into a bigger role when Jordy Nelson was lost for the season with a torn ACL, but the rookie now finds himself batt. […]

Green Bay Packers: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly vs. Philadelphia Eagles
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
It depends on whom you ask, but some would say there was hardly anything good about the Green Bay Packers’ 39-26 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday. It was a meani. […]

Updated 53-Man Roster Projections for Green Bay Packers Post Preseason Week 3
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
With the end of the Green Bay Packers’ preseason fast approaching and the deadline for the first round of roster cuts down to 75 players looming on Sept. 1, it’s time for a. […]

Preseason finale was important to Clutts
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories


Webb, Williams are still battling for job
3 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. […]