Michael Irvin’s preseason prediction that “Jay Cutler will walk away MVP got this NFL season” is coming back to bite him. “Hey man, stop playin’. Y’all leave me alone with that,” Irvin, the Hall of Fame wide receiver and CBS analyst, said with a laugh when chided by Steve Mariucci on a media conference call
The number 51 used to mean one thing in the storied history of the Chicago Bears—Dick Butkus. Now, it will forever be associated with one of the franchise’s most embarrassing losses. Tom Brady, the Patriots quarterback who engineered the 51-23 blowout, added insult to injury when he posed with supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen and let
Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins were named co-winners of the Robert Clemente Award Friday, presented to the player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement. This is the first time the award has been given to two winners on one year. Konerko,
Bears cornerback Tim Jennings said Tuesday that having permanent captains “sets the foundation of consistency” for a football team. The Bears have been using rotating captains each week, and that decision has come into question in light of the recent locker room crisis. “If it was my decision I got to have permanent captains throughout
Even the announcers need to work on their game in the preseason. Bulls analyst Stacey King was in mid-season playoff form last night when Jimmy Butler capped a 20-point fourth quarter by hitting a three-pointer at the buzzer to defeat the Hawks. Stacey gave us “Jimmy B,” “Jimmy Buckets,” “Jimmy Jordan” and, of course, his
(Updated Mon. Oct. 20, 2014, following new info from Federal Railroad Administration) Hundreds of Metra engineers and conductors are tested every year on operating rules, but apparently a Metra manager wasn’t scoring their results correctly until federal officials stepped in. A safety assessment of Metra by the Federal Railroad Administration found that a new Metra manager was
Volkswagen sold 7.4 million cars and trucks, slightly more than General Motors’ 7.36 million. Toyota is expected to keep the No. 1 spot.