The annual training-camp meeting with NFL officials to discuss rules changes and points-of-emphasis also provided a different perspective on one of the biggest blunders of the Bears’ 2013 season: the Aaron Rodgers fumble the Bears’ defense ignored, allowing Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin to pick it up and run 15 yards for a touchdown in
Highlights from Thursday, the warmest day of camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais: 1. The Dropsies Bears coach Marc Trestman was clearly upset by the number of times Bears offensive players put the ball on the ground during Thursday morning’s practice. During the first two sessions of practice, Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall and Matt
BOURBONNAIS — Tim Jennings is trying to learn a position. Problem is, the Pro Bowler can’t stay on the field for a full practice. The Bears’ cornerback — who has been learning the nickelback position — again tapered off his practice at training camp Thursday because of a sore quad. The repetitions he did take
DETROIT — The non-waiver trade deadline passed without the White Sox making any moves Thursday. While the rest of baseball was swept up in a flurry of movement, the Sox stood pat. “If there was something there he would have done something,” manager Robin Ventura said. “We know people are making moves all over the
The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced Thursday that Frank Thomas’ Hall of Fame plaque that was installed on Sunday will be removed Friday. Hold on, White Sox fans. This is good news. Thomas’ plaque will come down — temporarily — so that it can make a weekend visit to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday and Sunday.
DETROIT — Right fielder Avisail Garcia and right-hander Matt Lindstrom have their marching orders. Both will begin rehabilitation assignments with AAA Charlotte on Friday. Lindstrom, who had ankle surgery in May, is looking at an Aug. 7 return when the White Sox open a road trip in Seattle. There is no specific timetable for Garcia’s
DETROIT — White Sox right-hander Nate Jones, who has missed almost the entire season because of a back problem, sustained a torn ulnar collateral ligament while ramping up his comeback effort and will be out 12-15 months. Jones, 28, had Tommy John surgery Tuesday, general manager Rick Hahn said Wednesday. Jones, expected to be an