Bears quarterback Jay Cutler did not practice Saturday after he had practiced Friday, but coach Marc Trestman said that was not an indication of any kind of set back in his rehabilitation from a high ankle sprain. ‘‘There’s no residual effect from the work he did the last couple of days. Just chose to rest
It really is starting to seem like old times for the Bulls. The problem is that’s not a good thing. With Derrick Rose already down for the season after right knee surgery and Jimmy Butler still in street clothes with turf toe, it now sounds like Luol Deng could miss tonight’s game with the Pistons,
1. NO. 18 OKLAHOMA AT NO. 6 OKLAHOMA STATE The facts: 11 a.m., Ch. 7. The records: Oklahoma 9-2, 6-2 Big 12; Oklahoma State 10-1, 7-1.
The Houston Texans fired coach Gary Kubiak on Friday and it didn’t take long for former Bears coach Lovie Smith to be mentioned as his possible replacement. Texans owner Bob McNair said at a press conference that his coaching searching is already underway and he indicated that Smith would be a candidate. McNair said he’s
Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was fined $7,875, a league source said Friday, for an unnecessary roughness flag Sunday in Minneapolis. Marshall committed the penalty in the first quarter, though the Vikings declined it in favor of Martellus Bennett’s offensive pass interference. Vikings cornerback Chris Cook was fined $26,250 after being ejected for bumping the
The White Sox outrighted infielder Mike McDade and outfielder Blake Tekotte to Class AAA Charlotte on Friday. Tekotte, 26, hit .226 with one home run and two RBI in 20 games for the Sox in 2013. He batted .236 at Charlotte. McDade, 24, split last season between Charlotte and AAA Columbus in the Indians system.
Why are receivers so wide open against the Bears’ defense? Mel Tucker says Bears have to execute better
The Bears have taken a lot of heat — and deservedly so — for their 32nd-ranked run defense that has allowed an average of 205 yards in their last six games. But the pass defense has been shaky as well. With a subpar pass rush and safeties seemingly backed up to the opponents’ goal line,
Yellow perch on the Chicago lakefront–“limit after limit”–were the Thanksgiving week story, drawing as many as 200 fishermen to cram into the new spot at the slip north of 87th Street. Ray Hinton sent this photo of John Austin at 87th with a couple quality keepers. Austin just buried his mother last week. “We made sure