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  • John Fox challenge considered one of the worst in NFL history

    CHICAGO – John Fox has made some questionable calls in his three years as Bears head coach, but his decision to challenge a play Sunday may take the cake. John Fox, when he realizes he just challenged his own team into a turnover pic.twitter.com/PiVybx8D0n — Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat) November 12, 2017 Instead of settling for a first and goal at the Packers three yard line, Fox opted to have the refs take a second look at Benny Cunningham’s diving touchdown […]

  • Notre Dame spoils Wintrust Arena opener, beats DePaul 72-58

    CHICAGO — T.J. Gibbs scored 21 points to lead No. 14 Notre Dame to a 72-58 victory over DePaul on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Bonzie Colson had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Matt Farrell added 15 points for the Irish, who have Final Four aspirations after going 26-10 overall and 12-6 in the ACC last season. Eli Cain and Tre’Darius McCallum scored 14 points apiece for DePaul, which went 9-23 last season. Max Strus added […]

  • Report: Nikola Mirotic decides not to have surgery, set to rejoin Bulls

    CHICAGO – Niko Mirotic’s time away from the Bulls appears to be over. According to WBBM Newsradio, Mirotic will return to the Advocate Center Tuesday for a light workout. John Paxson tells @WBBMNewsradio Niko Mirotic will bypass surgery and do light workout at Advocate center tomorrow. — George Ofman (@georgeofman) October 30, 2017 Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson also noted Mirotic has elected to forego surgery on his facial fractures. The initial four to six week timeline […]

  • Astros’ Gurriel avoids World Series suspension, will serve five game ban next year

    HOUSTON – Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will not be suspended for making a racial gesture at Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish, until next year. Gurriel avoided a potential World Series suspension, but MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said he will serve a five game ban at the beginning of the 2018 season. Gurriel said he didn’t intend to offend Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish when he pulled on the corners of his eyes after homering against him during Houston’s 5-3 win in […]

  • Blackhawks keep Coyotes winless with 4-2 victory

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Lance Bouma scored on a rebound with 4:24 left in the third period, Corey Crawford stopped 27 shots and the Chicago Blackhawks kept the Arizona Coyotes winless with a 4-2 victory Saturday night. The Coyotes have been playing better lately, but their only point is an overtime loss to Vegas the second game of the season. Arizona was aggressive and Louis Domingue made some spectacular saves against the Blackhawks after being replaced by rookie Adin Hill the […]

  • Reports: Cubs fire pitching coach Chris Bosio

    CHICAGO – When Theo Epstein addressed the media Friday, less than 24 hours after the Cubs were knocked out of the NLCS, he said he didn’t want to comment on the makeup of the coaching staff just yet. However, Epstein did say “rest assured, Joe will have every coach back that he wants back.” Although, Maddon said he expected all of his staff to return next season, multiple reports out say the Cubs have fired longtime pitching coach Chris Bosio. […]

  • Theo Epstein mulls trading Cubs heavy hitters for more pitching

    CHICAGO – Good starting pitching is hard to come by. Free agency can be a quick fix, but it usually comes with a hefty price tag. Sometimes, there just aren’t enough arms available. In fact, two of the biggest names on the market might be coming out of the Cubs clubhouse. Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis have likely pitched at Wrigley Field for the last time and John Lackey may never throw at the major league level again. It all […]

  • 5 Things to Know: Cubs, Nationals Game 5

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Cubs and Nationals back and forth battle comes down to one final game. Here are five keys to consider heading into Game 5: 1. Never trust Dusty Baker After saying “We have full confidence in Tanner” Roark on two separate occasions for Wednesday’s pivotal Game 4, Baker gave the ball to Stephen Strasburg. Who could blame him? Strasburg went out and broke his own franchise record of ten strikeouts, fanning twelve Cubs – all while battling […]

  • Saad, Kane, Toews lead Blackhawks past Blue Jackets

    CHICAGO — The Blackhawks and their marquee players are starting the season in high gear. Brandon Saad, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews each had a goal and assist to lead Chicago over the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1 on Saturday night. Richard Panik also scored and Jan Rutta got his first NHL goal as the Blackhawks followed up on a season-opening 10-1 rout of Pittsburgh with another overwhelming performance. Saad, one of four players to open the season with a hat […]

  • Bears Danny Trevathan suspended two games for hit on Packers Davante Adams

    NEW YORK – Danny Trevathan’s vicious hit on Davante Adams is going to cost him some playing time. NFL officials suspended Trevathan two games without pay for violating ‘safety-related’ rules. Danny Trevathan might be the biggest scumbag in the world on this cheap hit on Davante Adams. #CHIvsGB pic.twitter.com/RlsHTKXx2D — Casey Baker (@CaseyBake16) September 29, 2017 The league cited Rule 12, Section 2, Article 6 in issuing the suspension, which prohibits “using any part of a player’s helmet or facemask […]