Bears

Bears Hire Brock Olivo As Assistant Special Teams CoachOlivo was the Broncos' special teams coordinator last season.
White Sox, Bears Subtly Troll Kim And Kanye Baby Name AnnouncementThe White Sox and Bears are throwing a slight bit of shade on Kim Kardashian, mocking her Twitter post announcing the name of her new baby, Chicago West.
New Bears Special Teams Coordinator Chris Tabor Excited To Use Explosiveness Of Tarik CohenTabor is eager to work with Cohen, the Bears returner whom he referred to as a "dynamic" threat.
Mark Helfrich Aims To Bring Innovation To Bears OffenseThe Bears will likely utilize run-pass options among other new looks under the direction of Helfrich and Matt Nagy.
Comfort With Bears' Direction Led Vic Fangio To Stay In ChicagoAfter realizing a fit with Matt Nagy, it was clear to Fangio that Chicago was the place to be.
Bernstein: Bears Coach Matt Nagy More Open With Media, For NowWe're already smarter about what we will see because of something the coach told us.
Bears To Hire Shane Toub As Offensive AssistantShane Toub is the son of former Bears and current Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub.
Bears Plan To 'Attack' Changes At Wide ReceiverPlayers like Jarvis Landry, Sammy Watkins and Allen Robinson should appeal to the Bears in free agency.
Emma: With Retention Of Vic Fangio, Bears Ensure Continuity For Budding DefenseFangio has overseen the transformation of the Bears' defense in the past three years.
Bears Hire Kevin Gilbride As Tight Ends CoachGilbride spent the last eight seasons with the Giants, the last four as their tight ends coach.
Bears Hire Mike Furrey As Wide Receivers CoachFurrey comes to Chicago after spending two years as the head coach at Limestone College, a Division-II school in Gaffney, South Carolina.
Bears Retain Vic Fangio As Defensive CoordinatorThe Bears ranked ninth in scoring defense and 10th in total defense under Fangio's guidance in 2017.
Bernstein: Bears Actually Doing It RightFor so long, Bears hirings have been clunky and weird, too often with an uncertain chain of command. Not now.
Bears Officially Announce Hiring Of Mark Helfrich, 2 OthersChris Tabor is the new special teams coordinator, and Charles London is the running backs coach.
Bears Close To Naming Mark Helfrich Offensive CoordinatorHelfrich previously spent four seasons as Oregon head coach, where he went 37-16 in that time.
Report: Bears To Hire Chris Tabor As Special Teams CoordinatorMost recently the Browns' special teams coordinator, Tabor coached with the Bears from 2008-'10.
Bears Tab Harry Hiestand As Offensive Line CoachHiestand rejoins a Bears coaching staff that he served on from 2005-'09 under Lovie Smith.
Emma: Matt Nagy's Bears Will Go Where Mitchell Trubisky Can Take ThemNagy became Bears head coach with a knowledge of Trubisky's game and already has a plan for his growth.
Matt Nagy: Unfair To Hold Bears To Playoff Standard Immediately, As Culture Is The Focus"In order to have good culture, you have to have people that trust each other," Nagy says.
Door Open For Vic Fangio's Return To Bears As Defensive CoordinatorThere's an increased likelihood that Fangio will return to the Bears, but it's still a complicated matter.
Baffoe: Come In, Matt NagyHopes, dreams and wishes -- every Bears fan has them. Can Nagy unlock them?
For Matt Nagy, A Journey Marked By Belief Found Its Way In ChicagoBeing introduced as the Bears' head coach, Nagy kept finding himself looking back at a decade of opportunities.
Ryan Pace: George McCaskey, Ted Phillips 'Valuable' In Bears' Coaching SearchHaving McCaskey and Phillips sit in on interviews allowed the Bears to expedite their hiring of Matt Nagy.
New Bears Coach Matt Nagy Owns Chiefs' Wild-Card Loss: "I Promise I'm Going To Learn From It'Upon meeting with the Bears on Sunday morning, Nagy was quick to accept the blame for the Chiefs' loss.
Matt Nagy, Bears In Talks With Vic Fangio To Retain Him As Defensive CoordinatorNagy has already spoken with Fangio and is working to configure his new Bears coaching staff.
Report: Bears' Vic Fangio Top Candidate To Become Packers Defensive CoordinatorFangio's contract with the Bears expired Tuesday, making him available for other coaching opportunities.
Gabriel: Matt Nagy Will Rely On His Background In Leading Bears, Mitchell TrubiskyThroughout his coaching career, Nagy has shown strong leadership traits.
Bernstein: Matt Nagy's First Impression Matters, For NowSome openness could begin to rebuild trust among fans hardened into cynicism in the John Fox era.
Emma: Bears Envision Matt Nagy's Creativity Leading Offense To Full PotentialLooking at a three-down sequence that reveals what Nagy could bring for the Bears.
After Hiring Matt Nagy As Head Coach, Bears' Attention Turns To Defensive Coordinator Vic FangioFangio is set to become available to other suitors by Tuesday, but the Bears could retain him as defensive coordinator.

Sports

Bulls Beat Hawks, 113-97The Bulls have won four of their past five games.
Clemson Beats Notre Dame, 67-58Gabe DeVoe had 17 points, including a crucial 3-pointer with 3:18 to go.
Northwestern Beats Penn State, 70-61Vic Law had 18 points.
Butler Beats DePaul, 79-67Kelan Martin scored 24 points.
Wisconsin Beats Illinois, 75-50Illinois (10-10) has now lost seven straight Big Ten games to open conference play.
Emma: Playoffs In Doubt As Blackhawks Still Seeking Better PlayWithout Corey Crawford, the Blackhawks are hoping more consistent play is enough to reach the postseason.
Blackhawks Hope Corey Crawford Can Return This SeasonThe Blackhawks were mum on the health of Crawford, who hasn't made progress in dealing with reported vertigo-like symptoms.
Bears Hire Brock Olivo As Assistant Special Teams CoachOlivo was the Broncos' special teams coordinator last season.
White Sox, Bears Subtly Troll Kim And Kanye Baby Name AnnouncementThe White Sox and Bears are throwing a slight bit of shade on Kim Kardashian, mocking her Twitter post announcing the name of her new baby, Chicago West.
Illinois Hires Rod Smith As Offensive CoordinatorSmith spent six years with the Arizona Wildcats and has been a coach for 22 years.
670 The Score To Broadcast 10 Cubs Games In Spring TrainingThe first broadcast on the 670 airwaves will be Feb. 24, when the Cubs host the Rangers at Sloan Park.
New Bears Special Teams Coordinator Chris Tabor Excited To Use Explosiveness Of Tarik CohenTabor is eager to work with Cohen, the Bears returner whom he referred to as a "dynamic" threat.
Baffoe: Something In The Nothing Of Willson Contreras-Yadier Molina CommentsEver since the Cubs won a championship, there's a different feel to petty feuds.
Bernstein: Study Confirms Football's True DangerThe mundane action of football is causing more brain damage than concussions.
Bulls' Kris Dunn Out Indefinitely After Being Placed In Concussion ProtocolAfter a nasty face-first fall Wednesday, Dunn won't travel with the team to Atlanta for Saturday's game.
Mark Helfrich Aims To Bring Innovation To Bears OffenseThe Bears will likely utilize run-pass options among other new looks under the direction of Helfrich and Matt Nagy.
Comfort With Bears' Direction Led Vic Fangio To Stay In ChicagoAfter realizing a fit with Matt Nagy, it was clear to Fangio that Chicago was the place to be.
Cubs Announce Big League Training Staff, Minor League Coaching StaffsTim Buss is back as the big league strength and conditioning coordinator for his 18th season.
Who Gave Cubs' Kyle Schwarber Best Advice Amid Trying 2017 Season? Anthony Rizzo"I wouldn't take back anything that's happened over the last couple of years," Schwarber says.
Bernstein: Bears Coach Matt Nagy More Open With Media, For NowWe're already smarter about what we will see because of something the coach told us.
Bulls Have Plenty To Take Away From Competitive Loss To WarriorsIn an entertaining contest the Warriors won 119-112, the Bulls were reminded of the costs of any lack of focus.
Ohio State Defeats Northwestern, 71-65Ohio State led Northwestern by as many as 15 in the second half before holding off a late Wildcats charge.
Warriors Overtake Bulls, 119-112Golden State moved into a tie for the third-longest road winning streak in a season in NBA history.
Bears To Hire Shane Toub As Offensive AssistantShane Toub is the son of former Bears and current Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub.
Cardinals' Yadier Molina Chirps Back At Cubs' Willson Contreras: 'Respect The Ranks'Contreras said he can be better than Molina, and the Cardinals catcher responded back to his Cubs counterpart.
Dennis Rodman Checks Into Rehab After DUI ArrestThe former member of the Chicago Bulls was arrested in Southern California late Saturday on suspicion of DUI after being pulled over for a traffic violation.
Theo Epstein: Cubs Want To Add 1 More Starting Pitcher But Are Content As Is"We're really happy with the way things have gone so far," Epstein says.
Claude Julien Finally Makes Return To Boston With HabsClaude Julien was fired by the Boston Bruins nearly a full year ago. He makes his first return to Boston as head coach of the struggling Montreal Canadiens Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. ET (NBCSN).
Bernstein: The Mystery Of 76ers' Markelle FultzFultz's broken shot is strange for basketball, but it has precedence in baseball and golf.
Rejuvenated Kris Bryant Striving For More Improvement In 2018It wasn't all fun and games for Bryant this offseason, who spent time improving his swing after a drop in power.

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