Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: Jon Lester’s Deal Isn’t About 6 Years – It’s About 1

A World Series title from the Cubs would justify any spending of money.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Bulls center Pau Gasol, right. (Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Grizzlies

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at FedExForum.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Jake Peavy. (Elsa/Getty Images)

Jake Peavy Agrees To 2-Year Deal With Giants

Peavy’s deal is for two years and $24 million.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Time Now Critical For Bears

The Bears’ decision-makers should already be talking to agents.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Lions receiver Calvin Johnson catches a touchdown pass in front of Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller in Detroit's 34-17 win Sunday at Ford Field. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bears-Lions: 5 Matchups To Watch

As always, flanking Detroit’s Calvin Johnson will be tough.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Packers receiver Jordy Nelson, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Week 16 Position-By-Position Fantasy Rankings

Joe Ostrowski is here to help with your tough fantasy football decisions.

CBS Chicago–12/19/2014

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler elevates for a layup in a win against the Knicks. (Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

Westerlund: Jimmy Butler Shines Again

Stardom found Butler, at least for a night, as he scored a career-high 35 points.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Jimmy Clausen Gets Chance To Rewrite His Story

“It’s just a great opportunity for me,” Jimmy Clausen says of his impending Sunday start.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Out Against Knicks

Rose is dealing with an illness.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Jay Cutler Masks Frustration As Uncertain Future Lingers

“You think you’re going to be here a while,” Cutler says. “I’m still hopeful that’s going to be true.”

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Trestman On Cutler Benching: ‘Need A Lift At Quarterback’

After being benched, Jay Cutler still says he wants to remain in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Saints defensive lineman Kasim Edebali pressures Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in New Orleans' 31-15 win at Soldier Field on Monday night. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Jay Cutler Doesn’t Have A Starting Job, But He’s A Comic Book Hero Now

Ahh, just priceless timing.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Talks Aging Well, Winning Now & Twitter Responses

“I know how hard I work, I know how I take care of myself,” Lester says.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Chris Conte. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Chris Conte Is Just Being Honest

An NFL player can’t be concerned with his wellness to perform his best.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Questionable Against Knicks With Illness

New York star Carmelo Anthony is also questionable with knee soreness.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Preview: Knicks-Bulls

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Some Bears Teammates Think Jimmy Clausen ‘Will Light It Up’

Well, this is a fun subplot in all the Bears drama.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Breaking Down Money Owed To Jay Cutler

There really aren’t any good options for the Bears right now.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Benching Jay Cutler Solves Nothing

Firing everyone with football operations input is the only move that makes sense for the Bears.

CBS Chicago–12/18/2014

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Frazier’s First Double-Double Leads SMU To 67-46 Win

Keith Frazier scored 16 points and pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds for his first double-double.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014