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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

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

Bears Bench Jay Cutler For Jimmy Clausen

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will be benched for the team’s Week 16 game against the Detroit Lions, according to a report by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Bears guard Kyle Long. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Spiegel & Mannelly Show’s Bears Keeper Draft

The draft only goes 20 players deep because, really, there’s not much more worthwhile talent.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Sam Fuld. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Levine: Former Maddon Outfielders Seem Like Good Fit For Cubs

Chicago could be eyeing Sam Fuld and/or Jonny Gomes to add a veteran presence.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

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

Trestman Admits To Failure To Develop Jay Cutler

“I can’t hide from that,” Marc Trestman says in one of his more introspective moments.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Joe Moglia. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Emma: Michigan Would Be Wise To Consider Joe Moglia

A former CEO in the corporate world, Moglia has gone 32-10 at Coastal Carolina.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Chicago Wolves

Wolves Fall 4-1 To Adirondack Flames

Colin Fraser had Chicago’s lone goal.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

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

With Carmelo Anthony Visiting Town, Bulls Counting Blessings For Pau Gasol

“Sometimes it’s nice to have a Bentley, but a Honda Accord will get you there as well,” Mike Dunleavy says.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Bears coach Marc Trestman. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Marc Trestman ‘Aware’ Of Outside Noise On Job Status

“I didn’t sign up to be 5-9,” Trestman says.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Jerry Reinsdorf. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Reinsdorf, White Sox Sparing No Expense To Win

The White Sox have a payroll commitment of around $118 million.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Justin Ruggiano. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Acquire P Matt Brazis From Mariners In Exchange For OF Justin Ruggiano

Brazis, 25, split time between Single-A and Double-A in 2014, with a 2.36 ERA.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, left, and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Aaron Rodgers Backs Jay Cutler Amid Aaron Kromer Controversy

“We’d have some problems” if a coach did that in Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers says.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

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Company’s Amusing Sign Suggests Watching Bears Is Better CIA Torture Method

A sign at a suburban company suggests a better CIA torture method, and it just might work: Force the suspects to watch a Bears game.

12/17/2014

Blackhawks goalie Antti Raanta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Zawaski’s Shorties: On Goalies, Mumps & Morin

Chicago’s net-minders have been superb, even in Corey Crawford’s absence.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Flurry Of White Sox Moves ‘A Little Far-Fetched’ In Hahn’s Eyes

Even Chicago general manager Rick Hahn is surprised by all his team’s offseason moves.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Emery’s Just Wrong

The Bears don’t utilize a “top-down” leadership structure.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Blackhawks goalie Scott Darling. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Send Scott Darling To Rockford

This clear roster space for the return of Corey Crawford.

CBS Chicago–12/17/2014

Duncan Keith

Quenneville: Keith Illness Likely Not Mumps

Duncan Keith was not present for the Blackhawks’ 5-3 win over the division rival Minnesota Wild.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

Jerry Reinsdorf. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hahn: Jerry Reinsdorf ‘Smelled’ Opportunity In Free Agency

Owner Jerry Reinsdorf set an aggressive tone this offseason, White Sox GM Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014