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Lovie Smith, left, and Brian Urlacher with the Bears in 2008. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Listen: Brian Urlacher On Lovie Smith, Bears

“He’s trying to change the culture down there,” Urlacher says of Smith in Tampa Bay.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Doomsday Scenario Of Loviefest

The Bears’ season can’t get worse, right? Oh yes it can.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bucs coach Lovie Smith. (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent — Tampa Bay Buccaneers

A preseason sleeper, the Bucs’ 2-8 start has been a major disappointment.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trevor van Riemsdyk Will Be Out 3-4 Months

He has a left patella fracture and will undergo surgery Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Rockets center Dwight Howard. (Cameron Browne/NBAE/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Peterson, Howard Abuse Cases Painfully Similar

Now a high-profile child-abuse case begs for the NBA to take action.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Jon Lester. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Red Sox Make Offer To Jon Lester, Who’s Expected To Take His Time

The Cubs met with Lester on Tuesday, but it’s unclear what direction he might be leaning.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

A rendering of DePaul's proposed arena.

Report: Cost Could Soar About 75% For DePaul’s New Arena

McPier is still negotiating on a price with the general contractor.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Bears center Roberto Garza. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Garza Still Has Appreciation For The Game

Bears center Roberto Garza played his 200th career game on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Adam Clendening. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Recall Nordstrom, Clendening From Rockford

Adam Clendening will help fill the void left by the injured Trevor van Riemsdyk.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Marc Mariani in 2011. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bears Make Minor Roster Moves

Chicago has signed Marc Mariani and waived Ahmad Dixon.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

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

Levine: After Duke Signing, White Sox Will Stay Active

“Zach was one of the most desirable relievers on the market,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn says.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Sergio Oliva.  (David Nystrom/Chicago Tribune photo)

Old School Photo: Chicago Cop, Bodybuilder Sergio Oliva

More than a decade after he became the only man to defeat Arnold Schwarzenegger in the Mr. Olympia competition, Chicago Police Officer Sergio Oliva muscles still appeared as if they could rip his uniform clean off.

11/18/2014

Listen: Spiegel & Mannelly’s Free Agent Pitches For Cubs, White Sox

How could the premier talent not come to Chicago after listening to these pitches?

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Zach Duke. (Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

White Sox Sign Lefty Reliever Zach Duke

Duke had a 2.45 ERA in 2014.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

49ers tight end Vernon Davis. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Harris: Your 2014 All-Dud Fantasy Football Team

LeSean McCoy, Vernon Davis, Keenan Allen and Jimmy Graham — you’ve cost us wins.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Bears defensive end Jared Allen, left. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

24 Hours Later: Holmes On Bears-Vikings

Sunday was a workman-like win for Chicago, which was a step in the right direction.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Blackhawks defenseman Stephen Johns. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Reassign Stephen Johns

The recent shuffling was presumably for salary cap purposes.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Patriots running Jonas Gray. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Thomason: Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups For Week 12

Jonas Gray and Isaiah Crowell are worth adding this week if they’re still available.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Bulls Have A New Look

A dangerous offense has added a new element to Tom Thibodeau’s squad.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014