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NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL Season

The good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.


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NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL Season

Welcome back to another update of the weeks’ events. Here’s a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC…


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NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFL

Contract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here’s a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..


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NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFL

As Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC…


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NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days Away

The past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here’s a look at the latest developments around the NFC.


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Bernstein: Cutler Wins Hearts Of ‘F—ing Fans’

The “f—ing fans” sure sound different when the scoreboard changes, don’t they, Jay?

CBS Chicago–10/28/2012

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 20: (L-R) Nick Leddy #8, Marian Hossa #81 and Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Keith's first period goal against the Florida Panthers at the United Center on January 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Beat Panthers 3-1 To Take NHL Lead

The Blackhawks have won three straight and are 5-0-1 in their last six games.


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Bernstein: At Least They Didn’t Lose

This one was a must-must, a necessary condition for continuing one’s emotional investment in a severely flawed Bears team, even if one may know better.

670 The Score–10/02/2011


Prediction Machine’s Locks Of The Week

We talk to Paul Bessire of and get his locks of the week. Saints over Jags  Redskins and Titans as upset winners Cowboys over Lions Georgia Tech over NC State

670 The Score–09/30/2011

Lance Briggs

Bears’ LB Briggs Keeps Causing Havoc

Lance Briggs made it clear just a few weeks ago he wanted to be traded if the Chicago Bears wouldn’t restructure his contract. He hasn’t stopped making big statements since then. He’s just delivering them on the field.


Tomas Kopecky

Former Blackhawk Kopecky Signs With Panthers For Four Years, $12 Million

The Florida Panthers and general manager Dale Tallon acquired Tomas Kopecky’s rights from the Chicago Blackhawks during the NHL Entry Draft on June 27. On Wednesday, the Panthers signed him to a four-year contract.


Roger Goodell and Cam Newton

Auburn’s Newton Selected 1st Overall In NFL Draft

After winning a Heisman Trophy and a National Championship, Auburn’s Cam Newton can add No. 1 overall pick to his resume.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Chicago Blackhawks

Scoring First Was ‘Vital’ For Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks and the Florida Panthers battled into the second period in a scoreless game before Brent Seabrook lit the lamp on a power play. The goal would prove to the biggest difference maker in the game.


Chicago Blackhawks

Blackhawks And Panthers Square Off At United Center

Earlier this month, the Chicago Blackhawks lost to the Florida Panthers, and that was with their leading scorer Patrick Sharp. Now the Blackhawks will try avenge that loss without their injured forward.


Patrick Kane

Too Little Too Late For Blackhawks

Despite two goals in the second period and an onslaught of shots in the third, the Chicago Blackhawks were unable to come back from a three goal deficit.


Dale Tallon

Tallon ‘Cut The Cord’ With Blackhawks

Former Blackhawks general manager Dale Tallon helped build the team that won the Stanley Cup last season. He had a big hand in drafting or signing the team’s core players that are still around, but that’s where it ends.


Ron Rivera

What Rivera Learned After Departure From Chicago

Forced to part ways from the Bears coaching staff after the 2006 Super Bowl appearance, Ron Rivera learned a big lesson.

670 The Score–02/24/2011

Ron Rivera

Ex-Bear Rivera To Coach Panthers

According to multiple reports, former Bears’ linebacker and defensive coordinator Ron Rivera will be named the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers.


Ron Rivera

Report: Rivera To Be Next Panthers Head Coach

Ron Rivera was the defensive coordinator of the Chicago Bears when they went to the Super Bowl in the 2006 season. And according to a report, is close to becoming the next head coach of the Carolina Panthers.


Chicago Bears vs Carolina Panthers

NFL Owner Not Optimistic About 2011 Season

It seems everyday brings a new outlook for the 2011 NFL season. Yesterday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he was hopeful a new deal could be reached. Today, comes a less optimistic outlook.