Bears

Bears Re-Sign Tight End Ben Braunecker To 2-Year DealTwo days before the start of free agency, the Chicago Bears have re-signed tight end Ben Braunecker to a two-year contract.
Bears Release Veteran Linebacker Sam AchoAn eight-year veteran, Acho made 25 starts in four seasons with the Bears and had four sacks, three pass breakups and three forced fumbles.
Robbie Gould Won't Return To Bears In 2019; 49ers Use Franchise Tag To Keep KickerRobbie Gould won't be kicking field goals for the Chicago Bears in 2019, after the 49ers used the franchise tag to keep the kicker in San Francisco for another season.
Belichick Joins Halas, Lambeau With 6 ChampionshipsLombardi, "Papa Bear" Halas and Lambeau are the names which have been mentioned with Bill Walsh, Chuck Noll, Paul Brown, Don Shula, Tom Landry, Joe Gibbs and others as the greatest NFL coaches.
Six Years Cancer-Free, Pagano Relishes Opportunity To Coach Again; 'Leukemia Was Nothing. Football Is The One That's Going To Get You'Six years cancer free, new Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano said beating leukemia was a breeze compared to coaching in the NFL.
Nagy Wins Coach Of The Year AwardIn his first season as Chicago Bears coach, Matt Nagy was named The Associated Press 2018 NFL Coach of the Year.
Bears Sign RT Massie To 4-Year Extension Through 2022The Chicago Bears have signed right tackle Bobby Massie to a four-year contract extension through the 2022 season.
Leno, Whitehair Added To Pro Bowl Roster; Bears Now Have 8 Pro BowlersThe Chicago Bears now have eight players on the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl, after left tackle Charles Leno Jr. and center Cody Whitehair were added to the team on Tuesday.
Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky Going To Pro Bowl, Replacing Rams' Jared GoffBears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is headed to the Pro Bowl, replacing Rams quarterback Jared Goff, who will skip the game as he prepares for the Super Bowl.
Bears To Play Raiders In London In 2019; Khalil Mack To Square Off Against Old TeamThe Chicago Bears will be London-bound next season, when they face off against the Oakland Raiders.
Bears GM Won't Say If Parkey Will Be Back Next SeasonBears GM Ryan Pace was adamant Monday that the Bears need improvement in the kicking game. He also said "those are things that need to play out" when asked if Parkey will return for a second season.
Bears' Amos, Eagles' Bennett Fined For Roughness In PlayoffsChicago safety Adrian Amos has been fined $26,739 by the NFL for his unnecessary roughness penalty in the Bears' playoff loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bears Hire Chuck Pagano As Defensive Coordinator, Replacing Vic FangioChuck Pagano inherits one of the NFL's stingiest defenses after Vic Fangio left the Chicago Bears to take the Denver Broncos' head coaching job.
Bears' Parkey Off Social Media After Missed Field GoalParkey said he feels "worse than anybody about missing that kick." He also says "football is what I do; it's not who I am."
Broncos To Hire Bears Defensive Coordinator Vic Fangio As Head CoachAfter helping turn the Chicago Bears defense into one of the most dominant in the league, defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is leaving to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos.
Chicago Brewery Defends Bears' Kicker Cody Parkey, Offers Free Beer For Year To Anyone Who Makes 43-Yard Field GoalGoose Island is defending Bears kicker Cody Parkey, offering any fans who think a kicker's job is easy the chance to win some free beer.
Matt Nagy Was All Of Us After Cody Parkey's Double Doink Missed Field GoalThat was painful. And you could see it on the Bears' faces after Cody Parkey missed what would have been a game-winning field goal against the Eagles in the NFC playoffs, the ball bouncing off the left upright and the crossbar.
Bears Lead Eagles, 6-3, At HalftimeAt halftime, the Chicago Bears are leading the Philadelphia Eagles, who trail 3-6. 
After Big Jump, Bears Look To KO Defending Champion EaglesChicago is in the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 team won the division, making a huge jump in Matt Nagy's first season.
Illinois, Pennsylvania Governors Wager On Wild Card GameIllinois Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf have made a friendly wager over Sunday's football game.
Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles: Five Things To Watch During Today's Playoff GameThe Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles open their NFL playoffs run at Solider Field on Sunday.
Chicago Bears Playoff Tickets Still Available--For A PriceTickets for the Chicago Bears' first home playoff game in years are still available on the secondary market.
Chicago Bears Playoffs: What Are The Team's Chances Of Winning?The Chicago Bears open the 2019 NFL Playoffs against the Philadelphia Eagles this weekend. The prognosticators at FiveThirtyEight.com give the Monsters of the Midway a 61 percent chance of winning on Sunday.
Pedal-Down Bears Keep Vikings Out Of Playoffs With 24-10 WinTarik Cohen scored the last touchdown on a short run to cap a 16-play drive for the Bears, who posted their best regular-season record since 2006.
Bears Clinch No. 3 Seed With 14-9 Win Over 49ersChicago's stout defense kept the 49ers out of the end zone to clinch at least the third seed in the NFC playoffs.
Bears Looking To Tune Up While Dancing Into PlayoffsOffensively, the Bears have much room for improvement, even after getting five players chosen to the Pro Bowl: safety Eddie Jackson, linebacker Khalil Mack, defensive end Akiem Hicks, cornerback Kyle Fuller and return man Cohen.
Five Chicago Bears Named To The Pro Bowl“Thank you to the Bears fans for giving me the opportunity to represent Chicago in the Pro Bowl...Bear Down!”
Chicago Bears Playoff Tickets On Sale Dec. 20Tickets for a Chicago Bears Wild Card or Divisional game will go on sale at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20.
Bears Lineman Charles Leno Jr. Proposes To Girlfriend After Division-Clinching Win Over PackersBears left tackle Charles Leno Jr. had an extra reason to celebrate after Sunday’s victory over the Packers; not only did he help his team clinch the NFC Central crown, he proposed to his girlfriend on the field after the big win. She said yes.
Bears Clinch NFC North With 24-17 Victory Over PackersThe Bears (10-4) secured their first playoff appearance since the 2010 team won the NFC North.

Sports

Horvat Scores In Overtime As Canucks Beat Blackhawks 3-2Bo Horvat scored 16 seconds into overtime, and the Vancouver Canucks stopped Chicago's five-game win streak with a 3-2 victory over the Blackhawks on Monday night.
With The Women's Bracket Leaked, DePaul Finds Out They Play Missouri State SaturdayThe early surprise didn't dampen the excitement for Doug Bruno and the Blue Demons.
Black Sox Opera Premieres In MinnesotaOperas about sports are rare but not unprecedented. Daniel Sonenberg's "The Summer King" about Negro Leagues star Josh Gibson, premiered at the Pittsburgh Opera in April 2017 after more than a decade of development.
Grant Hill: Making A Final Four Run Is About Limiting DistractionsFormer Duke star and current CBS college basketball analyst Grant Hill knows a thing or two about making a deep tournament run. He shared his insights with us prior to this year's tourney.
Cubs' Baez Has New Tricks Ready For This SeasonThere are some things defensively that Baez needs to work on, too. He will open the season as the Cubs' starting shortstop while Addison Russell completes a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
Markus Howard: Players To Watch In NCAA TournamentMarquette's Markus Howard may be college basketball's most dynamic scorer. But how far can he take the Golden Eagles in the NCAA Tournament?
How To Watch 2019 NCAA Tournament: Dates, Game Times, & TV ScheduleGet that remote ready and pull out the laptop and tablet. You're going to need multiple screens for the first few days of tournament action.
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Kings Beat Bulls 129-102The Kings beat the Chicago Bulls 129-102 on Sunday.
2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket Released: Duke, North Carolina, Virginia & Gonzaga Earn Top SeedsThe 2019 NCAA Tournament bracket has been released! Check out the matchups and join our bracket game for a chance to win $1,000.
Crawford Makes 48 Saves In Blackhawks' 2-0 Win Vs. CanadiensCorey Crawford stopped all 48 shots he faced for his second shutout of the season and the surging Chicago Blackhawks won their fifth straight with a 2-0 victory over the struggling Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Clippers Beat Bulls 128-121The Clippers trailed the Chicago Bulls by six at halftime but had their highest-scoring output in a quarter this season as they rallied for a 128-121 victory on Friday night.
Tournament Buzz: Bubble Watch Heading Into Selection SundayWith Selection Sunday coming, which teams can earn an NCAA Tournament bid, and which teams await conference tournament results?
Iowa Blows Out Illinois, Advances To Face Michigan In Big Ten TournamentThe Fighting Illini (12-21) used a 9-0 run to trim the Hawkeyes' lead to 30-29 with 4:38 left in the first half, but they gradually fell off the pace from there.
Strop Joins Morrow On Sidelines As Maddon Ponders CloserThe Cubs said Strop is able to play catch but will not participate in game-related drills during the next week.
March Madness Could Cost Employers More Than $13 Billion"Any attempt to keep workers from the games would most likely result in real damage to employee morale, loyalty and engagement that would far outweigh any short-term benefit to productivity."
Zion Williamson: NCAA Tournament Player To WatchZion Williamson, set to return for the ACC Tournament, should help lead the Duke Blue Devils deep into the NCAA Tournament.
PJ Black Signed With Ring Of Honor Over WWE, And Couldn't Be HappierPJ Black, aka Justin Gabriel, had career options, from WWE to All Elite Wrestling, but opted for Ring of Honor.
Illini Beat Wildcats 74-69 In Overtime In Big Ten TournamentThe Illini survived overtime 74-69 to advance to the second round to face Iowa. 
Perlini, Blackhawks Hold On For 5-4 Win Over Maple LeafsBrendan Perlini had a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks held off a furious Toronto comeback to beat the Maple Leafs 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Carsen Edwards: NCAA Tournament Players To WatchPurdue's star point guard, Carsen Edwards, leads the Big Ten in scoring, and is poised to power his Boilermakers in the NCAA Tournament.
James Scores 36 Points In Lakers' 123-107 Win Over BullsLeBron James had 36 points and 10 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 20-point deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 123-107 on Tuesday night and end a five-game losing streak.
Unique Circumstances Lead DePaul Prep To State Semi-FinalsDePaul Prep automatically advanced to the state 3A semi-finals after a brawl broke out last week between two other schools.
Adam Zucker: Best Part Of Championship Week Is Seeing One Bid Leagues Battle For Tournament SpotCBS Sports Network college basketball studio host weighs in on the beauty of Championship Week.
Seth Davis On Zion Williamson, 2019 NCAA Tournament & Players To WatchDavis breaks down the best players in the tournament and explains the challenges for the selection committee in 2019.
Spring Training Report: Injury Update As Season NearsLos Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and New York Yankees ace Luis Severino are both nursing injuries heading into the 2019 MLB season.
Perlini Gets Hat Trick As Blackhawks Cool Down Coyotes 7-1Brendan Perlini scored three goals against his former team for his first career hat trick, and the Chicago Blackhawks ripped the Arizona Coyotes 7-1 on Monday night for their third straight win.
Bulls’ First Female Coach Stacks Up Just Fine In The NBA"I can't tell you how fun it is. I wake up every day and look forward to coming to the office every day, or I should say court."
Best Fits For NFL Free Agent Linebackers: Trio Of Young Linebackers Headline ClassAnthony Barr, C.J. Mosley and Jordan Hicks are free agents. Will these linebackers return to their teams, or find big paydays elsewhere?
Bears Re-Sign Tight End Ben Braunecker To 2-Year DealTwo days before the start of free agency, the Chicago Bears have re-signed tight end Ben Braunecker to a two-year contract.