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Major Shock: Bears move up to take Trubisky at number two

The 2017 NFL Draft got off to a stunning start as the Chicago Bears shocked everybody by making a blockbuster trade to switch places with San Francisco and take North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky with the second overall pick…

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No Rondo, No Party as Bulls face elimination

A week is a long time in the NBA. Seven days ago the Chicago Bulls were sitting pretty as Rajon Rondo led them to a 2-0 series lead over Boston. Now? Rondo had to sit out the next three and the Bulls stand on the brink of elimination…

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Rajon Rondo the catalyst as the Bulls “Three Alphas” stun Boston

Dwayne Wade, Jimmy Butler and Rajon Rondo sat together in front of the assembled media after Tuesday’s impressive 111-97 win over the Celtics in a scene that Bulls fans could barely have dreamed of a few months back, when infighting threatened to completely derail their season…

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Rebuilding the Bears: Pace has been busy, but it’s a long road back

The first week of free agency is great. It’s not as gripping as the draft, but it’s a close second. Even when your team doesn’t land any of the prized free agents on the market it’s still an exciting time, because they’ll always sign someone. Dave Usher shares his thoughts on what the Chicago Bears have done so far this off season…

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Chicago Bears Season Recap

The Chicago Bears will have top three pick in this year’s draft after a wretched 3-13 season left them in the basement with the hapless Cleveland Browns and crisis ridden San Francisco 49ers. Dave Usher looks back on a bad, bad year for the Bears…

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3 and out: Sorry Bears still talking smack after another blowout loss

The 3-13 Bears were blown out for the second week running after an embarrassing showing in Minnesota, yet bizarrely one of their veteran leaders is guaranteeing a Superbowl win next season. An exasperated Dave Usher reports…

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3 and out: Reality Bites for Barkley as Bears crash and burn

Matt Barkley had a day to forget as the Bears slumped to a dire home loss at the hands of the Redskins. Barkley was intercepted five times, but our Bears writer Dave Usher says that might be a blessing in disguise…

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Bears battle hard, but continue to find new and more agonising ways to lose

Aaron Rodgers broke Chicago hearts again with a last gasp 60yd strike to Jordy Nelson to set up a game winning field goal, after the Bears had come back from the dead to put themselves on the brink of a stunning victory. Dave Usher reports on another tale of what should have been…

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3 and out: Spirited Bears keep it close, but Barkley is let down again

The Bears continue to play hard and take games down to the wire, but their inability to get over the line once again undermined them in a spirited loss in Detroit. Dave Usher reports on another tale of what might have been for Matt Barkley…

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Bears win the Battle of the Bums

Two terrible teams met at Soldier Field and for most of the first half the game was almost unwatchable. Then Matt Barkley and the Bears stepped it up to show they may be bad, but at least they’re not the Niners…

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