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Ex-Bear Kelvin Hayden, Taraji P. Henson a Super (Bowl) couple?

Kelvin Hayden once had a pick-six in a Super Bowl, but he might have had the catch of the day on Sunday: Taraji P. Henson. In fact, the former Bears and Colts cornerback was photographed throughout the weekend with Henson, better known as Cookie Lyons from "Empire." In a few photographs circulating...

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'Quiet' Bulls lack player to take charge as team struggles

'Quiet' Bulls lack player to take charge as team struggles

Every sports team has had a distinct personality. The Bulls, for instance, are a quiet group. So in times of need, such as 12 losses in the last 17 games that have caused them to plummet to seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings, the Bulls lack a player who will stand up in the locker...

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Joel Quenneville, Blackhawks fuming after overturned goal in 2-0 loss

Joel Quenneville, Blackhawks fuming after overturned goal in 2-0 loss

There was something burning in the United Center press room on Tuesday night — and this was before a fuming Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville entered for his postgame news conference. Quenneville was there for only about two minutes, but he torched the room — and the NHL's interpretation of goaltender...

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  • Villanova shows DePaul who's No. 1 — but for how long in surprising season?

    Villanova shows DePaul who's No. 1 — but for how long in surprising season?

    As No. 1 Villanova made its way onto the Allstate Arena court Tuesday night, a DePaul fan yelled out that the Blue Demons were about to prematurely ruin the Wildcats' NCAA tournament run by lowering their seed. While this college basketball season is far from predictable, it isn't so unconventional...

  • Ohio State tops Northwestern 71-63 after second-half surge

    Ohio State tops Northwestern 71-63 after second-half surge

    Ohio State coach Thad Matta pushed the right buttons during and after halftime to help his Buckeyes rally for a 71-63 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night. The Buckeyes trailed for most of the night but used a 15-2 run to erase a nine-point deficit and take the lead with six minutes to go in...

  • College roundup: No. 1 Villanova blows out DePaul, 86-59

    College roundup: No. 1 Villanova blows out DePaul, 86-59

    Josh Hart scored 18 points and No. 1 Villanova celebrated its first game as the nation's top team with an 86-59 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night. Kris Jenkins made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points as the Wildcats (21-3, 11-1) rolled to their 13th win in their last 14 games. They...

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  • Are the Bears Super Bowl-bound in 3 years?

    Are the Bears Super Bowl-bound in 3 years?

    With any luck—OK, a lot of luck—the Bears will be in the Super Bowl 51. How beautiful would it be to see John Fox’s team hoist the Lombardi Trophy in Houston next February? Anything can happen in the NFL, right? After all, Fox needed just three years upon being hired as Denver’s coach to reach...

  • Watch WWE's Daniel Bryan announce retirement on 'Monday Night Raw'

    Watch WWE's Daniel Bryan announce retirement on 'Monday Night Raw'

    There was time for one last "Yes" chant Monday night as WWE superstar Daniel Bryan announced his retirement after suffering multiple concussions throughout his 16-year career. WWE closed its flagship "Monday Night Raw" television show by putting Bryan alone in the center of the ring, with 17,000...

  • 7 superlatives for Super Bowl commercials

    7 superlatives for Super Bowl commercials

    Another Super Bowl is in the books, both teams played hard, one emerged as champion, yada yada yada. What about the commercials? The most hyped advertising day of the year calls for superlatives.    MOST LIKELY TO BREAK THE INTERNET Heinz, "Wiener Stampede" What’s cuter than wiener dogs dressed...

  • Rudy Giuliani: Beyonce's halftime show was an 'outrageous' attack on police

    Rudy Giuliani: Beyonce's halftime show was an 'outrageous' attack on police

    New York's former mayor is not pleased with the Queen B.Rudy Giuliani, a onetime Republican presidential nominee, criticized Beyoncé on Monday for what he described as an "attack" on police officers during her Super Bowl halftime show performance."This is football, not Hollywood, and I thought...

  • Dennis Rodman tries to worm way into Knicks job ... with a tweet

    Dennis Rodman tries to worm way into Knicks job ... with a tweet

    Dennis Rodman offered his services to (begged?) Phil Jackson for the New York Knicks coaching vacancy after Jackson fired Derek Fisher on Monday. "Hey @PhilJackson11 @nyknicks, I have a pretty decent resume on the court and I can coach; and I'm available. Call me. @nba," Rodman tweeted. The Knicks...

  • Peyton Manning wants you to drink Budweiser too

    Peyton Manning wants you to drink Budweiser too

    Step aside, Cam. This Bud's for Peyton. After winning the Super Bowl on Sunday night, perhaps his last game before retiring as one of football's most accomplished quarterbacks, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning said — not once, but twice — that he plans to drink a lot of Budweiser in celebration....

  • Jimmy Butler watches Super Bowl surrounded by Broncos' No. 88 jerseys

    Jimmy Butler watches Super Bowl surrounded by Broncos' No. 88 jerseys

    Sidelined by a left knee strain, Jimmy Butler had plenty of time to watch the Super Bowl (Bulls, they're just like us!). Butler, sporting the jersey of his friend and Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas, took his place on the couch with his four other No. 88 jerseys. And a wrap on that left knee....

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