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Bulls' Rajon Rondo suspended one game after exchange with assistant coach

The Chicago Bulls suspended guard Rajon Rondo for one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the club announced Monday. Rondo will serve his one-game suspension Monday night when the Bulls host the Portland Trail Blazers at the United Center. Rondo had an emotional exchange with an assistant...

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Rajon Rondo takes even-keeled approach to his game — and Bulls' fortunes

Rajon Rondo takes even-keeled approach to his game — and Bulls' fortunes

In light of Nikola Mirotic's struggles, Rajon Rondo stood late Saturday in the visitors' locker room at American Airlines Center, fielding questions about how much he must play psychologist in his point guard role. His short answer boiled down to: not much. Hit the open man. Support everyone. Don't...

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Blackhawks searching for offense after 2-1 loss to the Jets

Blackhawks searching for offense after 2-1 loss to the Jets

The Blackhawks were getting by fine without Jonathan Toews before this weekend. They had seven of eight points in four games without Toews before Saturday, but now they can't get him back in the lineup soon enough. The Hawks dropped their second consecutive game in as many days Sunday in a 2-1...

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  • Penn State should thank College Football Playoff committee for rejection

    Penn State should thank College Football Playoff committee for rejection

    The College Football Playoff selection committee snubbed Penn State. Said "Not so fast, my friends" to the Nittany Lions. Gave 'em the Heisman. Dikembe'd them. And for that, Penn State fans should retaliate with … a thank-you note and a big, wet kiss. Seriously, think about this. Had Penn State...

  • Northwestern to play Pittsburgh in Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28

    Northwestern to play Pittsburgh in Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28

    After waiting until the last game of the season to secure bowl eligibility, Northwestern learned Sunday it will play Pittsburgh in the Pinstripe Bowl at New York's Yankee Stadium on Dec. 28. "Our entire football family is ecstatic for the opportunity to take the field one more time this season...

  • Washington gets final spot in college football playoff rankings; Penn State misses out

    Washington gets final spot in college football playoff rankings; Penn State misses out

    In the end, true chaos never came to college football this season. Four teams that started near the top of the College Football Playoff rankings will play for the national championship. Alabama will face Washington in one semifinal and Clemson meets Ohio State in the other. None of them were ranked...

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  • Colin Kaepernick a compelling figure, no matter where you stand on his message

    Colin Kaepernick a compelling figure, no matter where you stand on his message

    If my teenage son had behaved like controversial 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick the last three months, the advice would come easily. Stand up for the national anthem and pay respect to the men and women who have risked their lives to preserve the freedoms you enjoy. Register to vote so your...

  • Bears injuries got you frazzled? Ex-Bear says: 'Calm down. This is a growing process.'

    Bears injuries got you frazzled? Ex-Bear says: 'Calm down. This is a growing process.'

    Editor's note: Each week during the NFL season, former Bears defensive lineman Alex Brown shares his football wisdom with RedEye. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.  The Bears (2-9) host San Francisco (1-10) at noon Sunday on Fox. So Jay Cutler's officially done for the year, just...

  • Anthony 'Spice' Adams isn't afraid to get silly for charity

    Anthony 'Spice' Adams isn't afraid to get silly for charity

    Anthony "Spice" Adams may have left the Bears more than five years ago now, but he's still doing good for the city of Chicago. As a part of PSCU's Credit Union Magic Minute, the former Bears defensive tackle was given 60 seconds to grab all of the presents and merchandise organized in a warehouse...

  • LeBron James gracious in defeat — both on Cubs bet and Cavs loss to Bulls

    LeBron James gracious in defeat — both on Cubs bet and Cavs loss to Bulls

    LeBron James entered the United Center dressed as a World Series champion and left it dressed as the leader of a team on a three-game losing skid. The Cavaliers star first made good on a bet with former teammate and current Bulls guard Dwyane Wade when he wore a Cubs uniform to the arena and then...

  • Should Bears tank for draft pick? Players, coaches can't think that way

    Should Bears tank for draft pick? Players, coaches can't think that way

    You know you are having a bad season when the only way to win is to lose. The downtrodden Bears are in the unenviable position of gaining more from a loss to the 49ers on Sunday at Soldier Field than they would a victory. The loser will be in better position but far from guaranteed the No. 2 overall...

  • Bulls Q&A: Bobby Portis' struggles, the Nikola Mirotic chia pet and more

    Bulls Q&A: Bobby Portis' struggles, the Nikola Mirotic chia pet and more

    Holiday cards to address. Presents to ship. Bulls mailbag questions to answer. At least the latter doesn't involve postage. The success or failure of this season is measured by what? -- Mighty Black Duck There are so many ways to answer this. Wins and losses? The development of Nikola Mirotic and...

  • A musical about the 'Miracle' Cubs? It could happen

    A musical about the 'Miracle' Cubs? It could happen

    Billy Marovitz, who has been working for many years on a theatrical production that you will probably never see, is talking about a new musical … actually he is singing one of the songs from this new musical and when he stops singing and says, "We are hoping to open in April, maybe May." His chicken...

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