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Jan. 3, 2016: His Bears future uncertain, Matt Forte reflects on his career

How about Matt Forte? Bears coach Lovie Smith wondered that aloud on the night of Sept. 7, 2008. Forte had just run for 123 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries in his NFL debut, an upset victory over the Colts. At Smith's news conference, he was still trying to process a talent that went on to...

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The Night Before a Fantasy Football Championship

'Twas the night before a fantasy football championship and as your running back takes it to the house, You’re checking the waiver wire, anxiously clicking your mouse. The majority of your roster is in need of emergency care, Jamaal Charles and Le'Veon Bell are injured, and the waiver wire is bare....

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  • The Bears and Panthers are totally Twitter BFFs now

    The Bears and Panthers are totally Twitter BFFs now

    What's the opposite of a football rivalry? Because that's what the Bears have going on with the Carolina Panthers.  On Thursday, the teams engaged in what can only be called "flirting" on Twitter after a Bears fan suggested the Panthers take one of the Bears' "extra" safeties. The powers that be...

  • How much is too much to pay for variety in your workouts?

    How much is too much to pay for variety in your workouts?

    Chicago offers a lot of exercise options and choosing just one studio is hard.   One company offers a variety of classes across the city, but how much is this luxury worth? Last week ClassPass, a company that provides a monthly subscription to exercises studios across the city, raised its monthly...

  • World's biggest game of flip cup is making all of your frat boy dreams come true

    World's biggest game of flip cup is making all of your frat boy dreams come true

    If you've ever wanted to relive your college glory days, the Cubs are giving you your chance. Teaming up with Hefty (yes, the trash bag company), the Cubs are hosting a Hefty Flips for Charity event on June 3. After the Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks (hopefully), participants will join the...

  • Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger, Ville Pokka added to upcoming World Cup rosters

    Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger, Ville Pokka added to upcoming World Cup rosters

    Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger and defensive prospect Ville Pokka will join several of their teammates at the World Cup of Hockey in September after being named to Team Sweden and Team Finland, respectively, on Friday. Kruger, who turned 26 on Friday, will join defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson on...

  • Whole or skim: Which milk do Indy 500 drivers want in the winner's circle?

    Whole or skim: Which milk do Indy 500 drivers want in the winner's circle?

    Who knew that such planning went into the Indianapolis 500's milk-drinking ceremony? The American Dairy Association of Indiana just released a poll of the race's 33 drivers identifying their milk preferences, so that the proper drink can be delivered to the winner's circle Sunday. Of the 33 drivers,...

  • Singer Julianna Zobrist (Ben's wife) on the Cubs, walk-up songs, six-day rule

    Singer Julianna Zobrist (Ben's wife) on the Cubs, walk-up songs, six-day rule

    Ben Zobrist has had a quick start to his Cubs career, and the rest of his family has also adapted quickly to life in the city. His wife, Julianna, is a Christian pop musician (with the album "Shatterproof" due out July 1) who will sing the national anthem before the Cubs-Dodgers game Monday. She...

  • With Blackhawks out of playoffs, does Chicago care about hockey?

    With Blackhawks out of playoffs, does Chicago care about hockey?

    Joe Kenny has owned Finley Dunne's, a "hockey bar" on Lincoln Avenue in West Lakeview, for about 20 years. Then last week something unusual happened. Nearly two dozen patrons actually wanted to watch a Stanley Cup playoff game that did not involve the Blackhawks. "That doesn't sound like a lot,"...

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