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  • Love sports? Saturday's your day

    Love sports? Saturday's your day
    Wake up. Brush teeth. Eat breakfast. Watch sports. All. Day. Untended lawns and incomplete errands may be the rule of the day this weekend as a different type of to-do list takes shape for area sports fans. From morning until night, a jampacked...
  • Bears believe top pick Kevin White will provide 'competitive' advantage

    Bears believe top pick Kevin White will provide 'competitive' advantage
    The boos showering NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell morphed into cheers shortly before 8 o'clock Thursday night when the announcement boomed throughout the Auditorium Theatre. "The Chicago Bears are on the clock." Minutes later, they got louder. "Bear...
  • Three Big Ten players among top 15 picks in NFL draft

    Three Big Ten players among top 15 picks in NFL draft
    Trae Waynes was thrilled when the Vikings drafted him with the 11th pick Thursday night. But he was even more elated when the Chargers traded up to No. 15 to select his best friend, Melvin Gordon. "I'm so happy for him, I started crying," Waynes said....
  • Ryan Pace's 'easy pick' should be able to help Bears immediately

    Ryan Pace's 'easy pick' should be able to help Bears immediately
    After egging on the crowd Thursday night at the Auditorium Theatre, newly drafted Bears wide receiver Kevin White smacked hands with Roger Goodell before hugging the NFL commissioner tightly for five seconds. White emerged from the embrace wearing a...
  • NFC North: NFL draft analysis

     NFC North: NFL draft analysis
    Vikings Trae Waynes, Round 1, Pick 11 overall, CB, Michigan State Eric Kendricks, Round 2, Pick 45, LB, UCLA Danielle Hunter, Round 3, Pick 88, DE, LSU T.J. Clemmings, Round 4, Pick 110, OT, Pittsburgh MyCole Pruitt, Round 5, Pick 143, TE,...
  • After taking receiver, Bears likely to supplement defense on Day 2

    After taking receiver, Bears likely to supplement defense on Day 2
    When the Bears had their chance to go on the clock with the No. 7 pick in Thursday's NFL draft, general manager Ryan Pace felt his enthusiasm elevate. West Virginia receiver Kevin White was still available. And of all the things that drew Pace to White...
  • What will Day 3 bring? Bears still searching for defensive help

     What will Day 3 bring? Bears still searching for defensive help
    Ryan Pace was realistic about the Bears' needs entering the NFL draft, and that was true again Friday night as the third round concluded. Holes remain all over, he noted. The Bears probably have too many to fill in this draft, but Pace seems to be an...
  • NFL draft on TV: Chicago more of a backdrop than a star

    NFL draft on TV: Chicago more of a backdrop than a star
    ESPN and NFL Network may choose to showcase Chicago more during the NFL draft Friday and especially Saturday, when the concluding rounds will be conducted outside in Grant Park. But Thursday, the coverage remained focused on the business at hand:...
  • The newest Bears: Nose tackle Eddie Goldman and center Hroniss Grasu

    The newest Bears: Nose tackle Eddie Goldman and center Hroniss Grasu
    NFL draft: Day 2 Eddie Goldman: Round 2, Pick 39 — 6-4, 336 pounds, nose tackle, Florida State On the field: A strong interior run defender whose ability to anchor against blocks and shed them fits what the Bears want in the middle of their 3-4...
  • The newest Bears: Jeremy Langford, Adrian Amos and Tayo Fabuluje

     The newest Bears: Jeremy Langford, Adrian Amos and Tayo Fabuluje
    NFL draft: Day 3 Jeremy Langford: Round 4, Pick 106 — 6-0, 208 pounds, running back, Michigan State On the field: Langford was consistently productive in 2014, rushing for 1,522 yards and 22 touchdowns. His 10th consecutive 100-yard rushing game...
  • Bigger local TV draw: Bulls or Chicago's NFL draft?

    Bigger local TV draw: Bulls or Chicago's NFL draft?
    Ratings battle: Bulls playoff game versus the NFL Draft in Chicago with the Bears picking seventh? And the winner is … the Bulls, and it was about as close as their 120-66 victory over Milwaukee. The Bulls game did a combined 10.7 rating in...