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Who does what for the Cubs? An organizational breakdown

Who does what for the Cubs? An organizational breakdown
Who does what for the Cubs? A look at the franchise’s organizational flowchart, from the front office to the dugout to the bullpen. (Tim Bannon/Chicago Tribune)

15 moments that mattered most during the Bears' regular-season run to the playoffs

15 moments that mattered most during the Bears' regular-season run to the playoffs
As the Bears gear up for playoff football at Soldier Field on Sunday against the Eagles, here are 15 moments that mattered most during the regular season. (Colleen Kane/Chicago Tribune)

PHOTOS: Khalil Mack's 2018 stats

PHOTOS: Khalil Mack's 2018 stats
A week-by-week look at how Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack has fared during the 2018 season. (Note: The Bears had a bye week in Week 5.) (Chicago Tribune)
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PHOTOS: 17 of Chicago's shortest pro athletes

PHOTOS: 17 of Chicago's shortest pro athletes
Bears running back Tarik Cohen (5-foot-6) and Blackhawks winger Alex DeBrincat (5-foot-7) are the shortest players on Chicago’s five major sports teams. For reference, the average NFL player is 6-2; the average NHL player is 6-1. Here are other Chicago athletes under 6 feet tall. (Tim Bannon/Chicago Tribune)

PHOTOS: Bears best Eagles in famous 'Fog Bowl'

PHOTOS: Bears best Eagles in famous 'Fog Bowl'
Heavy fog shrouded Soldier Field on Dec. 31, 1988, as the Chicago Bears took on the Philadelphia Eagles in a murky battle that was dubbed the “Fog Bowl.” (Chicago Tribune)

Chicago Bulls announce they have fired Fred Hoiberg

Chicago Bulls announce they have fired Fred Hoiberg
On Monday morning, the Chicago Bulls announced the fired of head coach Fred Hoiberg. OFFICIAL: Chicago Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson announced today that Fred Hoiberg has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the team. MORE: https://t.co/EV3vZhjOCC — Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) December 3, 2018 “Associate head coach Jim... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs release statements from Addison Russell and Theo Epstein about shortstop's future with team

Chicago Cubs release statements from Addison Russell and Theo Epstein about shortstop's future with team
The Chicago Cubs released the below statements from Addison Russell and Theo Epstein the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 30. Addison Russell “I offer my heartfelt apology to my family and my former wife Melisa for my past behavior. I also want to apologize to Cubs fans, the Cubs organization, and my teammates for letting them... Read more »

From Sid Luckman to Chase Daniel: All the Bears quarterbacks through the years

From Sid Luckman to Chase Daniel: All the Bears quarterbacks through the years
A look at the Bears’ quarterbacks through the years, from 1934 to present day. Not pictured: Steve Bradley (1 game; 1987), Greg Landry (1 game; 1984), John Huarte (2 games; 1972), Kent Nix (9 games; 1970-71), Tommy O’Connell (12 games; 1953), Tom Farris (20 games; 1946-47), Johnny Long (12 games; 1944-45), Bill Glenn (2 games;... Read more »

Former Bears center Olin Kreutz buys Bannockburn mansion from former Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich

Former Bears center Olin Kreutz buys Bannockburn mansion from former Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich
Originally published by Bob Goldsborough on the Chicago Tribune ormer Chicago Bears center Olin Kreutz has paid $2.4 million to buy former Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich’s nine-bedroom, 9,270-square-foot mansion in Bannockburn. Deals between Chicago athletes for homes are rare but not unheard-of. And while both Hinrich and Kreutz are now retired, Kreutz, who long... Read more »
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Bears backup QB Chase Daniel pays $1.49 million for Glencoe home

Bears backup QB Chase Daniel pays $1.49 million for Glencoe home
Originally published by Bob Goldsborough on the Chicago Tribune. Chicago Bears backup quarterback Chase Daniel and his wife, Hillary, recently paid $1.489 million for a newly built, five-bedroom, 4,237-square-foot traditional-style house in Glencoe. Daniel, 32, joined the Bears in March after signing a two-year, $10 million contract with the team. He currently is the backup... Read more »