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  1. Eben Britton sidelined by injured hamstring

    Michael C. Wright

    BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Athletic trainers carted off backup Chicago Bears guard Eben Britton after the veteran suffered a left hamstring injury during a one-on-one drill against defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff. Britton said the injury isn't serious...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  2. Payton Award winner nets MEAC honor

    Donald Hunt

    Nesly Marcellon has performed extremely well on and off the field for Bethune-Cookman's football team. His hard work and dedication as a student-athlete has earned a special honor. Dr. Dennis Thomas, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference commissioner, name...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. McShay Mock 3.0: Cowboys

    Matt Williamson

    Todd McShay's third NFL mock draft for 2014 is out on ESPN Insider today. Much like the Chicago Bears, the Cowboys must dedicate this offseason to the defensive side of the ball. The Cowboys covet up-field athletic defensive linemen and are prese...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  4. Bears trainer joins Smith in Tampa

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears lost a valuable member of their support staff Friday when assistant head athletic trainer/director of rehabilitation Bobby Slater left the organization after 15 years to become the head athletic trainer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers....

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  5. Feely named Payton Cards' man of the year

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- Cardinals kicker Jay Feely had a photo of Chicago Bears great Walter Payton in his room as a kid. On it was an inscription from the Hall of Famer: "Jay, life and athletics require a total effort for success." Payton even signed it....

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  6. Improving Johnson faces tall task

    Nick Wagoner

    EARTH CITY, Mo. -- With no shortage of tall, athletic receivers on the Chicago Bears' roster, the challenge for the St. Louis Rams secondary this week will be to find ways to limit the amount of alley-oops the Bears convert. The onus will likely f...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  7. Injuries are piling up for Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    CHICAGO -- Injuries continued to gnaw at the Chicago Bears on Saturday when starting nickel corner Kelvin Hayden strained his left hamstring, and receiver Earl Bennett left practice with athletic trainers to be evaluated for a concussion. The team...

    Blog | August 03, 2013
  8. MMA - Patrick Willis and Tim Tebow among non-MMA athletes who cou...

    T.R Foley

    T.R. Foley offers his list of 10 non-MMA athletes who could do well as fighters

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  9. MMA - Patrick Willis and Tim Tebow among non-MMA athletes who cou...

    T.R Foley

    T.R. Foley offers his list of 10 non-MMA athletes who could do well as fighters

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  10. Urlacher tests out hamstring in Arizona

    Jeff Dickerson

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher arrived at University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday approximately four hours before kickoff to test out his injured hamstring in front of the club's head athletic trainer Chris Hanks,...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  11. Uni Watch Power Rankings rates NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL uniforms fro...

    Paul Lukas

    Uni Watch tackles the epic task of ranking the uniform sets of the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL from 1-122. (Part 5)

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  12. Lions begin the PUP brigade

    Kevin Seifert

    As NFC North training camps open this week, there will inevitably be a group of players who aren't physically ready to begin practicing. They'll be placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, or similar, and work with athletic trainers apa...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  13. Bears promote two trainers

    Jeff Dickerson

    The Chicago Bears have promoted Chris Hanks to the position of head coach/athletic trainer and Bobby Slater to assistant head athletic trainer/director of rehabilitation, the team announced on Friday. The moves come in the wake of long-time head a...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  14. Dave Duerson fund set up to help athletes with head injuries

    The family and friends of the late NFL star Dave Duerson have begun a program to help high school and middle school athletes in his hometown of Muncie who suffer head injuries.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2012
  15. Tight ends like Gronk and Vernon Davis changing the game

    John Clayton

    Tight ends such as Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Vernon Davis are forcing a need for larger defensive backs in order to cover them, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  16. Minnesota Vikings expect Adrian Peterson to return by Week 1 next...

    The athletic abilities of star running back Adrian Peterson led the Minnesota Vikings to give him a seven-year, $100 million contract extension before the season started.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2011