Bears predictions: Week 3 vs. Steelers

The Chicago Sun-Times’ experts offer their predictions for the Bears’ matchup against the Steelers in Week 3: RICK MORRISSEY Steelers, 27-13 Mike Glennon against the Steelers’ defense doesn’t sound like a fair fight. Speaking of sounds, expect to hear plenty of booing at Soldier Field. That, and ‘‘We want Mitch!” Season: 2-0. RICK TELANDER Steelers, 24-14 I am certain the Bears will win a game (more than one, actually) this season. Just not Sunday. The Steelers’ defense should feast on a weak quarterback and wide-receiver group. Who made this schedule? Season: 2-0. ADAM L. JAHNS Steelers, 27-10 Mike Glennon might not believe in revenge games (see his awful performance against… Read More

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NBA trade rumors: Are Knicks ready to deal Carmelo Anthony to Rockets?

Carmelo Anthony could get his wish soon: A trade from the Knicks to the Houston Rockets. Here we go, NBA fans. After months (more like years) of Carmelo Anthony trade rumors, the Knicks star could be on the verge of his exit from New York. Here’s the latest on a potential deal that could send the veteran away from the Knicks before the start of training camp next week. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News, Anthony’s camp is ‘cautiously optimistic’ that a deal could go down by Monday. Anthony’s camp is cautiously optimistic that a deal will be struck before Monday, and trying not to think… Read More

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NCAA set to issue final ruling on Rutgers football program for violations

Keith Sargeant may be reached at Following a two-year probe, Rutgers will learn its fate from the NCAA for a series of violations involving the football program. Watch video Rutgers University on Friday will discover its fate following the NCAA’s two-year probe into the football program, NJ Advance Media has learned. The NCAA is expected to issue a final report early Friday afternoon, and then announce its ruling in a 1 p.m. teleconference with the media. In December 2016, the NCAA issued Rutgers with a Notice of Allegations that included charges of widespread drug use by players that was covered up, as well as improprieties with the football program’s mostly… Read More

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Bold predictions for Week 4 in college football

The USA TODAY Sports college football staff — Paul Myerberg, Lindsay Schnell, George Schroeder, Erick Smith, Eddie Timanus and Dan Wolken — weighs in with some bold predictions for Week 4 of the college football season: Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts. Paul Myerberg Vanderbilt won’t beat Alabama, but Derek Mason’s defense will provide a blueprint. There may not be a better defensive coach in college football than the former Stanford coordinator, who has the Commodores in the thick of the chase for an East Division title. The issue is simply talent: Alabama dwarfs Vanderbilt in this category, so a win seems hard (if not impossible) to pull off. But… Read More

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Snaps of the week: Buddies LeBron and J.R. Smith, Lonzo Ball can dance too

Welcome to For The Win’s weekly Snapchat/Instagram Story roundup where we watch a bunch of Snaps/IG Stories from around the sports world and collect the best/funniest/most entertaining ones here for you to enjoy. This week’s roundup starts with LeBron James and J.R. Smith having a blast dancing to songs in the car. Some things never change. Also included is Lonzo Ball showing off an interesting celebratory dance after throwing down a dunk, Serena Williams making fun of Alexis Ohanian for lying down all the time at the gym and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Kareem sky hook. 1. Best friends LeBron James and J.R. Smith LeBron James loves to hang out with his… Read More

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