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Chicago Sports Power Hour — Episode 5

In a new weekly feature on ChiCitySports.com we will produce a podcast discussing the latest happenings in Chicago sports. The show will be hosted by Zack Pearson, Joey Minutillo and Nick Fisch as they offer their insight on the world of Chicago sports. Another episode of the Chicago Sports Power Hour is here as the guys discuss the latest in Chicago sports. In this week's episode, the guys talk about Lovie ...

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Report: Lovie Smith expected to be named head football coach at Illinois

It sounds like Lovie Smith is back in the state of Illinois as a head football coach. Just minutes after the University of Illinois fired football coach Bill Cubit Saturday, a report surfaced that Smith was the favorite for the job. Yes, that Lovie Smith that coached the Chicago Bears from 2004 to 2012. The move comes just a few months after Illinois announced it had hired Cubit on a two-year, $2.4M deal as ...

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The Panel: Chicago Bears Open Edition V2.2

Welcome to the new and improved Chicago Bears CCS Panel! In a new twist this season we have elected to give the members of CCS their own voice, and have received answers to questions from several members of the board. If your answers aren’t listed here, you are strongly urged to try again next week! Without further adieu, let’s meet our guest analysts! Name -- CCS Handle John D -- Jamais Vu Kevin J -- Spart ...

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Bears News: Bears Clean House; Add Peete; Lovie Still Jobless

The Chicago Bears coaching staff is seeing drastic changes. Many sources are reporting the Bears have fired all coaches on the offensive side. The following coaches were fired today: offensive coordinator Mike Tice, receivers coach Darryl Drake, and quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates. On the defensive side, sources say the Bears have fired defensive backs coach Jon Hoke and linebackers coach Bob Babich. The on ...

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The Top 6 Memories From the Bears 2012 Season

The 2012 NFL season started off with high expectations for the Chicago Bears. The team acquired their number one receiver fans had dreamed of for years, their quarterback and running back both were healthy after suffering season ending injuries and the thoughts of a Super Bowl run in Chicago stirred through many fans heads. It ended in a completely different matter however. After starting the season 7-1, th ...

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GM Phil Emery Demonstrates The Skills He Seeks In New Coach

A day after teary-eyed Chicago Bears players faced cameras (or in the case of Devin Hester, his locker) and decried the firing of Lovie Smith as head coach, the team’s General Manager, Phil Emery, took the podium at Halas Hall and without a hint of regret thanked the former coach for his work and then detailed why he decided to making a coaching change. Emery pointed out the obvious – an ineffective offense ...

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LIFE AFTER LOVIE

The Lovie Smith era is over and no one is really crying about it except for the Bears’ players. Lovie was never despised by Chicago sports fans, but he was never really loved either. The first African-American coach to lead his team to a Super Bowl (along with Tony Dungy), he never followed up on his promise to return and win the Lombardi Trophy. And, he never was able to overcome the great challenge facing ...

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Marshall’s Words Exactly what Bears Fans are Thinking

After Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers, Brandon Marshall stepped up to the podium for his postgame press conference. About 3 minutes later, Marshall left with teary eyes after he stated everything Bears fans have been thinking this season and possibly longer. Things have to change at Halas Hall, and they need to change now. Bears fans have been spoiled with good defenses. Defenses that are dominant an ...

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GREEN BAY READY TO PACK IT IN?

In the world of our beloved Chicago Bears what’s happening to our unloved rivals up north, the Green Bay Packers, is as special as the Tillman-Briggs weekly touchdown show. The Packers came into the season as the heavy favorite to win the NFC North and are now facing the potential of finishing last. That might be wishful thinking but the reality is that this upcoming Sunday the Pack might suffer their fourt ...

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Grading the Bears: Dominant in Jacksonville

It was another dominant performance by the Chicago Bears Sunday in Jacksonville. The defense held the lowly Jaguars to just 3 points, and after struggling for most of the first half, the offense got it together and put up 24 of the teams 41 points in the second half. Led by two interception returns for touchdowns by Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs, the Bears defense dominated. The Jaguars couldn't establis ...

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