Michael McCaskey, who succeeded Halas as Bears' leader, dies

Michael McCaskey, who led the Chicago Bears for nearly three decades following the death of his grandfather George Halas, died Saturday after a lengthy battle with cancer, the team said. He was 76. ...

AP source: Bears decline Trubisky's 5th-year option for 2021

The Chicago Bears have declined their fifth-year option for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky for the 2021 season, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday. The person spoke on...

Marc Eversley joins Bulls as GM from 76ers' front office

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls announced Marc Eversley as their new general manager on Friday. Eversley agreed to take the job earlier in the week. He succeeds the fired Gar Forman...

AP source: Bulls hiring 76ers' Eversley as general manager

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have hired Philadelphia 76ers executive Marc Eversley to replace the fired Gar Forman as general manager and work under new top basketball executive Arturas Karnisovas...

Bears draft big TE, speedy WR, add to defense in draft

The Chicago Bears drafted a big tight end and a speedy receiver. They didn't ignore their defense, either. How big a jolt they gave themselves won't be known for awhile. But general ...

Bears draft Notre Dame TE Kmet with No. 43 pick

The Chicago Bears addressed one of their biggest weaknesses on a struggling offense by drafting Notre Dame tight end Cole Kmet with the No. 43 overall pick Friday night. The sure-han...

For Bears, business figures to pick up in 2nd round of draft

Bears general manager Ryan Pace said it’s up to management, scouts and coaches to “maximize the draft picks we have” and “capitalize” on the opportunities to cross more items off Chicago’s to-do list....

For Bears, sweetest pick of all was Payton

BEST FIRST-ROUND DRAFT PICK: RB Walter Payton. The Bears boast a record 28 Hall of Famers, from founder George Halas to 2018 inductee Brian Urlacher. But when it comes to the draft, the sweetest pick ...

With no 1st-round picks, Pace looks to stock Bears in draft

Chicago general manager Ryan Pace is all wired and ready to go for the draft. He thinks the Bears are, too. Chicago comes in with no first-round picks for the second year in a row, h...

Bears seek playmakers on offense, blockers, secondary help

The Chicago Bears brought in competition for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky by trading for Nick Foles. They added a former All-Pro pass rusher to help Khalil Mack when they signed Robert Quinn. ...

Bulls fire Forman, announce Karnisovas hire, reassign Paxson

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls fired general manager Gar Forman on Monday, while officially hiring Denver Nuggets GM Arturas Karnisovas as their executive vice president of basketball operations and...

AP source: Bulls tab Nuggets' Karnisovas to lead operations

CHICAGO (AP) — The struggling Chicago Bulls hired Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas to run their basketball operation, a person familiar with the situation said on Thursday night. ...

Bears declare open competition between Trubisky, Foles

The Chicago Bears declared the quarterback competition between Mitchell Trubisky and newcomer Nick Foles an open one on Friday. General manager Ryan Pace made that clear during a con...

Bears finalize contracts with former All-Pro Quinn, Ifedi

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears finalized a five-year, $70 million contract with former All-Pro pass rusher Robert Quinn and a one-year deal with former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman G...

Les Hunter, star on Loyola Chicago championship team, dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Les Hunter, a star on Loyola Chicago's barrier-breaking 1963 NCAA championship team, died Friday. He was 77. The university announced Hunter's death, saying he battled...