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Bears to release QB Mike Glennon; Willie Young also cut

Bears to release QB Mike Glennon; Willie Young also cut

That's way too much money for a backup quarterback. Then, the Bears took everyone to Bizzarro World. The Bears have a total of seven draft picks, including a second- rounder (39th overall), but they are without a third-rounder as part of the bounty they surrendered to move up one spot to select Trubisky .


Lewis Hamilton optimistic about new Mercedes after Barcelona testing

Lewis Hamilton optimistic about new Mercedes after Barcelona testing

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari's opening two days of F1 testing have been "really smooth" despite the bad weather making it tricky for teams to do any representative running. At the other end of the spectrum, Pierre Gasly completed 147 laps in the Honda-powered Toro Rosso . Not many people would have bet on that at the start of the week! Despite the fog and the wet track, the drivers completed more laps in the first 30 minutes than the entire Wednesday.


Giants to meet with Saquon Barkley on Thursday at NFL Combine

Giants to meet with Saquon Barkley on Thursday at NFL Combine

Barkley did entertain a pointed question about the Cleveland Browns and the possibility of him being a pillar in the franchise's rebuild. Barkley averaged almost 6 yards a carry as a junior in State College, rushing for 1,271 yards and 18 touchdowns and catching 54 passes for 632 yards and three TDs.


Giants Open To Trading No. 2 Pick

Giants Open To Trading No. 2 Pick

The second-round pick (41st overall) flew out of the gates, racking up 354 rushing yards to go along with 11 receptions for 90 yards in his first four games in the NFL . But is there a particular running back important enough for the No. 2 pick? After a two-year hiatus (2013-2014) in which teams drafting in the top 10 went away from drafting a running back, the trend picked up steam again in 2015, with the Rams plucking Todd Gurley No.


Atletico confirm Gaitan and Carrasco sale to China's Dalian

Atletico confirm Gaitan and Carrasco sale to China's Dalian

Gaitan utterly failed to prove his worth at Atletico Madrid , having registered mere 3 goals in 29 La Liga outings. The Belgian will now head to China after 124 appearances for the Spanish club. Ateltico Madrid's Argentinian coach Diego Simeone had previously expressed his concern with the uncertainty surrounding his players during the Chinese Super League transfer window, which closes at the end of February - a full month later than the European transfer window.


Fox using OJ special to tackle 'American Idol'

Fox using OJ special to tackle 'American Idol'

In 2007, Simpson was arrested in Las Vegas and in 2008, was found guilty on 12 counts of felony charges and sentenced to 33 years in prison. Simpson was released from jail on parole last October. More than 11 years after Judith Regan was sacked by HarperCollins over an O.J. Journalist Soledad O'Brien hosts the special, which will air with limited interruptions and feature public-service announcements about domestic violence.