Lou wants to know if you can play third tonight

After Friday night's nasty shoulder injury sidelined third baseman Aramis Ramirez for at least a month, Cubs manager Lou Piniella would like to know if you're available to fill in tonight against the Brewers.

Reasons other Midwest NFL cities aren’t being considered for Monday night’s Bears-Vikes game

As the Vikings scramble to prepare the University of Minnesota's undersized stadium for Monday night's game against the Bears, many football observers are wondering why the contest won't be held at one of the several other Midwestern NFL stadiums. Turns out each has a reason it can't host the game.

Hendry wakes up from four-day slumber to learn Brewers acquired Grienke

Cubs GM Jim Hendry's annual pre-Christmas week four-day nap ended Sunday morning when his cell phone rang with news that the rival Brewers had acquired Cy Young winner Zach Grienke from the Royals.

Favre fined additional $50,000 for not being candid about upsetting state of genitals

As the NFL reviewed the case of Brett Favre and his "sexting" to C-level sports reporter Jenn Sterger, they were forced to look at several photos of Favre’s genitals that he was sending to the reporter’s cellphone. The result of reviewing the photos was catastrophic for all.

Embarrassed Big Ten drops five schools after getting swept on New Year’s Day

Wisconsin, Northwestern, Michigan, Michigan State and Penn State are all looking for new homes Saturday evening after the Big Ten announced it was dropping the five schools for their part in the conference getting swept in its New Year's Day bowl games.

Cutler inspired by Grossman’s 2006 New Year’s Eve finale

To prepare for the Bears’ meaningless 10-3 loss against the Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler looked at the tape of Rex Grossman’s 2006 meaningless season finale.

Bears-Packers: Which team has the edge?

With the big game just a few days away, the media is in a frenzy. Here's a look at which team has the inside edge in things you probably never thought about.