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No Americans nominated for world's best athlete

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No Americans nominated for world's best athlete

From Comcast SportsNet

LONDON (AP)The fastest man on legs is taking on the fastest on wheels for the top prize at the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Usain Bolt, who won two gold medals at the 2011 world championships, and Sebastian Vettel, who became Formula Ones youngest two-time champion in November, are among the nominees for the 2012 honors.

They are up against Novak Djokovic, who won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and U.S. Open this year, Barcelona star Lionel Messi, Tour de France champion Cadel Evans and Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki.

World champion sprinter Carmelita Jeter, first-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova and golfer Yani Tseng are among those vying for sportswoman of the year.

Blackhawks Talk Podcast: After 20 games, do we know the identity of this Blackhawks team?

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Blackhawks Talk Podcast: After 20 games, do we know the identity of this Blackhawks team?

On the latest Hawks Talk Podcast Tracey Myers and Jamal Mayers join Pat Boyle to discuss the teams wins over the Rangers and Penguins.  Have they figured some things out and what is the identity of this team after 20 games?

Jammer weighs in on Artem Anisimov’s big week and are there enough Hawks committed to net front presence?  They also discuss the surging play of the blue liners and did the Hawks fail to send a message to Evgeni Malkin, after he kneed Corey Crawford in the head?

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Did the Bears technically "win" on Sunday?

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Did the Bears technically "win" on Sunday?

David Haugh (Chicago Tribune), Adam Jahns (Chicago Sun-Times) and Patrick Finley (Chicago Sun-Times) join Kap on the panel.  Kap is happy that Mitch Trubisky played ok and John Fox’s team lost again.  The panel disagrees.

Plus Leonard Floyd doesn’t have an ACL tear…. Yet. Should the Bears shut him down even if he gets good news?