Hester looking to get back on the edge


Hester looking to get back on the edge

Throughout his distinguished career, Devin Hester has been a coachs best and worst pupil. His play has defined greatness at times, and at others, his decisions have been suspect and he has sometimes lived so close the edge that he has fallen off.

Against the Detroit Lions, however, a different Devin Hester was in action and neither he nor the Bears liked the result. He fair-caught two of three Lions punts, one when he had open ground in front of him. Matters were to the point that Earl Bennett was inserted as the punt returner.

That Devin Hester is unlikely to play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. The old Devin Hester is planning a return, the one who was at his best with his hair on fire but tempered by years of experience.

When youve got the opportunity, youve got to be aggressive and go make those plays, and maybe steal one, Hester said. Thats something Ive got to start doing, just the returns that Im capable of and being more aggressive.

SportsTalk Live Podcast: The Blackhawks' big win over the Capitals


SportsTalk Live Podcast: The Blackhawks' big win over the Capitals

David Haugh, Jason Goff and Jordan Bernfield join David Kaplan on the panel.

0:00- Pat Boyle and Patrick Sharp drop by to talk about the Blackhawks' big win over the Capitals. Plus, Sharpie talks about the young Hawks who will be stars in the future.

12:00- Super Bowl LIII is set after a dramatic and controversial Championship Sunday. Does the NFL need to expand instant replay to include pass interference after a no-call cost the Saints a Super Bowl bid? Plus does the league need to change its overtime format after Patrick Mahomes didn't get to touch the ball at the end of the AFC title game?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

Sports Talk Live Podcast


Bulls Outsiders Podcast: Bulls notch 1st win in 2019


Bulls Outsiders Podcast: Bulls notch 1st win in 2019

On this edition of the Bulls Outsiders podcast; Matt Peck, David Watson, and John Sabine recap the Bulls 104-88 win over Cleveland on Monday and discuss what this win means for the team and also the current state of the 2018-19 Chicago Bulls.

1:32 - Does beating the worst team in the league mean anything for the Bulls?

4:57 - Breaking down the wins in the 2018-19 Chicago Bulls season

8:50 - Are the Bulls willing to move on from Kris Dunn?

12:14 - On Wayne Selden Jr. getting more minutes than Jabari Parker

13:02 - Are the Outsiders "Night People?"

14:58 - Has it been better to be a Cavaliers fan or Bulls fan over the last 20 years?

21:09 - Three Potential Coaches who could replace Jim Boylen next season

23:45 - What if Stacey and Neil called Derrick Rose's game winner vs. Suns?

25:31 - The Outsiders "Dream" Coaching Candidates

Don't forget, you can watch Bulls Outsiders after Bulls Postgame Live on NBC Sports Chicago following every game. You can also stream the show on Facebook Live and interact with Matt, John and David.

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