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Word on the Street: Did Cutler pop the question?

Word on the Street: Did Cutler pop the question?

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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Is Cutler getting married?

Rumors are swirling that Bears QB Jay Cutler has popped the question to girlfriend Kristen Cavallari.

People Magazine is reporting that the couple were recently engaged during a vacation to Cabo San Lucas. "He surprised here with a quick trip to Cabo to ask her to marry him," their source says. (People.com)

Former White Sox outfielder Everett arrested

Retired outfielder Carl Everett is in big trouble: he was arrested last night on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weaponand tampering with a witness. The details, according to the policereport, are that he pointed a gun at his wifes head and then broke twocell phones when she attempted to call 9-1-1. (HardBall Talk)

Zbikowski appeals failed drug test

Former Notre Dame and current Baltimore Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski was among five fighters suspended for failing a drug test after participating in Saturdays boxing card at the WinStar Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma, the Sun-Times is reporting.

The Chickasaw Nation Boxing Commission tested fighters before Fridays fights and has suspended those testing positive for 45 days pending a second negative drug test. The drug in question is marijuana or, more specifically, THC. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Vogel: If we win tonight, we'll win the series

The Bulls lead their series with the Pacers 3-1, but Indiana head coach Frank Vogel is optimistic about his team's chances - as long as they win Game 5.

"We feel like if we win this game tonight, we win the series." (Chicago Tribune)

Bears safety Deiondre’ Hall suspended for violating NFL substance abuse policy

Bears safety Deiondre’ Hall suspended for violating NFL substance abuse policy

Deiondre' Hall's status with the Bears looks a little murkier this afternoon. 

Earlier today, the NFL released a statement announcing that Hall has been suspended one game for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. 

"Deiondre' Hall has been suspended without pay for the first game of the 2018 regular season for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse," the statement read. "Hall will be eligble to return to the Bears' active roster on Monday, September 10th following the team's September 9th game against the Green Bay Packers. Hall is eligble to participate in all preseason practices and games." 

The suspension comes at a time when Hall is fighting for a roster spot: 

Hall has played in 10 games (eight in 2016, two in 2017) for the Bears since being drafted by the team in the 4th round of the 2016 draft. Through two years, he's totaled seven tackles, two passes defended and one interception. 

A sneak peek at Cam Ward's new Blackhawks goalie mask

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A sneak peek at Cam Ward's new Blackhawks goalie mask

It's a new year, new team for Cam Ward, who spent his first 13 NHL seasons with the Carolina Hurricanes before signing in Chicago on a one-year deal this summer. That means a newly-designed goalie mask is required to match up with his new team's colors, uniform and Blackhawks logo.

The designer of Ward's goalie masks Steve Nash, whose clients include 2017-18 Vezina Trophy finalist Connor Hellebuyck, two-time Stanley Cup champion Jonathan Quick and three-time 30-win netminder Martin Jones, shared a teaser on Twitter of Ward's new Blackhawks-themed mask for the upcoming season and it's sweet.

Check it out: