Word on the Street: Bears against kickoff rule change

Word on the Street: Bears against kickoff rule change
March 21, 2011, 10:39 pm
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Monday, March 21, 2011
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Bears, Hester oppose kickoff change rule

Proposed changes to kickoffs that would move the ball from the 30 tot he 35-yard line in order for more touchbacks has the Bears upset.

"It's not just because of Devin Hester," Angelo told the Chicago Sun-Times. "It's because it's one of the most exciting plays in football."

Said Hester: "I see the NFL is trying to take the kickoff game out. They already punt out of bounds. What's next?" (usatoday.com)

5 moves the White Sox should have made...

It was a busy off-season for White Sox GM Kenny Williams, who signed Adam Dunn, Will Ohman and Jesse Crain and re-signed A.J. Pierzynski and Paul Konerko.

However, there were a pair of trades he should have made and at least one signing that should have taken place but didn't in one man's opinion. (BleacherReport.com)

Report: Tennessee dismisses Pearl

One report out of Knoxville suggests Tennessee has fired head basketball coach Bruce Pearl after he was charged with unethical conduct for lying to NCAA investigators during a probe into recruiting.

In six seasons, the 51-year-old Pearl led the Volunteers to a No. 1 ranking and NCAA tournament regional finals, coming up just short of a Final Four trip in 2010. (chicagobreakingsports.com)