Thursday's game plan for 'Afternoon Shift': Hot hot hot

March 22, 2012

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Lester Munson/Sports: The Chicago Bears made a big move in acquiring of Pro Bowler Brandon Marshall--the star represents a serious shift in the team's offense and commitment to character. Less than 24 hours after the trade for Marshall was made, news surfaced that there had been a recent incident at a nightclub wherein Marshall hit a woman. ESPN senior writer Lester Munson and longtime sports marketing guru Nova Lanktree discuss the role of character in professional sports.

3 at 3 Review Panel: Our daily discussion of topics in the news today finds The A.V. Club's Marcus Gilmer and our own Carrie Shepherd in the hot seat.

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Weather/Climate: Far be it from Chicagoans to complain about beautiful weather, but the recent heat wave seems too good to be true. Are we basking in the warmth of climate change or is it a harmless heat wave? We'll have meteorologists on air to take your calls- 312-923-9239.

Mindy Segal: Hot Chocolate owner and pastry chef Mindy Segal was nominated for her 5th James Bears Outstanding Chef award. We talk with her about staying above the competition and what awards really mean to chefs.