WBEZ Sports Contributor Cheryl Raye Stout was up at Halas Hall today for the press availability for Jay Cutler. Cutler was being pressed by the media on recent comments by teammate Brian Urlacher. Here is the audio:
Derrick Rose was nominated for the 'Sexiest Chicago Athlete' by Victoria Secret. Why they are naming athletes sexy? Not sure, probably for an underwear promotion.
Cheryl Raye Stout was up at the Berto Center yesterday when they nominated Rose and caught up with him to ask about the distinction:
Bears GM Jerry Angelo talked with the media yesterday about signing QB Jay Cutler to a contract extension. Our Cheryl Raye Stout was there and she gave us the full audio from the press conference. Who needs sound bites when you have the source?
A few months ago our summer intern Ben Craig pitched us a story about a new sport he'd heard of in downstate Illinois. Apparently some creative sportsmen had taken to shooting invasive Asian carp with bows and arrows.
We have a fantasy baseball league at work for fun. We've been doing it for about 7 years. It involves a bunch of guys from several different departments, including former employees. This year, the league was intense and it ended up in a tie.
The rumor circulating the internet right now is that the Bears could be interested in acquiring Terrell Owens from the Buffalo Bills.‚ Now this is only a rumor- we have no official word from the Bears, but thinking about it is pretty cool.
The U.S. House of Representatives is busy at work. The economy, health care, Afghanistan top the list of issues that need to be worked on. They've been so busy, they never called the following item to the floor.