Chicago icon Ditka gets Bears jersey retired
Mike Ditka, who won a Super Bowl as a tight end for George Halas in 1963 and coached the Chicago Bears to a much more famous one in 1985, finally got his jersey retired Monday night in a halftime ceremony.
Source: Peterson likely out, but no surgery
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not need surgery on his sprained right foot, but is unlikely to play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Trestman: Cutler remains Bears' starter
Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman reiterated after Monday's 45-28 victory against the Dallas Cowboys that quarterback Jay Cutler will return to the starting lineup when he receives medical clearance from the team's doctors.
Report: Kidd used '13-letter word' on Frank
Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd allegedly used "a 13-letter word" against assistant Lawrence Frank during a blow-up at some point following the team's loss in Orlando on Nov. 3.
Gronk on IR; torn ACL, MCL, source says
Rob Gronkowski tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee in the New England Patriots' 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Jeter: Will miss Cano, not surprised he left
Derek Jeter said he congratulated Robinson Cano after the All-Star second baseman left the New York Yankees to sign a 10-year, $240 million free-agent contract with Seattle Mariners, "and I'll leave it at that."
Report: Broncos' Fox channels 'Johnny Drama'
According to the Denver Post, Broncos coach John Fox checked in under the name "Johnny Drama," the name of a fictional character from HBO's "Entourage" when he entered a North Carolina hospital for heart surgery last month.