Nov 3, 2012; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Butch Jones reacts during the first half against the Syracuse Orange at Nippert Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Frank Victores-USA TODAY Sports

Bears’ Urlacher to Sit, Charlie Strong Chooses Louisville, Cincinnati on Butch Jones Watch

Brian Urlacher, Chicago Bears linebacker, injured his hamstring in last week’s overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks. He was told by doctors that he may be out for 2-4 weeks, which is potentially the rest of the regular season for the Bears.

College football is wrapping up as we enter bowl season. Now is the time for coaches and teams to make big moves to better their programs. Though Louisville head coach Charlie Strong was a being courted by the Tennessee Volunteers, it is being reported that the coach is choosing to stay in Louisville. He has had success in his three seasons with the Cardinals and will be taking the team to the Sugar Bowl this year.

College football news is hitting close to home in Cincinnati again. In the revolving door, that has become Bearcats football head coaches, the team is wondering if Butch Jones will be there to lead their team on to the field next season. Jones reportedly was being courted by Colorado and Purdue, as well as Cincinnati trying to keep him. He has already turned down the Purdue job, but Cincinnati is officially on Jones Watch. Everyone will be waiting to see what his final decision will be this week.

Wisconsin head coach, Bret Bielema, is taking his coaching skills to Arkansas after seven seasons with the Badgers. Arkansas recently fired head coach Petrino and said in a statement on Tuesday that they had signed the Badger’s coach to a new deal.

The NHL and NHLPA seem to finally be making a little progress now that the season is basically a wash. They are scheduled to resume talks Wednesday, hopefully moving in the right direction.

New reports surfacing from Kansas City Chiefs camp that the relationship between the Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins was very tumultuous. The two had been fighting for a while for various reasons. One reason, in particular was Belcher being out late. It has also surfaced that there was another woman for Belcher. It was reported that after he shot the late Perkins, he kissed her and said sorry, went to the practice field and told his coach and Pioli that he had killed her before taking his own life in order to not be arrested.

The Boston Red Sox agreed to a three year, $39 million deal with outfield Shane Victornio.

The San Francisco Giants have also reached a deal with second baseman Marco Scutaro for three years. The deal is worth $20 million. They also reached a $40 million, four year deal with Angel Pagan this week.

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