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Ranking the best trades in Bears history

The Bears made four trades in the first four rounds of last week's NFL Draft, dealing up to pick<p>Leonard Floydin the first round, dropping down twice …

NFL Report Cards: 2014 Grades for Every Team

The final assignments are done, it's time to find out who's at the top of the class.<p>With the 2014 NFL season over and done with, this column will focus as much on the season-long grades as the Week 17 ones. All season long, we've worked with a bit of a bell curve that has matched the NFL's love of …

NFL

Updated Rankings of Top 5 NBA Players at Every Position

Even though the 2012-13 NBA regular season is nearly finished, our rankings of the top five players at each position keep shifting.<p>The chase for playoff positioning has fueled the performance of several stars, while some are just playing for pride or a better contract.<p>In the point guard hierarchy, …

NBA

A giant cage - China's internet

Special report<p>China's internetA giant cage<p>THIRTEEN YEARS AGO Bill Clinton, then America’s president, said that trying to control the internet in …

China

2013 NFL Draft cornerback rankings

How an NFL Draft website ranks cornerbacks varies greatly from how and NFL team stacks its board. Sites have to include everyone. Teams can cater their board to the scheme they run. The way the board falls for a zone team differs from a board from a man coverage team.<p>Each year, about 35 to 40 …

There Will Be “At Least” Two iPhone 5S Models In Different Sizes [Analyst]

Topeka Capital analyst Brian White received some criticism last week when he revealed in a note to investors that he expects Apple’s much-anticipated television set to come with a “mini iTV” tablet and an “iRing.” But rather than going into hiding until the whole thing is forgotten about, White has …

Cosell’s Take: The safety switch, Part 2

Maybe I’m the only one, but I have been fascinated by what I believe is the changing nature of the safety position in the NFL over the last decade. …

NFL

Has Reggie McKenzie Actually Made the Oakland Raiders Worse?

As the Oakland Raiders continue the new era under principal owner Mark Davis, the question remains whether general manager Reggie McKenzie is setting up this once respectable franchise up for more failure in the past year. After another losing season in which the Raiders finished with the third …

Football (U.S.)

How Samsung Became An Industry Giant

South Korean company Samsung is the world leader in smartphone and cell phone sales. Bloomberg journalist Sam Grobart gained access to the company's headquarters, and wrote about his findings in <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>. Weekends on <i>All Things Considered</i> guest host Laura Sullivan talks to Growbart …

2013 NBA Mock Draft: Best Fit for Every NBA Team

With the NCAA tournament continuing to pare down its teams in preparation for the Final Four, we're beginning to see scouts' evaluations of NBA prospects start to caramelize.<p>While the Big Dance has long been overrated in terms of a projection tool for NBA stardom, it remains the most important …

NBA

HoopsHype

0<p>reply<p>21hr<p>Social Media 21hr ago<p>Trending stories: Lou Williams, trade deadline and more<p>0<p>reply<p>2d<p>Social Media 2d ago<p>Trending stories: Tyler Zeller …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

A 500-horse LS7, standard carbon brakes, and a reduced curb weight should make for one mighty track missile.<p>Chevrolet’s Camaro lineup is becoming quite the haven for track-happy hooligans. It already includes the SS 1LE and one of this year’s Lightning Lap surprises, the mighty ZL1, which broke the …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Much.<p>Debuting at the 2013 New York auto show, Chevrolet’s 2014 Camaro refresh consists of three or four relatively minor changes. But that simple statement isn’t quite fair to the people behind the bow-tie pony car. Just last year, Chevy upgraded the interiors of …

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting Where Matt Barkley and Top QB's Will Land

The 2013 NFL draft is often criticized for its lack of quality quarterback prospects, but that won't stop a variety of teams from taking a chance on the NFL's most prized position in the first round.<p>It would be hard for any draft class to follow up last year's group led by Andrew Luck and Robert …

Football (U.S.)

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Where Each Team Will Go with First-Round Pick

The 2013 NFL draft is almost upon us, which means that teams are finalizing their draft boards and preparing for all the different scenarios that could play out in April.<p>With the bulk of free agency now behind us, teams have a clear list of needs to work from. The organizations that are able to …

NFL