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Booster Says He Gave Cash, Prostitutes to Miami Players

Convicted ponzi schemer's allegations could doom football program

(Newser) - A convicted Ponzi schemer and former University of Miami booster has come forward alleging that he gave millions in illicit benefits to Hurricanes players—including cash, prostitutes, jewelry, trips, and even an abortion. Nevin Shapiro, who is currently in prison for his role in a $930 million Ponzi scheme, detailed... More »

Full Moon Illuminates Bears-Eagles Game

Wide receiver unintentionally moons crowd

(Newser) - As if losing to the Eagles wasn't enough, Devin Hester mooned the Sunday Night Football audience on national TV last night. In the fourth quarter of Philadelphia's 24-20 victory, the Bears receiver was going for a pass from Jay Cutler when Eagle Dmitri Patterson grabbed a little more than he... More »

Hester, Bears Knock Playoff Halo Off Saints

Atlanta outscores Seattle's 2nd string, Browns best San Fran

(Newser) - Chicago played spoiler for the second straight week, this time out-hustling New Orleans 33-25 despite gaining only 275 yards to the Saints' 413. The Bears' Devin Hester scored a record sixth kick return touchdown on the season and tacked on a TD reception in the win. Saints quarterback Drew Brees... More »

Eli Rallies Giants Over Bears

Struggling QB overcomes three turnovers to improve playoff chances

(Newser) - Eli Manning pulled his team out of a hole he helped dig, leading the Giants on two long fourth-quarter drives to dig out of a 9-point deficit, then watching his defense close out a 21-16 victory over Chicago. Manning had three turnovers despite a more conservative offense that saw more... More »

Chicago Keeps Hope Alive

Hester (two return TDs), Gould key Bears comeback in 37-34 OT win

(Newser) - In what may have been a season-saver, the Bears calmly overcame a fourth-quarter 14-point deficit, winning on an overtime field goal by a gimlet-eyed Robbie Gould. All-world return specialist Devin Hester had two long second-half touchdowns; frequent Chicago goat Rex Grossman was sharp on the last two scoring drives. More »

Peterson Broils Bears 34-31

Rookie's 361 yards, 3 TDs lead Minnesota to last-minute road victory over Chicago

(Newser) - Minnesota halfback Adrian Peterson made a strong case for Rookie of the Year honors, racking up 361 all-purpose yards—3rd most in history—in a 34-31 win. Against a misfiring Chicago defense, the Oklahoma product rumbled for three long touchdowns, then rattled off a 53-yard kickoff return to set up... More »

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