The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too.
The team said Rose will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery Monday morning in Chicago to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. For the Bulls and their point guard, it's an all-too-familiar spot.
"I felt for him. He is a great person, first and foremost," Coach
Rose was injured Friday night at Portland, a huge setback for him and the organization.
He has played in only 50 NBA games — 49 in the regular season and that lone playoff game — since the Bulls' run to the Eastern Conference finals during his MVP season.
With Rose back, the Bulls were expected to challenge
Two people with knowledge of the deal say the agreement was reached Monday night. The people requested anonymity because neither team has announced the deal.
Williams was the No. 2 overall draft choice in 2011. But he never was able to carve a niche in
Trio of QBs up for Maxwell Award
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Alabama quarterback
Winston, who is being investigated in a sexual assault case by authorities in Tallahassee, Fla., is also up for the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award, with McCarron and Manziel.
Manziel won the O'Brien last season, along with the
Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops suspended leading rusher Raymond Sanders for Saturday's game against Tennessee for violating a team rule.
Sanders, who has a team-best 464 yards in 107 carries with three touchdowns, sat out most of the first half of last week's 59-17 loss at Georgia in what the coach said afterward was for disciplinary reasons. Stoops says he received more information Monday morning leading to the latest punishment, though he didn't say what rules the running back broke.
Ebron has 50 catches for 774 yards and three touchdowns for the Tar Heels (6-5, 4-3
The Angels hired Nick Francona, son of