CHICAGO (AP) - Josh McCown threw for a career-high four touchdowns, and the Chicago Bears scored on their first eight possessions to grab a share of the NFC North lead with a 45-28 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in frigid weather last night. The Bears (7-6) retired Hall of Famer Mike Ditka's number at halftime and pulled even with Detroit in the division race on a night when the wind chill factor was below zero.
CHICAGO (AP) - Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee left Monday night's game against the Chicago Bears in the third quarter with a neck injury and will not return. Lee, making his first start after missing a game with a hamstring pull, was injured trying to tackle Bears running back Michael Bush on a pitchout around left end.
NEW YORK (AP) -Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch, joins Florida State's Jameis Winston, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Alabama's AJ McCarron, Auburn's Tre Mason and Boston College's Andre Williams as finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Six finalists invited to Saturday's ceremony in New York are the most since 1994.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox and right-handed pitcher Felipe Paulino have agreed to a one-year, $1.75-million contract that includes a club option for 2015. Paulino will receive $1.5 million next season. The White Sox hold a $4-million club option for 2015, which includes a $250,000 buyout. Paulino spent last season in the Kansas City Royals' organization, going 0-3 with a 6.51 ERA over seven injury rehabilitation starts with Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha.
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