Running back Jordan Howard was one of three Bears selected to the Pro Football Writers of America all-rookie team Tuesday.
The Pro Bowler shared the fictional backfield with the Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott, who was named Rookie of the Year and Offensive Rookie of the Year. Chargers edge rusher Joey Bosa won the defensive award.
Cody Whitehair, who learned the center position in the week leading up to opening day, was named the top rookie center, while first-round pick Leonard Floyd was named an outside linebacker.
Howard ran 252 times for a Bears rookie record 1,313 yards and six scores in 15 games.
Gabe Vincent scored 23 points, Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo each had 21 and the Heat overcame a monster effort from Nikola Jokic to beat the Nuggets 111-108 in Game 2.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., said, ‘Bill was always a no-bulls---, honest and direct sounding board — whether we agreed or not.’
The Cubs beat the Padres 7-1 to take a 2-1 lead in the four-game series.
Copper and Laney have shared the court together since they were kids, playing AAU basketball for Yolanda Laney and then college ball for C. Vivian Stringer at Rutgers.