National News + World News

49ers down Bears as Cutler throws 5 INTs

Bears-49ers comes down to the final play, but Jay Cutler is intercepted in the end zone - his fifth pick of the night - as S.F.

LIVE: Kobe, Lakers taking on Nash, Sun

Steve Nash has spearheaded an 8-1 start for the Suns. Kobe's carried the Lakers to a 6-1 mark.

LIVE: Struggling Bears face fading 49ers

Bears-49ers comes down to the final play, but Jay Cutler is intercepted in the end zone - his fifth pick of the night - as S.F.

Hurtin' Hawkeyes in for a long day

A dream season is wrecked by injuries and now Iowa has to play the Buckeyes in Columbus? Bruce Hooley says ouch!

Fearless Prediction: Bears (4-4) at 49ers (3-5)

Mike Singletary faces his past vs. the Bears, but also confronts a must-win for the 49ers tonight.

Hornets fire Scott as coach after 3-6 start

A person familiar with the decision says the New Orleans Hornets have fired coach Byron Scott. The person confirmed the firing to The Associated Press and requested anonymity because the team had not yet announced it.