2:45 PM: Chicago Bears backup QB Jordan Palmer said about signing a one-year deal with the team: "It is where I want to be. It's the best staff I have been around, great city, great fan base. I am really excited."
2:30 PM: Police in Akron, Ohio are investigating claims that a truck & SUV were street racing late Sunday night before the truck crashed into another car, causing a truck passenger to have his arm amputated after the accident.
2:15 PM: Via Shannon Ryan of the Chicago Tribune, Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles said that people used to compare his team to the Chicago Cubs in that there was "just no way" the Huskers would win. Nebraska defeated Wisconsin 77-68 Sunday to finish their regular season 19-11.
2:00 PM: Massachusetts state officials on Monday announced security measures for this year's Boston Marathon, such as establishing security checkpoints along the route and discouraging spectators from bringing backpacks & other containers.
1:30 PM: Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer & Tennessee football coach Butch Jones have been named co-grand marshals for Sunday's Food City 500 NASCAR race at the Bristol Motor Speedway.
1:15 PM: The Desert Chapel (CA) High School boys' basketbakk team allowed Beau Powell, a Trinity Classical player with autism, to score the final points in Saturday's CIF Southern Section Dvision VI championship game. Trinity Classical defeated Desert Chapel 77-52.
1:00 PM: The Sugar Land Skeeters minor league baseball team have formally extended a spring training invite to former NBA player Tracy McGrady.
12:30 PM: A photographer for a Tampa skydiving company caught photos of a small plane crashing after colliding with a skydiver just above the ground in Polk County, Florida on Saturday. Both the skydiver and pilot survived the collision.
12:15 PM: South African double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius vomited in the courtroom on Monday as he heard graphic details of the gunfire injuries suffered by his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius is charged with the shooting death of Steenkamp.
12:00 PM: Camden (New Jersey) High School wrestler Andrew Stevens, who showed up late & was almost disqualified from his state semifinal, defeated Tyler Gildner of Robbinsville 3-0 on Sunday to win the 285-pound division state title.
11:15 AM: USC archeology students are helping dig up the remains of Native Dancer, a race horse who was buried at the now-closed Hollywood Park racetrack. Native Dancer's remains will be moved to the Del Mar track in San Diego.
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