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Chicago Wed Aug 25 2010

Short Hops: Pippen To Get Statue, Bears Get Fossil QB

Short Hops is here to help get you through your soul-sucking and impossibly annoying work week. Here's a timewaste you can watch with your headphones plugged in after you read these amazing tidbits of information from the Sports Interverse!

  • Scottie Pippen Will Receive a Statue
  • So declareth the Bulls front office. The org which has already given Pip a seemingly cushy job as "team ambassador" --it's okay, Scottie, we know you've really been hard-up for cash for a long time; will, according to a report by the dirty-sounding Adam Fluck, erect a statue in number 33's likeness. So in the past month Pippen has gotten a job, been enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame and now been given a statue in his honor.
  • Bears Dig Up Fossil, Put Uni On It
  • After backup QB, Caleb Hanie separated his shoulder and rookie prospect, Dan LeFevour, threw more interceptions than completions in a practice, the Bears have signed NFL journeyman/Methuselah, Todd Collins to a one-year contract, so that he can be closely observed by team gerontologists he can serve as a backup to Jay Cutler and help to mentor Hanie and LeFevour.
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