The Bears will have to fight for a playoff spot as the 2012 regular season nears its end.
The Notre Dame star linebacker has taken his second-place Heisman finish to heart.
The Bulls moved to two games over .500 with a win on Friday night.
The Pistons got out to a big lead in the first half, but the Bulls narrowed the gap near the half.
The Bulls jumped above .500 with the win, while the Cavs continued to struggle without Kyrie Irving.
The White Sox outfielder is aiming to string together back-to-back good campaigns.
The Chicago Cubs starter is on schedule as he returns from an elbow injury.
Chicago's star middle linebacker may be out for more than just a few weeks.