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Kelly takes Eagles job...Trestman is new coach of Bears...Hawks suspend top scorer

Wednesday - 1/16/2013, 4:40pm  ET

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- After initially turning down the job, Chip Kelly has decided to leave Oregon after four years to take over as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. His high-octane style of offense helped him produce a 46-7 record with the Ducks.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) -- Marc Trestman is the new head coach of the Chicago Bears, beating out at least 12 other candidates for the job of replacing Lovie Smith, who was fired after failing to make the playoffs for the fifth time in six years. The 57-year-old Trestman is moving to the Windy City after five years in Montreal, where he won two CFL championships with the Alouettes.

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Hawks won't have their leading scorer in uniform tonight when they host the streaking Nets. Josh Smith has been suspended for one game for "conduct detrimental to the team." Atlanta has lost six of its last seven outings while Brooklyn has won seven straight.

PHILLIES (AP) -- The Phillies have reached agreement with three veteran pitchers to minor league contracts. Right-handers Rodrigo Lopez, Aaron Cook and Juan Cruz will report to spring training as non-roster players in hopes of earning a job with the parent club.

UNDATED (AP) -- U.S. Olympian Bode (BOH'-dee) Miller throws caution to the wind when he skis, but that's not his approach when it comes to recovering from injury. With an eye on next year's Sochi (SOH'-chee) Games, the American star is electing to skip the remaining portion of this season's World Cup schedule to give his surgically repaired left knee more time to heal. The 35-year-old Miller had microfracture surgery nearly a year ago.


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