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By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 23, 2008 9:00PM Adam Burish scored his first goal (pictured), but the Blackhawks still lost to the Sharks yesterday, ending both the Blackhawks' four-game winning streak and the Sharks' four-game losing streak. [AP]

Due to a sore left Achilles tendon, Luol Deng is going to be out for "a significant period of time," according to Jim Boylan. [Trib. Sadly, we neglected to link the majestic headline from earlier this week, "Bulls stumble with gimpy Deng, effort." Give that copy editor a raise!]

Former Bear Richard Dent is suing his baby mama for custody of their 2-year-old son. Dent says his ex-girlfriend Pamela Vasser doesn't provide a safe home for Richard II because she's tested positive for cocaine, was convicted on prostitution charges, and her teenage daughter called Dent for help. "The teen, Taylia Vasser, said her mother was using drugs and at times left the boy in her care while going to nightclubs and out of town on escort "assignments," according to a notarized affidavit." Ayee. [S-T]

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