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Notebook: 3B's: Bountygate, Brees and Bears

Drew Brees (Crystal LoGiudice/USP)

The U.S. Senate may start looking into bounties in professional sports, the Saints continue to react to enforcement against them, including someone Adrian Peterson took issue with, and Matt Forte isn't happy with the Bears.

Senate to hold hearing on bounties The elaborate bounty system employed by the New Orleans Saints has attracted the attention of the U.S. Senate. Senator Dick Durbin (D. Ill.) is forming a Judiciary Committee to examine bounties in professional football and other major sports amid the news that Saints players received cash bonuses for injuring opponents. Durbin, the assistant Senate majority... Recommended Stories