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Chicago Cubs News and Rumors

  • Sources: Cubs, D-backs discussed Upton deal

    Sources: Cubs, D-backs discussed Upton deal

    ESPN.com Updated Jan 18, 2013
    Sources: Cubs, Diamondbacks discussed a Justin Upton trade.
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  • Irish alum Samardzija won't rush to judge Te'o

    Irish alum Samardzija won't rush to judge Te'o

    MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija, who was an All-America wide receiver at Notre Dame before committing to baseball, has watched the recent coverage of Manti Te'o in disbelief.
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  • Soriano has no plans to leave Chicago

    Soriano has no plans to leave Chicago

    MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    Outfielder Alfonso Soriano has two years remaining on his contract with the Cubs, which may be his last.
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  • Cubs reach deals with Samardzija, Garza, Russell

    Cubs reach deals with Samardzija, Garza, Russell

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Cubs avoided arbitration with Matt Garza, Jeff Samardzija and James Russell on Friday, which was a relief for the three pitchers as well as the team.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Jan 18
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
  • NFL playoffs -- John Clayton's First and Goal: Championship round

    Jan 18
    Teams put up 276 points in the divisional round of the playoffs. Will the trend continue?
  • The Sports Guy's All-Te'o Mailbag

    Jan 18
    Even the NFL playoffs can wait for the weirdest sports story of our age.