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Charles Barkley says Wizards will sweep Bulls after Game 2 OT w…

Charles Barkley says Wizards will sweep Bulls after Game 2 OT win: 'This is O-V-E-R'

yahoo.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated 3 hours ago
After trailing by 10 points with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter and by six with just under four minutes remaining in regulation, the Washington Wizards came back to beat the Chicago Bulls, 101-99, in overtime to finish off an impressive road s…
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  • Angels say Albert Pujols called his shots on 499th and 500th ho…

    Angels say Albert Pujols called his shots on 499th and 500th homers

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    We're never going to know for sure if Babe Ruth really called his shot and hit a home run against the Cubs in the 1933 World Series. It's fun to think he did. And we know it's possible, because others have done it. Albert Pujols did it Tuesday night, hi…
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  • Hammel, Olt Lead Cubs Past D-Backs

    Hammel, Olt Lead Cubs Past D-Backs

    nytimes.com MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Jason Hammel is certain the Cubs are better than their record so far.
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  • Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander

    Tigers break out the bats in support of Verlander

    MLB.com nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Miguel Cabrera homered during a five-run third inning and had three RBIs, Alex Avila had a three-hit night and the Tigers collected seven doubles to back Justin Verlander's seven strong innings as the Tigers evened their series against the White Sox wit…
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  • After likely taking safety first, Bears could target Arizona St…

    After likely taking safety first, Bears could target Arizona State DT Sutton

    suntimes.com 8 hours ago
    It appears likely that the Bears’ draft plans for rebuilding their defense will mimic construction-site signs: Safety first. If so, who’s second? As the Bears look to bolster their defensive-tackle positions, Arizona State’s Will Sutton, a two-time Pac-…
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  • Small talent pool may spur Bears to select safety first or seco…

    Small talent pool may spur Bears to select safety first or second

    suntimes.com 9 hours ago
    Leading up to the NFL draft, which begins May 8, the Sun-Times will take a position-by-position look at the Bears’ needs and which players might be available to fill them. Louisville’s Calvin Pryor is a thumper, and Alabama’s Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is a more…
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  • Eaton wearing brace, return uncertain

    Eaton wearing brace, return uncertain

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    On Tuesday, White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton ran stairs, did some lunges and even ran some incline, during which everything went well. He declared himself at 95 percent, but still missed a third straight game because of the injury.
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  • Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

    Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Cubs right-hander Pedro Strop said there was no intent in his ninth-inning pitch that wound up behind D-backs catcher Miguel Montero.
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  • After dropping Game 3, Blues hope history won't repeat against …

    After dropping Game 3, Blues hope history won't repeat against Blackhawks

    CHICAGO - The St. Louis Blues don't want their recent playoff history repeating itself. The Blues face the Blackhawks in Game 4 of their opening round series at Chicago on Wednesday night. The Blues lost 2-0 in Game 3, but still lead the s...
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  • Clarkson, Weiss among NHL’s biggest free-agent flops

    Clarkson, Weiss among NHL’s biggest free-agent flops

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    The NHL’s unrestricted free agency period is a crapshoot and sometimes the emphasis is on the crap. For every savvy signing – say, Tampa Bay’s five-year contract with Valtteri Filppula, or Boston’s one-year deal with Jarome Iginla – there is at least on…
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  • Kane mullet update; most Googled NHLers; Alfredsson out for Red…

    Kane mullet update; most Googled NHLers; Alfredsson out for Red Wings; (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com 15 hours ago
    Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Patrick Kane mullet update. #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/prvXLXT140— Chris Kuc (@…
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  • Chicago and Indiana are fighting for their playoff lives in Gam…

    Chicago and Indiana are fighting for their playoff lives in Game 2

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    The Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls entered 2013-14 as championship contenders. At various points during the autumn and winter they were the darlings of the NBA. Both teams began the postseason with aspirations to knock off the two-time defending champ…
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  • Chris Sale goes on DL with sore arm but MRI shows no ligament d…

    Chris Sale goes on DL with sore arm but MRI shows no ligament damage

    yahoo.com ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    Because he's skinny and has an unorthodox-looking delivery, left-hander Chris Sale of the Chicago White Sox frequently is said to be walking a fine line between dominance and needing a new elbow ligament. So when Sale came up sore after his most recent …
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  • Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 4.0

    Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 4.0

    CNNSI.com 21 hours ago
    Not only will the NFL draft fall later than ever this year when it finally commences on the night of May 8, but also it will apparently pass the threshold of the calendar's fifth month while retaining its sense of utter mystery at the top. There are ple…
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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Granlund wins in OT; goalies …

    Stanley Cup Playoffs Three Stars: Granlund wins in OT; goalies pitch shutouts

    yahoo.com Apr 22 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Mikael Granlund, Minnesota Wild Granlund’s amazing individual effort produced the only goal in the Wild’s 1-0 overtime over the Colorado Avalanche, cutting their series deficit to 2-1. No. 2 Star: Corey Crawford, Chicago Blackhawks Crawford …
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  • Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run in Cubs' Win

    Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run in Cubs' Win

    nytimes.com Apr 22 (yesterday)
    Travis Wood hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs to back his nine-strikeout performance on the mound, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • Video - SportsCenter's Inside The NHL 20:17

    SportsCenter's Inside The NHL

    Apr 22
    Steve Levy, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside look at what's next for the Penguins-Blue Jackets series, the bad blood simmering between the Blues and Blackhawks, and what are the highs and lows of the playoffs so far.
  • Video - Bad Blood Boiling Between Blues-Blackhawks 03:06

    Bad Blood Boiling Between Blues-Blackhawks

    Apr 22
    Brent Seabrook's hit on David Backes has taken the Blues-Blackhawks series to an even higher level of hate.
  • Video - MLB Daily Download: Tuesday 05:28

    MLB Daily Download: Tuesday

    Apr 22
    Antonietta Collins recaps Monday night's action from around the league including, a couple of walk-offs, a superb outing from Cliff Lee, and a first for Bryce Harper and Mike Trout.
  • Video - In Defense of the Bulls 04:10

    In Defense of the Bulls

    Apr 22
    Was the media wrong in picking Bulls over Wizards? Amin Elhassan is here to defend those who picked Chicago.

Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls couldn't buy a basket in Game 2, need to…

    Apr 23
    Joakim Noah is a very worthy defensive player of the year, but he still needs to play alongside a true offensive star.
  • 2014 NBA draft - ESPN Insider's 360-degree NBA draft prospect profiles

    Apr 22
    ESPN Insider's NBA draft experts offer a guide to their 20-plus prospect draft profiles.
  • NFL schedule to be released Wednesday night

    Apr 22
    The NFL schedule is going to be officially announced and released at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday.
  • Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 4.0

    Apr 22
    Not only will the NFL draft fall later than ever this year when it finally commences on the night of May 8, but also it will apparently pass the threshold of the calendar's fifth month while retaining its sense of utter mystery at the top. There are ple…