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Cease returns to mound after Tommy John

Cease returns to mound after Tommy John

MLB.com Updated 15 hours ago
No draft pick is a sure thing, but when the Cubs selected Dylan Cease in the sixth round of the 2014 Draft they were taking a bigger gamble than most.
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  • Bulls introduce first round pick Bobby Portis

    Bulls introduce first round pick Bobby Portis

    nba.com 16 hours ago
    Growing up, Bobby Portis got accustomed to being the last player picked. So he prided himself on being the one who out-worked everyone else.
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  • Blackhawks, Rundblad agree on two-year contract

    Blackhawks, Rundblad agree on two-year contract

    NHL.com 20 hours ago
    The Chicago Blackhawks announced today they have agreed to terms with defenseman David Rundblad on a two-year extension, which runs through the end of the 2016-17 National Hockey League season. Rundblad, 24, tallied 14 points (3G, 11A) in 49 ga...
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  • Hinrich exercises player option with Bulls

    Hinrich exercises player option with Bulls

    nba.com 20 hours ago
    The Chicago Bulls announced Monday that guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
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  • Blackhawks D Johnny Oduya will hit unrestricted free agency: Re…

    Blackhawks D Johnny Oduya will hit unrestricted free agency: Report

    yahoo.com 21 hours ago
    Johnny Oduya and his amazing abs are probably leaving Chicago. ESPN Chicago’s Scott Powers reports Oduya will check out unrestricted free agency when the market officially opens July 1. Does this mean he won't return to the salary cap crunched Blackhawk…
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  • NFC North Q&A: Did Bears make enough moves to be considered…

    NFC North Q&A: Did Bears make enough moves to be considered a top-20 defense?

    ESPN.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    NFC North Q&A: Did Bears make enough moves to be considered a top-20 defense?
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  • Sweep me in St. Louis: Cards roll past Cubs

    Sweep me in St. Louis: Cards roll past Cubs

    MLB.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    After weathering two hours and 29 minutes' worth of rain delays, the Cardinals ran their winning streak to six by finishing off a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 4-1 win at Busch Stadium on Sunday night. The Cubs, who fell 11 1/2 games behind the Na…
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  • Martinez Paces Cardinals to 4-1 Win, Sweep of Cubs

    Martinez Paces Cardinals to 4-1 Win, Sweep of Cubs

    nytimes.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Every five or 10 minutes while the game was on hold, Carlos Martinez went to the indoor batting cage to stay loose.
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  • Strop feels better after Costas' apology

    Strop feels better after Costas' apology

    MLB.com yahoo.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    MLB Network broadcaster Bob Costas met with Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop on Sunday to apologize for comments he made during Friday's telecast, and the reliever says the incident is water under the bridge.
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  • McCann's 9th-Inning Homer Gives Tigers 5-4 Win Over Chicago

    McCann's 9th-Inning Homer Gives Tigers 5-4 Win Over Chicago

    nytimes.com Jun 28 (yesterday)
    James McCann hit a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to complete a dramatic Detroit comeback, and the Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Sunday.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    thehockeynews.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    The 2015 NHL draft saw its share of trade activity involving established NHL players. Among the notables to change teams were Dougie Hamilton (Boston to Calgary), Milan Lucic (Boston to Los Angeles), Ryan O’Reilly (Colorado to Buffalo) and Carl Hagelin …
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  • Chronicles of Stanley: Baseball, babies, and Blackhawks; Kane r…

    Chronicles of Stanley: Baseball, babies, and Blackhawks; Kane returns to Margaritaville

    yahoo.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    The Chronicles of Stanley is an occasional series this summer that tracks the Chicago Blackhawks as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. About two weeks have elapsed since the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup. Before the pl…
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  • Adorable Tigers fans unveil awesome handshake

    Adorable Tigers fans unveil awesome handshake

    yahoo.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    This is, without question, the best thing you'll see today. It's perhaps even the best thing you'll see all week. During Friday night's White Sox-Tigers game at Comerica Park in Detroit, a pair of Tigers' fans were caught on camera getting fired up for …
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  • Cardinals first to 50 wins after dominant performance against C…

    Cardinals first to 50 wins after dominant performance against Cubs

    yahoo.com MLB.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The St. Louis Cardinals became the first team to…
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  • Shaky early, Wacha uses DPs to cruise late

    Shaky early, Wacha uses DPs to cruise late

    MLB.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    A read of the final box score would suggest that Saturday's 8-1 Cardinals win over the Cubs featured few dramatics -- which was true by the end. However, the complexion of a game that eventually turned into the team's fifth straight win changed long bef…
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  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Bears receiver Eddie Royal 00:29

    Inside The Huddle: Bears receiver Eddie Royal

    Jun 25
    Bears QB Jay Cutler will be happy with Eddie Royal in the slot.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle with John Clayton 03:04

    Inside The Huddle with John Clayton

    Jun 25
    Buccaneers see big things ahead for receiver Mike Evans, Bears QB Jay Cutler will be happy with Eddie Royal in the slot, the running back class of 2014 is already making a big impact, and the Rams are the best in the NFL at accumulating first-round p
  • Video - Bears' offseason moves help, but grade hinges on Jay Cutler 01:31

    Bears' offseason moves help, but grade hinges on Jay Cutler

    Jun 19
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson discusses why Jay Cutler and the quarterback position dictate the postseason grade.
  • Video - Possible position change for Bears' Long 01:21

    Possible position change for Bears' Long

    Jun 16
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson discusses the possibility of guard Kyle Long sliding over to right tackle.

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