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After Coming So Close, Arrieta Notches His 1st No-Hitter

After Coming So Close, Arrieta Notches His 1st No-Hitter

nytimes.com MLB.com yahoo.com Updated 2 hours ago
Jake Arrieta had been building toward this moment. He'd come achingly close to holding opponents hitless three times last year in a breakout season with the Chicago Cubs.
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  • Castro: No doubt error ruling in no-no correct

    Castro: No doubt error ruling in no-no correct

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    Jake Arrieta took the end of his no-hitter on Sunday night into his own hands. His fastball touching 96 mph, his breaking balls snapping under the Dodgers' bats, the Cubs right-hander struck out the side in the ninth inning as the sun set on Chavez Ravi…
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  • Dodgers in position for rare feat

    Dodgers in position for rare feat

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    The Cubs' Jake Arrieta no-hit the Dodgers on Sunday night in Los Angeles, only nine days after the Astros' Mike Fiers did the same in Houston.
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  • ESPN's Mendoza makes history, then calls it

    ESPN's Mendoza makes history, then calls it

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    History seems to be following Jessica Mendoza around. Mendoza had already become the first female broadcaster to call an MLB game on ESPN when she did it last Monday night. Then, on Sunday, during her debut alongside Dan Shulman and John Kruk for the Su…
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  • Maddon has Cubs wear onesies on trip home

    Maddon has Cubs wear onesies on trip home

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Kris Bryant found a Ninja Turtle onesie. Addison Russell has a bright green one. Starlin Castro was wearing a Mario Brothers pajama top and pants that match his son's.
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  • Jake Arrieta of Cubs Working on No-Hitter Against Dodgers

    Jake Arrieta of Cubs Working on No-Hitter Against Dodgers

    nytimes.com MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has a no-hitter going against the Los Angeles Dodgers through eight innings.
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  • Bears release Tim Jennings

    Bears release Tim Jennings

    The Bears parted ways with one longtime cornerback earlier this offseason when Charles Tillman signed with the Panthers as a free agent. They said goodbye to another one on Sunday when they released Tim Jennings. Jennings started 74 games for the Bears …
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  • Cubs Don 1-Piece Pajamas at End of West Coast Trip

    Cubs Don 1-Piece Pajamas at End of West Coast Trip

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    With the Cubs wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, it was time for manager Joe Maddon to break out the pajamas.
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  • Saladino Lifts White Sox to 6-5 Win Over Mariners

    Saladino Lifts White Sox to 6-5 Win Over Mariners

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Rookie Tyler Saladino drove in the winning run with a single in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Sunday.
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  • How Duncan Keith went from job-dodger to bionic Blackhawk – and…

    How Duncan Keith went from job-dodger to bionic Blackhawk – and Conn Smythe winner

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    It seems ludicrous that there was a time when Duncan Keith refused to get a summer job. After all, it’s pretty clear he’s anything but averse to heavy lifting. But there was a time, right around when Duncan turned 15, that his father, David, thought it …
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  • Eddie Goldman suffered concussion Saturday

    Eddie Goldman suffered concussion Saturday

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    Rookie Eddie Goldman’s role with the Bears early in the season is set to be a big one with Jeremiah Ratliff earning a three-game suspension from the league as a result of a DUI, but he’ll need to be healthy to get starts on the defensive line. Right now…
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  • Bears defense fails to show improvement in main preseason tune …

    Bears defense fails to show improvement in main preseason tune up

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    Bears defense fails to show improvement in main preseason tune up
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  • Soon-to-be-suspended Bears DL Jeremiah Ratliff hurts ankle

    Soon-to-be-suspended Bears DL Jeremiah Ratliff hurts ankle

    ESPN.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Soon-to-be-suspended Bears DL Jeremiah Ratliff hurts ankle
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  • Video - Dalton leaves early in Bengals' win 00:51

    Dalton leaves early in Bengals' win

    Aug 29
    After a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, Andy Dalton leaves with a sore neck as Cincinnati defeats Chicago 21-10.
  • Video - Players to avoid drafting in early rounds 01:39

    Players to avoid drafting in early rounds

    Aug 27
    Field Yates and Matthew Berry explain why they hesitate to draft Bills RB LeSean McCoy and Bears RB Matt Forte.
  • Video - Bennett questions Cutler's leadership 01:32

    Bennett questions Cutler's leadership

    Aug 27
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless react to Bears tight end Martellus Bennett's comments about the quarterback not always being the team leader.
  • Video - Bears DL Ratliff suspended for three games 02:53

    Bears DL Ratliff suspended for three games

    Aug 24
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson says the Bears will miss Jeremiah Ratliff's versatility on the defensive line while he serves his three-game suspension.

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