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Kris Bryant swims with sharks, frightens the heck out of Cubs f…

Kris Bryant swims with sharks, frightens the heck out of Cubs fans

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
When you're a young franchise cornerstone player, the type who can lead a team to the World Series and contend for the MVP award on a yearly basis, fans would prefer you spend your offseason encased in bubblewrap. The last thing they want to see you do …
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  • Don't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and Astros

    Don't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and Astros

    ESPN.com 6 hours ago
    Don't credit tanking for the success of Cubs and Astros
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  • Arrieta, Cubs reportedly set for arb hearing

    Arrieta, Cubs reportedly set for arb hearing

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta and the Cubs are reportedly scheduled for an arbitration hearing on Tuesday.
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  • Blackhawks reign again, but West challengers are chasing

    Blackhawks reign again, but West challengers are chasing

    NHL.com 15 hours ago
    Those off-season predictions of the Chicago Blackhawks' decline were a bit premature. The Western Conference leaders and defending Stanley Cup champions still face a host of challenges to their reign when the West playoff race resumes Tuesday...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Toews clutch again; Jagr and Panthers roar ove…

    NHL Three Stars: Toews clutch again; Jagr and Panthers roar over Red Wings

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks In his first game back since the All-Star break, Toews scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to give his Blackhawks a 5-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes. The goal was Toews’ fifth OT winner…
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  • Joel Quenneville goes 'bananas' over disallowed goal (Video)

    Joel Quenneville goes 'bananas' over disallowed goal (Video)

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville received an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for yelling at official Marc Joanette in the first period of his team’s 5-4 overtime win over the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday. This came after a goal by Marian Hossa a…
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  • Bulls' Jimmy Butler pulling for his 'brother' De…

    Bulls' Jimmy Butler pulling for his 'brother' Demaryius Thomas in Super Bowl

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    Bulls' Jimmy Butler pulling for his 'brother' Demaryius Thomas in Super Bowl
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  • Rumor Roundup: Deal brewing between Lightning and Blues for Dro…

    Rumor Roundup: Deal brewing between Lightning and Blues for Drouin

    thehockeynews.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    It’s been a month since the agent for Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Jonathan Drouin revealed his client’s trade request. While the 20-year-old remains suspended indefinitely by the Bolts for refusing to play for their AHL affiliate in Syracuse, GM Ste…
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  • DeMarcus Cousins jaws with Bulls assistant Randy Brown (Video)

    DeMarcus Cousins jaws with Bulls assistant Randy Brown (Video)

    yahoo.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    Following a typical DeMarcus Cousins game (stat sheet? Stuffed.), the Sacramento Kings big man weirdly decided to spark up something with Chicago Bulls assistant coach Randy Brown. Just after Sacramento’s 107-102 loss, this odd incident took place: Foll…
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  • Watch Blackhawks’ Crawford surprise young fan with help from Sh…

    Watch Blackhawks’ Crawford surprise young fan with help from Shaw, Teravainen

    thehockeynews.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    Chicago’s ‘One Goal’ slogan has turned into one of the more successful campaigns in the league, but it doesn’t have to do solely with the Blackhawks’ on-ice success. While it certainly doesn’t hurt, it’s the commitment of the Blackhawks players that mak…
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  • Exciting reunion could be in store for Murton, Cubs

    Exciting reunion could be in store for Murton, Cubs

    MLB.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    Matt Murton? Did you say Matt Murton? That Matt Murton? Sure enough, it looks like the Cubs are about to bring back the international sensation who got away, the friendly red-headed outfielder who has piled up line drives on both sides of the Pacific Oc…
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  • Taj Gibson Thought Better Of Trying To Block This Massive Dunk …

    Taj Gibson Thought Better Of Trying To Block This Massive Dunk By DeMarcus Cousins

    dimemag.com Feb 4 (yesterday)
    For the second year in a row DeMarcus Cousins is an All-Star, and Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls he reminded Taj Gibson and Pau Gasol why – with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and this massive dunk in traffic. It could have been even uglier for Taj,…
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  • Rumor roundup: White Sox seek OF help?

    Rumor roundup: White Sox seek OF help?

    MLB.com Feb 3 (yesterday)
    With some trade chatter and a number of quality players available on the free-agent market, Major League Baseball's rumor mill isn't showing any signs of slowing down with only two weeks until clubs report to Spring Training.
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  • Klay Thompson, Warriors COO slip '73-9' note inside fortune coo…

    Klay Thompson, Warriors COO slip '73-9' note inside fortune cookie

    yahoo.com Feb 3 (yesterday)
    The Golden State Warriors might not go out of their way to discuss their chances of breaking the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' all-time mark for most wins in a single season, but that doesn't mean the prospect of finishing with a record better than 72-10 isn't…
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  • Ron Rivera doesn’t care for his team being called cocky

    Ron Rivera doesn’t care for his team being called cocky

    profootballtalk.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    The Panthers are obviously having fun, perhaps more than any Super Bowl team since the 1985 Bears. But having been on that team and coached this one, Panthers coach Ron Rivera is beginning to take exception to the characterization of his team as cocky. …
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  • Bulls' Mirotic in limbo after having second surgery

    Bulls' Mirotic in limbo after having second surgery

    ESPN.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    Bulls' Mirotic in limbo after having second surgery
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  • Chicago Bears Draft Preview: Reggie Ragland Profile

    Chicago Bears Draft Preview: Reggie Ragland Profile

    bearsgab.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    By Bryan Dietzler The greatest need for the Bears going into this offseason is at the inside linebacker position. The Bears struggled with that position during the 2015 season as injuries and ineffective play hampered the unit. Now, with starter Shea Mc…
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  • Improved changeup could accelerate Johnson's path

    Improved changeup could accelerate Johnson's path

    MLB.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    Pierce Johnson could have been accused of stalking Jake Arrieta or Jon Lester last spring. The way the Cubs prospect saw it, he was simply taking advantage of the veteran pitchers in big league camp, and he'll likely be shadowing them again when they ga…
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  • Connor McDavid scores bonkers goal, but can he still win the Ca…

    Connor McDavid scores bonkers goal, but can he still win the Calder?

    thehockeynews.com Feb 3 (2 days ago)
    So you may have heard that Edmonton’s Connor McDavid scored a not-ugly goal last night against Columbus. No? Well, feast your eyes on The Goodness: That’s something else. Never mind that Jack Johnson and Justin Falk looked completely lost on the play; M…
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  • Video - Le Batard: '30 for 30' turns bad nostalgia into entertainment 02:35

    Le Batard: '30 for 30' turns bad nostalgia into entertainment

    Feb 5
    Dan Le Batard criticizes the "30 for 30" films for making unfavorable moments in sports' history turned into something viewed as sweet nostalgia.
  • Video - 30 for 30: The '85 Bears -Defense Today 00:43

    30 for 30: The '85 Bears -Defense Today

    Feb 4
    Singletary recreates the 46 defense.
  • Video - 30 for 30: The '85 Bears - Jim McMahon 00:51

    30 for 30: The '85 Bears - Jim McMahon

    Feb 4
    Bears QB Jim McMahon fights to stay in good health.
  • Video - OTL: The '85 Bears 04:09

    OTL: The '85 Bears

    Feb 4
    Today on OTL, we look at clips from a 30-for-30 on the Chicago Bears, who dominated Super Bowl 20 they way they dominated the 1985 season. Four members of that team- including Walter Payton- are enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Jim McMahon joins us.