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Homer-happy Cubs down Phils behind Lester

Homer-happy Cubs down Phils behind Lester

MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
The young and the old showed off their home run swings as 24-year-old sluggers Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant each hit a solo shot and veteran David Ross belted a three-run blast to power the Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Phillies on Friday at rainy Wrigl…
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  • Hitting his 100th home run special for David Ross, Cubs

    Hitting his 100th home run special for David Ross, Cubs

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 1 hour ago
    Hitting his 100th home run special for David Ross, Cubs
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  • Bears sign Leonard Floyd

    Bears sign Leonard Floyd

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Bears signed their first-round pick, outside linebacker Leonard Floyd, on Friday. The Bears traded up two spots to No. 9 — specifically to get ahead of the Giants — to select Floyd last month. An early entry to this year’s draft, Floyd had 17 sacks …
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  • Bryant dusts off first-base mitt as Rizzo rests

    Bryant dusts off first-base mitt as Rizzo rests

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo got a "mini All-Star break" while Kris Bryant got a chance to break in his first baseman's glove on Friday.
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  • Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for Franco

    Ankle injury proves to be short-lived for Franco

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Maikel Franco's prediction was right. The Phillies' third baseman said his right ankle is doing great, and he was in Friday's lineup against the Cubs just as he said he would be after exiting Wednesday's 8-5 win against the Tigers.
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  • More Patrik Laine! Finland gives us what we want with World Cup…

    More Patrik Laine! Finland gives us what we want with World Cup roster

    thehockeynews.com 15 hours ago
    Given how important the youth have been to Finland this year, it’s probably not a shocker that the final seven roster spots for the nation’s World Cup of Hockey team skew young. But it is nice to see the kids rewarded. Leading the way is everyone’s favo…
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  • White Sox-Royals Game Postponed Because of Rain

    White Sox-Royals Game Postponed Because of Rain

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 26 (yesterday)
    While the Chicago White Sox game at Kansas City was postponed because of rain Thursday night, the Royals are looking on how to fill the gap of possibly losing All-Star third baseman Mike Moustakas for the season to a knee injury.
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  • Be Like Mike: Motivated Bears WR Daniel Braverman has no regret…

    Be Like Mike: Motivated Bears WR Daniel Braverman has no regrets

    ESPN.com May 26 (yesterday)
    Be Like Mike: Motivated Bears WR Daniel Braverman has no regrets
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  • Hockey fan gets Gary Bettman tattoo on butt, fulfilling vow

    Hockey fan gets Gary Bettman tattoo on butt, fulfilling vow

    yahoo.com May 26 (yesterday)
    Daylen Hopkins is a hockey fan on Twitter, and a bold one at that. Back in February, Hopkins couldn’t believe that the Chicago Blackhawks and the Los Angeles Kings were mortal. So he made a bold prediction for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, tweeting the foll…
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  • Jeremy Langford wants to be the leader of the Bears backfield

    Jeremy Langford wants to be the leader of the Bears backfield

    profootballtalk.com May 26 (yesterday)
    Running back Jeremy Langford had more than 800 yards of total offense in 2015 and joined Gale Sayers and Walter Payton as the only Bears rookies since 1960 to run for touchdowns in four straight games. Langford did that work as a complement to Matt Fort…
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  • St. Louis Blues' tank hits empty in Game 6 of conference final

    St. Louis Blues' tank hits empty in Game 6 of conference final

    yahoo.com May 26 (yesterday)
    SAN JOSE, Calif. – The St. Louis Blues started to run out of gas in the first-round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Chicago Blackhawks. Then the second-round against the Dallas Stars took another toll on them. By the time they reached Game 6 of …
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  • Video - Healthy Kevin White shines at Bears' OTA practice 01:45

    Healthy Kevin White shines at Bears' OTA practice

    May 25
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson discusses how Kevin White looked in Chicago's OTA on Wednesday.
  • Video - Leonard Floyd needs to put weight on 00:34

    Leonard Floyd needs to put weight on

    May 16
    Field Yates explains how the Bears hope that top draft pick Leonard Floyd can bulk up in order to go up against NFL offensive lineman, but also maintain his athleticism.
  • Video - The Loggains-Cutler relationship question 01:21

    The Loggains-Cutler relationship question

    May 13
    ESPN's Jeff Dickerson discusses the importance of offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains relationship with quarterback Jay Cutler.
  • Video - Stephen A.: Cutler is lucky Chicago hasn't banned him 01:26

    Stephen A.: Cutler is lucky Chicago hasn't banned him

    May 13
    Stephen A. Smith laughs at the notion that Bears QB Jay Cutler will play with a "Jordan-esque" rage this season because of all the criticism Stephen A. has given him throughout his career.