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Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500

Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500

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Anthony Rizzo, rookies and pitching vault Cubs to 10 over .500
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  • LEADING OFF: Price Jays Debut; Burnett to Doc; Cubs-Pirates

    LEADING OFF: Price Jays Debut; Burnett to Doc; Cubs-Pirates

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Monday:
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  • The Blue Jays and Royals do not like each other after near braw…

    The Blue Jays and Royals do not like each other after near brawl

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    Move over Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, or Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals. There's a new best rivalry in baseball. Not surprisingly, the Kansas City Royals are involved. The Royals had their issues with other clubs earlier in the season, bu…
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  • Cubs hold off Brewers to complete sweep

    Cubs hold off Brewers to complete sweep

    MLB.com nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    Addison Russell smacked a solo home run to back Clayton Richard, who helped himself by hitting an RBI double, leading the Cubs to a 4-3 victory Sunday over the Brewers to complete a four-game sweep.
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  • Yankees 12, White Sox 3: A Resurgent Didi Gregorius Helps Yanke…

    Yankees 12, White Sox 3: A Resurgent Didi Gregorius Helps Yankees Past the White Sox

    nytimes.com 10 hours ago
    Gregorius, who had the unenviable task of replacing Derek Jeter, drove in two runs and scored twice on Sunday, and he is batting .472 in his last 11 games.
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  • Yankees Rough Up Samardzija, Beat White Sox 12-3

    Yankees Rough Up Samardzija, Beat White Sox 12-3

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Jacoby Ellsbury and Mark Teixeira homered against Jeff Samardzija, and the New York Yankees pounded the Chicago White Sox 12-3 on Sunday.
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  • Are the Blackhawks a dynasty? They couldn’t care less – because…

    Are the Blackhawks a dynasty? They couldn’t care less – because they’re not done

    thehockeynews.com 12 hours ago
    The pee wasn’t even dry on David Keith’s Chicago Blackhawks sweater when the questions started. There he was, holding his two-year-old grandson, who had undoubtedly gotten caught up in all the excitement of his dad, Duncan, winning the Stanley Cup and f…
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  • Maddon ejected after losing challenge

    Maddon ejected after losing challenge

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The Cubs not only lost a challenge Sunday but manager Joe Maddon, who was ejected in the third inning.
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  • Chronicles of Stanley: Cup hits Jersey; Brad Richards' adorable…

    Chronicles of Stanley: Cup hits Jersey; Brad Richards' adorable son

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    The Chronicles of Stanley is a weekly series this summer that tracks the Chicago Blackhawks as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. There have been plenty of NHL players have celebrated along with siblings also in the league who …
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  • Marc Trestman: Emphasis is on being “a great running team”

    Marc Trestman: Emphasis is on being “a great running team”

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    During Marc Trestman’s two years as the head coach in Chicago, the Bears ranked 24th and 30th in rushing attempts and threw the ball 65 percent of the time. That didn’t do much to erase the label that Trestman had earned in previous stops as an offensiv…
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  • Avi sails! Garcia robs another homer

    Avi sails! Garcia robs another homer

    MLB.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    While Avisail Garcia's defense hasn't been letter perfect, he has helped the White Sox with some big plays in right field. One of those came during Saturday night's 8-2 victory over the Yankees, a score that might not have been so one-sided without him.
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  • White Sox 8, Yankees 2: Stepping From Class AAA to Majors, Youn…

    White Sox 8, Yankees 2: Stepping From Class AAA to Majors, Young Yankees Pitchers Can’t Deliver

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    Bryan Mitchell and Diego Moreno, the two young pitchers the Yankees turned to instead of making a trade, were not ready for their opportunity in a loss to Chicago.
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  • Cabrera, Ramirez Homer as White Sox Beat Yankees 8-2

    Cabrera, Ramirez Homer as White Sox Beat Yankees 8-2

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night.
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  • The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    The Top 10 moments for 2014-15

    thehockeynews.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    1. Hawks win the Stanley Cup – June 15, 2015 Thanks to the (literally) tireless efforts of Conn Smythe winner Duncan Keith, the Chicago Blackhawks claimed their third Stanley Cup in six seasons, dusting off the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games. Keith, w…
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  • Bears hold LT Jermon Bushrod out of first padded practice

    Bears hold LT Jermon Bushrod out of first padded practice

    ESPN.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    Bears hold LT Jermon Bushrod out of first padded practice
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  • Former White Sox Organist’s Offbeat Approach Resonated for Deca…

    Former White Sox Organist’s Offbeat Approach Resonated for Decades

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    The former Chicago White Sox organist Nancy Faust’s tradition of playing each player’s state song apparently began the long, surprisingly intricate history of walk-up music.
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  • Yankees 13, White Sox 6: Yankees Bypass A-List Trades, Content …

    Yankees 13, White Sox 6: Yankees Bypass A-List Trades, Content With Pitchers for Now and Later

    nytimes.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    Putting their money where their prospects are, the Yankees did little to buttress their fragile pitching staff. Meanwhile, their offense got two home runs from the white-hot Mark Teixeira to roll past the Chicago White Sox, 13-6, on Friday.
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  • White Sox legend Billy Pierce dies at 88

    White Sox legend Billy Pierce dies at 88

    yahoo.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who spent the prime of his career with the Chicago White Sox, died Friday morning at the age of 88 after a battle with gallbladder cancer. Pierce spent 18 season in the majors, debuting with the Detroit Tigers…
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  • Take Me Out to the Rooftop: Wrigley Changes Bring New Looks

    Take Me Out to the Rooftop: Wrigley Changes Bring New Looks

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    Top of the first, one out. It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins.
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  • With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are p…

    With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying off

    ESPN.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    With Cubs, White Sox chasing wild-card spots, their plans are paying off
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  • LaRoche works scoreless 9th in pitching debut

    LaRoche works scoreless 9th in pitching debut

    MLB.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    White Sox designated hitter Adam LaRoche retired the side in the ninth inning of Friday night's 13-6 loss to the Yankees.
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  • Teixeira Homers From Both Sides as Yanks Rout White Sox 13-6

    Teixeira Homers From Both Sides as Yanks Rout White Sox 13-6

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (2 days ago)
    Mark Teixeira is on a hot streak, and it doesn't seem to matter whether he's swinging right- or left-handed.
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  • Video - Pace: I want to make sure we're not gun-shy 00:38

    Pace: I want to make sure we're not gun-shy

    Jul 29
    Bears GM Ryan Pace discusses the decision to release defensive lineman Ray McDonald.
  • Video - Jay Cutler making strides heading into training camp 01:27

    Jay Cutler making strides heading into training camp

    Jul 23
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson says quarterback Jay Cutler has been spending extra time with his teammates this offseason.
  • Video - Jay Cutler's performance key at camp 02:05

    Jay Cutler's performance key at camp

    Jul 17
    ESPN Bears reporter Jeff Dickerson says quarterback Jay Cutler, who will be playing under his fifth offensive coordinator in Chicago, needs to produce this season.
  • Video - Ray McDonald charged with domestic violence 02:09

    Ray McDonald charged with domestic violence

    Jul 9
    ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson discusses the charges against former Bears and 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald.

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    Jul 30
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    Jul 28
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    Jul 21
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