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But Emery continues to be full of surprises, selecting a former White Sox draft pick. With the No. 20 pick, the Bears selected Oregon offensive lineman Kyle Long as they continue to build in front of quarterback Jay Cutler. At 6-6 and 313 pounds, Long w…Share Tweet
Carlos Boozer had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Luol Deng added 21 points and 10 boards, and the Chicago Bulls held off the Brooklyn Nets 79-76 in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series Thursday night.Share TweetThe Bears passed on Manti Te’o in the first round of the NFL Draft, and instead went with the son of a Hall of Fame player, that being Oregon OG Kyle Long. Kyle is the son of Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Howie Long and current Rams end ChrisShare TweetMLB.com Apr 25, 2013Adam Dunn crushed a two-run homer and Chris Sale picked up a win on a night he didn't have his best stuff as the White Sox claimed a 5-2 victory over the Rays on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.Share TweetThe Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.Share TweetLuis Valbuena crushed a 1-1 delivery from Marlins closer Steve Cishek with two outs in the top of the ninth and sent it into the Cubs' bullpen for a solo home run to break a tie on Thursday. He pointed his right index finger in the air as he rounded fir…Share Tweet
Taj Gibson humiliates Kris Humphries with the massive one-handed slam (Video)In Game 1 of the 2011 Eastern Conference finals, Chicago Bulls reserve forward/center Taj Gibson threw down a dunk so hard over Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade (the clip can be found here) that it was eventually immortalized in cake form - the highestShare Tweet
NFL Draft: Live blog and fan discussionsuntimes.com Apr 25, 2013Check out the Sun-Times NFL Draft: Live blog and fan discussion for instant updates, photos and more.Share TweetMLB.com Apr 25, 2013Yunel Escobar, who sat out the Rays' game Thursday night against the White Sox with tightness in his right hamstring, is listed as day to day, but manager Joe Maddon said it won't be known until Friday how long the shortstop actually will be sidelined.Share TweetWith the draft closing in, the Bears need help at the linebacker spot, and it sounds like the pick might be none other than Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o. The Bears along with the Vikings are two teams that have their eyes on Te’o. Stacey Dales saiShare Tweet
The top Hawk Harrelson quotes from his sabermetrics debate with Brian KennyHawk Harrelson and Brian Kenny had their much-hyped (if you watch MLB Network all day) clash about sabermetrics Thursday. Harrelson, the Chicago White Sox broadcaster and ex general manager, is on record saying advanced stats are rubbish and are "t…Share Tweet
Sorting Out a Reverse Trip on the Basesnytimes.com Apr 25, 2013Quirks of the Game: Jean Segura could have been called out three different times on his odyssey around the bases last Friday.Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013The immediate future isn't promising for the Celtics. They've looked old and unable to compete while plummeting to an 0-2 deficit in their first-round series against the more aggressive Knicks. But experience has also taught the Celtics to not be fooled…Share Tweet
Bulls GM Gar Forman credits Tom Thibodeau for the ‘good job’ he’s done in pacing the teamChicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau has turned in perhaps the finest initial three-year run as head coach as anyone we’ve seen in modern NBA history, but for the one massive caveat that points to the series of players that he’s given court time to despiShare Tweetsuntimes.com Apr 25, 2013After one of the most trumpeted classes in recent memory — fueled by two can’t miss quarterbacks — the NFL Draft returns to reality this year. The perception is that the clubs at the top of the order can’t give away the choices.Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 25, 2013The case can be made that Derrick Rose, a year after tearing his ACL, is now healthier than Bulls teammate Joakim Noah. Why then is Noah playing while Rose sits? asks Phil Taylor.Share Tweet
Chicago Bears draft Kyle Long No. 20 in the 2013 NFL DraftApr 25The Chicago Bears select former Oregon offensive tackle Kyle Long with the 20th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Do Chicago Bears want D.J. Fluker or Manti Te'o?Apr 25NFL Network's Stacey Dales has the inside scoop on the Chicago Bears' plans for their first-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Bears GM Phil Emery Is On The ClockApr 25ESPN Chicago's Tom Waddle and Marc Silverman talk about the pressure on Bears GM Phil Emery to draft well.
What Will The Bears Do With No. 20?Apr 25ESPN Chicago's Jeff Dickerson and Michael Wright discuss options for the Bears at No. 20 in the first round of the NFL Draft.