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Outside linebacker Khaseem Greene knows the history. He knows the names. He knows the legends. Butkus. Singletary. Urlacher. Briggs. “I’m coming into a great situation at basically the NFL equivalent of ‘Linebacker U.’,” Greene said Saturday, reUpvote Share Tweet
From mistake to the lake: Bears grab notorious WR Marquess Wilson in 7th roundThe Bears traded down in the fifth round for a roll of the dice in the seventh. After moving down 10 spots in the fifth round to acquire the Atlanta Falcons’ seventh-round pick, the Bears took Washington State wide receiver Marquess Wilson, who quit hisUpvote Share Tweet
A capsule look at Saturday’s draft picksFOURTH ROUND KHASEEM GREENE, LB, Rutgers 6-0 1/2 241 Elizabeth, N.J. Background: A starting safety in 2009, Greene moved to outside linebacker in 2010 and was twice named the Big East Defensive Player of the Year. Set an NCAA record with 15 career force…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 27, 2013Stanton hits first homer, but Marlins fall to CubsUpvote Share TweetThree thoughts from Chicago's 142-134 triple overtime win over the visiting Nets on Sunday to give the Bulls a 3-1 lead in their first-round series:Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Jordan married girlfriend Yvette Prieto in a really big tentAny discussion of the NBA postseason eventually turns to Michael Jordan, the greatest player in NBA history and a strong point of comparison for today's stars 15 years after he participated in his last playoff game. That was particularly the case on Sat…Upvote Share TweetChicago White Sox right-hander Gavin Floyd left Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning with a flexor muscle strain in his right elbow.Upvote Share TweetNate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Chicago Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation and beat the Brooklyn Nets 142-134 in triple overtime Saturday and take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.Upvote Share Tweet
Mistakes, tough love put new Bear Kyle Long on path to NFLKyle Long took a detour on the road toward becoming the Bears’ first-round draft pick. He was living an idyllic childhood - the son of a famous, wealthy Hall of Fame football player, he grew up comfortably near Charlottesville, Va. - and was a starUpvote Share Tweet
Oh, Tom Thibodeau, you sweet-talker, you (Video)And here you thought all Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau ever talked about was rebounding, blowing up pick-and-rolls and taking away corner 3s. Nah, man. Sometimes he's smooth. Luckily for the Brooklyn Nets, referee Tony Brothers seems unsusceptible t…Upvote Share TweetThe United States is a wonderful place. You can do what you want. At least that's what it says in the directions. But if you come to a Major League Baseball game and just sit there, off by yourself, and Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs hits a home run …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Apr 27, 2013Jake Peavy pitched well into the seventh and the White Sox supported him with three homers to rally from a three-run deficit and beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Bulls Top Nets In 3OT Thriller To Take 3-1 LeadApr 27Nate Robinson scores 29 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and overtimes to carry the Bulls to a 142-134, 3OT win over the Nets.
Mike Mayock: Chicago Bears' draft class flying under radarApr 27NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock says the Chicago Bears have put together a strong group of rookies through the 2013 NFL Draft.
Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra'Apr 27Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra' at the 2013 NFL Draft.
Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more SnapsApr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the eventful final day of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall finally brought a flurry of quarterback news...
2013 NFL draft -- Draft's winners, losersApr 27The San Diego Chargers are the big winners of the 2013 draft, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Sullen Smith has to get over snub now that he's a Jet; more Sna…Apr 27NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the night of Geno, Te'o and even a Gio unfolded in Friday's second and third rounds of the NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall ...