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Rays' Moore strikes out 9, improves to 5-0

Rays' Moore strikes out 9, improves to 5-0

ESPN.com Updated Apr 27, 2013
Matt Moore became the first Tampa Bay pitcher to win five games in April as the Rays snapped a two-game losing streak with a 10-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
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  • Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’…

    Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of linebackers

    suntimes.com ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    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, re
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  • From mistake to the lake: Bears grab notorious WR Marquess Wils…

    From mistake to the lake: Bears grab notorious WR Marquess Wilson in 7th round

    suntimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    The 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 his
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  • A capsule look at Saturday’s draft picks

    A capsule look at Saturday’s draft picks

    suntimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    FOURTH 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…
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  • Stanton hits first homer, but Marlins fall to Cubs

    Stanton hits first homer, but Marlins fall to Cubs

    CNNSI.com Apr 27, 2013
    Stanton hits first homer, but Marlins fall to Cubs
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  • Ian Thomsen: Nate Robinson propels Bulls in Game 4, Nets blow i…

    Ian Thomsen: Nate Robinson propels Bulls in Game 4, Nets blow it, more thoughts

    Three 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:
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  • Michael Jordan married girlfriend Yvette Prieto in a really big…

    Michael Jordan married girlfriend Yvette Prieto in a really big tent

    yahoo.com Apr 27, 2013
    Any 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…
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  • White Sox's Floyd leaves with elbow injury

    White Sox's Floyd leaves with elbow injury

    ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 27, 2013
    Chicago 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.
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  • Bulls erase late deficit, overcome Nets in 3OT

    Bulls erase late deficit, overcome Nets in 3OT

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Apr 27, 2013
    Nate 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.
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  • Mistakes, tough love put new Bear Kyle Long on path to NFL

    Mistakes, tough love put new Bear Kyle Long on path to NFL

    suntimes.com Apr 27, 2013
    Kyle 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 star
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  • Oh, Tom Thibodeau, you sweet-talker, you (Video)

    Oh, Tom Thibodeau, you sweet-talker, you (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 27, 2013
    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…
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  • Ten reasons two fans at Marlins Park sit oddly still for Anthon…

    Ten reasons two fans at Marlins Park sit oddly still for Anthony Rizzo home run

    yahoo.com Apr 27, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Peavy, White Sox rally to overpower Rays

    Peavy, White Sox rally to overpower Rays

    ESPN.com Apr 27, 2013
    Jake 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.
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  • Video - Bulls Top Nets In 3OT Thriller To Take 3-1 Lead 01:41

    Bulls Top Nets In 3OT Thriller To Take 3-1 Lead

    Apr 27
    Nate 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.
  • Video - Mike Mayock: Chicago Bears' draft class flying under radar 01:04

    Mike Mayock: Chicago Bears' draft class flying under radar

    Apr 27
    NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock says the Chicago Bears have put together a strong group of rookies through the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra' 12:43

    Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra'

    Apr 27
    Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs joins 'NFL Draft Xtra' at the 2013 NFL Draft.

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  • Don Banks: Barkley pick proof that Kelly's no one-trick pony; more Snaps

    Apr 27
    NEW 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, losers

    Apr 27
    The 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 27
    NEW 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 ...