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MORRISSEY: Heredity made Long easy choice for Bears

MORRISSEY: Heredity made Long easy choice for Bears

suntimes.com Updated Apr 28, 2013
I don’t want to minimize the work that Bears general manager Phil Emery and his staff did in preparation for the draft, the hours they put in and their lack of anything ­resembling a personal life the last year or so. But there’s no way in the world
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  • Bears’ NFC North rivals play numbers game in draft

    Bears’ NFC North rivals play numbers game in draft

    suntimes.com Apr 28, 2013
    More picks make for more room for error. It’s a luxury the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers had again this year and one that continues to elude Phil Emery and Co. How much so? The Bears entered Day 3 of the draft with three picks, while the Packers
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  • Draft review:  Chicago Bears

    Draft review: Chicago Bears

    profootballtalk.com Apr 28, 2013
    The Bears decided that they needed a new coach, despite winning 10 games. To win more, they need better players. Here’s a look at their effort to find some in the draft. What they needed: Linebacker, offensive line, quarterback, tight end, defensive end
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  • Price grinds out first '13 victory as Rays rally

    Price grinds out first '13 victory as Rays rally

    MLB.com ESPN.com Apr 28, 2013
    After falling behind early, David Price settled down and lasted just long enough Sunday -- thanks to a couple of breaks and the faith of his manager -- to get his first 2013 win as the Rays rallied for three runs in the eighth en route to an 8-3 victory…
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  • Tony Campana steals second, third and home in succession for Tr…

    Tony Campana steals second, third and home in succession for Triple-A Reno

    yahoo.com Apr 28, 2013
    The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired speedy outfielder Tony Campana from the Chicago Cubs during their winter long compilation of grit and determination. No one fits that profile better than Campana, either, because at 5-foot-8, 165 pounds (generously list…
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  • Bulls guard Hinrich questionable for Game 5

    Bulls guard Hinrich questionable for Game 5

    ESPN.com Apr 28, 2013
    The Chicago Bulls' Kirk Hinrich is questionable for Game 5 against the Brooklyn Nets with a bruised calf after scoring 18 points and dishing out 14 assists in almost 60 minutes in Saturday's triple-overtime Game 4 victory.
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  • Stanton homers twice, Nolasco takes stand vs. Cubs

    Stanton homers twice, Nolasco takes stand vs. Cubs

    MLB.com Apr 28, 2013
    Giancarlo Stanton blasted a pair of homers and collected four RBIs as the Marlins avoided the four-game series sweep in a 6-4 comeback victory over the Cubs on Sunday afternoon in front of 19,817 at Marlins Park.
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  • Bostic, Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of line…

    Bostic, Greene thrilled to be joining the Bears’ legacy of linebackers

    suntimes.com Apr 28, 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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  • Bears sign 10 rookie free agents

    Bears sign 10 rookie free agents

    profootballtalk.com Apr 28, 2013
    The Chicago Bears officially have supplemented their draft class with 10 undrafted free agents. The team has announced that the following players have agreed to terms: LSU running back Michael Ford, Rutgers receiver Mark Harrison, Oklahoma cornerback De…
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  • Gregg emerges as stabilizing force for Cubs 'pen

    Gregg emerges as stabilizing force for Cubs 'pen

    MLB.com Apr 28, 2013
    Cubs manager Dale Sveum has had three pitchers record multiple saves. Kyuji Fujikawa, currently on the 15-day disabled list, and Carlos Marmol have registered two, and Kevin Gregg has saved three games, including the last two in wins against the Marlins…
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  • White Sox send struggling Floyd to disabled list

    White Sox send struggling Floyd to disabled list

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Apr 28, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox placed starter Gavin Floyd on the disabled lost with a flexor muscle strain in his right arm on Sunday.
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  • Indians put catcher Marson to DL, call up Gomes

    Indians put catcher Marson to DL, call up Gomes

    CNNSI.com Apr 28, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Indians put catcher Lou Marson back on the disabled list because of an inflamed right shoulder and recalled catcher Yan Gomes and left-hander Scott Barnes from Triple-A Columbus.
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  • Nate Robinson Puts on a Show for the Ages in an All-Time Playof…

    Nate Robinson Puts on a Show for the Ages in an All-Time Playoff Classic; Kevin Durant Battles Houston All By Himself

    dimemag.com Apr 28, 2013
    Here’s the new reality: Do not make Nate Robinson angry; you will not like him when he’s angry. C.J. Watson got Nate angry in the first half of yesterday’s incredible triple-OT Bulls/Nets game with this altercation that very nearly erupted in an all
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  • Video - Web Gems 01:13

    Web Gems

    Apr 28
    Does Daniel Nava's diving catch top Starlin Castro's diving stop and backhanded flip to second?
  • Video - Giancarlo Stanton Powers Marlins Past Cubs 00:29

    Giancarlo Stanton Powers Marlins Past Cubs

    Apr 28
    Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs in Miami's 6-4 win against Chicago.
  • Video - David Price Earns First Win 00:32

    David Price Earns First Win

    Apr 28
    David Price struck out nine batters in seven innings to help the Rays beat the White Sox 8-3.
  • Video - NFL Draft Winners And Losers 04:16

    NFL Draft Winners And Losers

    Apr 28
    Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Bill Polian discuss their winners and losers from the 2013 NFL draft.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton's mailbag: Which offensive rookies will soar?

    Apr 28
    Expect Tavon Austin, DeAndre Hopkins and Robert Woods to emerge as offensive ROY candidates, writes John Clayton.