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MORRISSEY: Heredity made Long easy choice for Bears
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 worldUpvote Share Tweet
Bears’ NFC North rivals play numbers game in draftMore 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 PackersUpvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Chicago Bearsprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 28, 2013The 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 endUpvote Share TweetAfter 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Tony Campana steals second, third and home in succession for Triple-A Renoyahoo.com Updated Apr 28, 2013The 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Apr 28, 2013The 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Apr 28, 2013Giancarlo 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.Upvote Share TweetOutside 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
Bears sign 10 rookie free agentsprofootballtalk.com Updated Apr 28, 2013The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Gregg emerges as stabilizing force for Cubs 'penMLB.com Updated Apr 28, 2013Cubs 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…Upvote Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox placed starter Gavin Floyd on the disabled lost with a flexor muscle strain in his right arm on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 28, 2013KANSAS 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Nate Robinson Puts on a Show for the Ages in an All-Time Playoff Classic; Kevin Durant Battles Houston All By Himselfdimemag.com Updated Apr 28, 2013Here’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 allUpvote Share Tweet
Web GemsApr 28Does Daniel Nava's diving catch top Starlin Castro's diving stop and backhanded flip to second?
Giancarlo Stanton Powers Marlins Past CubsApr 28Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs in Miami's 6-4 win against Chicago.
David Price Earns First WinApr 28David Price struck out nine batters in seven innings to help the Rays beat the White Sox 8-3.
NFL Draft Winners And LosersApr 28Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay and Bill Polian discuss their winners and losers from the 2013 NFL draft.
Clayton's mailbag: Which offensive rookies will soar?Apr 28Expect Tavon Austin, DeAndre Hopkins and Robert Woods to emerge as offensive ROY candidates, writes John Clayton.