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Lopez, Nets roll past Bulls to force Game 6

Lopez, Nets roll past Bulls to force Game 6

ESPN.com nba.com Updated Apr 29, 2013
Brook Lopez had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Deron Williams added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Chicago 110-91 on Monday night, cutting the Bulls' lead to 3-2 in their first-round playoff series.
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  • NBA Community Backs Collins

    NBA Community Backs Collins

    CNNSI.com Apr 29, 2013
    From Metta World Peace to P.J. Carlesimo, the NBA is supporting Jason Collins, says Lee Jenkins.
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  • Sveum sticking with closer by committee

    Sveum sticking with closer by committee

    MLB.com Apr 29, 2013
    Manager Dale Sveum doesn't give Cubs relievers Carlos Marmol, Kevin Gregg, Shawn Camp and James Russell a heads up before the game to let them know who will be the designated closer that day. He's sticking with the best matchup.
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  • Fujikawa eyes Sunday start to rehab stint

    Fujikawa eyes Sunday start to rehab stint

    MLB.com Apr 29, 2013
    Cubs pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa threw 32 pitches in a bullpen session Monday, his first since going on the disabled list April 13, and will do so again before he makes a Minor League rehab outing.
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  • Cubs honor local student's Breaking Barriers win

    Cubs honor local student's Breaking Barriers win

    MLB.com Apr 29, 2013
    Arsema Tesfai, a seventh-grader at St. Thomas of Canterbury School in Chicago and "2013 Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life" essay contest winner, was honored before Monday's Cubs game in a ceremony that included Sharon Robinson, daughter of…
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  • It’s the 30th anniversary of one baseball’s greatest manager ti…

    It’s the 30th anniversary of one baseball’s greatest manager tirades - so here’s a Mad-Lib version

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Apr 29, 2013
    Thirty years ago, Chicago Cubs manager Lee Elia unleashed one of the most foul-mouthed, F-bomb laden rants a skipper has ever given us. It's glorious - if you're the type of person who can find glory in a three-minute soliloquy that contains 37 iteratio
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  • Titans visit with Winston, Idonije, Allen

    Titans visit with Winston, Idonije, Allen

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    The Titans started the process of filling in some post-draft gaps by bringing in three veteran free agents. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, former Bears defensive end Israel Idonije and former Bengals cornerback Jason Allen visited with th…
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  • Report: Bears won’t be suitors for Tim Tebow

    Report: Bears won’t be suitors for Tim Tebow

    profootballtalk.com Apr 29, 2013
    The Bears appear likely to pass on Tim Tebow. According to ESPN Chicago’s Michael C. Wright, the Bears aren’t inclined to sign Tebow, who was released by the Jets on Monday. Also, Wright’s ESPN Chicago colleague, Jeff Dickerson, reported on Twitter
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  • Video - Nets Avoid Elimination 01:34

    Nets Avoid Elimination

    Apr 29
    Nets recover from a 3OT loss in Game 4 behind double-doubles from Deron Williams and Brook Lopez in a 110-91 win over the Bulls.

Sports Columnists

  • Toronto Raptors ramp up push to have Phil Jackson as president, sources sa…

    Apr 29
    The Toronto Raptors, emboldened by the news that the Sacramento Kings apparently won't be moving to Seattle, have ramped up their pursuit of Phil Jackson to be their new team president, according to sources close to the situation.
  • Nate McMillan to interview for Detroit Pistons coach, sources say

    Apr 29
    The Detroit Pistons have opened the interview process in their search for a new coach and are scheduled to sit down Tuesday with Nate McMillan, according to NBA coaching sources.
  • Peter King: Inside the Rams' war room and more draft thoughts

    Apr 29
    ST. LOUIS -- When you spend a round in a team's war room, as I did Thursday night with the Rams, you understand why so many players, coaches, scouts and executives are magnetized to this game and cannot give it up.