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Deng scores 33 as Bulls stay perfect vs. Knicks

Deng scores 33 as Bulls stay perfect vs. Knicks

ESPN.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
Luol Deng scored a season-high 33 points in the Chicago Bulls' third victory over New York this season, a 108-101 win Friday that sent the Knicks to their season-high third straight loss.
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  • Beltre: Rangers have enough to compete in AL West

    Beltre: Rangers have enough to compete in AL West

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Adrian Beltre watched this offseason as the Texas Rangers tried to sign the top free-agent pitcher on the market and keep slugger Josh Hamilton.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Lobs the Rock to Tyson Chandler

    Carmelo Anthony Lobs the Rock to Tyson Chandler

    dimemag.com Jan 11, 2013
    Carmelo Anthony lobs the rock to Tyson Chandler as he drives through the lane and throws down the dunk in tonight’s matchup between the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks.
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  • Bears’ GM Phil Emery nears second stage of interviews

    Bears’ GM Phil Emery nears second stage of interviews

    suntimes.com Jan 11, 2013
    After fulfilling his promise to interview a “wide variety of candidates,” Bears general manager Phil Emery appears to be inching closer to taking the next step in hiring the franchise’s 14th head coach. Emery is scheduled to interview five candidate
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  • Loveable lovers? Cubs' Epstein has bigger goals

    Loveable lovers? Cubs' Epstein has bigger goals

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says he understands the ballclub's culture better now than he did when he first arrived in Chicago.
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  • NBA -- Without Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls continue to cruise o…

    NBA -- Without Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls continue to cruise on the road

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Jan 11, 2013
    The Bulls still don't have Derrick Rose, but it hasn't slowed them down on the road.
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  • Jays sign veteran catcher Blanco to 1-year deal

    Jays sign veteran catcher Blanco to 1-year deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    The Toronto Blue Jays and catcher Henry Blanco have agreed to terms on a one-year, $750,000 non-guaranteed contract.
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  • Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLB

    Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLB

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Former major league outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has returned to Japan where he will play for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League.
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  • Trestman denies rumors of move to coach Bears

    Trestman denies rumors of move to coach Bears

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Longtime NFL assistant and current CFL coach Marc Trestman denies a rumor that the Chicago Bears are set to hire him.
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  • Former OF Bradley charged with domestic abuse

    Former OF Bradley charged with domestic abuse

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with abusing his estranged wife and faces up to 13 years in jail if convicted, city prosecutors announced Friday.
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  • Bears coaching search speeds toward final phase

    Bears coaching search speeds toward final phase

    suntimes.com Jan 11, 2013
    SEAN JENSEN: The Bears extensive search for a head coach will continue into the weekend but could be nearing the end of the initial phase. Bears general manager Phil Emery is scheduled to interview five candidates by Sunday, and it’s believed he’ll qu
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  • 5-on-5: Best in ESPN doubleheader

    5-on-5: Best in ESPN doubleheader

    ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    The most valuable, underrated, overrated among Bulls, Knicks, Lakers, Thunder
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  • Report: Lovie en route to San Diego

    Report: Lovie en route to San Diego

    profootballtalk.com Jan 11, 2013
    While we’re not sure whether he has a window or aisle seat, former Bears coach Lovie Smith is apparently on his way to interview with the Chargers. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Smith is at an O’Hare Airport gate, about to board a plane
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  • Video - Wrapping Up 2012 03:49

    Wrapping Up 2012

    Jan 11
    Bears LB Lance Briggs talks about the disappointment of not making the playoffs, finding out Lovie Smith was fired, and how the defense will be affected by a new head coach.
  • Video - Bears Still Searching For Head Coach 01:13

    Bears Still Searching For Head Coach

    Jan 11
    Ed Werder discusses the Bears' ongoing search for a head coach.
  • Video - John Danks' Road Back To The Rotation 01:38

    John Danks' Road Back To The Rotation

    Jan 11
    White Sox pitcher John Danks talks about his offseason shoulder rehab and what he hopes to bring to the White Sox rotation in 2013.
  • Video - Timetable For Rose's Return 00:43

    Timetable For Rose's Return

    Jan 11
    Chris Broussard has the latest on Derrick Rose and when he may return to the Chicago Bulls lineup.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant starting to show off his mean s…

    Jan 11
    Kevin Durant is starting to show the entire NBA how competitive he really is, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    Jan 11
    Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…