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Okafor leads way as suddenly hot Wiz top Bulls

Okafor leads way as suddenly hot Wiz top Bulls

ESPN.com Updated Jan 26, 2013
Emeka Okafor had 15 points and 16 rebounds, helping the surging Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 86-73 on Saturday night.
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  • Nene, Wizards hand Bulls first road loss in 6 tries

    Nene, Wizards hand Bulls first road loss in 6 tries

    CNNSI.com Jan 26, 2013
    Nene, Wizards hand Bulls first road loss in 6 tries
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  • Cubs complete 2-year, $10M deal with Villanueva

    Cubs complete 2-year, $10M deal with Villanueva

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 26, 2013
    Pitcher Carlos Villanueva and the Chicago Cubs have completed a two-year, $10 million contract.
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  • White Sox feel fans' pain of tough finish

    White Sox feel fans' pain of tough finish

    MLB.com Jan 26, 2013
    Since 1996, the White Sox have nine second-place finishes, four third-place finishes, three division titles and one historic World Series crown in 2005.
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  • Could be big year for White Sox Mitchell

    Could be big year for White Sox Mitchell

    MLB.com Jan 26, 2013
    As far as internal left-handed-hitting help for the White Sox, don't overlook Jared Mitchell, the team's top pick in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, who received rave reviews for where he was offensively coming out of instructional leagues.
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  • Frank Thomas eyes Hall, says stats aren't 'fake'

    Frank Thomas eyes Hall, says stats aren't 'fake'

    ESPN.com Jan 26, 2013
    Retired Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas says he feels even better about his career after watching steroids-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Roger Clemens fail to gain entry to the Hall of Fame.
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  • Bears could extend Charles Tillman’s contract this offseason

    Bears could extend Charles Tillman’s contract this offseason

    profootballtalk.com Jan 26, 2013
    Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is playing in his second straight Pro Bowl this weekend and coming off perhaps his finest season, which has led to speculation that the Bears could look to extend his contract before the start of next season. Tillman is …
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  • Mike Singletary wants another head coaching shot

    Mike Singletary wants another head coaching shot

    When the Bears were looking for a head coach to replace Lovie Smith, their list of candidates skewed heavily toward the offensive side of the ball. Former 49ers head coach and Bears icon Mike Singletary was the exception. There were suggestions that Sin…
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  • Lindstrom, White Sox finalize 1-year, $2.8M deal

    Lindstrom, White Sox finalize 1-year, $2.8M deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 26, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Reliever Matt Lindstrom and the Chicago White Sox have finalized a $2.8 million, one-year contract that includes a club option for 2014.
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  • Video - Wall, Wizards Topple Bulls 01:00

    Wall, Wizards Topple Bulls

    Jan 26
    Wizards improve to 6-3 with John Wall after 86-73 win over Bulls.
  • Video - The bar is set high in Chicago 01:51

    The bar is set high in Chicago

    Jan 26
    What will Chicago Bears new head coach Marc Trestman need to do in order for his first year to be a success? Heath Evans and Willie McGinest talk about the expectations for the Bears' new head coach.
  • Video - The bar is set high in Chicago 01:51

    The bar is set high in Chicago

    Jan 26
    What will Chicago Bears new head coach Marc Trestman need to do in order for his first year to be a success? Heath Evans and Willie McGinest talk about the expectations for the Bears' new head coach.

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  • Super Bowl XLVII -- Flacco has arrived

    Jan 26
    The Joe Flacco debate is essentially over. He will paid like an elite quarterback, no matter what his critics think.