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McCann's clutch homer propels Braves to victoryUpdated Jul 19 Share Tweet
Facing White Sox left-hander John Danks in the sixth inning of a tie game on Friday night, Brian McCann launched a 3-2 pitch over the right-field wall for a three-run homer that led to the Braves' 6-4 victory in front of 25,613 at U.S. Cellular Field.
Share TweetThe pitching-starved Chicago White Sox activated right-handed pitcher Jake Peavy from the disabled list Friday and could be about a week away from getting right-handed set-up man Jesse Crain back as well.
Jacksonville man who killed Bears fan will try for lesser sentenceUpdated Jul 19 Share TweetLast October, a Bears fan who traveled from Illinois to Jacksonville was killed by a local man who has since pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. The killer will now try to obtain a reduced sentence by pointing to mitigating factors. According to Lar…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetWhat are the three key camp issues facing each NFC North team? CHICAGO BEARS Offense: Kyle Long's readiness The Bears drafted Long in the first round to help an offensive line that has struggled for years to protect quarterback Jay Cutler. Long, however…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Chicago Cubs told Matt Garza's agent they would trade him to add inventory for the future, the pitcher told ESPNChicago.com's Bruce Levine on Friday.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetJay Cutler said he understands Brian Urlacher's sentiments about not wanting his former team to win the Super Bowl without him.
Possible Destinations For Matt GarzaJul 19Buster Olney discusses the teams interested in trading for Cubs pitcher Matt Garza.
Cuban Pitcher Could Be In Majors SoonJul 19Jerry Crasnick discusses which MLB teams are the most likely to land Cuban pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez.
What Team Needs Matt Garza The Most?Jul 19Baseball Tonight Minute: The Baseball Tonight crew looks at Matt Garza and what team he could land on.
Urlacher Rooting For Bears, Until SBJul 19Mike Greenberg and Buster Olney discuss Brian Urlacher's comments that he is rooting for the Bears, but he doesn't want them to win the Super Bowl without him.
Dallas Mavericks announce signing of Samuel DalembertJul 19The Dallas Mavericks announced on Friday afternoon that they have signed free-agent center Samuel Dalembert.