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A late scratch from Friday’s Cactus League game against the Chicago White Sox and tight-lipped responses from manager Terry Francona led to a lot of speculation about the status of Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez. Was he traded? Suspended for improShare Tweet
As expected, the Bears put the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Henry Melton. Melton was informed of the team’s decision while on vacation. “It just feels good to be thought of so highly,” Melton told the Sun-Times. “Been a long road, anShare Tweet
Roundup: Bills' Byrd, Broncos' Clady get tagsCNNSI.com Mar 1, 2013BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills aren't giving up on re-signing safety Jairus Byrd just yet.Share Tweet
Samardzija would rather win than earn No. 1 jobMLB.com Mar 1, 2013Jeff Samardzija hopes to be handed the ball on Opening Day this season, but he emphasized that it is more important that the Cubs bounce back from their rough 2012 campaign.Share TweetReports: Bulls close to signing Amundson to 10-day dealShare TweetCNNSI.com Mar 1, 2013PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Ending his unexpected round of basketball diplomacy in North Korea on Friday, ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman called leader Kim Jong Un an "awesome guy'' and said his father and grandfather were "great leaders.''Share TweetHow much do the Chicago Bears value defensive tackle Henry Melton? We'll soon find out the answer. Melton, a 2012 Pro Bowl player, is a pending free agent. There have been no reports of progress on a long-term contract extension, meaning the franchise t…Share TweetESPN.com Mar 1, 2013Welcome to Eight in the Box, an NFL Nation feature that will appear each Friday during the offseason. This week's topic: How each NFC North team needs to address the quarterback position. Chicago Bears: First, the new coach Marc Trestman must decide whe…Share Tweet