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  • Report: Dwyane Wade joining LeBron, Rose on Cavs

    CLEVELAND – It didn’t take long for Dwyane Wade to find a new home. After one season with the Bulls, Wade is reportedly teaming up with his longtime friend LeBron James in Cleveland. Sources: Dwyane Wade has reached agreement on a one-year, $2.3M deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 26, 2017 According to multiple sources, Wade agreed to sign for the veteran’s minimum – a one-year, $2.3 million deal – once he clears waivers on Wednesday. […]

  • Jarrett Payton breaks down Bears OT win with Dan Roan

    CHICAGO — Jordan Howard pushed through the pain in his right shoulder to give the Bears the lift they needed. Howard scored on a 19-yard run in overtime to lead Chicago to a 23-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Howard’s winning score came two plays after rookie Tarik Cohen broke off an electric run for what appeared to be a 73-yard game-winning touchdown . But he was ruled out at the Pittsburgh 37. Howard took over from there and got a […]

  • Kane, Schmaltz & DeBrincat team up on Blackhawks potential “All-American” line

    CHICAGO – When the Blackhawks open preseason play Tuesday night in Columbus, it’s likely you won’t see Patrick Kane, Nick Schmaltz and Alex DeBrincat on the ice together. But, they might be teaming up when the puck drops for real on October 5th. The “All-American” trio has made for an exciting line combination the past few days of training camp. All three skated together on the Blackhawks second line Monday for the second straight day. DeBrincat is by no means […]

  • John Fox sticking with Mike Glennon to start against Steelers

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. – The calls for Mitch Trubisky are getting louder, but John Fox isn’t listening, at least not yet. Fox doubled down on his commitment to stick with Mike Glennon as the Bears starting quarterback Monday, even after Sunday’s less than stellar homecoming trip to Tampa Bay. “I think after two games it’s hard to evaluate somebody. Two articles, I don’t know if you should be fired or kept off of two things. The truth of the matter […]

  • Lackey fined, Contreras suspended two games for Friday meltdown

    CHICAGO — Cubs catcher Willson Contreras was suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount for what Major League Baseball called “inappropriate actions” during Chicago’s win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday. Cubs pitcher John Lackey also was fined an undisclosed amount, MLB announced Saturday. Contreras has appealed the suspension, so he was in the lineup for Saturday’s second game of the three-game series. Contreras and Lackey were ejected in the fifth inning a day earlier for arguing […]

  • Kyle Hendricks, Addison Russell lead Cubs over Cardinals 4-1

    CHICAGO — Addison Russell received a rousing ovation as he stepped to the plate for the first time in six weeks. Then he gave the crowd a reason to cheer even louder. Russell homered in his first at-bat since being activated from the disabled list, Kyle Hendricks pitched effectively into the eighth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday to increase their NL Central lead. Chicago has won five straight and leads Milwaukee by […]

  • Eddie Vedder jams with street musicians outside Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO – Eddie Vedder spends a lot of time at Wrigley Field. He’s a huge Cubs fan. That’s no secret. But, his performance just outside of the Friendly Confines Friday night was a bit under the radar. According to ChiCitySports, after watching the Cubs 8-2 win over the Cardinals, Vedder noticed some street musicians rocking out and decided to join them for an impromptu jam session. Eddie Vedder jamming on waveland outside Murphy's @Cubs #PearlJam 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 — cubs in […]

  • Cubs John Lackey, Willson Contreras ejected after heated exchange with umpire

    CHICAGO – The Cubs battery went out against the Cardinals in the fifth frame Friday after a heated exchange with the home plate umpire. Both John Lackey and Willson Contreras were ejected for arguing a missed third strike call that would have ended the inning. Another look at the pitch that led to John Lackey and Willson Contreras's ejection. Pitch No. 5 was called a ball. — Jared Diamond (@jareddiamond) September 15, 2017 Lackey was tossed in the middle […]

  • Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for sweep, close within 2 games

    CHICAGO — The Milwaukee Brewers needed to sweep the Chicago Cubs, and they did. Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer, Zach Davies earned his major league-best 17th win and the Brewers beat Chicago 3-1 Sunday to close within two games of the NL Central leaders. “It’s going to be a fun September,” Davies said. Chicago entered the series with a five-game division lead, a season high, but the defending World Series champions totaled three runs in the series. Milwaukee is […]

  • White Sox shut down Carlos Rodon for the season

    CHICAGO —Carlos Rodon will not pitch again in 2017. The White Sox are shutting down their former first round pick for the season due to inflammation in his left shoulder. Rodon was scratched from his start against the Indians Thursday night with shoulder stiffness. The 24-year-old lefty missed the first part of the season because of bursitis in his left biceps. He ends the year with a 2-5 record and a 4.15 ERA in 12 starts.