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    Jordan Lynch Among First Cuts Made by Bears

    Former NIU QB Jordan Lynch was among five players released by the Bears Friday.  Lynch gained 42 yards on 13 carries trying to make the Bears as a running back.  Lynch is a candidate for the Bears Practice Squad which will be formed on Sunday. WR Armanti Edwards, TE Jeron Mastrud, T Dennis Roland and C/G Robert Turner were the other Bears released Friday.  The Bears must be down to 53 players by 3pm Saturday.

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    Cubs Calling Up Soler

    By Fred Mitchell CINCINNATI — Rick Renteria has an immediate plan for Jorge Soler. But it does not include any animated message or inspirational pep talk when the talented Cuban slugger is expected to make his big league debut Wednesday night against the Reds. “We will probably welcome him, obviously,” Renteria said. “But I haven’t done (anything special) with any of the other guys, other than making sure that they know the signs. “I want (the young call-ups) to know […]

  • Trestman Discusses Keeping Clausen over Palmer

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    Bears Release Palmer, Clausen Looks to be Cutler’s Back-Up

    By Dan Wiederer The Bears’ backup quarterback derby officially ended Sunday with the team informing Jordan Palmer of his release. That was an indirect declaration that Jimmy Clausen has been named the winner of the competition and will be the No. 2 quarterback as the Bears march toward their Sept. 7 opener against the Bills. Palmer, who spent the final 10 weeks of last season with the Bears, signed a one-year extension before free agency began in March. But he […]

  • Bears Blown Out in Seattle 34-6

      By Dan Wiederer SEATTLE — On the Seahawks’ final touchdown of the first half Friday night, quarterback Russell Wilson might as well have been playing against a Pop Warner team in walk-through mode. After faking a handoff to running back Christine Michael, Wilson pivoted to his right and came right back to Michael with a dump pass on the right side of the field that went for an effortless 7-yard touchdown on third-and-1. Michael was never covered out of […]

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    Rose Makes USA Final Roster

    Friday was a good night for Bulls guard Derrick Rose.  He scored six points and had four assists in 13 minutes of play in Team USA’s exhibition victory over Puerto Rico.  Rose had missed Tuesday’s exhibition win over the Dominican Republic and was held out of two practices during the week with soreness. Team USA announced the final 12-man roster hours after Friday’s game and Rose is on the roster.  The team flies to Spain Saturday and will begin World […]

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    White Sox Deal Beckham to Angels

      By Colleen Kane, Tribune reporter Chicago White SoxGordon BeckhamRobin VenturaLos Angeles Angels The White Sox traded Gordon Beckham to the Angels for a player to be named later. Who did Sox trade? Gordon Beckham faced speculation from the start of the 2014 season that his tenure with the White Sox might be nearing an end, and on Thursday his departure became reality. The Sox traded the 27-year-old second baseman to the Angels in exchange for a player to be […]

  • Rose Returns to United Center as Team USA Beats Brazil

    Derrick Rose played his first game at United Center Saturday night and scored seven points in Team USA’s win over Brazil

  • Rose Says Team USA Helping His Comeback Effort


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