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  • Frank Thomas and Greg Maddux excited for Hall of Fame Induction

     

  • Jonathan Toews takes ‘selfie’ at Blackhawks Convention opening ceremony

  • Meet the newest Chicago Bulls: Nikola Mirotic (left) and Pau Gasol.

    Chicago Bulls introduce Gasol and Mirotic

    The Chicago Bulls introduced Nikola Mirotic and Pau Gasol on Friday. In accordance with team policy, the terms of their contracts were not announced. Mirotic was acquired by Chicago on June 24, 2011, as part of a draft-night trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves.  In that deal, Chicago acquired the draft rights to Mirotic (No. 23 pick) in exchange for the draft rights to Norris Cole (No. 28) and Malcolm Lee (No. 43), as well as cash considerations. “We feel Nikola will be […]

  • Mike Ditka says Bears are a Super Bowl contender

    North Shore Country Club hosted the 2nd Annual Mike Ditka Charity Golf Outing to benefit The Chicago Lighthouse North

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    Mirotic, Hinrich moves boost Bulls

    By K.C. Johnson, Tribune reporter 8:35 p.m. CDT, July 13, 2014 LAS VEGAS — The 2014-15 Bulls are taking shape. They’re just not making it official yet. League sources said Kirk Hinrich will follow Pau Gasol and officially sign in the coming days. Nikola Mirotic tweeted that he will “fulfill a dream” and leave Real Madrid for the Bulls. But as backup center Greg Smith’s imminent trade to the Mavericks indicates, the Bulls’ financial picture is fluid. The deadline to […]

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    Bulls miss on Anthony, land Gasol

    By K.C. Johnson, Tribune reporter Carmelo Anthony is staying home. The All-Star forward will re-sign with the Knicks for five years and more than $120 million after strongly considering joining the ready-to-win roster in Chicago. The Bulls all along knew their pitch to Anthony resonated but that attempts to orchestrate a sign-and-trade to get Anthony closer to a maximum salary were a long shot. Their best offer without a sign-and-trade and with keeping Taj Gibson checked in at four years […]

  • Chris Sale on Final Vote chances, Abreu & Ramirez All-Star selections

  • Lexus Long Drive – Western Amateur Preview

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    Cubs trade Samardzija, Hammel to Athletics

    While the 4th of July fireworks were exploding off Navy Pier, the Cubs stole the grand finale. In a late-night shocker, the Cubs sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics. Coming back to the Cubs are Addison Russell, Billy McKinney & Dan Straily. Russell and McKinney were the top two prospects in the A’s organization.

  • Rose Not Planning a Return this Season

    Derrick Rose unsure about July’s USA Basketball minicamp

    By K.C. Johnson, Tribune reporter Derrick Rose not recruiting Carmelo Anthony isn’t a surprise. Derrick Rose saying he hasn’t fully committed to participating in July’s USA Basketball minicamp is. Rose told Yahoo Sports on Sunday he remains uncertain if he will participate in the camp, which begins July 28 in Las Vegas and from which the U.S. World Cup team will be selected. “I still don’t know yet,” Rose said, speaking after surprising former teammate Drew Gooden at his basketball […]