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  • Kris Bryant hits home run in first Spring Training at bat

    MESA, Ariz. – Kris Bryant is starting off spring with a bang. Bryant experimented with his swing last year to protect his injured shoulder, but he’s ditching the two-handed finish and getting back to what got him to an MVP level. “Just keeping my back elbow super close to my body. When I’m bad or I get away from myself and I start fouling balls off, I think my back elbow is a little disconnected from my body. I was […]

  • Report: Bears decide to release Cody Parkey

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Cody Parkey is getting kicked to the curb. NFL insider Ian Rapoport reports the Bears have decided to release Parkey at the start of the league year. The #Bears have decided to release K Cody Parkey at the start of the league year, sources say. A fresh start is welcomed by both parties, and the Pro Bowler will likely find work quickly. He’s still due $3.5M guaranteed on his 2019 contract. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) February […]

  • Report: Ervin Santana agrees to minor league deal with White Sox

    PEORIA, Ariz. — A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a minor league contract with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement is pending a successful physical. If added to the 40-man roster, Santana would get a one-year contract paying $4.3 million while in the major leagues. Santana made just five appearances with Minnesota last season after he had surgery on […]

  • Corey Crawford ‘back to normal’ after back-to-back Blackhawks practices

    CHICAGO — Sounds like it’s not a matter of if, but rather when, Corey Crawford will play again. Crawford practiced with the rest of the Blackhawks Saturday for this first time since his concussion in mid-December. He was only on the ice for 20-25 minutes for that one, but was a full go Monday, taking shots and participating in drills the whole way through. “I feel great. Back to normal. It’s nice to get on the ice and practice with […]

  • Blackhawks give Collin Delia three-year extension

    CHICAGO – Collin Delia is 24, shares the 12th best save percentage in the NHL and is the only Blackhawks goalie locked up long term. “It’s a huge vote of confidence in myself and my ability. I couldn’t be happier.” Delia agreed to a three-year contract extension Monday, carrying a $1 million cap hit through the 2021-22 season. “For me, it’s all new territory. I had no idea how it worked. I was asking a bunch of guys, ‘Hey, do […]

  • White Sox to hold speed pitch contest for VIP Spring Training trip

    CHICAGO – Want a free trip to Spring Training? The White Sox have your ticket. To celebrate pitchers and catchers reporting to camp, the Sox will hold a speed pitch contest Wednesday February 13th at Guaranteed Rate Field for fans 18 and over. Weather permitting, the event will begin at 11:30 in the White Sox bullpen. Each contestant will be given two throws. The fastest pitch will win the grand prize – round-trip airfare from Chicago, a two-night hotel stay […]

  • Report: Brent Seabrook declines Blackhawks request to waive no-movement clause

    Brent Seabrook doesn’t want to leave Chicago. According to Sportsnet reporter Elliotte Friedman, the Blackhawks asked Seabrook to waive his no-movement clause and to this point he has declined. Seabrook has spent his entire career with the Hawks. He signed a eight-year, $55 million extension in September of 2015. The 33-year-old defenseman still has five years left on the deal after this season with a $6.875 million cap hit. Through 52 games, Seabrook has racked up 5 goals and 15 […]

  • Walker scores 37, lifts Hornets past Bulls 125-118

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — Kemba Walker calls it “messing with the bigs’ timing.” Time and time again, Walker found a way to get to basket on Saturday night and get shots off — and make them — among 7-footers in clutch situations, a rare trait for a 6-foot-1 point guard that has made him a three-time All-Star. Walker has come as close as you can to perfecting the art of stopping and starting on his drives and finding ways to freeze […]

  • Patrick Kane leads Blackhawks in 7-3 rout of Sabres

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Upon failing to reach the 900-point plateau in Chicago before the Blackhawks opened a three-game road trip, Patrick Kane couldn’t think of a second-best place to do so than during his annual Buffalo homecoming. “You come here and you do it back at home with a lot of people here and a lot of people knowing that’s the 900th, it’s pretty exciting. It makes it even better,” Kane said. “Yeah, it would’ve been nice to get it […]

  • Bulls waive Carmelo Anthony, trade for Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot

    CHICAGO — Carmelo Anthony has been waived by the Chicago Bulls, making the 10-time All-Star forward a free agent. The Bulls acquired Anthony from Houston on Jan. 21 with the intention of trading him prior to the Feb. 7 deadline or letting him go. He averaged 13.4 points in 10 games with the Rockets and has not played since Nov. 8. Anthony was traded by Oklahoma City to Atlanta in July, a move that preceded the Hawks releasing him to […]

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