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  • Royals blank White Sox 5-0, Moncada leaves game with bruised right knee

    CHICAGO — White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada left the game against Kansas City with a bruised right knee. Moncada was hit by the ball while going to catch a pickoff attempt at second. The 23-year-old went down right after the play and was helped off the field Saturday. X-rays were negative, and the team says Moncada is day to day. “I feel really sore,” Moncada said through a translator. “It’s nothing serious.” The White Sox (32-62) lost for the […]

  • Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal with Bulls

    CHICAGO – Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team. Agent Mark Bartelstein confirmed the deal shortly after the Milwaukee Bucks rescinded their qualifying offer. That made Parker an unrestricted free agent, clearing the way for him to join the rebuilding Bulls. The 23-year-old Parker led Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy to four state championships and starred for one season at Duke before the Bucks […]

  • Chicago Bulls, Jabari Parker agree to $40M deal

    CHICAGO – Jabari Parker is coming back to Chicago. The former Simeon star verbally agreed to a two-year, $40 million contract. Done deal. Parker to Bulls at 2 years, $40M, numbers Trib reported yesterday. @wojespn 1st on official agreement as UFA. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) July 14, 2018 The second-year of Parker deal is a team option, which lowers risk for Bulls because of Parker's two ACL surgeries and gives Bartelstein and Parker a chance to negotiate a long-term deal […]

  • Inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open tees off at Chicago Golf Cub

    WHEATON, Ill.  — Considering the historical importance for women’s golf, Elaine Crosby realized this round carried a good deal of significance. Crosby shot a 3-under-par 70 Thursday at Chicago Golf Club for the lead after one round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open. “It’s history for women’s golf,” said Crosby, a two-time winner on the LPGA Tour. “We’ve worked really hard.” A winner of two tournaments in 17 LPGA seasons, the 60-year-old Crosby owns a one-shot advantage over England’s […]

  • Javy Baez, Kyle Schwarber take a swing at Home Run Derby

    SAN FRANCISCO – They’ve each hit 17 homers and they’re about to hit a whole lot more. Kyle Schwarber and Javy Baez confirmed Tuesday night they’ll both be taking part in this year’s Home Run Derby. Baez on HR Derby: "A lot of people have questions on their mind how I'm going to do. It's all about putting on a show … We'll see what happens." — Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) July 11, 2018 Schwarber said he grew up watching McGwire […]

  • Contreras, Baez, Lester and Abreu selected for 2018 All-Star Game

    CHICAGO – The votes are in, and a select squad of players from the Cubs and White Sox are among the MLB standouts headed to the MLB All-Star Game in Washington, D.C. July 17. Willson Contreras and Javier Baez made the All-Star roster for the very first time, and are slated to start for the National League. A couple of first-time All-Stars get the good news. #EverybodyIn pic.twitter.com/QK7MVk96Lx — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 8, 2018 “[It] took me by surprise,” […]

  • Bulls match Kings $78 million offer sheet for Zach LaVine

    CHICAGO – It’s official. Zach LaVine is back on the Bulls. The team announced Sunday they matched the Sacramento Kings offer sheet for LaVine, reportedly worth $78 million for four years. “We were excited last summer when we got a dynamic athlete in Zach LaVine through the trade, and we’re excited now that we get to keep him,” said John Paxson, Chicago Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations. “Zach showed a relentless work ethic in rehabbing his ACL injury […]

  • Bulls trade Jerian Grant to Magic, acquire Julyan Stone in three-team deal

    CHICAGO – Jerian Grant is headed to Orlando. The Bulls traded Grant to the Magic in a three-team deal. In return, the Bulls acquired Charlotte Hornets guard Julyan Stone. According to multiple reports, Stone will likely be waived before August. Bulls announce their 3-team trade that sends Jerian Grant to the Magic and Julyan Stone from Hornets to the Bulls is official. Stone has a non-guaranteed deal and likely will be waived. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) July 8, 2018 The […]

  • Cubs rally for 4 in 8th to beat Reds 8-7

    CHICAGO — Javier Baez homered and had four hits — including a game-tying infield single in the eighth — and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a five-run deficit for an 8-7 victory over Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Anthony Rizzo’s RBI groundout capped a four-run eighth inning for Chicago, which has come from behind in each of its last eight wins. Eugenio Suarez homered and Billy Hamilton added three hits and three stolen bases for Cincinnati, which had its five-game winning […]

  • Report: Bulls matching Kings $78 million offer sheet for Zach LaVine

    CHICAGO – Zach LaVine is running with the Bulls again. According to multiple reports, the Bulls are matching the Sacramento Kings four-year, $78 million offer sheet for LaVine. Bulls have 48 hours to match the offer sheet and fully plan to do so before deadline. Offer sheet includes some prior injury protection on LaVine's left knee, sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/ldgpcaMMvN — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2018 Can confirm @wojespn report that offer sheet has language protecting team against LaVine’s […]