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Keegan Rush

Been following Chicago sports for many years. I have ties to Rockford, Illinois however have since been displaced in North Carolina far from Illinois. I am still an avid fan despite the geographical complications in following my teams. I am known as the internet’s #1 Rex Grossman connoisseur

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Mike Ditka weighs in on Mitchell Trubisky, Bears QB battle

Thursday night was a big one for Chicago Bears fans. They opened up the 2017 preseason schedule against the Denver Broncos as fans got their first look at the team for the upcoming season. That included a dreadful start from starter Mike Glennon and backup Mark Sanchez. But things changed when Mitchell Trubisky came into the game. The 2017 second round pick was impressive in his debut and had Bears fans goi ...

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Brian Urlacher hopes Mitchell Trubisky is ‘best of all time’

The Chicago Bears took a chance and traded up to draft quarterback Mitchell Trubisky with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. It was a move that shocked a lot of people but General Manager Ryan Pace did what he had to do to get his guy. Despite signing veteran free agent Mike Glennon in the offseason, Trubisky is considered the future of the team. One former Bears legend had positive words to say ...

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Anthony Rizzo responds to Miguel Montero’s comments on Jake Arrieta

The Chicago Cubs put together a less than impressive performance against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, losing 6-1. The Cubs put together just 3 total hits, and scored their only run in the first inning. Defensively they weren't much better. The Nationals stole 7 bases off pitcher Jake Arrieta and Miguel Montero, leading to a few runs. Following the game, Montero threw Arrieta under the bus with some ...

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Chicago Cubs among suitors for Sonny Gray

It's no secret that one of the biggest weaknesses for the 2017 Chicago Cubs has been pitching. The starting rotation hasn't been very good, outside of Jon Lester and Mike Montgomery, and it hasn't been able to stay healthy either. With the struggles, the Cubs are likely to pursue a starting pitcher before the MLB Trade Deadline. A likely candidate comes in the form of Oakland Athletic's starter Sonny Gray. ...

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Chicago Blackhawks trade Niklas Hjalmarsson to Arizona

Another well-liked Chicago athlete is on the move. Just hours before the 2017 NHL Draft, the Chicago Blackhawks announced they have traded defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes. In return, the Blackhawks are receiving defensemen Connor Murphy and Laurent Dauphin. Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman commented on the move via a press release sent out by the team: "Niklas' contributio ...

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Report: Kyle Schwarber will be optioned to Triple A Iowa

Kyle Schwarber's struggles in 2017 continue. According to a report by Comcast Sports Net's David Kaplan, the Chicago Cubs will demote the struggling left fielder to Triple- A Iowa ahead of a long road trip. Kaplan sent out this tweet on Thursday: https://twitter.com/thekapman/status/877915348292345857 The move hasn't been made official and no corresponding move has been set either but it's hard not to imagi ...

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MLB to look into Anthony Rizzo play at the plate

Following the Chicago Cubs 3-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday, tempers were flared. Padres manager Andy Green was upset with Anthony Rizzo plowing into catcher Austin Hedges on a throw from the outfield. Rizzo was ruled out because Hedges hung on to the ball and tagged him. Green called the play a "cheap shot" but did not say Rizzo was a dirty player. Several other Padres beat writers also chimed i ...

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Report: Jimmy Butler will ‘push’ for a trade to Cleveland

Another day, another Jimmy Butler rumor. This time it has a connection to the report from Monday that the Cleveland Cavaliers are interested in acquiring Butler via trade. Chicago Sun-Times beat writer Joe Cowley reported Tuesday that Butler will 'push' for a trade to the Cavaliers in the coming days. Here's what Cowley wrote: One of the sources indicated that Butler would even push his front office to get ...

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Report: Cavaliers, Suns & Timberwolves interested in Jimmy Butler

And. Here. We. Go. With just days until the 2017 NBA Draft, the rumor mill surrounding Jimmy Butler is starting to heat up. Earlier on Monday we wrote about the Philadelphia 76ers turning down a deal for Butler that involved the No. 3 overall pick. With the Boston Celtics reportedly looking to center a package for Butler around the No. 3 overall pick, things are heating up. On Monday afternoon three more te ...

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Chicago Bulls show interest in Andre Iguodala

The Chicago Bulls could be adding another veteran and NBA champion to their roster this Summer. Golden State Warriors forward and Springfield, Illinois native Andre Iguodala is expected to test the free agent market this summer. Iguodala has won two NBA titles with the Warriors, including being named the NBA Finals MVP in 2015. But now he's ready to test the market in a couple of weeks. The Vertical was the ...

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