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2017 NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trade Jimmy Butler to Timberwolves

It finally happened. The Chicago Bulls actually traded star Jimmy Butler after months of speculation that they would. Chicago pulled the trigger on a deal Thursday night during the 2017 NBA Draft sending Butler and the No. 16 overall pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 overall pick in the draft. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the news: https://twitte ...

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The San Diego Padres are not happy with Anthony Rizzo

The Chicago Cubs had to rally from a 2-0 deficit on Monday to win their second-straight game and avoid losing to the San Diego Padres for the fourth time this season. Chicago got their first run on an Anthony Rizzo sacrifice fly in the third inning. They then took the lead off a Willson Contreras home run and Albert Almora double in the seventh. But it was a play from Anthony Rizzo in the sixth inning that ...

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VIDEO: Eloy Jimenez shatters stadium light with home run

Chicago Cubs prospect Eloy Jimenez is putting together a hell of a season in the minor leagues. For his efforts this season, Jimenez was elected to participate in the Carolina League All-Star Game and Home Run Derby. On Monday night Jimenez left his mark, literally, on the Home Run Derby by shattering a stadium light during the competition. The moment was captured by Baseball America's J.J. Cooper as seen b ...

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Is Boston eyeing a draft day trade for Jimmy Butler?

The hot rumor during the 2016 NBA Draft was that the Boston Celtics could make a move for Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler. It never happened. Instead, the Celtics drafted Jaylen Brown and decided to keep their roster the way it was. That led to a Eastern Conference Finals exit to the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. With just under a week left before the 2017 NBA Draft, the Butler-Celtics rumors are start ...

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Kyle Schwarber mashes a big tater against New York Mets

It's raining home runs in New York City. The Chicago Cubs have hit three home runs in four innings Wednesday night against the New York Mets, including opening the game with back-to-back homers by Anthony Rizzo and Ian Happ. In the fourth inning with the Cubs leading 2-1, it was Kyle Schwarber's turn to get in on the action. Schwarber hit a monster home run to right field: What Kyle Schwarber did to this ba ...

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Chicago Fire squeak by Saint Louis FC in U.S. Open Cup

After a successful start to the 2017 MLS season, the Chicago Fire got an early goal to get a big decision in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The games only goal came in the 27th minute on Wednesday night as Fire forward Luis Solignac found the back of the net after he lofted the ball over keeper Adam Grinwis. Chicago held on to the lead despite a few late charges from Saint Louis. Wit ...

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LaVar Ball makes another dumb claim about Michael Jordan

LaVar Ball is back at it again. The father of NBA prospect Lonzo Ball made another dumb claim regarding the greatest basketball player to play the game, Michael Jordan. While appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Ball once again claims he would beat Jordan in a game of 1-on-1 but this time he said he would make him cry. "He too small, he too little," LaVar said of Jordan. "If you weighing 210 pounds, we playing ...

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Chicago sports Father’s Day gift guide

Father's Day 2017 is just under a week away, meaning you don't have much time left to get that perfect gift. Lucky for you we have our Father's Day gift guide ready making it easy to order items with just a click of a button. There's everything from memorabilia, electronics, jerseys and more. You should have no problem finding a great gift to make that father in your life smile. Check out some of our favori ...

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VIDEO: Ian Happ hits first career grand slam

A few weeks ago it was Kyle Schwarber who hit his first career grand slam in dramatic fashion to help the Cubs beat the Cardinals at Wrigley Field. On Tuesday, it  was the rookie Ian Happ who hit his first career grand salami. Happ connected on a pitch in the second inning and took New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler deep. It was part of a big inning for the Cubs, as they scored seven runs off of Wheeler. Wa ...

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2017 MLB Draft: Cubs select a pair of pitchers in the first round

The Chicago Cubs had to wait a little bit longer than most teams Monday night in the 2017 MLB Draft but had two picks in the first round. After winning the 2016 World Series, the Cubs also received another pick from the St. Louis Cardinals after outfielder Dexter Fowler left Chicago. And with both picks, the Cubs focused on pitching. The Cubs selected left handed pitcher Brendon Little out of State College ...

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