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Three keys and prediction: Bears vs. Patriots

What will the Bears have to do to knock off Tom Brady and the Patriots? JJ Stankevitz has his three keys plus a prediction for Sunday’s tilt at Soldier Field. 

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Remember that guy? Former Cubs shortstop Ricky Gutiérrez

Ricky Gutiérrez played for the Cubs from 2000-01 and played a big part with the Astros in Kerry Wood’s 20-strikeout game.

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Remember that guy? Former Cubs shortstop Ricky Gutiérrez

Ricky Gutiérrez played for the Cubs from 2000-01 and played a big part with the Astros in Kerry Wood’s 20-strikeout game.

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2019 encore for Jesse Chavez?

Jesse Chavez proved to be a valuable commodity in the Cubs’ bullpen in 2018.

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Pistons have the look of a playoff team in wide open East

NBC Sports Chicago’s Mark Schanowski previews Saturday’s game between the Pistons and Bulls.

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There’s more change coming for the Cubs this offseason, but in what form?

With the way the Cubs 2018 season ended, it foretells plenty of change coming to the organization over the next few months beyond simply a change in hitting coaches.

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Wendell Carter Jr. gets early ‘learning experience’ against Embiid, Sixers

Wendell Carter Jr. learned just how difficult life in the NBA can be in his debut battling All-Pro center Joel Embiid. But the 19-year-old says it’ll be a learning experience.

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Wendell Carter Jr. gets early ‘learning experience’ against Embiid, Sixers

Wendell Carter Jr. learned just how difficult life in the NBA can be in his debut battling All-Pro center Joel Embiid. But the 19-year-old says it’ll be a learning experience.

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Three reasons why the Bears’ offense should have success against the Patriots’ defense

New England’s defense isn’t what it used to be, and the Bears have the weapons and confidence to take advantage of Bill Belichick’s group on Sunday. 

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Three reasons why the Bears’ offense should have success against the Patriots’ defense

New England’s defense isn’t what it used to be, and the Bears have the weapons and confidence to take advantage of Bill Belichick’s group on Sunday. 

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‘White Sox to the Letter’

Chris Kamka goes through his White Sox version of the alphabet in a poem inspired by Ogden Nash’s “A Lineup for Yesterday” from 1949.

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Is the White Sox third baseman of the future already on the major league roster?

There’s a lot of discussion about whether the White Sox should add a big-name free-agent third baseman over the next couple offseasons. But maybe the team’s third baseman of the future is already on the major league roster.

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3 keys for Bulls in season opener against the Philadelphia 76ers

The Sixers lost by 18 in a defensive battle with Boston on Tuesday, and now Chicago has a blueprint for how to come away with a victory against Philadelphia on Thursday night. 

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Trust the Rookie: Wendell Carter Jr. draws Opening Night start against Joel Embiid, Sixers

Wendell Carter Jr. will start his first NBA regular season game, and it’ll come against perhaps the toughest opponent he’ll face all year: Sixers center Joel Embiid.

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NFC North standings: Bears’ division lead on life support after loss to Dolphins

A tie is all that separates the Bears from the rest of the NFC North division.

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Chuck Garfien’s top five free agents the White Sox should target this offseason

Our Chuck Garfien lists his picks for the top five guys the White Sox should target this winter during free agency. Some are home run swings, others are singles and doubles. One is a grand slam.

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