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    Bulls let this one get away

    The Cavaliers’ LeBron James works with the ball against the Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich during Friday night’s overtime. Hinrich hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers late in regulation, but the Cavs rallied to tie it. James finished with 36 points.

    Oct 31, 2014 11:41 PM

    The Bulls lost their home opener to Cleveland 114-108 in overtime on Friday at the United Center. The result was disappointing, because they had a 5-point lead with less than a minute to play in regulation, but also promising since they did that without an injured Derrick Rose.


    Cubs make it official: Rick Renteria out, Joe Maddon in

    Former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon will be the new Cubs manager, the Cubs announced on Friday.

    Oct 31, 2014 5:38 PM

    The most awkward week in recent Cubs history ended Friday with the firing of manager Rick Renteria and the hiring of Joe Maddon. The Cubs will introduce Joe Maddon as their next field boss on Monday. Just hours after dismissing Renteria on Friday, team officials announced they will hold the afternoon news conference to begin the Maddon era.


    Imrem: For Bulls, no Rose injury is minor

    Bulls guard Derrick Rose sits on the bench during the second half of Friday night’s home opener. Rose suffered a sprained left ankle in the second quarter and said after the game, “I am happy it is not that serious.”

    Oct 31, 2014 11:41 PM

    Derrick Rose suffered what appears to be a minor ankle sprain against the Cavaliers, but no injury to him can be considered minor anymore.


    Raanta stays; Darling sent to Rockford

    Goalie Antti Raanta, left, remains with the Hawks as Corey Crawford’s backup, while Scott Darling was reassigned to the Hawks’ AHL minor-league affiliate in Rockford.

    Oct 31, 2014 6:38 PM

    The battle for the Blackhawks backup goalie spot has been won by Antti Raanta.For the time being, at least.


    Iowa to host Northwestern in pivotal league matchup

    Northwestern quarterback Trevor Siemian looks to a pass during the first half of the Oct. 18 game against Nebraska in Evanston. Siemian is fourth in the Big Ten with 220.5 passing yards in league games.

    Oct 31, 2014 4:32 PM

    Iowa could use a morale-boosting win on Saturday ahead of their toughest stretch of the season. Perhaps it’s not the best time for the Hawkeyes to host Northwestern, which typically gives Iowa all it can handle in Kinnick Stadium. The Wildcats (3-4, 2-2) have split their last six games in Iowa City and have beaten the Hawkeyes in six of their last nine overall meetings. Last season, Iowa (5-2, 2-1) needed overtime to beat the Wildcats 17-10.


    Kristufek’s selections for Breeders’ Cup

    An outrider stands in front of a sign on the track as horses train for this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup races at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.

    Oct 30, 2014 6:52 PM

    Racing handicapper Joe Kristufek of DAKRacing and offers his top selections for the Breeders' Cup races this weekend at Santa Anita Park.

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