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    Rose returns as U.S. basketball team opens camp

    Derrick Rose, the Bulls star who is coming off two knee injuries that kept him out for much of the last two seasons, said he played roughly nine minutes of the team’s scrimmage during a two-hour practice. He added he was excited about how he felt physically.

    Jul 29, 2014 10:16 AM

    Derrick Rose, the Bulls star who is coming off two knee injuries that kept him out for much of the last two seasons, said he played roughly nine minutes of the team’s scrimmage during a two-hour practice. He added he was excited about how he felt physically. “I think Derrick was a great excitement for us, because you hear about how he’s worked out, but to see him today, I mean, he put it all out,” coach Mike Krzyzewski said.

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    Bears WR Wilson grabbing some attention

    Marquess Wilson looks like he’s serious about winning the job as the Bears’ No. 3 wide receiver behind Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery.

    Jul 28, 2014 8:43 PM

    After a rookie season spent mostly watching, Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson appears to be on the verge of becoming a major contributor in what has become one of the NFL's most explosive offenses.

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    Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams

    Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer talks to the media Monday during the Big Ten Football Media Day in Chicago.

    Jul 29, 2014 2:15 PM

    The old BCS system is out. A four-team playoff to determine a national champion is being implemented this season, and that could open some more opportunities for the Big Ten and the other four power conferences. “Hopefully, this will give everyone an equal opportunity to play for a national championship, which everyone wants,” Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook said Tuesday as the Big Ten wrapped up its two-day media event.

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    Hall of Famer Gibson appreciates Big Frank

    Hall of Famer Bob Gibson had words of praise for newly enshrined Frank Thomas, here holding his plaque during Sunday’s induction ceremony, saying he wonders how he would have pitched to the White Sox great.

    Jul 28, 2014 7:44 PM

    None other than Bob Gibson believes Frank Thomas is one of the great hitters in the history of baseball. “There’s certain hitters who can spit on a pitch and say that’s a ball, and if he says it’s a ball it’s a ball,” Gibson said of Thomas. “His eye was that good. He said, ‘If it’s not my pitch, then I’m not swinging.’ He would take a walk. Frustrating for the pitcher."

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    Cubs’ Wada earns first big-league win

    Cubs starting pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first major-league win Monday night, stopping the Rockies on 5 hits over 7 innings.

    Jul 28, 2014 11:16 PM

    With all the talk of the left-handed pitchers the Cubs will be facing this week, their own lefty did a pretty nice job Monday night in a 4-1 victory over the Rockies at Wrigley Field. Tsuyoshi Wada earned his first major-league victory by working 7 innings of 5-hit, 1-run ball.

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    Fitzgerald ready to get NU back on track

    Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald and the Wildcats are looking to bounce back from last season’s 5-7 finish.

    Jul 28, 2014 8:51 PM

    Heading into his ninth year in Evanston, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald has also gotten used to a tradition of often being mentioned as one of the league’s also-rans.“We’re not a preseason type of a place, I guess,” Fitzgerald said.

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