Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Lester has allowed 44 stolen bases this season, most in baseball. But twice in Sept. he caught guys taking liberties at first base and got them in rundowns. Always a storyline with him.

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An Elias Sports Bureau stat that caught my attention: John Lackey had a lower ERA at Busch Stadium this year (1.93) than Jake Arrieta had at Wrigley (1.97).

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Nikola Mirotic up in rankings

The Bulls' forward has shown the potential to be a future All-Star. with the versatility he brings to the roster. Find out where he's slotted in today's rankings. #NBArank: 71-80

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Bears are big road underdogs

Kansas City (-9) hasn't covered since Week 1. With such a large spread, does Dave Tuley think the Chiefs are a smart bet for their second cover of the season? NFL best bets (Insider)

Colbert thinks Cubs escaped curse of the goat (2:07)
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C.J. Prosise poised for big week?

The Notre Dame running back has been a beast so far this season, after stepping in for injured Tarean Folston. Can we expect more of the same against Navy this weekend? DFS best buys (Insider)

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Josh McCown has 17 TD passes with two INTs when playing for the Browns and Bears over the past three seasons.

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Kansas City's defense should hold up

The Chiefs' poor pass defense should finally have a solid performance. Kansas City will have no problem getting after Jay Cutler and harassing his wideouts in Week 5. NFL Nation predictions

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears receivers Alshon Jeffery and Eddie Royal are questionable to face the Chiefs on Sunday. Jeffery did not practice on Friday after being limited on Wednesday and Thursday. Royal missed the entire week with an ankle injury.

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Top kicker in 2015?

Who's the best performing kicker so far in 2015? According to Mike Sando's numbers, Robbie Gould tops the list after failing to crack the top-10 in 2013 or 2014. NFL's top kicker (Insider)

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Joe Maddon's lineup choices pay off for Cubs

The Chicago Cubs manager made some unconventional decisions in the NL wild-card game that were reminiscent of a famous Connie Mack move in 1929.

Galloway, Carter disagree on winner of Northwestern-Michigan (2:07)