CHICAGO Teams

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Injured Bears RG Kyle Long (calf) is watching practice without the walking boot he's sported the last two days. GM Ryan Pace just told reporters the news is "positive" regarding Long's left calf strain. The injury is not serious.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears general manager Ryan Pace confirms that Willie Young has signed a two-year extension. Pace says the two sides worked late into the night to get the deal done.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears rookie Leonard Floyd - the ninth overall pick in '16 NFL draft - is back on the practice field after missing two days due to illness. RG Kyle Long remains sidelined with a left calf strain.

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Wade incorporating his leadership with the Bulls (1:11)
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USA is a team of interchangeable parts (1:36)
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Twins win on walkoff walk (0:26)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Coach K said he was proud of his hometown of Chicago for giving Thibs such a big ovation before the game.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Butler: "Is it my team? I guess two of the three alphas have said that." He says he's grateful for comments but still not comfortable calling himself the leader of the team.

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Do not test Max Kepler's arm (0:23)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler and Coach K address media after Team USA's win over Venezuela.

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Eaton shows off cannon with huge throw (0:41)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade gets big ovation from Chicago fans. He's sitting next to US bench.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler gets big ovation from Chicago fans. He was introduced first and will be starting.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Tom Thibodeau gets a big ovation from crowd in his first public return to Chicago since being fired last summer.

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Eaton wastes no time with leadoff homer (0:19)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears signed OL Dan Buchholz and waived P Ben LeCompte.