Jason Heyward signed a mammoth contract with the Cubs in the offseason, but he doesn't have to carry this team.
Dexter Fowler's consistency puts him on David Schoenfield's list of five free agents teams should consider signing.
Chicago Bears safety Sherrod Martin plans to make a career as a barber whenever his football-playing days are over.
The return of healthy WR Mikey Dudek might just be one of the most important additions in the league as Illinois tries to get back to a bowl.
Taj Gibson's fantasy stock rising
The Bulls' big man is one of the only healthy members of its frontcourt. Gibson can help your team with his rebound production and is available in just over half of ESPN leagues. Fantasy Forecaster
Before the newest Air Jordan comes out, we take a look back at every previous model and pick the best, worst and everything in between.
Peter Jok scored 23 points and Jarrod Uthoff added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois 77-65 on Sunday.
No. 5 Iowa at Illinois
The Hawkeyes are taking on the Illini, who have lost three straight at home since upsetting Purdue on Jan. 10. Iowa is averaging 80.8 points, trailing only the Hoosiers in the conference. Follow live
Dave Duerson's son issued a statement saying that the NFL is being insensitive in downplaying the risks of head trauma in football.
The Chicago Bulls continue to show a lack of mental toughness in losing for the 11th time in the past 16 games.
Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer
Mike Dunleavy discusses how he felt after his first game of the season. The 35 year-old, who sat out all year after off-season back surgery, scored 5 points in 14 minutes of play. "A little late to the party, but good to be back," Dunleavy said. "I felt quite honestly like I hadn't played in eight months, but got a little better rhythm in the second half. And just testing out my hops again with that dunk."
Artem Anisimov had a short-handed goal and three assists, and the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Saturday night.
Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night.
Wolves close hard to steal win from Bulls
Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Gorgui Dieng combined for 71 points as Minnesota picked up its second win in a row against a Jimmy Butler-less Chicago squad. Box score
Bulls stars Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler say they appreciate the confidence and the way Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton carries himself on the field.
Bulls (27-22) at Timberwolves (15-36)
Chicago is without Jimmy Butler, who strained his left knee in the loss to Denver on Friday. The Bulls will miss Butler's defensive presence as Andrew Wiggins is coming off back-to-back 30-point games. Follow live
Cole Huff scored a season-high 28 points on 9-for-11 shooting as Creighton dominated DePaul 88-66 on Saturday.