Kyle Hendricks pitched a five-hitter for his second career complete game, Dexter Fowler hit a leadoff homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday.
Soler's shot sets personal record
Jorge Soler mashed a solo home run off Phillies starter Adam Morgan on Friday that traveled 452 feet, a new career long for the outfielder and the longest by a Cubs player this season, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
Friday's longest home runs
Jorge Soler's fourth-inning blast was one of three Cubs homers in their 6-2 win over the Phillies. Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list.
Eric Hosmer had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as the Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night.
Haley Peters scored all of her 16 points in the fourth quarter to help the San Antonio Stars rally from a 15-point deficit and beat the Chicago Sky 79-78 on Friday night.
Reaching 100 career homers has been one pleasure among many veteran catcher David Ross has enjoyed sharing with Cubs teammates this season.
Bryant homers against Phillies
Kris Bryant's lead-off home run in the fifth inning was his 37th career HR. The Cubs slugger has the most homers in franchise history through the first 200 games.
Jorge Soler, David Ross and Kris Bryant hit long home runs to back Jon Lester and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on a rainy Friday afternoon.
Rookie outside linebacker Leonard Floyd agrees to a four-year contract with a fifth-year option, and now looks to bulk up his lanky 6-foot-4 frame.
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Bears agreed to terms with LB Leonard Floyd on a four-year contract with a fifth-year option today. Chicago picked Floyd ninth overall in 2016 draft.
Kris Bryant crossed the diamond to first base Friday with confidence, as the club gave Anthony Rizzo consecutive days off.
The ACC reported $403 million in revenue for 2014-15, up $100 million from the previous year, and paid out an average of $26.2 million to each school.
Jon Lester returns to the mound on Friday after lasting just 2 2/3 innings last Saturday against the San Francisco Giants.
The Chicago Bears have gotten in younger, but in the process of doing that they've had to let go of players like Matt Forte and Matt Slauson.
The full 23-man rosters for the eight teams competing in the World Cup of Hockey in Toronto this fall have been unveiled.
Even Panthers coach Ron Rivera got involved in the lengthy exchange, which included plenty of cat and bear GIFs.
What needs will the Cubs try to fill at the trade deadline? Who might get called up soon? Jesse Rogers tackles these questions and more.
Is Jay Cutler in the Bears' future plans?
Chicago has made it through the guaranteed portion of Cutler's contract, so the team could move on after the season if it chooses. But Cutler's recent promise could change things. Upcoming decisions (Insider)