How did the Yankees fare in Chapman deal? (1:14)
Should the Cubs look to add more arms? (2:09)
White Sox love to walk off (0:42)
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25mJesse Rogers

Cubs took long, hard look at Aroldis Chapman

Cubs honcho Theo Epstein says talking to Aroldis Chapman about his suspension for domestic violence was one of many factors before making the deal.

Chris Sale apologizes to fans, teammates

"Do I regret standing up for what I believe in? Absolutely not. Do I regret saying business should not be first before winning? Absolutely not. ... I'll never understand why we need to do something on the business side on the field that might impede us winning a game." 'Main focus should be winning'

How do you view Chris Sale? (2:09)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery discuss taking the loss in the ninth inning against the White Sox on Monday after the Cubs scored two runs to tie the game in the top of the inning.

Will Chapman make his Cubs debut on TNB? (1:36)
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55mDavid Schoenfield

Chapman makes Cubs the team to beat in NL

With Aroldis Chapman, the Cubs have the NL's best bullpen. It doesn't make them World Series locks, but they are now clear favorites to get there.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs starter Jake Arrieta discuss his night on Monday against the Sox where one pitch changed everything,

White Sox top Cubs in walk-off fashion (1:23)
Saladino the walk-off hero for White Sox (0:37)
Cabrera robs Bryant of a homer (0:31)
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5hJ.A. Adande

Carmelo Anthony is bringing discourse back

Carmelo Anthony can't pinpoint what pressed him into action, but the NBA star is now front and center of a national crisis, J.A. Adande writes. And we're all better for it.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch more of Cubs reliever Hector Rondon discuss the addition of Aroldis Chapman to the bullpen.

How does Chapman help the Cubs? (0:44)
Rondon fine with Cubs' acquisition of Chapman (1:08)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Hector Rondon discuss losing his closer's job to Aroldis Chapman who the Cubs traded for on Monday.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs catcher David Ross discuss the addition of Aroldis Chapman to the team.