CHICAGO Teams

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The wild ride to .500 for the Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have played at times like one of the best teams in baseball. They also have a few stretches they would like to forget.

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Leonard Floyd in good hands with John Fox (0:40)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears general manager Ryan Pace does not feel Alshon Jeffery will be affected by the lack of a long term deal. Pace called the negotiations with Jeffery "friendly" and feels the WR is in a good place.

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E:60 preview: Wade heads home to Chicago (0:43)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears GM Ryan Pace announces that OLB Pernell McPhee will open camp on the PUP list. McPhee missed the entire offseason program due to a knee procedure.

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Is 'Good Jay' here to stay in Chicago?

Jay Cutler is quietly coming off perhaps his best season with the Bears, posting his highest TD-to-INT ratio (1.91) and yards per attempt (7.6) since joining the team. Top stats to know

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WRs who make more than Antonio Brown

Several other wideouts make more money than the league's most productive receiver, who will get $6.3 million in base salary this year. Alshon Jeffery and Demaryius Thomas will each make more than twice that.

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Should NCAA allow schools to have more coaches on staff? (1:18)

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Cutler feels the transition in the offseason from OC Adam Gase to Dowell Loggains was "seamless." Cutler also excited to spend an entire camp working with receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White, both of whom battled injuries last summer.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears three-time Pro Bowl selection Kyle Long tells us he's eager to move back to right guard and provide leadership on the offensive line. As for training camp? "This place is football heaven," Long said. "And there is a Dairy Queen right down the street."

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears camp is underway with veterans Danny Trevathan and Tracy Porter meeting the media in downstate Illinois. Quarterback Jay Cutler, head coach John Fox and GM Ryan Pace will speak to reporters later.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The Cubs seem to be viewing Deadline Week now as a long-term shopping opportunity. Wouldn't be a surprise if they took a run at the Rays' starters

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How can Cubs land Chris Sale?

There is no "off-limits" when it comes to a deal for Sale. That said, expect Kyle Schwarber and Kyle Hendricks to be among the names in the package, Jim Bowden writes. And that's just where the conversation starts. Potential trades for Sale (Insider)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Teams talking to the Phillies about Jeremy Hellickson say they're being told they don't have to trade him unless the return beats the draft pick.

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Cubs oversold conversation with Chapman (1:18)
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Trio of Bears make all-retirement team

Three former Bears landed on our star-studded squad of players who called it quits this offseason. Two were in Chicago for short periods, but the third is a Bear through and through. All-retirement team

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Reddick best available outfielder (0:42)
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White Sox fan takes hilarious stance on uncomfortable throwbacks (0:22)
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White Sox getting the Shields they wanted

After disastrous outings in his first three starts with the White Sox, James Shields is finally settling in with his new team. Better use of his changeup has been among the keys to his recent success.

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Chapman a big upgrade over DFA'd Richard

With Clayton Richard struggling to get the job done this season, the Cubs went out and acquired one of the best left-handed relievers in the game in Aroldis Chapman.

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The ball is now in Alshon Jeffery's court

The Bears didn't meet Jeffery's asking price by July 15, and now the wideout will play the 2016 season on the franchise tag. A big year could lead to an even bigger payday, whether in Chicago or not. Unhappy with contracts

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Tuesday's longest home runs

For the second straight day, Padres rookie Alex Dickerson paced the competition, this time launching a 467-foot blast at Rogers Centre. Meanwhile, Joey Gallo made his presence in the majors known with a 450-foot homer vs. the A's.