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Coby White makes NBA history by scoring 33 points off the bench for the 2nd straight game as the Bulls beat the Wizards to snap an 8-game skid

As the team goals shift toward development this season, it has raised questions about White’s role and whether he could find a spot in the starting lineup. White is one of only three Bulls to appear in all 58 games this season, with LaVine and Tomas Satoransky, but has yet to receive his first start.

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Column: David Ross was ready for spring training to begin. After missing the Cubs’ 1st 2 games, he’s ready to catch some grief.

During spring training in 2016, his final season as a Cubs player, Ross’ teammates gave him a motorized scooter with the personalized license plate “GDPA,” an abbreviation of “Grandpa.” Now that he’s their boss, could a wheelchair be delivered to his office at Sloan Park?

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Holiday, Williamson keep Pelicans rolling in 115-101 win

SAN FRANCISCO — Zion Williamson had 28 points and seven rebounds, Jrue Holiday scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans pulled away late to beat the Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Sunday. Nicolo Melli matched his career high with 20 points and six 3-pointers, and Brandon Ingram […]

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Family Mourns Lindsey Lagestee, Country Singer Who Was Hit, Killed By Car Outside Mount Greenwood Concert Hall

CHICAGO (CBS) — Dixie Crush was a country band with a big following in the Chicago area, and now the band has lost its lead singer after a freak accident on the city’s Far Southwest Side. As CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reported, Lindsey Lagestee, 25, was doing what she loved – entertaining on stage. But […]

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Coby White Scores 33, Wizards’ Bradley Beal Scores 53, But Bulls Win

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White scored 33 points to join Michael Jordan as the only Bulls rookies with consecutive 30-point games, and Chicago overcame Bradley Beal’s career-high 53 points to snap an eight-game losing streak with a 126-117 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Zach LaVine added 32 points and broke the franchise record […]

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Capitals acquire Kovalchuk from Canadiens for 3rd-rounder

WASHINGTON — The Capitals on Sunday acquired winger Ilya Kovalchuk from the Montreal Canadiens for a 2020 third-round pick. Washington made the move to get another top-nine forward hours after its second victory in eight games. Montreal will retain 50% of Kovalchuk’s $700,000 salary and cap hit.                                                                         […]

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Mooney, Gibbs lead Notre Dame to 87-71 win over Miami

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — T.J. Gibbs scored 19 points and made 5-of-6 3-pointers, John Mooney notched his nation-leading 22nd double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds, and hot-shooting Notre Dame rolled to an 87-71 victory Sunday over Miami. Prentiss Hubb added 15 points and 10 assists as the Fighting Irish (17-10, 8-8 Atlantic Coast Conference) […]

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Gilgeous-Alexander, Adams lead Thunder past Spurs

OKLAHOMA CITY — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 22 points and 13 rebounds, Steven Adams added 21 points and 14 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the San Antonio Spurs 131-103 on Sunday night. Luguentz Dort, a rookie who is on a two-way contract, scored 15 points on 6-for-6 shooting for Oklahoma City. Chris Paul […]

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Raptors roll to their biggest win ever, beat Pacers 127-81

TORONTO — Kyle Lowry and the surging Toronto Raptors tuned up for their showdown with Milwaukee by pounding the Indiana Pacers. Lowry had 16 points and 11 assists, extending his career-best streak of double-doubles to six, and Toronto hammered Indiana 127-81 on Sunday, the most lopsided victory in Raptors history.                                              […]

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Blackhawks’ losing ways continue versus staunch Stars, but Carlsson’s debut a bright spot

DALLAS — The Blackhawks found space hard to find in Sunday’s 2-1 loss against the Stars. That’s partially because things aren’t clicking right now for the slumping Hawks, now losers of eight of 10. But that’s also partially because the host Stars have become one of the staunchest defensive teams in the NHL. “They’re a […]

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