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Pacnews

Thabo Sefolosha Found Not Guilty on All Charges

Atlanta Hawks swingman Thabo Sefolosha was found not guilty of all charges on Oct. 9, ending a two-day trial that included the Hawks wing taking the stand, according to Chris Vivlamore of the <i>Atlanta Journal-Constitution.</i><p>Sefolosha, 31, was charged with three misdemeanors in April after being …

Stephen A. Smith Responds to Kevin Durant, Says Thunder Superstar Is 'Lying'

After seeing Kevin Durant shoot down his report and call him a liar, ESPN's Stephen A. Smith responded to the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar on <i>First Take</i> on Monday morning.<p>He's not backing down.<p>Last week, Smith reported on <i>First Take</i> that the Los Angeles Lakers are a team Durant will consider when …

Basketball

Cold Hard Fact for Monday, October 5, 2015

Link to Media<p><i>Fact: The Marlins' Dee Gordon is the first NL player since Jackie Robinson in 1949 to lead the NL in batting average (.333) and steals (58).</i><p>Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.<p><i>Source: MLB</i> …

Baseball

Clay Matthews to Colin Kaepernick: 'You Ain't Russell Wilson, Bruh!'

The Green Bay Packers were not kind to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Sunday.<p>In total, Kaep threw for just 160 yards, no scores and one interception.<p>To add insult to ineffectiveness, linebacker Clay Matthews mocked Kaep’s patented bicep-kiss celebration after a third-quarter …

Football (U.S.)

NL Central becomes first ever division with top three MLB records

For the first time in baseball history, one division holds the three best records in the majors.<p>If MLB didn't divide up into two leagues and three …

Differences between Fred Hoiberg, Tom Thibodeau emerging

One contrast between Fred Hoiberg and Tom Thibodeau got was established immediately at media day last week.<p>One year after Thibodeau openly bristled at management-imposed minutes restrictions, Hoiberg casually mentioned the greater importance of having Pau Gasol fresh for the Oct. 27 season opener …

Chicago is falling out of love with Derrick Rose

He is no longer Pooh.<p>It doesn't even feel right calling Derrick Rose that anymore. In Pooh, there was innocence. Unabridged, untainted, untouched. …

Chris Sale Breaks White Sox Record for Most Strikeouts in Season

Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale broke a franchise record with his 270th strikeout of the season on Friday night against the Detroit Tigers.<p>Sale's record-breaking strikeout came against James McCann in the top of the second inning, passing Ed Walsh's club mark set in 1908.<p>Shortly after the …

Baseball

Racism in Baseball isn't Going Anywhere

Ex-pitcher Dirk Hayhurst explains how pro baseball, from the minor leagues on up, tries to make Latino players conform to white American values.<p>"We're opening this game to everyone that can play. However, if you're going to come into our country and make our American dollars, you need to respect a …

Kevin Durant Rumors: Lakers Reportedly Star's 'Primary Objective' in Free Agency

Link to Media<p>Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will have his pick of the litter when he hits free agency next offseason, but according to a recent report, KD may be leaning toward making a move out West to the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>On Tuesday's episode of ESPN's <i>First Take</i>, Stephen A. Smith …

Basketball

Flip Saunders Unlikely to Coach This Season Due to Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders is reportedly unlikely to lead the team during the upcoming NBA season as he continues treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.<p>The latest update on Saunders' status came from Jerry Zgoda of the <i>Star Tribune</i>, who noted recent signs regarding the longtime …

Basketball

Jose Abreu 2nd Player in MLB History to Start Career with 2 30-HR, 100-RBI Years

On Thursday night, Chicago White Sox slugger Jose Abreu became the second player in Major League Baseball history to record 30 home runs and 100 RBI in the first two seasons of his career.<p>According to Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago, Abreu joins Albert Pujols, who performed the feat in 2001 and 2002.<p>The …

Baseball

Yankees Clinch 2015 Playoff Berth: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

Link to Media<p>Following a two-year postseason absence, the New York Yankees guaranteed they'll be playing playoff baseball in October again thanks to a 4-1 <b></b>win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. The victory was also the 10,000th in franchise history.<p>Link to Media<p>According to the <i>New York Times</i>' …

Despite Rose's Latest Injury, Bulls Have New Optimism Under New Coach Hoiberg

CHICAGO — There’s a new book out called <i>Basketball Anatomy</i>, written by the Chicago Bulls team doctor Brian Cole. A player wrote the foreword to the book, and I’ll let you guess which one.<p>It should come as no surprise to anyone that it was Derrick Rose, nor should it come as a surprise that Rose got …

NBA

Point Stance: Cam Newton's Star Turn

<b>1. The brilliance of Cam Newton</b><p>Do you remember what was once said about Cam Newton?<p>It wasn't just the now-infamous comment about him having a "fake smile." It was much more. There was a sense that Newton was some type of <i>Manchurian Player</i>. There was something faulty inside of him, like wiring that …

NFL

Pacnews

Power Rankings: Week 4

As the Bears prepare to take on the Oakland Raiders in Week 4, ChicagoBears.com takes a look at what national media outlets are saying about the …

Pacnews

With Monday's trade of defensive end Jared Allen to the Carolina Panthers, rumors have begun to emerge that the Chicago Bears have put top talent like wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, running back Matt Forte, and quarterback Jay Cutler on the trade block. How true are these rumors? If they are true, …

Hoiberg Era ready to begin for the Bulls … ready or not

The Fred Hoiberg Era isn’t exactly starting smoothly.<p>When the first-year Bulls coach meets with the media Monday afternoon to kick off training camp, …

NBA

Brady clarifies Trump remarks: 'I try to have fun with certain things'

"Tom Brady endorses Donald Trump," the headlines read.<p>But that was news to those who were in the Patriots locker room and heard how Brady responded …

The 8 Teams with a Legitimate Chance to Win Super Bowl 50 After NFL Week 3

After three weeks of the 2015 NFL season, many already feel like they know a lot about most teams—particularly who is capable of winning it all come February.<p>Which teams have the talent necessary to win Super Bowl 50? Who are some contenders from previous years that may be out of contention already?<p>…

NFL

10 questions for the Bulls heading into 2015-16

By Sam Smith | 9.28.2015 | 9:50 a.m.<p>It’s the official start of the 2015-16 NBA season for the Bulls with media interviews Monday and practices …

NBA

Patriots Back to Obliterating the NFL, Proving They Can Win Without Cheating

There are two things I'm nearly certain of when it comes to the New England Patriots.<p>First: If they were ever deflating footballs, or otherwise engaging in putrid malfeasance, they are no longer.<p>Second: They may absolutely, as they did eight years ago, annihilate the rest of the league all season. …