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After missing a month with a hamstring injury, Dexter Fowler will return to the Chicago Cubs' lineup on Friday when the team takes on the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.

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<![CDATA[Conor Dwyer Looks to Complete 'Unfinished Business' in Rio]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:31:46 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-543300534.jpg
When Conor Dwyer heads to a meet there’s one thing his family said he always looks for.

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<![CDATA[Tillman Officially Retires as a Member of the Bears]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:06:11 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tillman+bears+retire.png
The Chicago Bears said goodbye to one of the best players in franchise history on Friday as Charles Tillman signed a one-day deal to retire as a member of the team.]]>
<![CDATA[Trailblazing Coach Dennis Green Dies at 67]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:43:25 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-727094521.jpg
Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach that led teams at both the collegiate and professional level, passed away Thursday at the age of 67.

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<![CDATA[Slide Continues for White Sox With 2-1 Loss to Tigers]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:53:11 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-578549168.jpg
Adam Eaton did not want to leave the ballpark. The way he saw it, this game should not have been called.

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<![CDATA[Olympian Ousted for Pot in 2012 Hopes for Redemption in Rio]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:26:43 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Nicholas+Delpopolo+2.jpg
A New Jersey judoka who was expelled from the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for marijuana is looking for a second chance in Rio, according to reports. Nick Delpopolo, 27, has trained hard...

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<![CDATA[NBA Teams, Players React to All-Star Game Move]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:01:41 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/238*120/usa-adam-silver-nba-slideshow.jpg
Caving in to mounting pressure to move the annual event, the NBA joined a growing list of high-profile organizations, businesses and celebrities that have canceled events and pulled business out of North...

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<![CDATA[Bears Training Camp Positional Preview: Running Back]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:18:00 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/carey+langford+bears+GettyImages-503263140.jpg
With Matt Forte heading to the Big Apple, the Chicago Bears have some giant question marks at running back as they enter the 2016 training camp.

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<![CDATA[Tillman Lands New Gig After Retirement]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:35:46 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tillman.png
Former Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman has been retired for three days, but he's already got a new job lined up.]]>
<![CDATA[Charles Tillman to Retire as a Member of the Bears]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:34:30 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/133866422.jpg
After spending 12 of his 13 NFL seasons with the Chicago Bears, cornerback Charles Tillman will officially retire as a member of the team on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Acquire Reliever Mike Montgomery in Swap With Mariners]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:24:29 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/174*120/GettyImages-576807806.jpg
The Chicago Cubs have been seeking out bullpen help throughout the season, and it appears they've finally gotten it as they acquired Mike Montgomery in a trade with the Seattle Mariners.

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<![CDATA[Jason Hammel Gets Big Surprise at Locker Wednesday]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:40:48 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jason+hammel+cubs+GettyImages-544215076.jpg
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel is on a "Potato Chip Program" to manage cramping issues, and the hurler got a big surprise in front of his locker Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Bears Set to Meet with Amini Silatolu: Report]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:59:19 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-144254999.jpg
The Chicago Bears have already made significant moves to bolster their offensive line, but they could be adding another piece from the defending NFC champions.

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<![CDATA[Patrick Kane Shows Off Sick Stick-Handling Skills]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:39:21 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/patrick+kane2.png
Chicago Blackhawks superstar Patrick Kane is at it again, as he's showing off his stick-handling skills in a dazzling new video.

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<![CDATA[Legendary Redskins Superfan Chief Zee Has Died]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:15:43 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chief+Zee+1200++x+675.jpg
The Washington Redskins' biggest fan died in his sleep last night.

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<![CDATA[Cabrera, Frazier Homer as White Sox Beat Mariners 6-1]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:45:15 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-577904540.jpg
For the attention Seattle has received this season for its power surge, it's the inability to score runs through more traditional methods that has led to the Mariners' slow start to the second half of the...

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<![CDATA[There's a Reason Gymnasts Don't Like to Shake Hands]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 05:34:18 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/gymnsats.jpg
During every summer Olympics, the gymnasts invariably become some of the biggest stars. They thrill millions of viewers during the games, and are surrounded by fans asking for pictures and autographs afterwards....

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