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The Bucks, who breezed past the Bulls in the first round, were routed in Game 7.
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Three walks and a groundout in the eighth lift Pittsburgh.
Quigley returned to the court after missing the Sky’s first two games with an injury to her right knee. She scored seven points in 21 minutes in the Sky’s 82-78 victory against the Lynx.
Yoan Moncada hit a 424-foot home run in the fourth inning, and his walk in the ninth set the stage for a dramatic 3-2 victory that snapped the Yankees’ five-game winning streak.
Contreras’ bat is as hot as Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer and manager David Ross have ever seen it.
Chris Mueller made his first start and Jairo Torres debuted, but a pair of mistakes extended the Fire’s MLS losing streak to four.
Steele left his last start against the Dodgers a week ago with a sore left thumb.
Manager Tony La Russa hopes Giolito can pitch Monday or Tuesday against the Royals in Kansas City.
Fowles is a four-time defensive player of the year, a seven-time All-Star, a two-time WNBA champion, the league’s all-time leading rebounder and a member of the 25th-anniversary team.
With the Cubs, Rizzo’s leadership qualities eventually came into question from the front office. New York superstar Aaron Judge is behind his friend and first baseman all the way.
Mueller wasn’t a part of the Fire’s youth program and was passed over by his hometown team in the MLS draft before finally signing with them earlier this month.
The Bulls lacked real depth in the middle, even with the addition of veteran Tristan Thompson, but addressing that need won’t be easy. Vucevic is a movable piece, but the return for him might not match what they really need.
Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and others cited the Rangers and Kings as evidence the Hawks, too, could return to contention soon. But their general manager cautioned it “might take a little longer than they may hope, perhaps.”
Bet On It: South Point’s Andrews, a huge ‘‘Zorba the Greek’’ fan, taps his own Greek heritage for his debut novel.
The Bears seem destined for a losing season in 2022 as new GM Ryan Poles starts from the ground floor. But with a playable schedule, Fields’ development in coordinator Luke Getsy’s offense could give them a chance to exceed expectations.
A photo of a wild turkey near a famous music venue, male walleye “looking for love” belatedly, recommended fly rods for bluegill, and a very young morel hunter are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
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The Yankees relied on home runs by Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge, Joey Gallo and Josh Donaldson to coast to a 10-4 victory at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Cubs hitting coach Greg Brown and assistant hitting coach Johnny Washington joined the club this winter.
The right-hander could miss the five-game series this week against the Royals. The teams play a doubleheader Tuesday.
Both have thrown their support behind LIV Golf, a Saudi-backed company operating out of a country known for its human-rights abuses.
“We think we have some can’t-miss games. A lot of these are all about the matchup,” said Marie Donoghue, Amazon’s vice president of Global Sports Video.
Griner’s lawyer said he believed the relatively short extension of the detention indicated her case would come to trial soon. She has been in detention for nearly three months.