Posts Tagged Chicago

With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from ‘D’

Chicago Bears defensive end Jared Allen (69) smiles as he watches teammates during NFL football training camp at Olivet Nazarene University on Friday, July 25, 2014., in Bourbonnais, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) — He was the big prize, the sparkling centerpiece in the overhaul, except Jared Allen wasn’t really interested in shining the spotlight on himself on Friday.

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Padres rout Cubs 11-3

Chicago Cubs catcher John Baker, left, is unable to handle a throw from third baseman Luis Valbuena and get the force on San Diego Padres' Yasmani Grandal during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Chicago. Valbuena was charged with an error on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — You would never know the San Diego Padres have the lowest team batting average in the major leagues by the way they hit against the Chicago Cubs and starter Edwin Jackson.

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Joakim Noah to address Chicago’s street violence

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls player Joakim Noah will address ways to curb Chicago’s gun violence.

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Padres rout Cubs 11-3

San Diego Padres catcher Rene Rivera, center, celebrates with teammates after the Padres' 13-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — You would never know the San Diego Padres have the lowest team batting average in the major leagues by the way they hit against the Chicago Cubs and starter Edwin Jackson.

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Padres’ Ross fans 11 in 13-3 rout of Cubs

San Diego Padres catcher Rene Rivera, center, celebrates with teammates after the Padres' 13-3 win over the Chicago Cubs in a baseball game Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyson Ross struck out a career-high 11, and the light-hitting San Diego Padres broke out for a season-best nine runs in the sixth inning in a 13-3 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.

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