Posts Tagged Chicago

Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3), center, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, left, and forward Carlos Boozer (5) during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this.

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Villanueva comes up short in Cubs 8-2 loss to Reds

Cincinnati Reds starter Homer Bailey delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Villanueva had a better start than his last appearance. He just couldn’t finish off innings that left him with a similar outcome.

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Shuttleworth preserves Revs 1-1 draw with Fire

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono’s penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire, who matched a Major League Soccer record with their sixth straight tie.

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Cubs hit 3 HRs, break loose to beat Reds 8-4

Chicago Cubs' Mike Olt, left, celebrates with manager Rick Renteria, right, and Anthony Rizzo after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday.

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Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Charlotte Bobcats' Al Jefferson, left, strips the ball from Chicago Bulls' Joakim Noah during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Bobcats won 91-86 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.

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