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White Sox changed their replay plan after trouble in Detroit

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said the team changed its process for determining when to challenge a play after a costly mistake in Detroit last weekend.

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Former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone dead at 70

In this Oct. 31, 1977. file photo, Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, right, speaks at a news conference in Chicago with teammate, running back Walter Payton looking on. Buffone, who played 15 seasons for the Bears, was found dead of natural causes Monday, April 20, 2015, at a home on Chicago’s West Side. He was 70. Buffone retired after the 1979 season with 24 career interceptions, the most for any Bears linebacker. He also held the team's record for most games played with 186. (AP Photo/Charles E. Knoblock, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Chicago Bears linebacker Doug Buffone, whose reputation for being a passionate football player carried over into his career as a sports broadcaster, was found dead Monday in his home, according to police.

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White Sox promote LHP Rodon from minors

CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon was watching funny YouTube videos with his girlfriend and another buddy when he got the call from the Chicago White Sox.

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For Pelicans and Bucks, there were lessons in Game 1 losses

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd checks the scoreboard during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Chicago Bulls, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

New Orleans and Milwaukee were facing long odds before the postseason even began, and now the task of advancing in the NBA playoffs seems considerably more daunting.

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Padres topple Cubs for 5-2 victory

San Diego Padres' Will Middlebrooks, right, celebrates with teammate Derek Norris (3) after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Will Middlebrooks remembered from his playing days in Boston what type of pitches Jon Lester throws in different situations.

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