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Rose scores 23, Bulls beat Bucks 103-91

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, center, drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova, right, and guard Michael Carter-Williams during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

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Bryant gets 1st hit, reaches 5 times as Cubs beat Padres 7-6

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant watches his RBI single during the fifth inning of an MLB baseball game against the San Diego Padres Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Chicago. Bryant's single was his first major league hit. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday in the Chicago Cubs’ 7-6, 11-inning win over the San Diego Padres.

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Abreu, LaRoche lead White Sox to 12-3 win against Tigers

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) greets Tyler Flowers after Abreu's grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Despite their early season struggles, the players who make up the middle of the Chicago White Sox batting order knew what they could do.

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Rookie G Darling to start for Blackhawks in Game 3 vs Preds

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook (7) slaps the leg pad of goalie Corey Crawford (50) after the Nashville Predators scored their sixth goal of the night against Crawford, during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL Western Conference hockey playoff series Friday, April 17, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Scott Darling will start in goal in place of Corey Crawford for the Blackhawks against the Predators in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

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Top prospect Kris Bryant joins Cubs for game vs Padres

Baseball fans take photos as Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant bats during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Chicago, Friday, April 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family members and friends who turned out for his big league debut.

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