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Chicago Bulls fire coach Tom Thibodeau

In this May 10, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau yells to his team during the first half of Game 4 in a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Chicago.  The Bulls fired Thibodeau on Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships.

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Harper, Scherzer power Nationals past Cubs

Washington Nationals starter Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Jon Lester and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Wednesday night.

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Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad celebrates his goal against Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen with Jonathan Toews (19) during the second period in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Playoffs, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Duncan Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Wednesday night to force a Game 7 in the Western Conference finals.

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Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, hugs Addison Russell after Russell's game winning double off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. Jonathan Herrera scored on the play giving the Cubs a 3-2 win. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The moment Kris Bryant made contact, just about everyone in the Cubs’ dugout rose to take a look.

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Nationals lose 3-2 to Cubs

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Matt Grace walks off the field after giving up the game winning hit to Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell after a baseball game Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Nationals had just grabbed a one-run lead when Kris Bryant erased it with a mammoth home run.

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