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Bulls finish preseason with a big thud

Daily Herald The Bulls faded in the fourth quarter and dropped their preseason finale to Minnesota 113-112 on Friday in St. Louis. But Derrick Rose looks ready for the regular season. He scored 27 points in 32...
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Could Hinrich, Mohammed coach one day?

Daily Herald Two Bulls players received votes for "which current player would make the best head coach" in nba.com's annual GM survey. Kirk Hinrich and Nazr Mohammed disagreed with that stauts, but Bulls coach...
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All that ‘zazz?' Not at Wrigley since McDonough's departure

Daily Herald Doesn't it seem like there's been something missing around Wrigley Field for quite a while?And I'm not talking wins.Or even the bleachers.
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Bulls' glass attack has been underwhelming

Daily Herald By adding center Pau Gasol this summer, rebounding figured to be one of the Bulls' best weapons this season. So far in preseason, that category could stand some improvement.
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Bulls voted against changing draft lottery

Daily Herald NBA owners struck down a proposal to revamp the draft lottery. The new system would have given the worst teams less chance to earn the No. 1 selection. As it stands, the worst team hasn't won the...
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Bulls hoping Butler will recover quickly

Daily Herald Jimmy Butler's sprained left thumb should be a minor injury. But it's tough to ignore memories of last year when Butler missed time in training camp with a bruised knee and never found his...
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Could Rose-Irving could be the league's best rivalry?

Daily Herald Monday's Bulls-Cavaliers game was merely a dress rehearsal for the Oct. 31 home opener. But the first meeting between expected Eastern Conference powers highlighted some interesting issues heading...
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Rose's night big ‘positive' for Bulls

Daily Herald The Bulls lost to Cleveland 107-98 on Monday in Columbus, Ohio, in a preseason matchup of expected Eastern Conference contenders. But this game was a sight for sore eyes, as far as the Bulls were...
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Butler a bit banged up in Bulls win

Daily Herald Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points, leading the Bulls to their fourth straight preseason win, 101-96 over the Charlotte Hornets at the United Center. The bad news is Jimmy Butler suffered a sprained...
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McGraw: Gasol OK with sitting out end of games sometimes

Daily Herald Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau talked about wanting to get a look at his fourth-quarter lineup options in the final three preseason games. There will be some tough calls to make, but newcomer Pau Gasol...
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Go-to guy? Bulls have some options

Daily Herald The Bulls made a 21-point, fourth-quarter comeback against Atlanta on Thursday. Derrick Rose stayed on the bench late in the game, which means the Bulls may have found a new late-game scorer.
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Spellman: What a move to bring in Coach Q

Daily Herald Joel Quenneville's accomplishments include being one of only three coaches to reach the 700-win plateu, or his 270-127-60 regular season record with the Hawks or his .606 postseason winning...
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Bulls' Butler not worried about his next contract

Daily Herald Jimmy Butler's game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer on Thursday against Atlanta continued the preseason-long trend of improved offense. Butler is averaging 18.6 points and shooting 60 percent from...
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McDermott still finding his way

Daily Herald Bulls stories, notes, photos and graphics
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Big comeback ... but big deal

Daily Herald The Bulls put together a brutal performance for three quarters, but Jimmy Butler erupted for 20 points in the final six minutes and drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to complete a 21-point rally....
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Noah's slow start no big deal

Daily Herald Joakim Noah is off to a slow start in preseason, which could have a couple diffferent causes. On Wednesday, the Bulls center expressed confidence that he'll be going full speed when the regular...
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Thibs fondly recalls his days with T'wolves

Daily Herald Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is well-aware of why he's fanatically obsessed with preseason preparation. On Wednesday at the Advocate Center, Thibodeau gave some credit to his first mentor in the NBA,...
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Thibodeau, Rose concerned about NBA's 44-minute game plan

Daily Herald The NBA announced plans to play an experimental 44-minute preseason game later this week, with the Celtics and Nets serving as guinea pigs. On Tuesday, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and Derrick Rose...
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McGraw: Bulls' Rose doesn't share coach's pessimism

Daily Herald Even though the Bulls beat Denver by 20 points on Monday, coach Tom Thibodeau continued to give warnings about doing what it takes to prepare for the regular season. On Tuesday, Derrick Rose added...
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Bulls get the message in win over Denver

Daily Herald The Bulls went from 21 points down in the second quarter to pulling away for a 110-90 preseason victory over the Denver Nuggets on Monday at the United Center. Jimmy Butler (21 points) and rookie...
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Blog Articles

Jackie Robinson West champs living large at the World Series

Chicago Breaking Sports (Paul Sullivan) — SAN FRANCISCO— The Little League champions from Jackie Robinson West and Philadelphia’s star Mo’ne Davis were hanging out this weekend before being feted at the World Series.
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Blackhawks Game Day: Rivalry with Blues renewed

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — ST. LOUIS -- Another chapter in the rivalry between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues was written Saturday night when the teams faced off at the Scottrade Center.
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Joe Maddon content to wait for Cubs, or others

Chicago Breaking Sports (Paul Sullivan) — SAN FRANCISCO — The Cubs might be the odds-on favorite to reel in free-agent manager Joe Maddon, but his agent said Saturday that they have yet to contact him.
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Illini hold off Minnesota for 1st Big Ten win

Chicago Breaking Sports (Shannon Ryan) — CHAMPAIGN -- There were certainly surprises in Champaign on Saturday.
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Josh Padilla, who has autism, scores touchdown for Leyden

Chicago Breaking Sports (Michael Stainbrook, Tribune reporter) — Josh Padilla wears No. 71 on game days. He is listed as a senior kicker on Leyden’s roster. He is a team captain and walks to midfield for the pregame coin toss.
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Bears mindful Jay Cutler must change mindset

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell) — Brandon Marshall didn't tell any secrets last Sunday when his fire roared in the Bears' locker room. He didn't attack Jay Cutler, and he didn't have to.
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In 30th season with Bulls, John Paxson a sports rarity

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — In 1985, freshly hired Bulls general manager Jerry Krause wanted to surround Michael Jordan with shooters and knew the Spurs owed the Bulls $200,000.
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Joe Maddon would be perfect fit as Cubs manager

Chicago Breaking Sports (David Haugh) — Driving along I-57 in the 1972 Chevrolet Chevelle he just bought at a car dealership in New Lenox, Joe Maddon commented to his passenger how much he loved coming to Chicago.
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Thibodeau: Bulls have a lot of work to do after preseason finale

ESPN (Scott Powers) — ST. LOUIS -- The bad outweighed the good for Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau in his team’s final preseason tuneup on Friday.The good was represented by Bulls guard Derrick Rose playing a...
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Blackhawks and Blues ripe to resume rivalry

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — ST. LOUIS — The battle for the Central Division title promises to be a bloodbath throughout the season with the Blackhawks and Blues expected to be among the teams slugging it out for the top spot.
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Huddle up: rookie Christian Jones' upside to be tested

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer) — With three losses in their last four games, the Bears are reeling, their playoff aspirations fading after last week's 27-14 home loss to the Dolphins.
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Butler confident new deal will come together with Bulls

ESPN (Scott Powers) — ST. LOUIS -- Jimmy Butler remained confident Friday that he and the Chicago Bulls will work out a contract extension prior to the approaching deadline.Butler and the Bulls have until Oct. 31, the...
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Cubs would be perfect landing spot for Maddon

Chicago Breaking Sports (Paul Sullivan) — SAN FRANCISCO---  No sooner did Joe Maddon opt out of his contract in Tampa Bay than the guessing game began.
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Derrick Rose: Patrick Kane pushes me

ESPN (Scott Powers) — ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose made it clear Friday that there’s a mutual respect between him and Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane. Rose and Kane will both look to put on a...
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Derrick Rose seeking further progress in Bulls' preseason finale

ESPN (Scott Powers) — ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose gets one final preseason tune-up Friday before embarking next week on his first regular-season game in nearly a year.For Rose and Bulls coach Tom...
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Marshall on lingering frustration: 'It's fuel'

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer) — Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall met with reporters following Friday’s practice at Halas Hall, discussing his push to use last weekend’s frustrations as motivation going forward. Marshall's...
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Butler's thumb swelling down, still questionable for opener

ESPN (Scott Powers) — ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler’s left thumb has decreased in swelling, but his status for next week’s season opener is still in question, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said...
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To get back in running, Bears need to run

Chicago Breaking Sports (Brad Biggs) — Marc Trestman, like most others in the NFL, calls every Sunday a must-win.
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Jay Cutler needs some tough love from Bears

Chicago Breaking Sports (David Haugh) — Questions came at Jay Cutler like pass rushers Thursday at Halas Hall, each one threatening to make the Bears quarterback uncomfortable. He wasn't.
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