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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

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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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Butler leads Bulls to 110-90 win over Nuggets

Daily Herald Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookie Doug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night. The Bulls led 83-75 after...
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Gasol brings plenty to Bulls' party

Daily Herald Two weeks into Bulls training camp, a couple of things are obvious about newcomer Pau Gasol. The veteran center is one of the more intelligent players in the league and he's a better shot-blocker...
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Rose looking stronger as Bulls get win

Daily Herald After dropping their first two games of the preseason, the Bulls finally earned a 91-85 win Saturday night over the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center. But as coach Tom Thibodeau likes to...
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Gasol, Butler lead Bulls over Bucks, 91-85

Daily Herald MILWAUKEE -- Pau Gasol scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler added 18 and the Chicago Bulls picked up their first win in three preseason games, beating the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 91-85 on Saturday...
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Blog Articles

Jared Allen: Bears not missing a locker room leader

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer) — Jared Allen has only played six games as a Chicago Bear, not exactly a longstanding presence in the locker room after joining the organization in March. But the veteran defensive end wants it made...
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Fuller sits out practice; Conte, Briggs, Bostic return

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell) — Injuries have the Chicago Bears’ defensive back seven in flux ahead of Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady.
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Lottery criticism too much of a gamble

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – The NBA voted down the plan to restructure the league's draft lottery and Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau elected not to gamble with his own money.Asked about the vote to...
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Thibs forced to consider minutes restrictions

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, will not commit to minutes restriction plan for any of his players, especially when there still is a week remaining of preparation time...
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Thibs prepared if Butler can't go in opener

ESPN (Doug Padilla) — CHICAGO – While the Chicago Bulls continue to operate on the premise that Jimmy Butler will need a week for his left thumb injury to heal, coach Tom Thibodeau will move forward as if he...
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Urlacher: Cutler 'hasn't produced like an elite QB'

Chicago Breaking Sports (Fred Mitchell) — Retired Chicago Bears Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Urlacher was highly critical of Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on Wednesday, acknowledging his former teammate's talent but saying he doesn't do...
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Week 8 Kickoff - Bears prepare for Patriots

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell) — The Bears' season appears to be at a crossroads after last Sunday's loss to the Dolphins, which dropped them to 3-4 and sent emotions overflowing in the locker room afterward.
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Royals run out of magic in Game 1 loss to Giants

Chicago Breaking Sports (Paul Sullivan) — KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Another World Series title won't do a whole lot to change San Francisco, a world class city with a quirky personality.
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Antti Raanta called upon sooner than expected

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — The deeper the Blackhawks got into the season, the more coach Joel Quenneville was asked when backup goaltender Antti Raanta would start a game.
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Tom Thibodeau right out of Bill Belichick playbook

Chicago Breaking Sports (David Haugh) — Tom Thibodeau grew up in Connecticut a fan of the Patriots, especially favorite player Sam "Bam" Cunningham. But the Bulls coach really turns into a kid again describing the current leader of his...
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Brandon Marshall on Jay Cutler: 'We're great'

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell) — Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall stood by his expression of emotion and his quarterback Tuesday, two days after media overheard his postgame rant inside the Soldier Field locker room.
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Injury confusion at Halas Hall grows cloudier by the day

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer) — Welcome back to “The Blitz Package,” your weekly destination for notable news, nuggets and intriguing Chicago Bears storylines. This week’s topic: the Bears’ growing list of injuries and the...
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Jimmy Butler to miss Bulls' exhibition finale

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Jimmy Butler will indeed sit the rest of this week and miss the Chicago Bulls' exhibition finale on Friday in St. Louis against the Timberwolves after an MRI on Tuesday confirmed the sprain of...
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Butler (thumb) will miss preseason finale

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler will not practice this week and will not play in Friday's preseason finale after an MRI confirmed he sprained ligaments in his left thumb. The Bulls announced...
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Emery: Cutler's winning record makes him elite

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell) — Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery backed Jay Cutler as an elite quarterback Tuesday when a fan asserted otherwise during a question-and-answer session on the team's website.
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Bulls, Cavs ready for rivalry

Chicago Breaking Sports (K.C. Johnson) — Monday night in Columbus, Ohio, didn't count. Oct. 31 does.
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Three things we learned about Bears in Week 7

Chicago Breaking Sports (Rich Campbell) — Coming off a complete win, the Chicago Bears torpedoed any optimism about their season with a 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins, a stinker that dropped their home record to 0-3. Afterward, Brandon...
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Crawford injured; Raanta to start for Blackhawks vs. Flyers

Chicago Breaking Sports (Chris Kuc) — The Chicago Blackhawks will be without starting goaltender Corey Crawford when they face the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night at the United Center.
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Trestman not sensing any divide between Marshall, Cutler

Chicago Breaking Sports (Dan Wiederer) — Back in August, during the early stages of training camp, Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall expressed his profound admiration for Jay Cutler, emphatically going on the record with a...
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Thibs: LeBron 'up there with all-time best'

ESPN (Nick Friedell) — COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Tom Thibodeau does not believe it's fair to try to compare LeBron James to other players at this point in his career. After all, James is still just 29 years old and doesn't...
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