CHICAGO Teams

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

After some early season struggles in the role, Ian Happ returns to the lead off spot tonight for the Cubs. Happ has been as hot as anyone on the team, showing extraordinary patience at the plate as of late. Kyle Schwarber bats second with Bryant and Rizzo behind them.

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Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears head coach Matt Nagy says the team will be united on how they handle the NFL's new national anthem policy.

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Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears linebacker Sam Acho addresses the NFL's new national anthem policy.

Sanchez's RBI single brings home the winning run (0:21)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyler Chatwood is the first Cubs pitcher since Carlos Zambrano in 2007 to walk five or more batters in six different starts. Of course, Zambrano did it over the course of a whole season while Chatwood has done it before Memorial Day. The six starts of walking 5 or more are twice as many as any other pitcher in baseball this season.

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Maddon: Doubt Rays' starter strategy catches on

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he doesn't believe the Rays' strategy of having a reliever start games will ignite some sort of revolution in baseball. "To see that becoming a part of the norm, I doubt it," he said.

Bubba Watson has some fun at Wrigley Field (0:16)

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Romeo Weems is headed to DePaul. Weems is currently ranked no.30 in the ESPN 60. Huge get for the Blue Demons.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The latest, outside the Cubs clubhouse, combining art and baseball.

Le Batard and Stephen A. debate Warriors vs. MJ's Bulls (1:38)