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Kane's point streak up to 18 on DeBrincat's first goal of hat trick (0:54)
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Bryant happy to clear air with Molina over barb

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant said he's more than happy to clear the air with Yadier Molina after offseason comments Bryant made about the city of St. Louis raised the ire of the Cardinals' All-Star catcher.

BBTN: Unsigned Stars, Spring Training Underway

Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the waiting game with Harper, Machado and other big stars, what it means for labor peace and much more (6:48). Plus, Mark Teixeira shares his Spring Training perspective (26:50), Scott Lauber brings some "Inside Heat" on the Phillies (39:29), and Buster talks to CC Sabathia about his farewell season (43:28).

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant react to the reaction he got for his comments about St. Louis during the off season.

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Spring sights: Watch Willson Contreras imitate Yu Darvish's delivery while throwing to teammate Victor Caratini. Caratini then mimics Tyler Chatwood on the throw back.

Carter shares MJ 2003 All-Star Game moment, sends birthday wish (1:47)
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Watch Cole Hamels react to a computer program predicting a last place finish for the Cubs while pointing towards an older rotation as a reason for regression.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: Illinois is hiring Toledo wide receivers coach Mike Bellamy as its new running backs coach. 247 Sports first reported the move, which brings Bellamy back to his alma mater, where he earned All-Big Ten honors before a lengthy NFL career. Bellamy coached Illinois' wide receivers from 2012 to 2015. He replaces Thad Ward, who recently left to join Rod Carey's new staff at Temple.

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Cubs' Russell speaks publicly about suspension

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell spoke publicly to reporters Friday for the first time since his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic abuse policies. "I've let a lot of people down," Russell said.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Addison Russell discuss his suspension from mlb for violating the league's domestic abuse policies.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon often talks about coaching the coaches as he meets with his mostly new staff. Full squad workouts are around the corner.