CHICAGO Teams

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Mitchell Trubisky was born in 1994, but he said on Friday that growing up his favorite player was Bears' legend Walter Payton, who retired in 1987. As a kid, Trubisky read a book about Payton in the school library and was hooked after that. Trubisky -- from Ohio -- also admitted to studying other quarterbacks, but smiled when asked if he studied any Browns quarterbacks. "I like to watch other QBs, but not necessarily Cleveland QBs," Trubisky said. Wonder why.

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Trubisky hopes to bring wins to Chicago (0:27)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss his off day in Boston and playing at Fenway Park for the first time in his career.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

At his Foundation To Be Named Later charity event today, Theo Epstein laughed off a recent suggestion by political strategist David Axelrod that he could get into politics, calling such a thing "ridiculous." I think I need to go do something really ill-advised or commit a felony or something," Epstein said. "I can put a stop to it in a hurry."

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Epstein reflects on historic title runs (1:26)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Plenty of Cubbie blue (and gold) outside of Fenway already.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon gets to use a DH for the first time this season as Kyle Schwarber will get the honors tonight against the Red Sox. Ben Zobrist starts in LF with Albert Almora Jr in CF and batting ninth. Willson Contreras will catch for Jake Arrieta.

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It's been a tale of two series for Jimmy Butler, who has cooled off after helping the Bulls take an early 2-0 series lead over the Celtics. He's been dealing with soreness in his left knee but is expected to play in Game 6.

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Boston is one win away from advancing out of the first round for the first time in coach Brad Stevens' tenure. But ESPN's BPI gives the Bulls a slight edge at home.

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Rajon Rondo will not play in Game 6, and that is not good news for a Bulls team that has struggled without him on the court against the Celtics.

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Rondo will miss fourth straight game in series (1:21)

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

Wade says it is a big game and he is going to be very aggressive.

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By trading up to pick Mitch Trubisky with the No. 2 pick, the Bears are hoping they've finally landed their best QB since Jim McMahon.

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Anthony Walker draft highlights (0:53)
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Dawuane Smoot draft highlights (0:55)