CHICAGO Teams

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade noted that one of the players who has stuck out to him most early on has been -- Doug McDermott.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Wade says he wants to be introduced before games as being from: "Chicago, Illinois."

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DeShone Kizer talks sideline communication (0:42)
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Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

DeShone Kizer talks about Brian Kelly saying the coach needs to turn up the intensity on the sidelines:

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The Cubs won their 101st game last night. Last time they won MORE than 100 games? How about 1910. William Howard Taft was president!

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

James Onwualu has been very honest and thoughtful in speaking about the coordinator change this week from Brian VanGorder to Greg Hudson. Onwualu came to ND as a WR before switching to LB, and he said he thanked VanGorder for the opportunity since he was the one who invested in him on that side of the ball: "Obviously everybody was talking about it -- even our student section seemed to have a strong stance on that. But it was shocking to me, this is the only defensive experience I've ever had. Really all I knew defensively. So it's difficult for some older guys, and me included, to put that aside and take the next step into something new. I'll continue my relationship with (VanGorder) and possibly still learn things from him but I'm on to the next step."

Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike McGlinchey on Brian Kelly saying everyone's job is up for grabs: "We are a 1-3 football team and things need to change." The Notre Dame captain adds: "Guys are fed up. We've had enough. We've had enough losing."

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7hJohn Clayton

NFL executives predict Jay Cutler's future

The clock is ticking on Jay Cutler's time in Chicago. The Bears can release the QB this offseason with minimal impact on their future cap. They don't, however, have a ready-made replacement.

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Kelly says everybody's job is in jeopardy at Notre Dame (0:43)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss John Lackey's final reg season start and his team's 6-4 win over Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch John Lackey discuss his season with the Cubs.

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Cabrera blasts two-run homer (0:23)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

John Lackey's first (reg) season with the Cubs is complete as he's in line for his 11th win after going 5 innings while giving up a run to the Pirates on 5 hits. His ERA is 3.35, a solid season for the 37 year old.

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Coghlan hits bases-clearing triple (0:39)
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17hJesse Rogers

Cubs' playoff roster starts to take shape

"It's probably going to be 11 [pitchers] and 14 [position players]," manager Joe Maddon said. "Probably the optimal situation to be in."