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Mazara crushes homer in Rangers' win (0:22)
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Lopez exits with injury

White Sox RHP Reynaldo Lopez left Thursday's start vs. the Rangers with soreness on his right side. The 23-year-old allowed six runs (five earned) on five hits, walked four and struck out six prior to departing in the fifth inning. Lopez now owns a 6.10 ERA in two starts since Chicago called him up from Triple-A earlier this month.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bears have been playing Hroniss Grasu at center and Cody Whitehair at left guard with Kyle Long nursing his ankle injury, according to coach John Fox.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Thursday's injury report: Markus Wheaton, Prince Amukamara, Akiem Hicks and Kyle Long were among the players to miss practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Overheard on Thursday: "I think I've answered that, like, 20 times. But, yes." -- Bears coach John Fox on whether the quarterback order will be Mike Glennon-Mark Sanchez-Mitchell Trubisky on Saturday night in Arizona.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Huge cheers for Bears rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky (middle) during individual drills

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is back with team but not practicing after missing Wednesday's workout to have his right ankle re-examined.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

This is the second straight year the Bears have practiced at a high school stadium. Nice treat for fans unable to travel south to Bourbonnais for training camp.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chicago Bears are out in the community tonight, practicing at suburban Prospect High School.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Today is the first time the Cubs have lost a game when scoring at least 10 runs since May 28, 2006 against the Braves (snaps 107-game winning streak). It's also the first time they've lost a game in which they hit 6 HR since May 17, 1979 (lost 23-22 to the Phillies).

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Ervin puts Reds back on top with 2-run HR (0:28)
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Cubs go back-to-back-to-back against Reds (0:30)
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Votto hits 3-run HR in big 2nd inning for Reds (0:31)
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11hAdam Rittenberg

Purdue, Notre Dame add 4 future games

Longtime rivals Purdue and Notre Dame had already agreed to two future games but have added four more future games to the schedule. The schools will alternate games at Notre Dame Stadium (2021, 2025, and 2027) and Ross-Ade Stadium (2024, 2026, and 2028).

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Six weeks (October 1) until the qualifying offer (QO) for restricted free agents expire (unless extended). There are still five players that can sign the QO; Nerlens Noel ($4.2M), Mason Plumlee ($4.6M), Nikola Mirotic ($7.3M), Alex Len ($4.2M) and JaMychal Green ($2.8M). A player will see still be a RFA past October 1 but with no qualifying offer on the table. A player signing the QO would have veto power to any trade.

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Wade could be on his way out of Chicago (1:30)
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Stephen A.: No way in hell Wade stays in Chicago (1:43)
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19hCorey Pronman

Guide to every NHL team's prospects

An in-depth examination of all 31 NHL prospect groups -- including each team's top 10 and their impact this season -- shows that the Flyers could soon be back among the East's top contenders.