CHICAGO Teams

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Portis erupts for 38 in Bulls' loss to 76ers (1:18)
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Embiid dives into the crowd twice (0:36)
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Portis: 'I'm getting 40' (0:32)
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Edwards shines as Purdue hangs on against Illinois (1:12)
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Simmons drops no-look dime to Embiid (0:19)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

A spirited first half from the Bulls. They lead 69-67 at halftime. Bobby Portis leads everybody with 21 points. Bulls showed a lot of fight to crawl back from an 18 point deficit. They seem to be motivated playing the role of underdog with veterans Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday not dressing for this game.

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Markkanen serves facial to Johnson (0:15)
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Sixers open up hot from distance (0:37)
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Edwards posterizes Illinois for #SCtop10 dunk (0:23)
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Edwards puts on a show in the open floor (0:19)
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Edwards buries deep triple for Purdue (0:16)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon admits the Cubs 25 man roster is near set even at this point in the spring, which is a long way from his early days with the Rays. Every position was seemingly up for grabs: "It was like a casting call."

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Blackhawks win in shootout (0:27)
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Nova cruises to victory over DePaul (0:51)
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Paschall slams it with power (0:26)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs starters this weekend for first three Cactus League games: Michael Roth, Eddie Butler and Jen-Ho Tseng. Friday-Sunday.

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