CHICAGO Teams

Mike Sando ESPN Senior Writer 

The Broncos presumably are not surprised by Mark Sanchez this summer. Only JaMarcus Russell and Geno Smith have higher INT rates out 45 qualifying QBs since 2009. Only Rex Grossman, John Skelton and Kerry Collins have worse turnover-to-snaps ratios than Sanchez since Sanchez entered the league (min. 1000 snaps).

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Are the Cubs' injuries a concern?

If there's one flaw for the Cubs this season, it's their shaky bullpen. But Hector Rondon and Pedro Strop are slated to return in September, just in time to prepare for the postseason. Crasnick: Injury questions for contenders

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears third round pick DL Jonathan Bullard, who is pushing to crack the starting lineup, missed his second straight practice for "personal reasons," according to coach John Fox. However, Fox made it sounds as if Bullard is expected to play Saturday vs. Kansas City. Also missing Tuesday's practice: OG Kyle Long, RB Jeremy Langford and ILB Danny Trevathan.

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Team USA could benefit from some 'Bryzzo'

By the time the Tokyo Olympics are here, Kris Bryant (28) and Anthony Rizzo (31) will still be in their primes age-wise (and maybe will have a World Series ring or two). If the best U.S. players were allowed to participate, both would surely make the cut. Schoenfield: 2020 U.S. Olympic dream team

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With 12th pick in draft, Bulls would ...

With Robin Lopez being something of a stopgap in the middle, Chad Ford sees Chicago selecting Texas' Jarrett Allen. The 6-foot-10 freshman won't be an immediate replacement but possesses huge upside. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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Jake Arrieta has a new catcher; so what of it?

The Cubs' Willson Contreras caught Jake Arrieta for the first time last week. Here's a look at who could be Arrieta's new batterymate going forward.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs RF Jason Heyward discuss hitting his sixth home run of the season on Monday against the Padres after getting the last four days off.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs pitcher Jon Lester answer if his year has been overlooked. He won his 14th game beating the Padres 5-1 on Monday night.