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Wilson Contreras: "The desire to win leads us to do things" (2:44)

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The White Sox activated 2B Yoan Moncada (left thumb) from Triple-A Charlotte's 7-day DL. Chicago's top prospect owns a .331/.401/.504 batting line with six homers and 10 steals through 34 games in the minors this season.

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Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader between the Tigers and White Sox has been postponed. It will be made up as part of a straight doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 2:10 p.m ET. Friday's Game 2 is expected to be played as scheduled at 8:10 p.m ET.

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The great debate: LeBron or MJ? (3:14)

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Dwyane Wade congratulated former teammate LeBron James on Friday afternoon. James' streak of seven straight NBA Finals appearances is the first of its kind since the 1960s Boston Celtics dynasty.

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The White Sox placed RHP Dylan Covey on the 10-day DL Friday with a strained left oblique and called up RHP Juan Minaya from Triple-A Charlotte. In addition, they've added RHP Tyler Danish as the 26th man for Friday's doubleheader vs. the Tigers.

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Comparing iconic careers of Jordan and LeBron (1:57)
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Is Laimbeer still sour over Jordan? (2:46)
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Real or not? Giolito's gem

Lucas Giolito spun a seven-inning no-hitter for Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday, but was it really a sign that he'll turn his season around?

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Since his most recent no-hitter vs. the Reds in April 2016, Jake Arrieta hasn't been nearly as dominant as he was prior to that game. That's especially been the case this season.

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Ron Burgundy's take on the Cubs Anchorman-themed road trip (1:13)

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White Sox prospect Lucas Giolito (Keith Law's No. 13 prospect entering this season) threw a 7-inning no-hitter today in AAA. Giolito entered today with a 5.95 ERA in his first 8 starts in AAA this season

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Did fan interfere with Bryant's homer? (0:26)
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Cubs rocking 'Anchorman' suits for road trip (0:15)

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Of Ben Zobrist's five previous home runs this season, the highest was 31 feet below the one he knocked out during Thursday's 5-1 win over the Giants (95 feet).

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon was pleased with the work of his pitching staff on Thursday.

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Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo was either really getting into the 70s/Anchorman theme, or he grew up an Oscar Gamble fan.