CHICAGO teams

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New Cubs GM looks to raise bar 'even further'

Carter Hawkins was formally introduced as the Cubs' new general manager on Monday, stepping into a position that had been open since Jed Hoyer was promoted to president of baseball operations almost a year ago.

James Wade on breaking stereotypes: 'Never judge a book by its cover' (1:46)
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Sky's Wade: Fought stereotypes as a Black man

After winning a WNBA championship in his third year as coach and GM of the Chicago Sky, James Wade spoke about the stereotypes he had to fight against as a Black man, saying, "I've always had to prove my intelligence."

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Sky capture 1st WNBA title; Copper named MVP

Hometown heroes Candace Parker and Allie Quigley came through big time to help Chicago win its first WNBA championship with a 80-74 victory over the Phoenix Mercury. Kahleah Copper was named WNBA Finals MVP.

Candace Parker embraces daughter after winning WNBA title (0:25)
Candace Parker emotional as Sky win first WNBA title (0:48)
Candace Parker proud of Sky's rally for WNBA title (1:04)
Vandersloot dishes nasty no-look dime to Copper for layup (0:16)
Vandersloot nails huge fadeaway bucket, Sky get clutch stop (0:23)
Vandersloot connects with Copper for stellar breakaway layup (0:22)
Chance the Rapper gets pumped over Dolson's go-ahead layup (0:36)
Candace Parker drains massive game-tying 3 (0:18)