CHICAGO teams

On this date: Jordan shrugs off 3-point barrage in Finals (0:44)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts briefly addressed comments made by his brother Pete Ricketts, the governor of Nebraska who apologized today for choosing his words 'poorly' in addressing African-American leaders in his state on Monday. Tom said he talked to Pete on Monday night: "He is a very respectful person and if he offended anyone I'm sure he did not mean to.”

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts on the activity/protests around Wrigley Field: "Our collective heart goes out to everyone who's been affected by the events over the past few days in Chicago. Terrible circumstances led to the things we've seen in the city. We support all the peaceful protesters and their right to gather and make their voices heard. Hopefully, we'll be able to work with some neighborhoods who have been impacted. We're going to redouble our efforts."

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Notre Dame-Navy game moved from Ireland

Notre Dame will not open the season against Navy in Dublin, Ireland, on Aug. 29 because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the teams will face each other at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland, most likely on Labor Day weekend.

On this date: Bulls make epic defensive stand to beat the Knicks (2:07)

BBTN: Jeff Passan discusses MLBPA's return-to-play proposal sent to the owners

Jeff Passan joins Buster to dive into the weeds on the MLBPA's return-to-play proposal sent to the owners (4:09). The guys discuss what the reaction will be from the owners, deferrals as a fig leaf from the players, at-risk players sitting out and still getting paid, doomsday scenarios for baseball, and the key figures that could lead the sides to a middle ground. Plus, Sarah Langs home run chase of '98 and the 17 pitchers that allowed home runs to Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa (32:00).

Hoop Collective: How The NBA Is Responding To Crisis

Brian Windhorst, Malika Andrews, Andrew Lopez and Kevin Pelton discuss the events of the past week and how the NBA community has rallied around the cause. Then, the crew tries to answer questions about the quality of games to expect when the NBA returns, if the "playoff-plus" format is fair and whether the league is trying to tailor its return plan around Zion Williamson and the Pelicans (16:00).

Nick Wright: 'The one thing that LeBron supporters have the ability to do that MJ supporters could learn from is acknowledging failures'

Bomani Jones welcomes his friend, FS1's Nick Wright to the show for the first time for a wide-ranging conversation. The guys discuss how much of the modern NBA post-1990 needs to be re-litigated when it comes to ranking the greatest players and competitive balance (1:03). Nick defends his LeBron James as "the greatest ever" take (22:21) and Bomani complains about group projects again (34:15). Plus, what is the tipping point for sports news coverage on social activism in light of the George Floyd tragedy (44:19).

Chicago bars and restaurants missing the MLB (1:50)