— Robert Berić had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Fire tied the New England Revolution 2-2 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.
- Bears sign wide receiver Goodwin to 1-year deal
- Sources: LaVine in protocol, likely to miss games
- Cubs' Ross calls suspensions 'a little confusing'
- Cubs remove 3 players from COVID injured list
— Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points, Lauri Markkanen added 16 off the bench and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-96 on Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
— Malcolm Subban made 29 saves for his second shutout of the season, helping the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-0 on Saturday night.
— Wearing their new blue-and-yellow uniforms, the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Saturday when Marwin Gonzalez homered to key a four-run rally in the eighth inning.
— Kris Bryant and Willson Contreras each homered twice, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Braves 13-4 Saturday on an afternoon when Atlanta returned Sean Kazmar Jr. to the major leagues for the first time in 13 years.
The Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract on Friday.
Bulls All-Star guard Zach LaVine is expected to miss several games after entering into the NBA's health and safety protocol, sources told ESPN.
— Dylan Brooks scored a season-high 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies took control in the second half to beat the Chicago Bulls 126-115 on Friday night.
No matter the situation, the 2021 Chicago Cubs are having trouble hitting the ball -- and solutions might not be forthcoming.
— Kyle Wright plunked four Cubs batters but still left with the lead after a last-minute call-up, Will Smith stranded the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves escaped with a bizarre 5-2 win Friday over Chicago.
David Ross, pitcher Ryan Tepera and game-planning coach Mike Borzello were suspended after Tepera threw a pitch at the feet of Milwaukee Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff on Tuesday.
The Cubs have activated infielder Matt Duffy and relievers Brandon Workman and Dan Winkler from the COVID-19-related injured list.
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