300 miles in Nebraska with Fred Hoiberg: The former Bulls coach opens up about his time in Chicago, recruiting in the Big Ten and going home

Fred Hoiberg is sitting in the lobby restaurant of the hotel that is serving as his temporary home. Game 1 of the NBA Finals is playing on a large, wall-mounted TV eight feet away, but Hoiberg is only half-watching.

He’s more focused on sharing how he just met the student-manager from the first…

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Cubs are in a rut again after a disappointing road trip — and it could be this way all season in a competitive NL Central

When the Cubs started the season 2-7 on their first road trip, manager Joe Maddon went into his patented “What, me worry?” routine.

And though they’re now 2-8 over their last 10 games after being swept by the Cardinals this weekend at Busch Stadium, Maddon once again said there’s no reason to panic.

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