POTD: Derrick Rose Is All Better Now

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Andrew Bernstein/Getty Images

Yesterday was the first practice for USA basketball, which means that it was the first time anybody was actually able to see Derrick Rose play basketball in a long time. In fact, it’s been so long, when a video of Rose making a layup while being fouled surfaced on Twitter, the entire world seemed to react as if they’d just seen a man land on the moon for the first time.

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The Mailbag: Which Cubs Prospect Is Going To Be A Bust?

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Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to TCHMailbag@gmail.com.

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The Cubs Want To Trade Edwin Jackson, But Nobody Wants Him

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As a fan it’s incredibly easy to want your favorite baseball team to trade somebody. It’s even easier when that player is getting paid $11 million this year and is owed another $22 million over the next two seasons while putting up a 5.61 ERA (though his FIP is only 4.27!) in 20 starts.

So of course you want the Cubs to trade Edwin Jackson, it’s only natural to. And I have good news for you: the Cubs seem to want to trade Edwin Jackson too. It’s just that there’s a relatively major problem with the plan.

Nobody wants to trade for him.

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POTD: Training Camp Is Here

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Only a few more weeks until we are all freed from the tyranny of Chicago baseball.

Oh, and since it’s everybody’s favorite, here’s Jay Cutler’s van.

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