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Interview: Desmin Borges isn't the worst on 'You're the Worst'

It's the middle of the night, and Edgar Quintero can't sleep. He's losing his on-again, off-again battle with PTSD from his deployment to Iraq.  On a show called "You're the Worst," Edgar is the best. A veteran living rent-free as a human punching bag for his best friend (for lack of a better word),...

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  • Reluctant reliever Carl Edwards Jr. took off once he embraced new role

    Reluctant reliever Carl Edwards Jr. took off once he embraced new role

    It was more than just hitting the reset button or taking a deep breath. For Carl Edwards Jr., his reassignment to the Cubs minor-league camp with nearly three weeks and 27 pitchers left in spring training in 2015 sent a message to the organization's top pitching prospect that it was in his best...

  • Cubs give Theo Epstein a five-year extension

    Cubs give Theo Epstein a five-year extension

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