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Chicago athletes spend quarantine like us: Posting on social media

Chicago athletes spend quarantine like us: Posting on social media

Chicago Cubs players look at Javy Baez’s phone during more normal times. | Paul Beaty/AP Photo

Here are some of the best posts from stars of the Bulls, White Sox and more.

As authorities across the country issue stay-at-home orders to limit spread of the coronavirus, everyone stuck inside has had to find ways to stay entertained amid the crisis. That includes your favorite athletes from Chicago’s sports teams, who have been killing the time like many of us: By posting on Instagram.

Whether it’s a goofy bit, a heartfelt family moment or a mixture of the two, stars from our city’s favorite teams have tried to stay connected with fans. We may prefer to see slam dunks and dingers soon, but here’s our favorite posts in the meantime.

Tim Anderson’s starting lineup

Zach LaVine goes ISO on his dog, Grizzly

Yoan Moncada’s kids wish you a happy Opening Day from home…

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Happy Opening day from Home! @whitesox

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… and Nick Delmonico’s do, too.

Nick Foles officially becomes a Bear

Jason Heyward’s got a very cute pup

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La Familia – HOV

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Alex DeBrincat welcomes Burt to the family

Roquan Smith, Pat O’Donnell team up to raise $$$

Kealia Ohai: Happy Birthday, J.J., even if you cheat at cards

Kirby Dach offers his well-wishes

Lauri Markkanen embraces his inner photographer

Aaron Bummer’s type of social distancing

A very pensive Andrew Shaw

Willson Contreras to Chicago: ‘We will be back soon’

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We’re apart but we will be back soon #Itwillhappen

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James McCann’s loves: His family and his grill

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#QuarantineAndGrill . . . . . @traegergrills

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Chicago outdoors and COVID-19: Ongoing and new impacts (smelt netting, Heidecke opener, trout season)

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Chicago police officers ordered to restrict access to several West Side blocks known for drug sales

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Respiratory therapist: Pandemic ‘overwhelming’

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Federal low-income housing tax credits awarded to 11 Chicago projects

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Chicago cops disperse crowd at church for violating coronavirus stay-at-home order

Chicago cops disperse crowd at church for violating coronavirus stay-at-home order Chicago cops enforced a statewide coronavirus stay-at-home order at an Assyrian church Sunday, dispersing a large crowd that was there for a funeral. Cops acted after going to St. Odisho … read more

Pentagon eyes Chicago, Michigan, Florida, Louisiana as coronavirus spreads

Pentagon eyes Chicago, Michigan, Florida, Louisiana as coronavirus spreads WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military is watching coronavirus infection trends in Chicago, Michigan, Florida and Louisiana with concern as it weighs where else it may have deploy, after boosting aid … read more