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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:22:00 -0400The Cubs ace Jake Arrieta kept Indians batters off balance, and his teammates collected timely hits to even the Series at one game apiece.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:03:00 -0400As the Chicago Cubs compete for their first World Series title since 1908, fans are decorating grave sites of loved ones at cemeteries across the area. For many, the Cubs' success is bittersweet.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:47:13 -0400Barry Gibbons recently broke the record for most rounds of golf played, walking. He tells us why he decided to break this Guinness record and how it's affected his health and marriage.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:06:00 -0400Cleveland fans hope their city will claim its 2nd championship this year. The Cavaliers won the NBA championship in June. Will the baseball team be next? The Indians are on their way, winning Game 1.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:06:00 -0400Steve Inskeep talks to Jamelle Bouie of Slate, about the sketch on Saturday Night Live. He says it had more to say about race than a thousand tenderly crafted portraits of the white working class.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 04:37:00 -0400The ice hockey legend marks the 99th anniversary of the NHL with his new book 99: Stories of the Game. Never mind the sport's tough guy reputation; "the game of hockey is an art," Gretzky says.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:46:00 -0400The Indians took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and added four more runs with two homers by catcher Roberto Perez.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:29:00 -0400The case has raised questions about the NFL's willingness to punish domestic abusers. "Our beliefs, our judgments and our decisions were misguided," the team's president said.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:23:00 -0400The 2016 World Series is a dream matchup for many. The Chicago Cubs, title less since 1908, will face the Cleveland Indians who last won a championship a mere 68 years ago.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:55:00 -0400Even before tonight's opening pitch, the mere fact that these two teams have made it this far is historic in itself. The Indians last won a championship in 1948, and the Cubs haven't won since 1908.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:21:00 -0400It's a tradition for the big bronze lions that guard the doors of the school to wear the head gear of whichever local team is in the finals. For the first time, they're wearing Cubs baseball caps.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:05:00 -0400The Cleveland Indians host the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night. The Indians last title was in 1948 — the Cubs in 1908.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:36:00 -0400IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:28:32 -0400Tuesday will be one strange day for sports fans in Cleveland. On the very same night the Indians host the Cubs for Game 1 of the World Series, right across the street the Cavaliers will raise the banner on their first ever NBA Championship. Pandemonium is all but assured.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:42:00 -0400Dennis Ogbe got polio at age 3 in Nigeria. He's gone on to win medals in the Paralympics. And he hopes the battle against polio will be won, despite its reappearance in his homeland.