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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:15 -0400Comedian and Ohio native Mike Polk Jr. talks about the feelings of a Cleveland sports fan on the possibility of the city's second major sports championship following a 52-year title drought.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Will the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers to advance to the World Series? Will the Cleveland Indians bring home the city's second championship this year? Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:36:00 -0400Centenarian Virginia Wood has a birthday wish — a World Series title for her Chicago team. But they'll have to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers before they compete for the top prize.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Ryan Merritt had only started one game for the Indians before the playoffs. After he helped the team to the World Series — fans showed their support by buying Merritt gifts from his wedding registry.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:18:00 -0400After New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was arrested for assaulting his wife in 2015, the NFL investigated and suspended him — for one game. But newly released documents show a history of abuse.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Rolling Stone magazine, which is currently facing an $8 million defamation lawsuit in Virginia, is now at the center of controversy for removing an online column critical of the NBA.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:43:00 -0400A federal jury in Los Angeles found New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable in a civil suit that accused him and two friends of rape.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:01:00 -0400The Indians shut out the Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. Cleveland will face either the Chicago Cubs or the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:30:00 -0400If you're a Chicago Cubs fan, it's always had to be about more than winning — until this year, when the world's most famous lovable losers have a better chance than ever to change their reputation.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:31:00 -0400It can cost billions to put on the Olympic games. Those high costs can be a burden to host cities and will be among the topics discussed Tuesday when International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach meets with organizers in Tokyo, home of the 2020 games.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 05:00:00 -0400Golfer Se Ri Pak's rise in the late 1990s inspired young women like Tiffany Joh, one of many Korean LPGA golfers who trace their interest in the sport to seeing Pak play on TV.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:11:00 -0400Kyrgios often appeared uninterested during a recent match, lobbing soft serves over the net and wandering away before his opponent could return them. The 21 year old was suspended for three months.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:05 -0400The man some NASCAR racing fans call the last of the 'old school' drivers is retiring soon. Tony Stewart is known for his aggressive and controversial style.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:49:35 -0400NPR's Scott Simon and Tom Goldman discuss the latest in baseball playoffs.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 07:49:35 -0400Public radio announcer-turned-pro basketball player Kareem Maddox now has two games under his belt. NPR's Scott Simon checks in with him on his new life on the court in Poland.