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Published: Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:51:56 GMT2016-10-23T03:51:56Z


Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach 1st World Series since 1945

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 03:51:56 GMT2016-10-23T03:51:56Z

CHICAGO (AP) - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.

Frank's Place: Cubs as champions? Rockwell might not approve

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 19:16:03 GMT2016-10-22T19:16:03Z

Sorry, but I don't want the Cubs to win the World Series. That franchise's 108-year run of ineptitude - punctuated by Bartman, billy goats, and memorably bad baseball - is one of the sport's most compelling story lines. Sacrificing so much delicious history for the brief satisfaction of a Michigan Avenue parade seems an unworthy trade-off.

Hardscrabble Hazleton, Pa., plays unique role in Cubs' World Series push

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:41:15 GMT2016-10-21T18:41:15Z

HAZLETON, Pa. - A sliding door inside Cusat's Café separates the restaurant from the bar, where smoking is allowed, pizza is "pitz" and a can of cold Yuengling is $1. The mayor, who had to give up ownership of the place once he took office, lives upstairs. He grew up there and lived in three other spots around the block before returning for good. "I moved four times," Jeff Cusat said, "and the view out my front window never changed."

Ricky 'Wild Thing' Vaughn offers to throw out ceremonial first pitch for Indians

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:55:06 GMT2016-10-21T14:55:06Z

CLEVELAND (AP) - Actor Charlie Sheen, who played the bespectacled Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn in the movie "Major League," has offered to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before one of this year's World Series games.

Cubs beat Dodgers 8-4, head home with 3-2 lead in NLCS

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:21:40 GMT2016-10-21T11:21:40Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) - One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting.

Miller's Moment: Cleveland reliever chosen MVP of ALCS

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:13:32 GMT2016-10-20T14:13:32Z

TORONTO (AP) - MVP: Most Versatile Pitcher.

Cubs homer twice in 10-2 win over Dodgers; tie NLCS 2-2

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:27:06 GMT2016-10-20T11:27:06Z

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo needed something to bust his slump. He found it in teammate Matt Szczur's bat.