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2016-10-23 13:18:54.647CLEVELAND -- John Hart is remembered fondly by Cleveland Indians fans as the man behind the most sustained run of excellence in franchise history. He built and maintained rosters that won six of seven American League Central titles from 1995 through
2016-10-23 20:38:10.567What happened over the weekend that you need to know about? Joe McDonald gives us his take on the biggest and best performances. This is where we say, "Morning, Joe." Taking it outside: The Heritage Classic brought the game back outside between the
2016-10-23 19:29:16.917If teams were ranked by how much they improve from the beginning of the season to now, then No. 15 Auburn would have a much higher profile. And if teams were ranked by how much they regress from the start of the season -- my own wrinkle on the Bottom
2016-10-23 15:00:41.140TALLADEGA, Ala. -- If a restrictor-plate race win can be called easy, Joey Logano showed the way to do it Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. The Team Penske driver bided his time through the first three-quarters of the Hellmann's 500, watching as the
2016-10-23 16:50:09.240A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Montreal David Lemieux W10 Cristian Fabian Rios Super middleweight Scores: 100-90 (twice), 99-91 Records: Lemieux (36-3, 32 KOs); Rios (21-8-3, 6 KOs) Raf
2016-10-22 22:14:51.000CHICAGO -- Ron Santo never saw this. Fergie Jenkins never did this. Ernie Banks never lived to see this moment -- to watch the universe change before his eyes. But finally, on Saturday at 9:45 p.m. Wrigley Daylight Time, when the world turned upside-
2016-10-22 16:28:23.343It will be, no matter the outcome, a historic World Series, because whichever team wins, there will be black-and-white footage shown before the champagne has dried. The Chicago Cubs, as we all know, haven't won the World Series since 1908, a season i
2016-10-22 09:48:30.437Race car drivers spend the majority of their time thinking about winning races, competing for a title. You're dominated by it and it occupies the majority of your professional life. Then there's the risk associated with your profession -- it doesn'
2016-10-22 08:53:53.330TALLADEGA, Ala. -- About the only change to NASCAR Sprint Cup cars since their last trip to Talladega Superspeedway is the addition of 20 pounds. The addition of the weight, theoretically, could have a small -- very small -- impact on whether a 3,3
2016-10-21 08:27:02.120Among the reasons to like baseball is the "Awesome People Hanging Out Together" aspect of it. I could watch Clayton Kershaw pitch all day, I could watch Anthony Rizzo hit forever, and guess what, folks: Watch just a little bit of baseball and eventua
2016-10-21 18:55:08.693CHICAGO -- The 2001 Mariners won 116 games, and they couldn't do it. The 1995 Indians were 56 games over .500, and they couldn't do it. The 2004 Cardinals won 105 games, and all they're known for is being That Team That Lost to the Red Sox. Those thr
2016-10-22 13:00:38.803Penn State's White Out turned into No. 2 Ohio State's wipeout. The Buckeyes, who at times this season have looked like defending national champion Alabama's biggest threat in the College Football Playoff race, were stunned 24-21 at Penn State on Satu
2016-10-21 12:12:19.200TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Toyota teams entered the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup with a well-deserved swagger. They won 13 of the first 26 races. Martin Truex Jr. promptly won two of the three races in the first round, and all five of the Toyotas -- the f
2016-10-22 10:41:38.847TALLADEGA, Ala. -- You know what to watch for at Talladega. Crazy four-wide racing and too many nail-biting moments to count. Crashes, maybe lots of them. The "Big One." But I'm here to tell you that there will be more to the Hellmann's 500 than
2016-10-21 12:08:34.550TALLADEGA, Ala. -- You're going to hear a lot about risk versus reward this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, especially when it comes to the 10 drivers battling for six remaining NASCAR Chase playoff transfers. Rightly so. "Risk versus reward"
2016-10-21 12:18:07.487DETROIT -- The Detroit Free Press said sports columnist Drew Sharp died Friday at his home in Bloomfield Hills, a Detroit suburb. The cause was hypertensive cardiovascular disease. Sharp was 56. Sharp joined the Free Press as a sports writer in 1983.