Cubs earn first World Series berth since 1945
The Cubs, known as the "The Lovable Losers" given years of heartbreak and misery since their last World Series triumph in 1908, clinched the best-of-seven National League Championship Series 4-2 at home and set off wild celebrations across the city. Chicago will face the Cleveland Indians, who have not celebrated a Major League Baseball title since 1948, in the best-of-seven World Series starting on Tuesday in Ohio.
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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. Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony ...
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Pop stars and fast cars: Taylor Swift plays Formula One
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the U.S. Grand Prix: young fans who would travel across the country for a mix of pop stars and fast cars.
Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) ? Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.
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Browning tosses 3 TDs as Washington rolls Oregon St 41-17
SEATTLE (AP) ? Jake Browning threw for three touchdowns to give him 26 for the season, added another rushing TD, and No. 5 Washington used a big first half to roll past Oregon State 41-17 on Saturday.
Aussie Simmons part of global revival plan for 76ers
Australia's Ben Simmons, last June's NBA Draft top pick now sidelined by a fractured right foot, is part of a global initiative aimed at reviving the NBA's woeful Philadelphia 76ers. Alongside fellow NBA newcomers Joel Embiid of Cameroon and Dario Saric of Croatia, Simmons will be called upon to help advance the fortunes of a club that went an NBA-worst 10-72 last season, barely beating the all-time worst full-season record of 9-73 set by Philadelphia's 1972-73 squad. Just four seasons after winning just nine games, the 76ers made a run to the 1977 NBA Finals.