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Cubs' Fearless End to 71-Year Pennant Drought Sets Historic World Series Stage

Bleacher Report 246 sources

CHICAGO — So, 71 years later, this is what it looks like when the Chicago Cubs storm into the World Series…

Mistakes prove costly as No. 2 Ohio State football loses 24-21 at Penn State

The Buckeyes suffered their second Big Ten regular season loss under Urban Meyer.

Maryland handles Michigan State 28-17

COLLEGE PARK -- Perry Hills threw a pair of touchdown passes in his return to the lineup and Maryland kept Michigan State winless in the Big Ten with 28-17 victory Saturday night.

Leonard Fournette does a number on Ole Miss in his stunning comeback

NOLA.com 35 sources

Let it be noted that on LSU running back Leonard Fournette's first actual game carry in four weeks Saturday night he lost one yard. Ole Miss' defense certainly had Fournette's number. Then, he made sure the Rebels lost his number over and…

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Manchester City v Southampton: Premier League – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from the 1.30pm BST kick-off at the Etihad; Live scoreboard! Follow all the action from the day’s games; Email daniel.harris.casual@theguardian.com | Tweet @DanielHarris


Utah football: College GameDay coming to Salt Lake City for Utes-Huskies

Utah will be hosting College GameDay, ESPN's heralded college football preview show, ahead of its scheduled bout with No. 5 Washington next Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.


Penn State rallies to stun No. 2 Ohio State

UNIVERSITY PARK –– No. 2 Ohio State sent the field-goal unit out with the play clock ticking down for what would have been a 45-yard ...

The return of the Magnificent 7; join our LSU vs. Ole Miss post-game chat

NOLA.com 35 sources

Leonard Fournette is already the new LSU single-game rushing yardage record-holder.


No. 16 Oklahoma, Texas Tech break NCAA record for combined offensive yards

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield had seven touchdown passes and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66- on Saturday night in the game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708 yards. Mayfield…


Chicago Cubs clinch first World Series slot since 1945

CBS News 246 sources

Two people climbed a traffic pole in celebration, but the majority of the crowd outside Wrigley Field celebrated peacefully

Undisciplined Spartans drop fifth straight

The Detroit News 10 sources

MSU flagged for seven penalties totaling 84 yards — including three personal foul infractions — in 28-17 loss to Maryland.


University of Houston falls to SMU in shocking upset

ABC13.com 14 sources

Ben Hicks threw for three touchdowns and ran for another score and SMU stunned No. 11 Houston.


Junko Tabei, 1st woman to climb Everest, dies at 77

The Eagle / News 50 sources

TOKYO (AP) — The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn't stop there.


Tigers stunned by Middle Tennessee 51-45, spoiling Mizzou’s homecoming

Middle Tennessee and sophomore quarterback Brent Stockstill spoiled Missouri’s homecoming Saturday in a 4-hour point-scoring bonanza. The Blue Raiders lit up the Memorial Stadium scoreboard in record fashion, outlasting the … Click to…

Complete coverage: No. 5 Huskies roll to 41-17 victory over Oregon State Beavers

The Seattle Times 17 sources

Follow along live as the No. 5 Huskies look to remain unbeaten as they take on the Oregon State Beavers in Seattle.


Alabama looked vulnerable against Texas A&M. That was clearly a mirage.

SB Nation 37 sources

Maybe it looked like A&M had Bama on the ropes. It did not.


Live coverage: No. 18 Utah travels to the Rose Bowl to take on UCLA

Deseret News 78 sources

PASADENA, California — The No. 18-ranked Utah Utes (6-1, 3-1) are looking to improve to 3-0 this season against teams...

Live blog: Michigan blows out Illinois

The Detroit News 19 sources

Michigan, 6-0 and ranked third in the nation, starts the second half of its season Saturday with a 3:30 p.m. homecoming game against Illinois.


Kyle Schwarber rejoining Cubs for World Series a real possibility

In the Cubs' season of historical significance, Kyle Schwarber is on the verge of reaching a significant medical milestone. Schwarber, 23, was cleared to play Saturday night for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League — six months…

Kansas State holds off Texas 24-21

We saw the best and the worst of Kansas State’s football team during a 24-21 victory over Texas on Saturday at Snyder Family Stadium. At times, the Wildcats were so … Click to Continue »


Texas A&M at Alabama final score: Crimson Tide vanquish their toughest SEC foe

CBSSports.com 49 sources

Two undefeated teams entered, but the Tide left as the SEC West leader

Jackson, Cardinals rout the Wolfpack 54-13

NewsObserver.com 24 sources

A lot can change in a week. Last week, N.C. State had Clemson on the ropes and Louisville struggled with Duke. There were no close calls or struggles on Saturday … Click to Continue »

Saturday, Oct 22

Kelly: If the Chicago Cubs win, sports will miss an exemplary loser

With their 108-year World Series-less streak, the Cubs remind you to enjoy the ride rather than the destination

Football High Live: Updates from Alabama's high school football stadiums in Week 10

AL.com 8 sources

Remember to check back throughout the night to get the latest scores, updates and more from tonight's action.

Josh Brown heads to commissioner’s exempt list

USA TODAY / Sports 96 sources

Embattled Giants kicker essentially now paid leave as team turns to veteran Robbie Gould.

National anthem singer takes knee before Miami Heat game

AJC.com / U.S. 58 sources

The Miami Heat were caught by surprise Friday when the national anthem singer took a knee at midcourt at AmericanAirlines Arena before their preseason NBA game with the Philadelphia 76ers. >> Read more trending stories. The performer,…

Friday, Oct 21

Tom Oates: Short-handed Packers rise to the occasion for needed win over Bears

Madison.com 74 sources

The Packers played with heart, intelligence and toughness in a 26-10 victory over the Bears in yet another barely watchable Thursday night game.

Josh Brown admits to beating wife, NFL barely cares

USA TODAY 123 sources

"I have physically, verbally and emotionally abused my wife,” Brown wrote in 2013.

Jon Lester, Cubs handcuff Dodgers, move one win from World Series

Left-hander is dominant as Chicago rolls to 8-4 win in Game 5 of NLCS.

Sparks take WNBA title on last-second bucket

USA TODAY / Sports 64 sources

MINNEAPOLIS — Shortly after longtime basketball coach Pat Summitt passed away in June after a long battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s, Los Angeles Sparks star and former Tennessee standout Candace Parker declared in a post-game interview…

Thursday, Oct 20

Jimmy Howard outstanding as Red Wings edge Rangers

MLive.com / Sports 31 sources

Drew Miller snapped a tie in the third period.

Cleveland Indians headed to the World Series

CBS News 190 sources

Indians will open the World Series at home next Tuesday night against either the Chicago Cubs or Los Angeles Dodgers

NCAA charges Rick Pitino, but not Louisville, over dorm scandal

ABC News / Sports 79 sources

Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino has been charged with failing to monitor a staff member in his basketball program, but Louisville otherwise escaped potentially serious penalties stemming from an NCAA investigation into allegations made by a…

Cubs vs. Dodgers NLCS Game 4: Live Score and Highlights

Bleacher Report 99 sources

Game 4 of the National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers is underway from Dodger Stadium!

Wednesday, Oct 19

Blue Jays offence awakes in Game 4 win over Indians [Photos] [Video]

Toronto Sun 166 sources

Like the team he oversees, apparently; John Gibbons is at a loss for words.

Dodgers 6, Cubs 0 | Chicago leads series, 2-1: Dodgers Shut Out Cubs Again and Take 2-1 N.L.C.S. Lead

Rich Hill gave host Los Angeles six innings of two-hit pitching, and Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner each homered as Chicago starter Jake Arrieta yielded four runs in five innings.

Blue Jays look to take ALCS back to Cleveland [Photos]

Toronto Sun 75 sources

If Ryan Merritt is indeed shaking in his; boots Wednesday afternoon, Indians; manager Terry Francona will do everything

Jury rules NBA star Derrick Rose and friends did not rape woman

Los Angeles Times 195 sources

A federal jury in Los Angeles on Wednesday ruled that NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends did not rape a woman, handing the men a victory in a high-stakes civil trial.

Tuesday, Oct 18

Trevor Bauer forced to leave ALCS start after injured finger splits open

FOX Sports 82 sources

Bauer made it only two outs in the first before his drone-injured finger started bleeding.

NBC's 'This Is Us' is this season's breakout hit

CNN / Entertainment 114 sources

Earlier this year, as TV networks were picking up pilots in hopes of finding the next hit among the hopefuls, a clear trend began to emerge: families.

Big 12 opts against conference expansion at this time

Houston Chronicle 102 sources

The University of Houston's bid to join the the upper echelon of college athletics was dealt a setback on Monday when the Big 12 conference decided not to expand, a person close to the process told the Chronicle.

The Indians' form is eerily similar to a recent World Series champion

FOX Sports 137 sources

If bullpens are king, the Indians will end October in a celebration.