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Rizzo, Zobrist lead Cubs’ offensive outburst in Game 2

| | Oct 27 2016 - 12:05am | Comments

CLEVELAND — Jake Arietta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful fans.

  1. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Independent medical observers stopped five NFL games in 2015 and two so far in 2016 — the first two seasons in which the “Medical Timeout” has been employed as a method to identify players with major injuries or possible concussions.

  2. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    It’s not often a running back coming off a 204-yard rushing day is on the fantasy football waiver wire. But Jay Ajayi of the Dolphins is still available in many leagues after surprising with a big day against the Steelers. Ben Roethlisberger was the biggest injury of the week, but there are enough quarterback options in most leagues to fill in.

  3. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — Fourteen months removed from independent ball on Long Island, Rich Hill pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers into a 2-1 NL Championship Series lead.

  4. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    The first half of the 2016 college football featured the emergence of a new star quarterback, the re-emergence of an old Pac-12 power and the end of an era at LSU.

  5. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    The NBA’s general managers are expecting a third straight Golden State-Cleveland matchup in this season’s NBA Finals, with the Warriors the pick to reclaim the title.

  6. | Posted: Oct 19 2016 - 12:05am

    TORONTO — Corey Kluber’s first career start on short rest hardly went the way he wanted.

  7. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 12:06am

    GLENDALE, Ariz. — David Johnson rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, and the Arizona Cardinals shut down the listless New York Jets 28-3 on Monday night.

  8. | Posted: Oct 18 2016 - 12:06am

    TORONTO — Andrew Miller and the Cleveland bullpen pulled off their most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs, taking over after Trevor Bauer’s bloody exit and holding off the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-2 victory Monday night that moved the Indians within one win of their first pennant since 1997.

  9. | Posted: Oct 17 2016 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — Star slugger Anthony Rizzo hit a soft liner for the Chicago Cubs’ final out, which only seemed fitting.

  10. | Posted: Oct 17 2016 - 12:05am

    NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees passed for 465 yards and four touchdowns, Wil Lutz kicked a 52-yard field goal with 11 seconds left, and the New Orleans Saints pulled out a 41-38 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

  11. | Posted: Oct 17 2016 - 12:05am

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Alabama is reaching peak form just in time for its toughest test of the season.

  12. | Posted: Oct 16 2016 - 12:05am

    CHICAGO — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts made all the right moves in the previous playoff round. Sticking with Joe Blanton backfired in the NL Championship Series opener.

  13. | Posted: Oct 16 2016 - 12:05am

    CLEVELAND — They don’t have a true superstar, an embarrassment of All-Stars or a celebrity following. That’s the NBA champion Cavaliers, who play next door.

  14. | Posted: Oct 16 2016 - 12:05am

    MADISON, Wis. — J.T. Barrett threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to leaping receiver Noah Brown in overtime, and No. 2 Ohio State finished off No. 8 Wisconsin with a sack on fourth-and-goal from the 4 for a 30-23 victory on Saturday night.

  15. | Posted: Oct 15 2016 - 12:05am

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The college basketball season is officially here.