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Bolt, Biles Claim Top Prizes at Laureus World Sports Awards

Usain Bolt and Simone Biles have been named as the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco. The...

Nightengale: Cubs Owner Ricketts Revels in World Series: ‘Put Lovable Loser Crap to Bed’

Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts got up from his desk chair, reached up to the top shelf of his dusty bookcase and pulled down a...

World Series Attracted More Than 40 Million Viewers

The Chicago Cubs' World Series victory over the Cleveland Indians not only ended the team's historic 108-year championship drought, but it also attracted the...

Nightengale: Why Terry Francona is a Perfect Match for Indians

Indians manager Terry Francona got up Wednesday morning, drove his scooter to Progressive Field at 10:30, changed into a swim suit, and swam. Lap after...


About a hundred years ago, the consciousness of American society was ensconced in a battle that was vigorously championed by early modern American leaders....

Nightengale: As First African American Cubs Play in World Series, Larry Doby’s Legacy Alive...

Chicago Cubs leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler knew that with every step he took from the on-deck circle Tuesday, until the moment he reached home...

Armour: Where’s Steve Bartman? Cheering for the Cubs

Steve Bartman doesn’t need pity, he doesn’t need redemption and he sure as hell doesn’t need forgiveness. What he needs is peace. Thirteen years after Bartman...

Nightengale: Cubs, Indians World Series Drought Raises Stakes

Yes, just in case anyone has forgotten outside the 216 area code, there’s another long-suffering legion of fans, with generations never having seen their...

Nightengale: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers’ One-Man Show, Dominates Cubs and Evens NLCS

You could sense the demons lurking around Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw once again Sunday evening, in the inning that has haunted him...

Nightengale: These Cubs Curl Up in the Warm Embrace of World Series Expectations

It was dark and gloomy in Chicago, raining all day Wednesday, but it did nothing to dampen this sudden aura of invincibility in town. The...

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