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Indians discover WS redemption no easy feat

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Unfortunately for the Indians, the Game 5 loss to the Yankees in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan only served as a reminder that getting over the hump, winning it all after losing in the previous year's Fall Classic, is like Indiana Jones in real life. It is a modern adventure wrought with danger, so many obstacles and unforeseeable villains.
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Week in review: Cubs' wild win, deadly California wildfires and Mike Ditka's failed history test

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Here are some of the top stories of the week from Chicago and beyond. Cubs knock off Nationals to reach third straight NLCS The Cubs won a wild, wacky decisive Game 5 9-8 over the Nationals in Washington on Thursday night to reach their third straight National...
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Cub fever is back - will bosses be as forgiving this year?

6 days ago   |   By

Craig Benson fell asleep during the ninth inning of the Cubs game Thursday, sometime after 11 p.m., missing the team's Game 5 victory over the Washington Nationals in the National League Division Series. “I didn't wake up until 4 a.m., and I had to ask my wife what happened,” said Benson, 46, as...
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Turning point: Montgomery holds Zimmerman

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There was a play in the midst of the wackiness of Game 5 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile that's almost certainly going to be lost to history in the Cubs' dramatic victory to advance to the NL Championship Series presented by Camping World.
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Delays lead to 10-hour flight to LA for Cubs

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The Cubs have clinched a berth in the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World, but their journey to Game 1 at Dodger Stadium was not complete as of Friday morning.
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The last Cubs-Dodgers NLCS: A 6-game masterpiece

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The Cubs third-straight trip to the National League Championship Series will feature the same matchup as last year: The Dodgers. The 2016 NLCS was a dramatic six-game series with the Cubs taking the first game, the bats disappearing for two games and then roaring back for three games. The finale...
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Who pitches NLCS Game 1 for Cubs? Jose Quintana? John Lackey?

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No doubt a little bleary-eyed and worse for wear after celebrating their National League Division Series victory over the Nationals, the Cubs will hold a workout at Dodger Stadium on Friday. It is then manager Joe Maddon is expected to announce the Cubs' starter against the Dodgers in Game 1 of...
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How drunk was the Cubs' Game 5 win? This drunk

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Fourteen pitchers, 17 runs and almost five hours after the start of Game 5 of the National League Division Series, the Cubs made good on manager Joe Maddon's summer declaration to “Bring on the Dodgers.'' But that's for later. There will be enough time to talk Cubs-Dodgers in the National League...
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Secret Service catches 'Pikachu' trying to jump White House fence

Secret Service catches 'Pikachu' trying to jump White House fence

A man dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu was arrested after trying to get onto the White House grounds, the US Secret Service has said. Read more ...

White nationalist Richard Spencer will speak at the University of Florida...

White nationalist Richard Spencer will speak at the University of Florida - and UF is spending $500,000 on police presence to keep students safe

The University of Florida expects to spend $500,000 on security for a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer. Spencer, a far-right figure, attended the Charlottesville... Read more ...

George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sanders

George W. Bush Slams 'Bigotry,' Politics Of Populism That Led To Trump, Sanders

The former president made the remarks at a forum put on by his namesake center. "To renew our country, we only need to remember our values," the 43rd president said. Read more ...

Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

Barack Obama's love letters to his first girlfriend have been released

And they're incredibly romantic! Read more ...

Twitter is thrilled with this 'unmanned' flight

Twitter is thrilled with this 'unmanned' flight

Southwest was proud of a crew that provided a rare sight in the skies. Read more ...

Poll finds 72% of Americans believe major war is imminent

Poll finds 72% of Americans believe major war is imminent

A new poll finds that a majority of Americans feel the U.S. will be fighting a major war within the next four years. Read more ...

What these 6 food cravings tell you about your health

What these 6 food cravings tell you about your health

If only our cravings consisted of just fruits and veggies! Read more ...

Dozens of children rescued in national trafficking sweep

Dozens of children rescued in national trafficking sweep

A Fayetteville man was one of 120 people arrested in connection to a federal human trafficking investigation in which 84 minors were rescued. Read more ...

Shia LaBeouf pleads no contest to obstruction

Shia LaBeouf pleads no contest to obstruction

Actor Shia LaBeouf has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors in Georgia in relation to his arrest there this past July. Read more ...

A CIA bomb sniffing dog was fired because she didn't like sniffing bombs anymore

A CIA bomb sniffing dog was fired because she didn't like sniffing bombs anymore

Hey, if your heart's not in the job, your heart's not in the job. Read more ...