Maddon, A-Rod discuss comments about Darvish

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Joe Maddon and Alex Rodriguez spoke briefly Sunday before the Cubs took on the Nationals after Rodriguez made pointed remarks about injured right-hander Yu Darvish two weeks ago on an ESPN broadcast.
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Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs: GameThread 118 of 162

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Washington and Chicago wrap up their three-game series in Wrigley Field with Max Scherzer on the mound for the Nationals against Cubs lefty Cole Hamels tonight at 8:05 PM EDT. FOLLOW: ESPN; 106.7 the FAN in D.C. Next Game Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs
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Joe Maddon, ESPN's A-Rod meet, make peace over Yu Darvish comments before Sunday's game

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon made an emphatic point during a Sunday afternoon meeting with the ESPN crew that will call tonight's Nationals-Cubs game: He will defend his players. “My job, I believe, is to protect my brood,” he said. “Quite frankly, it's no different than being a parent.” After ESPN...
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Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Photos: Tracking the Jayme Closs case from the beginning

Photos: Tracking the Jayme Closs case from the beginning

Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl missing for nearly three months, was found alive Thursday after escaping from her kidnapper. Jayme was taken Oct. 15... Read more ...

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

The 25-year-old rider, who was wearing a protective vest, suffered a massive chest injury and damage to his heart. Read more ...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Michigan State University's governing body on Thursday accepted interim president John Engler's resignation , but said it would be effective immediately rather than next week... Read more ...

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and had eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 94-68 win over... Read more ...

Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign...

Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia

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Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

He planned to use explosives that included an anti-tank rocket, a U.S. attorney said. Read more ...

Strong start, finish lift Serena past Bouchard in Australia

Strong start, finish lift Serena past Bouchard in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia - Serena Williams figured it was important to get off to a strong start against Eugenie Bouchard in the Australian Open's second round Thursday. Read more ...

Gymboree Closing All Of Its Stores As Retailer Declares Bankruptcy

Gymboree Closing All Of Its Stores As Retailer Declares Bankruptcy

Add Gymboree to the growing list of retailers that have gone bust in recent years. For a second time in as many years, the children's clothing retailer late Wednesday filed for... Read more ...