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Cubs Clinch Division, Prep for NLDS

You gotta work backwards,” Cubs Manager Maddon said. “In other words, once you’re able to officially say that you’re there, then you work from the first game of the playoffs backward.” With division clinched, Cubs begin working backward from

C.C. Strong as Yanks Beat Dodgers

Ellsbury and Gregorius came off the bench to hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning, helping to support C. C. Sabathia’s stout pitching and carry the Yankees to a much-needed 3-0 win Stars Off the Bench Help

ACC Moving Some Games from N.C.

The ACC announced Wednesday that it is moving all neutral-site conference championship games out of the state of North Carolina as a result of the state’s controversial House Bill 2 law. ACC moving neutral-site title games from

Russian Hackers Steal Athlete Medical Info

The World Anti-Doping Agency said Tuesday that Russian hackers broke into its database, stealing medical data of Olympic stars including gold medal gymnast Simone Biles and tennis player Venus Williams. Hackers steal medical data of US Olympic

QB RGIII Injured, Out for Weeks

Griffin sustained a left shoulder fracture, “a significant injury,” in the Browns’ opening loss to the Eagles. “Although surgery is not required at this time,” Griffin’s left shoulder will be re-evaluated in “three to four weeks.” Browns’ Robert Griffin

LA Rams Have Not Scored Since 1994!

Rams QB Case Keenum struggled mightily in his first opening-game start. He completed 17 of 35 passes for 130 yards, with two interceptions, and failed to move the offense to the red zone. The Los Angeles Rams haven’t

NCAA Moving North Carolina Events

The N.C.A.A., in response to a North Carolina law that curbed anti-discrimination protections will relocate all championship tournament games over the coming year. N.C.A.A. Moves Championship Events From North Carolina, Citing Anti-Gay-Rights Law Via www.nytimes.com The organization, following the N.B.A.’s

Saints Gain 500 Yards but Raiders Win

The New Orleans Saints racked up 507 total yards on Sunday during their season opener against the Oakland Raiders. Drew Brees was electric in completing 28 of 42 passes for 423 yards and four touchdowns.  But the Raiders won. Saints lose while

Stan Wawrinka Wins US Open

Stan Wawrinka won a third Grand Slam title, beaten world No. 1 Novak Djokovic on that stage once again, and come through two of the toughest weeks in his entire career. U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka eager for more consistent

Young Yankees Winning

“It’s amazing what these kids have been able to do for us,” Yankees manager Girardi said. The Yankees won 5-4 win over Tampa Bay,  nudging them within two games of the wild card and four games of the first-place