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Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians have 176 years of failure between them... but one of them can end it with victory in this classic World Series

MARTIN SAMUEL: They call the World Series the Fall Classic in America. And this one truly is. The Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs go the distance at Progressive Field tied at 3-3.
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Germany football coach Joachim Loew wants more clarity from sports leaders following speculation that doping of Russia's 2014 World Cup squad was covered up.
Colin Cowherd has a simple question for the Boston Celtics: What are you? The Celtics are coming off a season... Read More »
Southampton have warned clubs interested in Virgil van Dijk that the Netherlands defender is not for sale at any price.
Russian President Putin says foreign intelligence agencies are conducting cyberattacks against Russia. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Putin says foreign agencies attacking Russia appeared
The Houston Rockets are shooting for the stars. The Rockets shocked the NBA world Wednesday by trading for All-Star point... Read More »
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he assumes Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will on the sidelines of the July 7-8 Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Re
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Companies and governments around the world on June 28 counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely
A man who threw a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall has been given a conditional discharge.
In a stage-managed gesture of benevolence a year ahead of a presidential election, Russia’s Vladimir Putin flew 1,200 km (750 miles) to call in on a woman living in squalor and ordered her to be
Russian authorities have ditched plans to ban a messaging app after its owner agreed to Russian registration. Read more here. The post Associated Press: Russia scraps plans to ban messaging app appear
Jonny Wilkinson believes the British and Irish Lions must look to their wonder try in the first Test against New Zealand when devising their gameplan for the second instalment of the series.
The Los Angeles Clippers reportedly agreed Wednesday to trade point guard Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, his desired landing spot, after the nine-time all-star let it be known that he intended to
The Clippers have traded Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker and a protected first-round pick next year. Paul has opted in on the last year
Gomez has battled back to fitness after an anterior cruciate ligament injury and also has interest from Huddersfield Town and Bournemouth but is determined to make an impression on Klopp first.
World soccer’s modern-day giants are set to meet in the semifinals of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Portugal and Chile... Read More »
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that Syria appears to have heeded a U.S. warning against launching a new chemical attack, as Russia accused the United States of “bellicose rhetoric.” Read m
Golden summer for England could lead to Manchester City promotion for exciting teenage prospect after the ultimate Pep talk.
Arsenal have been told Thomas Lemar is not for sale after a £30.7million bid was flatly rejected by Monaco. Arsene Wenger had identified Lemar as a potential successor to Alexis Sanchez.
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Taco Charlton signed an endorsement deal Tuesday with Taco Bueno.
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford showed he is learning from the very best by posing for a photo with legendary former Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Ronaldinho.
The Golden State Warriors guard, who has a handicap of 2.2, will contest the event - which benefits the Warriors Community Foundation - at TPC Stonebrae from August 3-6.
The NBA offseason sure is entertaining. But is it the best offseason in sports?’s Mike Cole and Ricky Doyle... Read More »
Defending champion and world No. 1 Andy Murray of Scotland was named the top seed at Wimbledon for the first time in his career.
John McEnroe has an idea for how to validate his controversial statements about Serena Williams: have women compete against men in tennis.
EXCLUSIVE: Parker has announced that he is retiring from playing after 20 years in the game. The 36-year-old has spent the last four years at Fulham but has decided to hang up his boots.
The San Francisco Giants have found more than their fair share of ways to lose ballgames this season.
Bill Belichick can add cover model to his already impressive résumé. The New England Patriots head coach and his girlfriend, Linda... Read More »
Andy Murray is top-seeded player, followed by Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal.             
On Wednesday, the New York Knicks and Phil Jackson mutally agreed to part ways, ending a rocky marriage of more than three years. The relationship was not only
Clinton Portis was a fun guy to be around during his days as a star NFL running back. He had several luxury homes and was always quick to pick up the tab for an expensive meal. And those hilarious
The Los Angeles Clippers are sending star point guard Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.
A 16th team has been added to next year's Canadian men's and women's curling championships, and it will have to win its way in via a wild-card game.

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