Oct 18

Bases-loaded walk of Darvish the new low in Cubs’ free pass-haunted October

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. Follow on Twitter CHICAGO — Four pitches. It took exactly four pitches in the top of the sixth inning of Game 3 of the NLCS to define the Chicago Cubs’

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Oct 18

Raiders OC Todd Downing: “We’re so close on so many things”

The Oakland Raiders have failed to score more than 17 points in each of their last four games. While Derek Carr missed a game due to a back injury, the Raiders offensive struggles can solely be pinned on his brief absence. The Raiders rank 30th in tota…

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Oct 18

Cubs confident they can make Dodgers sweat

The Chicago Cubs have a history of coming from behind when their season is on the line. If the Cubs — who erased a three-games-to-one deficit in the 2016 World Series to capture their first championship since 1908 — are to return to the Fall Classic…

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Oct 18

Proven Wizards open against potential-rich 76ers

The Washington Wizards turned in one of the NBA’s surprise campaigns a year ago and enter the 2017-18 season among the Eastern Conference favorites. If Joel Embiid can stay on the court more often than not, the Philadelphia 76ers might be the team making the biggest rise. Following a 49-win season

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Oct 18

Super League Magic Weekend: Newcastle United’s St James’ Park to host event for fourth year

Super League’s Magic Weekend will return to Newcastle United’s St James’ Park for the fourth year running next May.

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Oct 18

Little-used battery gives the Yankees what they need

Joe Girardi decided to dust off Austin Romine and start him in a game for the first time since Oct. 1 with Sonny Gray on the mound in Tuesday’s 6-4 win over the Astros in Game 4 of the ALCS. The move paid off, as Gray had a shutout through five innings before a defensive lapse — ironically by Romine

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Oct 18

Keys to the Game: Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99

Key Moment The Boston Celtics were shaken to the core Tuesday night when Gordon Hayward gruesomely fractured his ankle just five minutes and 15 seconds into their season-opener in Cleveland. At that point, Hayward’s teammates could’ve easily collapsed to the floor as well. Instead, they responded

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Oct 18

AFLW: Different days for girls award winners

Joint medallists find themselves at opposite ends of AFLW Draft

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Oct 18

Draymond Green goes down, Rockets rally to spoil Warriors ring night 122-121

The Warriors were outscored 34-20 by the Rockets in the fourth quarter.

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Oct 18

Stumbling Cubs are running out of answers

Seemingly everything is going wrong for the defending champions, who are seeing the series and the season slip away at the hands of a red-hot Dodgers team.

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Oct 18

Giants holding firm on Wilson price

GWS wants more than a second-round pick for running defender

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Oct 18

Paul Nixon: Leicestershire head coach says players need “a bit of love”

Leicestershire head coach Paul Nixon says better communication and “a bit of love” for players is key to better results.

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Oct 18

Heat visit Magic for second straight opener

Last season, the Miami Heat began what became a disappointing campaign with a 12-point road victory against the Orlando Magic. It was one of 11 wins during a difficult first half that ultimately cost Miami a playoff berth. Meanwhile, numerous reasons…

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Oct 18

Rockets deliver early statement to Warriors

Confetti began to fall and the Warriors thought they had pulled off a wild opening-night win. The Rockets emphatically signaled otherwise — insisting that Kevin Durant’s baseline jumper had swished through the net after the buzzer. After one official got hurt, two remaining referees reviewed the

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Oct 18

Win over Cubs puts Dodgers on brink of baseball World Series berth

Chris Taylor homered and drove in two runs, and Yu Darvish pitched six-plus strong innings Tuesday as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-1 to move within one win of a World Series return. The Dodgers, whose 1988 championship marked their last appearance in Major League Baseball’s title

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Oct 18

Assist Of The Night: LeBron James

LeBron James with the nice pass around the defender to Jae Crowder for the layup.

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