CLEVELAND -- After the Cubs earned a World Series berth Saturday night, second baseman Javier Baez sent a text message to childhood friend and Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor.
"Is this a dream?" Baez wrote.
CLEVELAND -- On Aug. 17, while mired in nearly the worst month of his career, Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin feared he might not get home in time to see his father again.
Now if all goes according to plan, Tomlin will ...Read more
It has been almost 20 years since Barry Sanders was named NFL MVP, and the Detroit Lions haven't had a legitimate candidate for the award since.
But given how quarterback Matthew Stafford has played seven weeks into the ...Read more
Fred Hoiberg is so fired up over the Bulls' inability to force turnovers last season that he has his details slightly askew.
"We were last in the league in forcing turnovers last year," Hoiberg has said more than once ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Wide receiver Jared Abbrederis missed Thursday's game against the Chicago Bears due to injury, and four days later the Green Bay Packers placed him on injured reserve with a thigh contusion, according to...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- While Progressive Field in Cleveland buzzed with activity on Monday as the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians prepared for Tuesday night's World Series opener, Dodger Stadium was eerily quiet, a 28th ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Kris Versteeg scored the winner in the seventh round of the shootout to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night at the United Center.
Patrick Kane and Brian Campbell...Read more
MONTREAL -- When the Canadiens stunningly dealt flashy P.K. Subban to Nashville for steady Shea Weber in June, Montreal fans acted with outrage.
Slowly, they seem to be accepting it.
A 5-0-1 start -- engineered by the 31...Read more
Perspective: A Driver's TalePeter Kerestur
Perspective (A driver’s tale) is an inexorable product of the modern democracy in its present decline and metamorphosis into yet another monstrous police state, The pen is sometimes vitriolic, never apologetic, always striving for objectivity and reason, and the language at times effusive,...
CLEVELAND -- Presuming nothing disturbed it from its special resting place, Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will have his lucky penny in his pocket Tuesday night for Game 1 of the World Series.
But somewhere in the ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Nearly seven minutes into his World Series media day session, Indians ace Corey Kluber cracked a smile.
The question, fittingly, was if there is any photographic evidence from his childhood that he has ever ...Read more
After practice Monday, Wolves president of basketball operations and coach Tom Thibodeau added his voice to the chorus of people remembering the impact Flip Saunders had on the organization.
Tuesday marks the one-year ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis admitted he got "choked up" when the Cubs clinched a World Series berth Saturday.
A Northbrook, Ill., native, Kipnis grew up a Cubs fan and saw a stream of social media ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The bond Jon Lester and David Ross share began almost by chance.
The Red Sox were knee-deep in an important series against the Tigers in 2013, one with postseason implications, when the two were studying a ...Read more
A spark can light up a home.
But it can burn it down, too.
And that's the Dolphins' Catch-22 with Jarvis Landry, their most fiery, emotional player.
"Jarvis is a guy who plays right up to the edge," said special teams ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Just as they have all October, the Indians will enter yet another series as the underdogs when they meet the Chicago Cubs in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.
It's something ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- They are slowly becoming Cleveland's Odd Couple, the Indians' 57-year-old manager and the Cavs' 31-year-old shooting guard. On the surface, Terry Francona and J.R. Smith seem to have little in common. But ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- In the months after he signed with the Chicago Cubs, Ben Zobrist and his wife, Julianna, went house hunting. They needed a place for a growing family -- his third child, Blaise Royal, was born in the days ...Read more
Barring a setback, it appears Kyle Schwarber's improbable return from left knee surgery will be complete when he is added Tuesday to the Cubs' World Series roster.
Schwarber went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk for Mesa,...Read more
The Chargers escaped Atlanta with an overtime win Sunday.
They couldn't escape a season-long injury rash.
Defensive end Caraun Reid tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in the first quarter, becoming the fifth ...Read more
Arian Foster ended his football career ended Monday night the way he wanted:
On his own terms.
Foster announced Monday that he is walking away from the game midway through his eighth season, writing on Uninterrupted that...Read more
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