• October 26, 2016


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Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitch-perfect start in the World Series.

What to watch for in Game 2 of the World Series

What to watch for tonight in Game 2 of the World Series:

Any time is Miller time for Indians as Andrew dominates

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Ross marvels at Andrew Miller and the break on his sinister slider.

AP Was There: Indians win the 1948 World Series

The Cleveland Indians had won their only World Series appearance in 1920 when they returned in 1948.

Cubs slugger Schwarber returns, doubles in Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — The doctors told Kyle Schwarber the day after the Chicago Cubs slugger tore two ligaments in his left knee on April 7 that his season was over.

Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.

World Series Game 2 start moved up an hour, rain in forecast

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was making a move on the mound during the World Series opener when first baseman Anthony Rizzo pointed out another change.

James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who raised their championship banner before the game, beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener.

The Latest: Kluber has 8 Ks through 3, Indians lead Cubs 2-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern):

AP Was There: Cubs win the 1908 World Series

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago Cubs often were the team to beat in the National League early in the 20th century, rather than the lovable losers they became in the decades that followed.

Bauer says pinkie good enough to go for Indians in Game 2

CLEVELAND (AP) — The last time the baseball world caught a glimpse of Trevor Bauer's mangled pinkie finger on his right hand, it was grotesquely dripping blood onto the pitching rubber in Toronto during the AL Championship Series.

Schwarber on Cubs' World Series roster; starting at DH

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Schwarber was added to the Chicago Cubs' World Series roster and immediately inserted into the starting lineup for Tuesday night's opener against the Cleveland Indians.

$220 million Ballpark Village expansion set in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The $220 million second phase of Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis will feature a 29-story luxury apartment building with views of the playing field, along with office, retail, restaurants and entertainment space, the St. Louis Cardinals said Tuesday.

Next year here: Lovable losers Cubs, Indians meet in Series

CLEVELAND (AP) — The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days after the first Ford Model T car was completed.

Saunders family presses on with Wolves after Flip's death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The easy thing for the Saunders family to do would have been to walk away.

Ohio, Illinois governors place bets over Cubs-Indians series

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican governors of Illinois and Ohio are betting cases of beer, pizza and other ballpark favorites on the World Series beginning Tuesday between the Cubs and the Indians.

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Lester seeks more Series dominance

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

Want to see World Series at Wrigley? It will cost thousands

CHICAGO (AP) — Fans hoping to see the Cubs play in the World Series for the first time since 1945 are finding a seat could cost them more than what their grandparents paid for their houses.

World Series: How the Cubs and Indians match up

A position-by-position look at the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Progressive Field:

Second City son: Indians 2B Kipnis has Cubs in his blood

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis was raised on Chicago's North Side, and like so many other kids, he grew up idolizing Ryne Sandberg, watching Sammy Sosa smash home runs and listening to Harry Caray.

The Latest: Schwarber coming to Cleveland

The Latest on the World Series (all times Eastern):

Lester, Cubs ready in case Cleveland tries to run wild

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jon Lester is a study in contrasts. When the baseball leaves his left hand on its way to the plate, the Chicago Cubs ace is dominant, particularly in October.

Friedman: No back surgery expected for Clayton Kershaw

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is unlikely to need back surgery for the herniated disk that sidelined the Dodgers ace for 2 ½ months during the season.

Former Red Sox pitcher joining conservative Breitbart news

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Major League pitcher Curt Schilling is joining the Breitbart News Network as host of the conservative organization's first online radio show.