• October 24, 2016


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The Latest: Schwarber coming to Cleveland

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Former Indians players to handle World Series first pitches

Two of Cleveland's stars from the 1990s, Kenny Lofton and Carlos Baerga, will throw out ceremonial first pitches at the World Series.

Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year's World Series.

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Indians loosen up day before World Series

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

Bryant, Baez and other young Cubs critical in title chase

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant says he gets chills every time the fans at Wrigley Field shower him with "MVP!" chants.

Cubs pondering World Series return for slugger Schwarber

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber smiled and held his arms in the air, his teammates spraying him with champagne. The Chicago Cubs had just won their first NL pennant in 71 years, and the slugger was at the heart of the party.

Indians' Kipnis dealing with sprained ankle as Series nears

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis sprained his left ankle during a postgame celebration in the AL playoffs, but is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the World Series.

Indians' Kluber to start World Series opener against Cubs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians ace Corey Kluber will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Cubs-Indians: A capsule look at the World Series

A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians:

Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series

CHICAGO (AP) — With a mix of euphoria, relief and disbelief, long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans are shaking off superstitions and setting their sights on the team's first World Series in 71 years.

Dueling Droughts: Cubs, Indians set to meet in World Series

At long, long last, it's true: Either the Chicago Cubs or Cleveland Indians will win the World Series.

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Indians to WS; Schwarber to join?

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

Chicago man roots on Cubs from Bartman's seat

CHICAGO (AP) — The man walked down the aisle and put his stuff on the most notorious seat in Wrigley Field. His wife waited somewhere else, avoiding the scene for the moment.

Cubs could get Schwarber back for World Series

CHICAGO (AP) — One little doctor's appointment for Kyle Schwarber has turned into an intriguing possibility for the Chicago Cubs.

Kershaw struggles; Dodgers search for 1st title since 1988

CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw's playoff renaissance is over, at least for this year. The Los Angeles Dodgers ace flopped at a big moment — again.

Baez, Lester share NLCS MVP award

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester posted two solid starts. Javier Baez showed off his impressive all-around game.

Cubs beat Dodgers 5-0 to reach 1st World Series since 1945

CHICAGO (AP) — Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.

No. 3 Michigan tops Illinois 41-8, tunes up for Michigan St

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Wilton Speight threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns in three quarters before watching No. 3 Michigan finish off Illinois 41-8 Saturday.

Short story: Indians' Lindor set to smile, sparkle in Series

CLEVELAND (AP) — Born in November, Francisco Lindor is an October baby this year.