The Chicago Cubs won their first National League pennant since 1945 and are a step closer to ending a 108-year World Series drought after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 on Saturday to clinch a 4-2 victory in the NL Championship Series.
For decades, baseball fans in Chicago have waited and hoped that the Cubs would make it to the World Series.
Lewis Hamilton needs a late-season charge to catch Nico Rosberg for the Formula One championship. He can start Sunday from pole position at the U.S. Grand Prix.
Penn State's Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left to lift the Nittany Lions to a 24-21 upset victory over Ohio State on Saturday in their biggest victory since the departure of coaching great Joe Paterno.
Ashley Wagner won the Progressive Skate America women's title Saturday, edging California training partner Mariah Bell.
Britain's Cal Crutchlow held off an extraordinary ride from Valentino Rossi to win the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix on Sunday as newly crowned world champion Marc Marquez crashed out with 18 laps to go.
Like most longtime baseball fans in Taiwan, I vividly remember Nov. 18, 2001 as if it were yesterday.
All that's left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history. The Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series and a chance Saturday to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to the World Series.
What happens when you combine the heart of a team that won an NBA record 73 games last season with superstar forward Kevin Durant? You just might call it Superteam.
Zabivaka the wolf, the official mascot for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, poses with former Brazilian soccer planer Ronaldo in Moscow on Saturday, Oct. 22.