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Cubs open as heavy favorite to beat Indians in World Series

Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras blasted home runs to support the two-hit pitching of Kyle Hendricks and Aroldis Chapman that sent Cubs fans into delirium, rocked the 102-year-old stadium in Chicago and ignited a city-wide celebration.


Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski moonlighting as a Lyft driver

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski moonlighting as a Lyft driver

History tells us that when Lyft releases another in its series of videos in which sports stars get into disguises and drive unsuspecting passengers around, there's a good chance the Early Lead will write about it. Gronkowski even discusses himself with another passenger, saying, "What if you met Rob Gronkowski?" On the play, Gronkowski said, "It was just a play where there was a split safety and I just had a little bender to go right up the middle".


Julian Finney/Getty Images Kerber edges Halep to close in on WTA semis

Julian Finney/Getty Images Kerber edges Halep to close in on WTA semis

She posted 11 winners and 16 unforced errors to 24 winners and 35 unforced errors for Halep, who is 1-1. "I have much more confidence right now because I know how to win very big matches, tight matches". 25, 2016. If Kerber wins on Thursday, the only scenario in which Halep would not advance is if she loses in straight sets to Cibulkova. "Of course I believe much more in my game and in myself than 12 months ago, especially after Singapore one year ago".


Linebacker Jack Cichy out for season for No. 11 Wisconsin

Linebacker Jack Cichy out for season for No. 11 Wisconsin

Back-to-back losses to Ohio State and MI put Wisconsin in a hole in its own division. "He didn't hurt it worse by (playing in the second half), I do know that", coach Paul Chryst said. Backup outside linebacker Zack Baun missed the Iowa game with his own left leg injury. "After the midway point last week, I thought he'd be, whatever 100 percent is, I thought he'd be that by (Tuesday)", Riley said.


Is David Johnson the best running back in the NFL?

Is David Johnson the best running back in the NFL?

However, that is exactly what has happened – Johnson is now widely regarded as one of the top running backs in the business; and he is one of the very few three-down stars in the National Football League. Statistically, Johnson is one of the best in the NFL but it is his work in the trenches that stands him apart from the rest. The Cardinals back rivals Le’Veon Bell for the most patient running back accolade and his willingness to hold and hit the gaps is a key reason for his ...


Authorities lack 'manpower' to remove pipeline protest camp

Authorities lack 'manpower' to remove pipeline protest camp

Through September, construction work on the North Dakota portion of the project was close to 90 percent complete. In a rally outside the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. Protester Kellie Berns told The Bismarck Tribune she received reports of people being pepper sprayed and beaten at the hands of law enforcement with officers "being more aggressive than in past incidents".