CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01:  NBA reporter Craig Sager smiles as he takls with Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs after throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field on June 1, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Craig Sager’s World Series Bet Finally Pays Off

A 35-year bet has finally paid off for TNT broadcaster Craig Sager, as the Cubs overcame a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series. The lifelong Cubs fan, who is currently battling Leukemia, has put a $1,000 wager on Chicago to win it all since the beginning of the 1981 season. His son revealed details […]

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Schuerholz stepping back from day-to-day role with Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Longtime Atlanta Braves executive John Schuerholz has stepped back from a day-to-day role with the team as it prepares for the final season at Turner Field. The Braves announced several front-office changes Thursday, including Schuerholz moving from team president to vice chairman. Mike Plant will take over a president in charge of […]

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Korean slugger Byung Ho Park settles into life in the majors

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Byung Ho Park sat at his locker in the Minnesota Twins’ spring training clubhouse, sipping a cup of iced coffee, oiling a first baseman’s glove and interacting with teammates. He’s relaxed. There’s no hint of anxiety, which would be natural considering the challenge he faces. Instead, the Korean slugger is […]

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Forbes estimates Yankees worth MLB-high $3.4 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are worth $3.4 billion, up 6 percent from last year and the highest evaluation for the 19th straight year. In its annual rankings, released Wednesday, Forbes claims the average value of a Major League Baseball team increased 7 percent in the last year to $1.3 […]

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#5ToFollow

Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you’d like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow. 1. The Open – Round 3 [xfinity-record-button id=”9087182248211953112″ program_type=”episode”] Details: […]

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XFINITY Sports’ Weekend Watch Guide

Welcome to our weekend watch guide. Our editors have culled the best sporting events available on TV and LIVE online. Each event is clearly labeled by date and time. You can set your DVR or channel reminder using the buttons at the base of each listing. Events streaming live online are ear-marked with a red […]

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