• By CNHI News Service

     

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Chicago Cubs, winners of baseball’s World Series for the first time in 108 years, were honored by President Obama at the White House Monday, a celebration highlighted by the team issuing him a “midnight pardon” for being a Chicago White Sox fan.

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  • By Loran Smith

LOS ANGELES — Jim Harrick, a man with a checkered coaching career, but one which included abundant highlights, making the elevated moments trump all downturns — which he puts in the past with a forward looking stance — allowing him to enjoy retirement without regrets in Southern California, …

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  • By Brett Martel AP Sports Writer

NEW ORLEANS — Proud veterans Drew Brees and Ben Watson summoned their best performances of the season and restored a bit of swagger to the recently reeling Saints.

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  • By Loran Smith

EUGENE, Ore. — Rich Brooks grew up in Grass Valley, Calif., and earned a degree from Oregon State at Corvallis. However, he coached his alma mater’s bitter rival, Oregon, to such success that the Ducks named their field for him. Can you imagine that?

  • By Loran Smith / contributing columnist

There are many telling images of University of Georgia football player Bobby Towns, who died last week, but the one I remember best was when he made an interception that contributed profoundly to the Bulldogs’ 14-7 victory over Kentucky in 1959. It was one of those hard-fought games that eas…

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