Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade believes he'll play around 30-32 minutes a games to start. Sounds pleased about communication he's had with Fred Hoiberg in regard to minutes.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwyane Wade describing the specifics of his World Series bet with LeBron. Says he isn't worried about what the loss would be because he's confident Cubs will win.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

You know it's getting deep in October when you walk toward the front desk of the hotel in Chicago and the clerk says, "Mr. Stark, right?"

ESPN Stats & Info

Schwarber making a grand entrance

After appearing in just two games during the regular season due to a knee injury, Kyle Schwarber has returned with a vengeance in the World Series. He is 3-of-7 with two RBIs and an OPS of 1.127. His return could be exactly what the doctor ordered for Chicago.

Legend of Schwarber growing (1:49)
Stephen A. worries about playing Schwarber in field (2:05)
AP Photo/Colin E. Braley

Hawkins goes deep in AFL action

Courtney Hawkins has struggled making contact in the Arizona Fall League -- he struck out four times on Tuesday -- but on Wednesday, the former first-round pick slugged a two-run shot for the Glendale Desert Dogs. Box score


Malinda Adams ESPN 

Progressive Field after Game 2 of the World Series.

Can Hoiberg take control of locker room? (1:46)
Schwarber too valuable for Cubs not to try him in field (1:20)
Schwarber's recovery rivals A.J. Adrian Peterson's ACL bounce back (1:31)
Cubs' pitchers come through in Game 2 (1:31)