Who does college football need more?

Notre Dame or Ohio State? It's nearly impossible to select one program over the other when rating all-time success and importance for the sport. Mark Schlabach does his best to differentiate the two blue bloods. Tough calls in blue-blood rankings

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Cubs have seen run like Bryant's before

Kris Bryant singled and doubled on Wednesday and has 32 hits, including 13 for extra bases, over his last 20 games. The last Cubs player to match his totals for hits and extra-base hits over a 20-game span was Starlin Castro as a 20-year-old rookie in 2010 (35 H, 13 XBH), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Cubs on pace for historic August

If the Cubs can continue their winning ways against the Dodgers and Pirates, this month could be their best in franchise history since September of 1935.

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Consistent Kyle Hendricks does it again

Hendricks hasn't allowed more than three earned runs in his last 17 starts -- the second-longest such streak baseball has seen over the last two years.

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No weak links in Cubs' rotation

From one to five, the Cubs' primary starters this season all rank favorably among MLB pitchers in the ERA department.

Is White Sox new field name their biggest hiccup this season? (1:37)
Bryant, Rizzo making their cases for MVP (1:22)

Sarah Goldstein 

Carl Edwards talks to ESPN's Jesse Rogers about being mistaken for a 13-year-old on the road

Joseph's homer just clears the wall for solo homer (0:25)
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How to define Charlie Weis

Charlie Weis and his wife used to raise a glass when the check from Notre Dame arrived.

Kelly: Further actions could be taken against arrested players (0:47)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs catcher Willson Contreras discuss catching the Cubs rotation as well as hitting an opposite field home run against the Padres in the Cubs 6-3 win on Wednesday.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Hendricks here.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks discuss his outing on Wednesday against the Padres where he allowed the lead off man to reach in each of the first four innings. He worked out of trouble only giving up two runs over six innings. The Cubs won 6-3 sweeping the series.


Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Notre Dame WR Torii Hunter Jr. talks about how lessons from his father helped him become a captain.