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18hSam Miller

Why NLCS Game 6 comes down to one thing -- Kershaw vs. Rizzo

Clayton Kershaw pitched a gem in Game 2, but Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo almost took him deep. Their matchup in Game 6 could highlight the tiny margins between being and beating the best.

Kellerman doesn't think Kershaw can handle the pressure (1:04)
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21hSteve Wulf

Who Was Myles Thomas?

The Diary of Myles Thomas has been a season-long experiment in real-time historical fiction. Nearly 119 years to the day of his birth, we profile the real Myles Thomas.

Royals earn top MLB spot in 2016 Ultimate Standings (0:42)
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1dThomas Neumann

Brief history of sporting events at mismatched venues

There's plenty of room at Twickenham Stadium, home of England Rugby, to hold an NFL game, but things can get interesting when sporting events are held at venues designed for other purposes.

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1dMark Simon

Who are the leading NLCS MVP candidates?

Javier Baez, Addison Russell and Jon Lester have made good cases through five games. Of course, so have Clayton Kershaw and Rich Hill.


Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

Much colder than it looks at Wrigley Field. Probably a 40 degree drop in temperature from game 5 to game 6 of NLCS

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Good morning from the corner of Addison and Clark in Chicago. People are already at the ballpark hours before tonight's Game 6 of the NLCS.

Charles Moynihan ESPN 

Game 6 of the NLCS is Saturday night in Chicago. If the Cubs win, the celebration will be 'slightly' more boisterous as they would advance to their first World Series since 1945.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Unlike the Cubs' bats the past two nights, all is quiet inside Wrigley Field a day before Game 6 of the NLCS.

Ben Fawkes ESPN Staff Writer 

Series price at the Westgate for the Chicago Cubs before past four NLCS games: -160, +155, -170, -360

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The Cubs are just one win away from their 1st World Series in 71 years. For Chicago, it's both beautiful and scary. es.pn/2erz20A

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Indians fans are forever grateful for Ryan Merritt ... So they found his online wedding registry: es.pn/2er7qsn