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Wild Upsets Highlight the MLB Division Championships

The World Series picture took clearer shape this week as the MLB playoff field narrowed to four teams.  In the American League, the Seattle Mariners’ fairytale postseason was dampened as they were swept in three games by the Houston Astros. The Mariners ended the longest playoff drought in North American sports when catcher Cal Raleigh’s […]

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Previewing the 2022 MLB Playoffs

One lockout, six months, and 2,430 games later… Major League Baseball’s 2022 regular season came to a close yesterday. It was a season of historic records, best exemplified by Albert Pujols recording 703 career home runs in his final season before retirement and Aaron Judge’s successful quest to set the American League record for home […]

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Cubs World Series win ends Billy Goat Curse

People from all over the city of Chicago rushed to Wrigley Field, crowing the souvenir store, the bars around the complex, and even the surrounding blocks. Over the course of a few hours the crowd would continue to surge, with people climbing the walls of the field and the fences of the neighbouring houses to […]

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Off The Ball Sport

‘Good things come to those who wait’

In Chicago, the wait has been going on longer than most could have predicted. Since they last won the National League Division Series, the world has changed. It has seen the invention of the credit card, microwave, and mobile phone. It has passed through the Vietnam War, the life of Alan Rickman, and the succesful […]