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12 stories that rocked the baseball world in 2016

On and off the field, baseball found ways to capture fans' attentions throughout 2016. There were no shortages of laughter, tears, history, …

Chicago Cubs win World Series championship with 8-7 victory over Cleveland Indians

Finally.<p>The most epic drought in sports history is over, and the Cubs are world champions.<p>After 108 years of waiting, the Cubs won the 2016 World Series with a wild 8-7, 10-inning Game 7 victory over the Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The triumph completed their climb back from a …

Kobe Bryant Puts Exclamation Point on Career with Surreal, Epic Finale

LOS ANGELES — The last game of Kobe Bryant’s career—arguably the most lionized in NBA history—began like just about every other game this season: with the Los Angeles Lakers stuck at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, handicapped by a flimsy screen-door defense and a predictable …

Champion Cavs drink it all in after lifting Cleveland's title drought

OAKLAND, Calif. -- As his last on-court television interview of the night wrapped up, LeBron James walked off the finally silent Oracle Arena floor …

Donald Trump wins the presidency in stunning upset over Clinton

By Karen Tumulty<p>, Columnist<p>Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Anne Gearan<p>, Reporter<p>Donald Trump was elected the nation’s 45th president in the stunning culmination of a campaign that defied expectations and conventions at every turn and galvanized legions of aggrieved Americans in a loud repudiation of the …

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A-Rod won't make a comeback in 2017, but he does have a role with the Yankees

Alex Rodriguez will be working for the Yankees as a special advisor<p>Alex Rodriguez is sitting on 696 career home runs and isn't that far removed from …

'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Will Stay in Juvie For Now

The Texas teenager whose lawyers infamously invoked an "affluenza" defense while he was on trial for a fatal drunken-driving crash is not heading to the big house just yet.<p>A Texas judge ruled Friday that 18-year-old Ethan Couch should remain in a juvenile detention facility while he awaits a Feb. …

Facebook's fake news problem, explained

News stories are supposed to help ordinary voters understand the world around them. But in the 2016 election, news stories online too often had the opposite effect. Stories rocketed around the internet that were misleading, sloppily reported, or in some cases totally made up.<p>Over the course of …

Police shootings 2016 database

Cavaliers ‘watching’ Rajon Rondo trade situation

If the Chicago Bulls want to trade embattled point guard Rajon Rondo, the Cleveland Cavaliers might come calling.<p>On the hunt for a backup to Kyrie …

NBA Trade Rumors: Here are 25 players who could be on the move at the deadline

Could DeMarcus Cousins or Paul Millsap be moved?<p>The NBA's Feb. 23 trade deadline isn't too far away, and the league is full of underachieving teams …

Notable Lives Lost in 2016: Pictures

Warriors capture 73rd win to break '95-96 Bulls record | FOX Sports

<b>OAKLAND, Calif.</b> — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73.<p>Down to …

Arthur singing Eminem’s “Not Afraid” is the Internet’s greatest new mashup

If you thought the Arthur meme train was slowing down, think again. After the gentle aardvark’s clenched fist embodied an entire generation’s …

Who will be the next Hall of Famer for each MLB team?

Four teams are still not represented in Cooperstown -- at least not by the caps worn on players' Hall of Fame plaques. Three of those are expansion …