Must-win game for the Cubs (0:48)

History against Cubs after losing Game 1

The Cubs have lost Game 1 of a postseason series 12 times in team history after falling to the Cardinals tonight. They never rallied to win the series in any of the 11 previous series.


Brooklyn fans chant 'No means no' at Kane

Patrick Kane, who is currently being investigated for his role in an alleged sexual assault, was booed and jeered by Islanders fans in Friday night's game at Barclays Center. Kane had 2 goals, including the game-winner in OT, in the Blackhawks 3-2 win over the Islanders. Kane: 'I didn't hear any chants'


Islanders fall in Brooklyn debut

Patrick Kane scored twice, including the game-winner in OT, as Blackhawks defeated the Islanders 3-2 in the first regular-season game at the Barclays Center.

Islanders fall in Brooklyn debut (1:12)

Kane spoils Islanders debut in Brooklyn

Patrick Kane scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime as the Blackhawks beat the Islanders 3-2 in the first regular-season game at Barclays Center. Box score

Cardinals blank Cubs in Game 1 (2:21)
Pham: 'When this time of year comes around, we're ready' (1:27)
Molina returns, young Cardinals step up (1:02)
Piscotty: 'It was a lot of fun' (1:27)

Cardinals, Lackey shut out Cubs in Game 1

John Lackey held the Cubs to just two hits over 7 1/3 innings to outduel Jon Lester, and Stephen Piscotty and Tommy Pham homered as the Cardinals took Game 1 of the NLDS with a 4-0 win. Box score

Pham's HR gives Cardinals extra cushion

Tommy Pham hit a long pinch-hit HR off Jon Lester in the eighth to give the Cardinals a 2-0 lead over the Cubs. Lester is now out of the game after following up the homer by walking Matt Carpenter. Pedro Strop is now in with one out in the 8th. Follow live


Lackey has no-hit bid through 5

John Lackey has held the Cubs hitless through five innings (1 BB, 3 Ks, 56 pitches) in Game 1 of the NLDS. The Cardinals have a 1-0 lead. Follow live

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Rizzo now just 1 for 14 off John Lackey in his career. 0 for 2 today as Cubs have yet to have a hit through 5 innings.

Notre Dame does it again

Don't look now, but Notre Dame is putting together an impressive 2017 recruiting class. The Fighting Irish gained their fourth four-star commitment in that class. Who is he? Find out in the weekly commitment roundup

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Coming into the game Cubs starters had not given up more than a single run in their last nine outings. All wins. Cards scored 1 in the first.

Cardinals go up early vs. Cubs

The Cubs went down 1-2-3 in the top of the first, but Matt Holliday's RBI single off Jon Lester to score Stephen Piscotty in the bottom of the frame has the Cards up 1-0 heading into the second. Follow live