Finally, a Cub who disappoints
Not everybody can be a Kyle Schwarber. But when we put Addison Russell on this list, it wasn't for his defense. He has actually solidified their middle infield. See why the Cubs' shortstop has been a let-down nevertheless. Rookie surprises, disappointments (Insider)
Quarterback Jay Cutler provided Chicago's offense a spark in his return from injury, leading the Bears to a last-second win over the Raiders.
Losses are OK in the new playoff world
Ole Miss, UCLA and Notre Dame should keep their heads up after losses in Week 5. They all have plenty of opportunities left to impress the committee. Dinich: They can bounce back
Celebrating with D-Rose's Soaring Slams
In honor of the Bulls point guard's 27th birthday, take a look back at some of the most eye-popping dunks of his career.
Pretty in pink
The NFL's breast cancer awareness gear was out in full force on the first weekend in October, as shown here in the Raiders-Bears game. See all of Sunday's best images. Week 4 gallery
Jay Cutler threw for two touchdowns and redeemed himself following an interception by helping set up a 49-yard field goal by Robbie Gould in the closing seconds Sunday, leading the Chicago Bears
Just two weeks removed from suffering a severe hamstring strain, Jay Cutler picked apart the Raiders' defense in the first half.
Gould got game-winning FG for Bears
Robbie Gould made a 49-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to put the Bears up 22-20 against the Raiders to give Chicago its first win of the season. Box score
Sean Allen previews the Central Division for fantasy hockey in 2015-16, including a sleeper and bust from each team.
Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer
Bears rule safety Antrel Rolle out for rest of the game with an ankle injury.
A roller-coaster season will end in shoulder surgery for Adam Eaton, as he will undergo an arthroscopic procedure Monday.
Raiders have 1-point lead going into 4th
Oakland took the lead with a 3rd-quarter field goal and has a slight edge over the Bears entering the last quarter. The Bears have outgained the Raiders 291-144. Follow live
Cubs grab 3-0 first-inning lead
Anthony Rizzo capped Chicago's three-run opening inning with a two-run single. If the Cubs beat the Brewers and the Pirates lose to the Reds (PIT leads 1-0 in 1st), Chicago would host the NL wild card game. Follow live
Sunday's NL playoff picture
The Dodgers and Cardinals can kick up their feet. They are both already guaranteed to host their opponents in the NLDS. The Cubs and Pirates, on the other hand, remain fiercely locked in a battle for home-field advantage in the wild-card game.
Jayson Stark Senior Writer, ESPN.com
We have 15 baseball games, I'm, kicking off right now. And 7 of them will determine the shape of the postseason. Can't wait.
Rolle (leg injury) carted off field
Bears S Antrel Rolle was taken off the field in the game against the Raiders. Rolle collected a team-leading 10 tackles in the Bears' 26-0 loss to the Seahawks last week. Oakland has a 17-16 lead in the 3rd quarter. Follow live
Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer
Bears starting safety Antel Rolle carted back to the locker room with an undisclosed injury. Rolle hasn't missed a game since 2009.
Notre Dame falls in Power Rankings
The Fighting Irish were No. 5 in last week's ESPN rankings. After their luck ran out at Clemson, where are they slotted this week? Power Rankings
NL scenario: wild card No. 1
- Pirates host WC game with win or Cubs loss.
- Cubs host WC game with win and Pirates loss.
Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.
Where will the wild card go?
Amazingly, the Cubs' 7-0 run heading into Sunday means they can still host the wild card. Can the Pirates get just one more win to clinch home-field advantage? Don't miss the critical Pirates-Reds and Cubs-Brewers matchups. Five things to watch
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
If the Cubs win and Pirates lose today then WC game will be played at Wrigley on Wed. Otherwise at PNC. Joe Maddon likes all games starting at same time today.
Clemson's d-line key in big win
ESPN's Mark May credits the Tigers' defensive pressure in helping them overcome an unremarkable performance by QB Deshaun Watson to beat Notre Dame.