Chris Coghlan has done enough to earn a spot in the starting lineup, a move that would strengthen the Chicago Cubs defensively at two positions.
Bryant poised for postseason impact
The frontrunner for NL Rookie of the Year, Kris Bryant will look to carry over his regular-season success into the playoffs for the Cubs. What other rookies are worth watching this postseason? Photo gallery
Cincinnati's unblemished record is no fluke, the Dolphins can only get messier if they fire their coach, and what is going on with all the kickers this season?
Healthy again as he enters a contract year, Joakim Noah is flashing his trademark energy early in camp, which is a welcome sight for the Bulls.
Wildcats keep rising in Power Rankings
Northwestern improved to 5-0 with another convincing win. The Wildcats rise four spots in our rankings. Where are they slotted now? Power Rankings
Pirates hold on to home field
Chicago did what it could to make things interesting by winning eight straight, but Pittsburgh's win on Sunday means the Bucs will host the Cubs in the NL wild-card game. The pitching matchup indicates a low-scoring affair. Sunday's Top 5
Kris Bryant has top selling MLB jersey
Nope, not Mike Trout, Bryce Harper or Clayton Kershaw. The Cubs rookie 3B had the best selling jersey in MLB during the regular season. Giants' Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey were No. 2 and 3 with Kershaw, Trout and Harper following.
Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant had the best-selling jersey in all of Major League Baseball during the regular season, according to sales on the league's official website.
The most experienced team in the Brian Kelly era at Notre Dame made too many miscues in a key game at Clemson, putting its playoff hopes in jeopardy.
The Bears' effort against Oakland dispelled the notion the team had abandoned all hope after the front office began trading away players.
Celebrating with D-Rose's Soaring Slams
In honor of the Bulls point guard's 27th birthday on Sunday, take a look back at some of the most eye-popping dunks of his career.
The Big Ten needn't worry about Ohio State or Michigan State falling short, not as long as Northwestern continues to play its brand of defense.
The Bears tight end had a tongue-in-cheek answer when asked if his quarterback received too much criticism.
Theo Epstein reflects on the Chicago Cubs' long road back to the playoffs, an incredible season and his hopes for the postseason.
Keep track of every MLB playoff game and series, from the wild-card round through the World Series.
The Cubs have built momentum heading into Wednesday's National League wild-card game, closing the regular season 46-19 in their final 65 games.
Congrats, your team is headed to the postseason. But does their style of play work under the bright lights of October? David Schoenfield examines the formula for playoff success.
The White Sox struggled through a largely dismal season, but young players such as Carlos Rodon and Trayce Thompson brought hope for the future.
The Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon, 3-1, to complete the regular season. Here's a quick look at the year.
Miami's Dee Gordon edged Washington's Bryce Harper for the NL batting title, one of many season-ending statistical awards solidified Sunday across the majors.
Candace Parker had a triple-double with 14 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to help the U.S. women's team open its European tour with a 94-52 victory over Uni Girona on Sunday night.