Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Travis Wood, and catcher Willson Contreras celebrate after their win in Game 6 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Cleveland Indians Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cubs won 9-3 to tie the series 3-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

1 more: Cubs beat Indians, force Series to deciding Game 7

Addison Russell hit a grand slam and tied a Series record with six RBIs, and Chicago took advantage of a huge early misplay in Cleveland’s outfield as the Cubs, their offense finally revving, throttled the Indians 9-3 on Tuesday night in Game 6 to push this tense tug-of-war between baseball’s two longest title drought holders to the limit.

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Beachem leads Notre Dame to blowout win over Mercy

Every Notre Dame player scored in the 2016-17 unofficial season opener on Tuesday evening, as the Irish comfortably defeated Mercy by a final score of 119-58 in the first of two exhibitions.

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Mastodons sweep in-state rival IUPUI

The Fort Wayne women’s volleyball team put on a dominate showing Tuesday night (Nov. 1) as the Mastodons rolled over in-state rival IUPUI 3-0 (25-11, 26-24, 25-12).

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Trevor Cheek heading to Komets

The Komets announced Tuesday that forward Trevor Cheek has been released from his PTO with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners and is expected to return to Fort Wayne to join the Komets in time for Friday night’s home game against Indy.

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Blackhawk Christian rolling into 1A state title match

After winning a semistate title for the first time in program history Blackhawk Christian will look to take its success one step further as the seventh-ranked Braves (30-5) will face no. 1 Christian Academy of Indiana (31-6) for the 1A state title Saturday at Ball State University.

Minnesota Vikings offensive guard Alex Boone (76) sits on the bench against the Chicago Bears during the second half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Howard, Bears stun Vikings on Monday Night Football

Jay Cutler threw for 252 yards and a touchdown after missing five games with a thumb injury, rookie Jordan Howard ran for a career-high 153 yards and a TD, and the Chicago Bears stunned the Minnesota Vikings 20-10 on Monday night.