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• The Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 last night, taking a 3-2 game lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series. The Cubbies now are within one game of facing off against the Cleveland Indians in the World Series.

In case you've been living in a cave, it is important to know that the Cubs have not won a World Series in 108 years, and have not been to a World Series since 1945.

• In Thursday Night Football action, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Chicago Bears 26-10.
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