Brown was left home from the Giants’ game against the Los Angeles Rams in London in Week 7 and was placed on the commissioner’s exempt list by the NFL, granting the team a roster spot to replace him. Giants co-owner John Mara explained (via ESPN) why the team released Brown now and not when the allegations of abuse first surfaced, or after the shocking documents in which Brown admitted he abused his wife were released by the King County (Wash.) Sheriff’s Office.
It’s an exciting time for the Chicago Cubs and their fans. Their franchise is playing in their first World Series since 1945, their roster is talented and young, and it feels like this could be the beginning of something awesome for this hard-luck team
The long, painful slog that was Game 2 of the World Series ended in most appropriate fashion Wednesday night: sopped by a rain that couldn’t wash away the funk of bad baseball permeating the Chicago Cubs’ 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians. This, the Cubs’ first World Series victory in 71 years,