Reuters sports schedule at 0705 GMT on Thursday: SOCCER Europa League Arsenal, AC Milan seek to maintain perfect records Arsenal, who have won their opening two matches, face former European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade while seven times continental
Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday: SOCCER World Cup playoff draw Italy face Sweden ZURICH - Four-times world champions Italy will play Sweden in their two-legged playoff for a place in next year's World Cup in Russia. Northern Ireland face
The Chicago Cubs return home in a two-games-to-none hole in the National League Championship Series and with plenty of questions left unanswered after back-to-back losses to the Los Angeles Dodgers. What's wrong with a bullpen that yielded late runs in both losses, including surrendering a walk-off, three-run home run Sunday night in Chicago's 4-1 setback in Game 2 at Dodger Stadium? With time now running short on his team's World Series title defense, Cubs manager Joe Maddon realizes that if his team is going to bounce back, it has to be soon.