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Hard-luck Cubs open season as World Series favorites

Though they were ultimately swept by the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series, going deep into the postseason was a victory of sorts for long-suffering Cubs fans.

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Herman wins Houston Open to earn Masters invite

American journeyman Jim Herman earned a last-minute invitation to the Masters when he secured a one-stroke victory at the Houston Open on Sunday.

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North Carolina, Villanova meet for college title

North Carolina will play in their 10th NCAA men's basketball championship game in Houston on Monday after beating Syracuse 83-66 to set up a final against the Villanova Wildcats.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's sports headlines.

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12 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games

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President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

12 hours ago in Music

Desert Trip is going to make October a memorable month

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Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, the Who, Neil Young and more are set to take California by storm this fall.

12 hours ago in National, World

Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.