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UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

Seattle zoo to debut twin red panda cubs

Visitors to Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo will soon be able to view the first successful birth of red pandas there in nearly three decades.

UPDATED: Thu., March 29, 2018

Cubs’ Ian Happ hits home run on 1st pitch of 2018 MLB season

The baseball season began with a bang.

Nats name LHP Gonzalez starter for Game 5 of NLDS vs. Cubs

Left-hander Gio Gonzalez will start Game 5 for the Washington Nationals in their N.L. Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Steve Christilaw: Never take championships for granted

Winning titles spoils you. You begin to think the winning will never end.

Commentary: If you laugh enough, things turn out OK; just ask a Cubs fan

A father is an eternal flame. Even when he’s gone, he’s not really gone. You can summon him in your head. You can recall the voice, or the way he …

Kershaw helps Dodgers blank Cubs 1-0 in NLCS Game 2

Clayton Kershaw pitched seven sparkling innings, Adrian Gonzalez homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Sunday night to tie the N.L. Championship Series at a …

Giants’ Panik doubles in 13th to sink Cubs 6-5

SAN FRANCISCO – Joe Panik doubled in the 13th inning to score Brandon Crawford from second base and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-5 on Monday night …

Baseball notebook: Elton John signs off on Ben Zobrist’s new walkup song

Thanks to Elton John, Cubs’ outfielder Ben Zobrist has a new walkup song. For most of the year Zobrist has used as walkup music a song of his wife, Julianna, …

Baseball notebook: Paxton to miss start, DL is possibility

James Paxton’s status is back on hold in terms of rejoining the Mariners’ rotation. Paxton was scratched from his scheduled Tuesday start after reporting some forearm soreness prior to Monday’s …

Notebook: Mariners’ Marte diagnosed with mono

Seattle Mariners shortstop Ketel Marte has been diagnosed with mononucleosis and placed on the 15-day disabled list.

Problem grizzly killed, officials seek zoo for cubs

HELENA – Montana wildlife officials say they captured and killed a female grizzly bear near Ferndale after the grizzly and her two cubs killed animals and rooted around homes. Fish, …

Bee stings aside, Jason Heyward’s transition to Cubs has been smooth

Familiarity with his new teammates has helped Jason Heyward’s transition to the Cubs appear seamless.

Arrieta, Cubs have biggest gap in arbitration at $5.5M

N.L. Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta had the largest gap among 35 players who swapped proposed figures with their teams in salary arbitration, and new Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman …

Busch fined $50,000, put on probation for rest of NASCAR season

Auto racing: NASCAR fined Kyle Busch $50,000 on Monday and placed him on probation through the end of the year for wrecking Ron Hornaday under caution in the truck race …