(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Indians set AL record.  Cubs clobber Mets.  Four escorted out of Fenway for banner.  Texans’ Cushing suspended.

>>Indians Set AL Record With 21st Straight Win

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Indians have reeled off the most consecutive wins in American League history.  Cleveland extended its winning streak to 21 with a 5-3 victory over the Tigers in Cleveland.  The 1916 New York Giants hold the record for the longest winning streak in MLB history at 26 games, although they did have a tie in the middle of that streak.

>>Cubs Smack 16 Hits In Rout Of Mets

(Chicago, IL)  —  The Cubs smacked 16 hits in a 17-5 rout of the Mets at Wrigley Field.  Albert Almora Jr. homered and drove in six runs, while Javier Baez also went deep as part of a four-hit night.  Jon Lester tossed six innings of two-run ball to improve to 11-and-7.  The Cubs lead the NL Central by two-and-a-half games over the Brewers.

>>Four People Escorted From Fenway For Unfurling Banner

(Boston, MA)  —  Four people were escorted from Fenway Park after unfurling a banner on the Green Monster during last night’s game between the Red Sox and A’s.  The banner read “Racism is as American as baseball” and was displayed for about one batter.  A Red Sox spokesperson indicated one of those escorted out said they were inspired by Black Lives Matter.

>>Texans’ Cushing Suspended 10 Games For PEDs

(New York, NY)  —  The NFL is suspending Texans linebacker Brian Cushing 10 games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy.  Cushing will be eligible to return to the Texans’ active roster on November 28th.  The 30-year-old has spent his entire nine-year career with Houston.

>>NYC Radio Host Craig Carton Speaks Out Following Suspension From WFAN

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(New York, NY)  —  Embattled sports talk radio host Craig Carton is resigning.  Carton issued a statement via Twitter saying his current legal woes are a distraction to everyone at WFAN and the show he helped to build, the “Boomer and Carton” program.  Carton was arrested and charged earlier this week with running a bogus ticket-selling Ponzi scheme.

 

>>WEDNESDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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Philadelphia Phillies 8, Miami Marlins 1
Atlanta Braves 8, Washington Nationals 2
Chicago Cubs 17, New York Mets 5
Milwaukee Brewers 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 2
Cincinnati Reds 6, St. Louis Cardinals 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 8, Colorado Rockies 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 4, San Francisco Giants 1

MLB American League
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Cleveland Indians 5, Detroit Tigers 3
New York Yankees 3, Tampa Bay Rays 2  (at Flushing, NY)
Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City Royals 3
Baltimore Orioles 2, Toronto Blue Jays 1
Oakland Athletics 7, Boston Red Sox 3
Seattle Mariners 8, Texas Rangers 1
Los Angeles Angels 9, Houston Astros 1

MLB Interleague
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Minnesota Twins 3, San Diego Padres 1  (10 inn)

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

 

>>THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

NFL
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8:25 p.m. – Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals

MLB National League
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1:45 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals
3:40 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks
7:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies
7:05 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals
8:05 p.m. – New York Mets at Chicago Cubs

MLB American League
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1:10 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers
1:35 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox
7:05 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees
7:10 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Cleveland Indians
8:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
8:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Minnesota Twins
10:07 p.m. – Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

NCAA College Football  (Top-25 Coaches’ Poll)
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA Playoffs
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8:00 p.m. – Washington Mystics at Minnesota Lynx
(Lynx lead best-of-five semifinal series, 1-0)

10:00 p.m. – Phoenix Mercury at Los Angeles Sparks
(Sparks lead best-of-five semifinal series, 1-0)

PGA
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BMW Championship  (at Lake Forest, IL)