• Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, left, celebrates with teammates in their locker room after a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild card baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Pittsburgh. The Cubs advance to face the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Cubs win gets most viewers in wild-card game’s short history

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs’ return to the playoffs has drawn the largest television audience in the short history of baseball’s wild-card game.

    Updated: 7:22 pm

  • Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, center left, embraces Astros second baseman Jose Altuve after the Astros beat the New York Yankees 3-0 in the American League wild card baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez is at left and Hank Conger is at right. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    With Yankees, wild-card game draws biggest TV audience

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the Yankees playing, baseball’s wild-card game has drawn its largest television audience in its short history.

  • FILE- In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Joe Clayton, president and CEO of Dish Network, introduces the Sling TV, a live television streaming service, at a news conference at the International CES in Las Vegas. The online service carries ESPN and ESPN2, which show a slew of professional, college and other sports. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

    A guide to watching sports if you don’t have cable

    NEW YORK (AP) — It’s football season, and baseball playoffs are starting. Don’t have cable? You can still watch.

  • In this Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters. (Sergey Guneyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home

    MOSCOW (AP) — Whatever effect Russia’s airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.

  • North Dakota State University football alums Brent Tehven, left, and Mike Dragsoavich pose in the Herd & Horns sports bar and grill in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. They are two of six owners of the bar on the edge of campus that has the capability of turning a second of the establishment into a TV studio for student journalists and others to broadcast sports talks shows and interviews. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

    New NDSU sports bar doubles as school television studio

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — With North Dakota State enjoying a stretch of four straight national football titles since it moved up to Division I athletics, a group of NDSU athlete alumni decided it was time for Bison Nation to have a new sports bar.