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Lisa Bralts

We Heart That Basketball

The latest ep has John, Lisa, and Brian firmly ensconced in the season. Which season, you ask? So many possible seasons! Football (which doesn’t come up), soccer (which also doesn’t come up, weirdly), baseball (which does)… but special guest Travis Tate takes us up and down the court, so basketball it is.

Cubs players celebrating after winning the 2016 National League pennant.
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Chicago Cubs Beat Los Angeles Dodgers To Enter World Series For First Time Since 1945

Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series.  Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their first pennant since 1945, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday night in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series.

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