The stage is set and for the first time in 71 years the Chicago Cubs are heading to the World Series after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in game 6 of the NLCS. Starting Tuesday, October 25, the Cubs will take on the American League champions Cleveland Indians who swept the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 in the ALCS.
The Atlanta Falcons head to Seattle to take on the Seahawks, the New England Patriots host the Cincinnati Bengals, and the New York Giants welcome the Baltimore Ravens to New Jersey in Week 6 action in the NFL.
Fans of the Miami Marlins and teams throughout Major League Baseball continue to pay their respects to Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez who died in a boating accident off Miami Beach on Sunday, September 25, 2016.
After eight years of European dominance, the U.S. claimed the 41st Ryder Cup on Sunday, October 2, 2016. The Americans opened play with a surprising 4-0 sweep and never trailed in the march to victory.
From September 30 to October 2, 2016, Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. will play host to the 41st Ryder Cup. The U.S. will be looking to break Europe's stranglehold on the competition and bring the cup home after loses in the previous three matches.
President Barack Obama welcomed the USA Olympic and Paralympic Teams in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on September 29, 2016. The teams were honored for their success at the Rio Olympic Games earlier this summer.
Serena and Venus Williams participate in a Virtual Tennis Tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal at Lotte New York Palace on August 25, 2016 in New York City. The US Open Tennis Championships begin on Monday, August 29.
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez walks on to the field for a retirement ceremony in what is to be his final game in the MLB against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 12, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York City. Rodriguez will end his 22-year playing career with the fourth-most homers in Major League history at 697.
Chris Froome of Great Britain claimed his third Tour de France title in four years after safely negotiating a rain-soaked penultimate stage in the Alps. Froome celebrated his win on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Paris.
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