Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza added got trophy in her breakthrough summer, beating Simona Halep for her first Western & Southern Open title. Grigor Dimitrov beat Nick Kyrgios in straight sets for his first ATP Masters title.
Cristiano Ronaldo wasn't missed by his team as Gareth Bale scored one goal and set up another to help Real Madrid start its defense of the Spanish league title with a 3-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday.
Neymar was in unstoppable form on his home debut for Paris Saint-Germain, with the Brazil star scoring twice and involved in the other four goals as PSG routed Toulouse 6-2 to move top of the French league on Sunday.
Marcos Alonso's double reignited Chelsea's Premier League title defense by securing a 2-1 victory over Tottenham after goalkeeper Hugo Lloris blundered to enable the champions to recover from its opening weekend loss.
Jim Woods, a native of Chicago and a former member of the Chicago Cubs, talks about the team's first World Series championship in 108 years and his time in the big leagues at his home in Keyes, California.
Joe CortezThe Modesto Bee
Former Cubs player, Chicago native Jim Woods revels in World Series triumph