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Arrieta pitches Cubs past Pirates

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta carried his masterful pitching over to the postseason by tossing a four-hit shutout as the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.

Yankees’ Sabathia entering rehab, will miss playoffs

NEW YORK — New York Yankees veteran starting pitcher CC Sabathia is checking himself into alcohol rehabilitation and will miss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason, the left-hander said Monday.

FIFA presidential candidate ‘facing suspension’

SEOUL — South Korea’s Chung Mong-joon has said he is facing a 15-year suspension by FIFA’s Ethics Committee that has “sabotaged” his campaign for the FIFA presidency, but he denied any wrongdoing and vowed to continue his bid to lead soccer’s world governing body.

Nationals fire manager after two seasons

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Nationals, a club that struggled all season and barely finished.500 despite a roster loaded with marquee names and assembled through a team-record $164 million payroll, fired manager Matt Williams on Monday.

Fantasy firms defend integrity after insider bet

NEW YORK — The two major U.S. sports fantasy companies defended their businesses’ integrity Monday after an employee used insider information to place bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.

The Prep Beat: Chelan girls soccer squad finds stability, success

Chelan girls soccer coach Michael Tucker is the third Goats coach in four years. For the 11 seniors on the club, the frequent changes have yielded inconsistent results. Learning three different systems during a varsity career can be confusing and frustrating.

Solo in the morning

The tee time was all set for 7:50 a.m. on the fourth Sunday in September. According to my Weather Channel app, the day was calling for abundant sunshine, light winds and temps approaching the mid-70s. In my book, that’s about as good as it gets for golf.

Dipoto eager for challenge of rebuilding Mariners

At his introduction, new general manager Jerry Dipoto was frank in his assessment of the Mariners’ weaknesses, but also upbeat about his ability to address them. He made it crystal clear he thinks they can be contenders next year.

Cougars’ defense showing some serious claws

On Cal’s first offensive series Saturday, Washington State cornerback Marcellus Pippins nailed his second interception in as many games. And after he managed two pass breakups on the very next series, the Golden Bears got the message and stopped throwing his direction.

WVC to hold athletic auction Oct. 17

WENATCHEE — Dress in your favorite team apparel and join the Wenatchee Valley College Knights coaches and athletes for an evening of food, drinks and auction excitement at the seventh annual Knight Athletics Auction and Extravaganza at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in Smith Gym on the Wenatchee campus.

Prep football player injured during game dies

SEATTLE — A high-school senior who suffered a critical injury late in a Friday night football game has died, an official at Harborview Medical Center said Monday.