Kluber, 2 Perez HRs get Indians by Cubs

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CLEVELAND (AP) Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitch-perfect start in the World Series.

The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, fell completely flat in their first appearance since 1945.

Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Roberto Perez had four RBIs with a pair of home runs and the Indians beat the Cubs 6-0 in Tuesday night's opener of a highly anticipated matchup between the teams with baseball's longest championship droughts.

Spurs spoil Durant's debut, win by 29

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 35 points and the San Antonio Spurs emphatically spoiled Kevin Durant's long-awaited Warriors debut Tuesday with a 129-100 rout that sent Golden State fans for the exits early on opening night.

Durant had 27 points and 10 rebounds, but little looked in sync for MVP Stephen Curry and the reigning Western Conference champions in a forgettable first game - and quite a different one after the Warriors dominated at home and came out of the blocks last season with a record 24-0 start. (MORE)

James has triple-double, Cavs rip Knicks

CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James took time to reflect as the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner.

Then it was business as usual. (MORE)

MLB hoping weather cooperates for Game 2

CLEVELAND (AP) The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians are hoping to beat the rain forecast for Wednesday and get in Game 2 of the World Series.

It was overcast and dry at noontime following the Indians' 6-0 victory in the opener, but wet weather was forecast for the evening. (MORE)

Giants cut K Brown, team was ‘misguided’

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants released placekicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, six days after police documents revealed Brown admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were married.

The move came shortly after the player issued a statement insisting that he never hit his wife during a six year period when he admits spousal abuse. (MORE)

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