Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Friday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:- CHICAGO -- The Cubs return home one win shy of their first World Series appearance in 71 years. They lead Los Angeles 3-2 in the NLCS, with Chicagos Kyle Hendricks facing the Dodgers Clayton Kershaw on Saturday.- CLEVELAND -- Waiting to learn their opponent for Tuesdays start of the World Series, the Indians work out at Progressive Field. Cleveland has won seven of eight games this postseason.- LONDON -- Coach Ben McAdoo says the New York Giants have not yet decided whether Josh Brown will remain on the team after admitting to repeated abuse of his former wife.- NEW YORK -- NBA owners wrap up their two-day meetings, moving closer to a new labor agreement with players that would prevent a work stoppage next summer.- Adding Kevin Durant only adds to Golden States role as the overwhelming favorite in the West. The Warriors look to reclaim their crown, but much in the conference has changed.- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- No. 6 Texas A&M plays at No. 1 Alabama on Saturday in a game between the SECs last unbeaten teams.- AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn is rested from an open date; Arkansas has reached the midpoint of a grueling stretch against ranked teams. They play Saturday and a win would surely elevate either teams mood and, perhaps, its season.- TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Chase Elliott has been inching toward his first career Cup victory all year. He needs it to come Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where anything but a win will likely eliminate the rookie phenom from the playoffs.- AUSTIN, Texas -- Nico Rosberg says he wont settle for the safety of second at the U.S. Grand Prix. Hell be looking for enough speed to rattle teammate and rival Lewis Hamilton in Friday practice.- SOELDEN, Austria -- Marcel Hirscher begins his bid for an unprecedented feat in the 50-year history of World Cup Alpine skiing -- a sixth straight mens overall title. Rival Aksel Lund Svindal is struggling following a knee injury.- PARIS -- Frank McCourt, who in 2012 sold the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2 billion, has a new line of work these days as owner of Marseille. And he intends to put plenty of money into the ailing French soccer club.- HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Experts and policymakers in health, sports administration, law and education gather for a three-day conference on concussions. http://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Reggie-White-Jersey/ . "It was nerve-wracking, but we pulled through," said Collaros, who threw four touchdown passes to lead the Toronto Argonauts (8-4) to a 33-27 win over the Calgary Stampeders (9-3) in front of 28,781 fans at McMahon Stadium. http://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Morgan-Burnett-Jersey/ . White came in fourth place in the event. He was the two-time defending gold medallist. The gold medal went to Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov. http://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Ha-Ha-Clinton-Dix-Jersey/ . -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks was fined $15,570 by the NFL on Wednesday for his hit on Saints quarterback Drew Brees last Sunday. http://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Ty-Montgomery-Jersey/ . "Trying to breathe," he said with a grin. Bernier stopped 42 of 43 shots on Monday night, including all 22 in a hectic middle frame, his heroic performance propelling the Leafs toward an undue point in their final game before the Christmas break. http://www.packersrookiestore.com/Packers-Brett-Hundley-Jersey/ . For the Wild it was their first win of the season and they now have a record of 1-1-2 while the Jets fall to 2-2. Jets start a six game home stand Friday with another divisional game, home to the Dallas Stars. PARK CITY, Utah -- USA Luges roster for the start of the World Cup season is set, with 14 sliders being formally tabbed for the team after the completion of a series of three seeding races on Thursday night.Tucker West won all three of the mens seeding races and is headed back to World Cup competition, along with Chris Mazdzer, Taylor Morris and Jonny Gustafson. Mazdzer was third in the overall World Cup standings last winter.Each week were getting better and better, progressing more and more, and I feel like thats still true, West said. Every day Im getting more comfortable on the sled. Were figuring out what (sled) setups working for us. Were making adjustments to our equipment. Things are looking good for us.Emily Sweeney prevailed for the second straight womens race and won that seeding series. Sweeney, Olympic bronze medalist and former world champion Erin Hamlin, Summer Britcher and Raychel Germaine are the womens World Cup team selections for the Americans.ddddddddddddSweeney has had a strong fall season, despite racing with a surgically repaired wrist that is hampering her abilities at the start -- which is critical in any sliding discipline.My wrist is OK. Its pretty tired right now, Sweeney said. Ive asked a lot of it the past few days and Im just trying to get the inflammation back down and get ahead of it. So thatll be my goal for my wrist for the next few days. Sliding-wise, I have a few things I have to clean up for when we come back for the World Cup.In doubles, the teams of Jake Hyrns-Anthony Espinoza, Justin Krewson-Andrew Sherk, and Matt Mortensen-Jayson Terdiman are all World Cup-bound. All three teams won a race during the seeding series.The teams leave for Europe on Saturday, and the World Cup season starts Nov. 26 in Winterberg, Germany. Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap NFL T-shirts Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys China NFL Jerseys White Cheap NFL Jerseys Camo Wholesale Jerseys China NFL Jerseys Outlet Cheap Jerseys Wholesale China Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Hoodies Camo China NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Cheap NFL Jerseys Camo NFL Jerseys China ' ' '