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 -- With the best record in baseball, the Cubs begin their bid for a World Series title that has eluded them for 108 years. Jon Lester starts in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Giants Johnny Cueto. Game starts 9:15 p.m.- WASHINGTON -- In a matchup of past Cy Young Award winners, Max Scherzer of the Nationals and Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers are on the mound for Game 1 of their NLDS. Game starts 5:38 p.m.- ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish makes only his second postseason start for the Texas Rangers, who are down 1-0 in the ALDS after Toronto won the opener 10-1. The Blue Jays counter with 20-game winner J.A. Happ. Game starts 1:08 p.m.- CLEVELAND -- With the Boston Red Sox down 1-0 in the ALDS, David Price -- winless as a starter in the postseason -- starts Game 2 against Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber. Game starts 4:38 p.m.- Two college football games Friday night involving Top 25 teams: No. 3 Clemson at Boston College (7:30 p.m.); No. 19 Boise State at New Mexico (9 p.m.).- Stories on key college football games Saturday: No. 1 Alabama-No. 16 Arkansas; No. 8 Texas A&M-No. 9 Tennessee; No. 10 Miami-No. 23 Florida State; No. 17 North Carolina-No. 25 Virginia Tech; No. 20 Oklahoma-Texas.- LOS ANGELES -- The woman accusing Derrick Rose and his friends of rape returns to the witness stand for cross-examination. She has filed a $21.5 million lawsuit against the NBA star, who is beginning his first season with the Knicks.- Tiger Woods is set for his first tournament in more than a year, signing up for next weeks Safeway Open in California. Woods last played in August 2015 at the Wyndham Championship before having two more back operations.- INDIANAPOLIS -- NCAA relocates its mens basketball regional tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, after withdrawing the event from Greensboro, North Carolina, because of that states law restricting the rights of LGBT people.- TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals beat the 49ers Thursday night, a victory they sorely needed. Now coach Bruce Arians has given his players five days off before preparing for a Monday night game against the Jets.- LONDON -- With the Russian doping scandal still causing discord across international sports, Olympic leaders meet Saturday to consider ways of revamping a battered and distrusted global drug-testing system.- The U.S. national soccer team plays an exhibition game against Cuba in Havana in preparation for next months World Cup qualifier against Mexico. Game starts 4 p.m.- Winless France is home against Bulgaria in a European World Cup qualifier. Portugal, coming off a loss to Switzerland, hosts Andorra.- PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- The IOC says Pyeongchangs preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics are on course but South Korean organizers must step up efforts to promote the games worldwide.- VATICAN CITY -- Val Ackerman, the first president of the WNBA, discusses the role of women in international sports at the first global conference on faith and sports at the Vatican. Cheap Stitched Jerseys . 1, meaning problems for the doping controls at both major international sports events next year. The World Anti-Doping Agency provisionally suspended the Moscow Antidoping Center on Sunday, saying its operations must improve or a six-month ban on the facilitys accreditation will be imposed. Wholesale NFL Hoodies . McPhee said that Ovechkins father Mikhail is in stable condition after having the surgery this week and is no longer in intensive care. "Weve told him to stay as long as necessary with your dad," he said. 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DETROIT -- Andrew Romine came feet first, then Jose Iglesias dove in with his left arm sweeping across the plate.Both Detroit runners were safe on close plays at home in the seventh inning, helping the Tigers rally for an important win.Were good sliders, Romine joked afterward.Miguel Cabrera and Ian Kinsler homered, and the Tigers scored two runs in the seventh on those slides at the plate in a 4-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Detroit pulled within a game of Baltimore for the American Leagues second wild card.With the Tigers down 2-1 in the seventh, Romine walked and Iglesias hit a double to the corner in left field. Romine was waved around, and he made it home right as the relay was arriving. Catcher Kurt Suzuki had to move to his left to catch the throw, and he lunged back as Romine stretched his left leg toward the plate.He was called safe, and the run stood after a review. Iglesias moved up to third on the play at home.For me, that was the most important play of the whole thing, Iglesias said. Read the ball and get to third base on that.Kinsler flied out to center, Iglesias tagged up, and Suzuki had to reach to his right this time to receive Byron Buxtons throw home. Iglesias reached his left arm toward the plate and scored to give the Tigers a 3-2 lead.Shane Greene (4-4) got the win in relief, and Bruce Rondon worked out of a two-on, one-out jam in the eighth. Cabreras homer in the bottom of the eighth gave Detroit an insurance run.Francisco Rodriguez walked two in the ninth but held on for his 41st save in 45 chances.Brian Dozier hit his 40th homer, and Suzuki also went deep for the Twins.Alex Wimmers (1-2) took the loss.Daniel Norris struck out a career-high 11 in 6 1/3 innings for the Tiggers.dddddddddddd. Kinsler led off the bottom of the first with his 26th homer of the season, but solo shots by Dozier and Suzuki gave the Twins a 2-1 lead.Cabreras home run was his 32nd of the year.Ervin Santana allowed one run and three hits in five innings for the Twins. He was lifted after throwing 95 pitches.I felt great, but I was at 95 pitches so if anyone gets on, Im out of the game, Santana said. It made more sense to start the inning with a fresh arm.SLUGGERDozier extended his hitting streak to 16 games. He now has 33 home runs in his last 76 games and is the second Minnesota player to reach 40 in a season. Harmon Killebrew was the other. He did it most recently in 1970.Im sure when the season is over, it will mean a lot more, but I just wish this was happening in (first-place) Clevelands position or Detroits position, where we were making a run, Dozier said. Were still looking at losing 100 games. ... That takes something away from this.QUALITY STARTNorris allowed two runs and five hits, throwing a season-high 106 pitches. This equaled his longest start of 2016, innings-wise. He also went 6 1/3 against the Twins on Aug. 25.TRAINERS ROOMTwins: 3B Miguel Sano left the game in the seventh with lower back tightness.Tigers: LF Justin Upton came out at the beginning of the fourth with a left calf strain.UP NEXTTwins: Minnesota sends RHP Kyle Gibson (5-9) to the mound Tuesday night in the second game of this four-game series.Tigers: LHP Matt Boyd (5-3) starts for Detroit. 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