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Longtime Cubs fan Craig Sager got to see his team win it all before his death

In Craig Sager’s final year, he got to experience what he — and all Cubs fans — dreamed of. He got to see his Cubs win the World Series. Sager even sang the seventh inning stretch at Wrigley in June.<p>He and his family visited with the team, including Hall of Famer Billy Williams. The Cubs won 2-1 …

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Addison Russell on Being Chicago Cubs’ World Series Spark

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been more than just a sensation in his second season as a member of manager Joe Maddon’s lineup. He’s been …

Catcher David Ross discusses parade injury on 'Ellen': 'I got clotheslined on the bus'

After more than a dozen years in Major League Baseball, it was the World Series championship parade that nearly sidelined Cubs catcher David Ross.<p>"I almost didn't make it. I got clotheslined on the bus," Ross tells Ellen DeGeneres on Tuesday's episode of "Ellen." Ross said he was riding on top of a …

Chicago Cubs fans sign “friendly chalkboard” on Wrigley Field walls

<b>By Andrew Seligman</b>, <i>AP Sports Writer</i><p>CHICAGO — Matt Ridley climbed his ladder, scrawled a tribute to his deceased loved ones and high fived his mom …

Cubs Kris Bryant, Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks up for major awards

NEW YORK -- Fresh off leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title in more than a century, slugger Kris Bryant and several teammates …

Bill Murray lost it in the best way after the Chicago Cubs' historic World Series win

The legendary comedian crashed the White House press room to root for his home team, his hilarious reactions during games were widely broadcast, he sang a one-of-a-kind version of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," and he generously provided a ticket for Game 6 to a fan.<p>Now it's possible no one is …

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It ain't over! Cubs rock Cleveland, force Game 7

CLEVELAND -- After the Chicago Cubs edged the Cleveland Indians in a Game 5 nail-biter on Sunday, Kris Bryant said, "I feel like we play our best …

5 Ways Chicago Cubs Family Ben And Julianna Zobrist Teach Their Children Major League Values

When Chicago Cubs second baseman, Ben Zobrist, went two for three during game two of the 2016 Major League Baseball World Series, he made it look easy. And when his wife, Julianna, takes the platform to sing God Bless America during game four, her voice is so beautiful that she'll make it seem …

16 celebrities who are die-hard Chicago Cubs fans

In the Chicago Cubs' pursuit of their first World Series win in 108 years, the team has the support of many celebrities and superstars around the country. They're passionate. They're loud. They've waited for this. Will they finally witness a World Series victory from their beloved Cubs?<p>You've seen …

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Just Another Day in the Life

How does Cubs catcher David Ross prepare for his final start at Wrigley Field -- and maybe of his career? A little family time, plenty of chats with …

Fowler 'speechless' to be 1st black Cubs player in World Series

The last time the Chicago Cubs played in the World Series, Jackie Robinson was still two years away from breaking Major League Baseball's color …

Here Are 10 of the Best Celeb Reactions to the Cubs Clinching the Pennant

We’ll admit it — we’re ordinarily not super big on sports (unless hardcore workouts are included). But when the Chicago Cubs won their National League championship game last night, advancing to the World Series for the first time in <i>71 years</i>, even we stopped and took note.<p>For those of you doing the …

ICYMI: 7 best moments from Cubs' historic pennant win

The Chicago Cubs have earned a reputation as one of the most iconic and well-respected franchises in sports history, so it's no surprise the team's …

What the World Was Like the Last Time the Chicago Cubs Won the World Series

New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii (<i>above)</i> were not yet states.<p>According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average price for a loaf of bread …

Cubs' Javier Baez, Jon Lester share MVP honors in NLCS

CHICAGO -- When Jon Lester was a free agent two years ago, he decided to join the Chicago Cubs primarily because they had promising prospects, …

The best photos from the Chicago Cubs’ pennant-clinching celebration

Jerry Lai Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports<p>Major League Baseball MLB Photos via Getty Images<p>Major League Baseball MLB Photos via Getty Images<p>Major League …

Listen to Cubs radio call of Game 6 NLCS victory (Video)

Pat Hughes calling the final outs of the Chicago Cubs’ Game 6 victory in the NLCS was something that will be cherish by Cubs fans everywhere.<p>No, …

Do Not Be Alarmed, The Chicago Cubs Are Actually In The World Series

It’s 2016, and the Chicago Cubs are in the World Series. I know, I’m as surprised as you are. But it actually happened. And they didn’t need Henry Rowengartner to do it. After taking down the Dodgers in six games, the Cubs earn the right to play Cleveland, which also hasn’t won the World Series …

Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder celebrated with the Chicago Cubs | FOX Sports

Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam have played Wrigley Field. Saturday, the band's front man got to celebrate with his beloved Chicago Cubs.<p>A great moment …

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The world changed Saturday night at Wrigley

CHICAGO -- Ron Santo never saw this. Fergie Jenkins never did this. Ernie Banks never lived to see this moment -- to watch the universe change before …

Chicago Cubs: City parties as baseball 'curse' ends after 71 years

<b>Chicago has been celebrating after the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, taking the team into the baseball World Series for the first time since 1945.</b><p>They partied outside Wrigley Field stadium after the Curse of the Billy Goat - supposedly placed on the Cubs by a disgruntled fan - was finally …

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WATCH: Cubs going to World Series, here's the double play that ended it vs. Dodgers

Russell to Baez to Rizzo will go down in history<p>For the first time in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs will play for a World Series championship.<p>The Cubs …

What we learned: Go, Cubs, Go ... all the way to the World Series

The Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. They stared down Clayton Kershaw in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series and sent him to …

Cubs fans celebrate team's 1st World Series berth since 1945

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs fans have waited 71 years to celebrate a return to the World Series.<p>Overjoyed fans streamed out of Wrigley Field on Saturday …

Rizzo, Russell's Awakening Is Great Sign for Cubs' NLCS Hopes

LOS ANGELES — It was that moment when you’re creeping along through gridlock and, suddenly, the freeway opens up.<p>Addison Russell re-introduced himself to this National League Championship Series by walloping a home run, Anthony Rizzo reminded folks he hasn’t gone anywhere by crushing another, and …

Cubs vs. Dodgers: Game 4 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 MLB Playoffs

The Chicago Cubs won an MLB-best 103 games in 2016 and were apparently tired of hearing about the doom and gloom surrounding their season facing a 2-1 deficit in the National League Championship Series.<p>They crushed the Los Angeles Dodgers, 10-2, in Wednesday's Game 4 at Dodger Stadium to tie the …

Zobrist’s bunt sparks Cubs offense as Rizzo returns to form in NLCS Game 4

LOS ANGELES—It began with a bunt single by the cleanup hitter. Well, it had to begin <i>somewhere.</i> These Cubs had gone 21 innings without scoring and …