1. Spotlight Is on Jake Arrieta to Overcome Checkered Postseason Past

    Jake Arrieta , line one is for you. It's destiny calling — and it's urgent. Don't worry. We're not going to get too melodramatic after the Chicago Cubs ' dispiriting ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 10,159 reads 37 comments

  2. Cubs Maintain World Series Favorite Status Despite Game 1 Blowout

    At the risk of going out on a limb for a team that hasn't won a World Series in 108 years or even scored in a World Series in 71 years... Don't worry. The Chicago Cubs still have this...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 13,324 reads 78 comments

  3. High Schooler Predicted Chicago Cubs' 2016 World Series Appearance in 1993

    Back in 1993, a high school student used his yearbook quote to correctly predict the Chicago Cubs ' World Series run in 2016...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 176,422 reads 106 comments

  4. Cubs vs. Indians: Ending the Drought

    The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians will try to rewrite history in the 2016 World Series. Only one team will be able to do so. Check out some things to love about this year's Fall Classic heading into Game 1 Tuesday night...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 4 months ago 237 reads 0 comments

  5. The Ridiculous Numbers Inside the Cubs' 71-Year World Series Drought

    The Chicago Cubs are finally headed to the World Series since their last appearance in 1945. The 71-year drought marked a historic record in baseball and enough time to rack up some even crazier numbers...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 4 months ago 580 reads 0 comments

  6. Will Ferrell Revives Harry Caray Impersonation on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

    Hey! As the Chicago Cubs prepare for their first World Series since 1945, Will Ferrell revived his Harry Caray impersonation on Jimmy Kimmel Live ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 49,568 reads 8 comments

  7. Is Aroldis Chapman or Kenley Jansen This Winter's Top Closer Available?

    There’s a growing conundrum plaguing the minds of baseball’s best executives. To a man, each is searching for the sport’s most elusive prize: a shutdown bullpen...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 4 months ago 16,007 reads 37 comments

  8. World Series 2016: Latest Bracket Results, Odds and Predictions

    For the baseball fan who appreciates the historical aspect of the game, the Chicago Cubs clinching the National League Championship Series on Saturday night with a 5-0 win over ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 26,840 reads 0 comments

  9. Bleacher Report's 2016 League Championship Series Awards

    I went looking to see how Bleacher Report covered things the last time the Chicago Cubs went to the World Series . No luck. I couldn't find any of our stories about the last Cleveland Indians ' World Series title, either...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 4 months ago 14,913 reads 39 comments

  10. Cubs' Fearless End to 71-Year Pennant Drought Sets Historic World Series Stage

    CHICAGO — So, 71 years later, this is what it looks like when the Chicago Cubs storm into the World Series… Anthony Rizzo hitting everything Clayton Kershaw threw ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 75,027 reads 107 comments

  11. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade Plan to Make Bet on Cubs-Indians World Series

    The top bromance in the NBA is spilling over to the baseball diamond. With the Chicago Cubs advancing to the World Series on Saturday for a matchup with the Cleveland Indians ...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 4 months ago 12,432 reads 7 comments

  12. Kyle Schwarber Injury: Updates on Cubs Star's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Kyle Schwarber's powerful bat has been absent from the Chicago Cubs lineup since the third game of the 2016 season, when the outfielder suffered a torn ACL and LCL...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 4 months ago 54,800 reads 62 comments

  13. How Concerned Should Cubs Be About a Suddenly Hittable Aroldis Chapman?

    The Chicago Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman because he's a flamethrower. In the 2016 postseason, he's ignited a disconcerting number of fires...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 27,235 reads 47 comments

  14. MLB Playoffs 2016: Latest Odds Guide, Preview and Bracket Predictions

    While the Cleveland Indians already punched their ticket to the World Series, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers continue to battle it out in the NL championship...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 2,552 reads 0 comments

  15. Jon Lester Re-Establishing Himself as One of October's Unflappable Heroes

    The Chicago Cubs are one win away from the World Series, and Jon Lester is back among the pantheon of postseason studs...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 11,456 reads 36 comments

  16. Carl Edwards Jr. Injury: Updates on Cubs RP's Hamstring and Return

    Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. was removed from Game 4 of the National League Championship Series with hamstring tightness, per Carrie Muskat of MLB .com. Continue for updates...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 2,823 reads 4 comments

  17. This Is the 1st Time in Cubs History They Have Been Shut out Twice in Playoffs

    Fact: The Cubs were shut out for the second straight game on Tuesday night, losing to the Dodgers 6-0. This is the first time in Cubs history that they have been shut out twice in a single postseason...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 months ago 3,864 reads 4 comments

  18. Frank Kaminsky, Cubs Twitter Account Trade Barbs over Steve Bartman Jersey

    Frank Kaminsky continues to wage war against the Chicago Cubs . The Charlotte Hornets center and Chicago White Sox supporter showed up to his NBA preseason game at the United ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 26,426 reads 22 comments

  19. Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and the Cubs Building the 'New-Age' MLB Star

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs led the league this year in, among other things, wins, winning percentage, run differential and multitasking. Yes, that's right. Multitasking...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 23,683 reads 55 comments

  20. Cubs' Miguel Montero Delivers Game-Winning Grand Slam in 8th Inning

    October baseball is fun. The Los Angeles Dodgers had just tied Game 1 of the National League Championship Series at 3-3 in the top of the eighth inning Saturday night. Then Miguel Montero decided to become a hero...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 4 months ago 1,714 reads 0 comments

  21. Cubs Infielder Javier Baez Steals Home in Game 1 of NLCS

    Javier Baez is an exciting baseball player. He's earned that reputation because he does things such as stealing home plate, like he did in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 4 months ago 7,874 reads 4 comments

  22. Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers: Keys for Each Team to Win NLCS Game 1

    The Chicago Cubs enter the National League Championship Series with as much confidence as a team battling a 108-year title drought could possibly have...

    Brett Klein Written by Brett Klein about 4 months ago 7,587 reads 12 comments

  23. Cubs Join 1986 Mets to Come Back from 3-Run Deficit in 9th Inning to Win Series

    Fact: The Cubs overcame a 5-2 deficit in the 9th inning to beat the Giants 6-5 on Tuesday night and move on to the NLCS ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 months ago 7,983 reads 5 comments

  24. Chicago Cubs' Historic Comeback Proves This Is Not the Same Old Franchise

    For the last 107 seasons, any hope the Chicago Cubs held heading into postseason play was almost immediately followed by agony...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 4 months ago 80,885 reads 152 comments

  25. Cubs Proving to Be Not Just the Best, but Deepest Team in Baseball

    When the goal is to snap a World Series championship drought that's existed for longer than Wrigley Field itself, it's best to leave as little as possible to chance. That pretty much explains the 2016 Chicago Cubs ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 months ago 48,793 reads 117 comments