1. Ryan Howard's Contract Option Declined by Phillies: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Philadelphia Phillies made a long-expected move Thursday, as they announced they have declined the 2017 club option on first baseman Ryan Howard 's contract, making him a free agent...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 12,428 reads 39 comments

  2. Thad Levine Named Twins SVP, GM: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Minnesota Twins hired Thad Levine as their senior vice president and general manager Thursday: Levine, 44, will work under chief baseball officer Derek Falvey, who was appointed several weeks ago...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 4,384 reads 5 comments

  3. Mike Matheny, Cardinals Agree on New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

    The St. Louis Cardinals and Mike Matheny reached an agreement Thursday on a three-year contract extension to keep the manager with the organization through the 2020 season. MLB...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 5,677 reads 17 comments

  4. Newspapers Around the Country Commemorate Cubs' World Series Win

    A moment 108 years in the making, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champions. Their epic Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians delighted viewers but probably infuriated writers and editors working on deadline...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 12,038 reads 5 comments

  5. World Series 2016: Cubs Trophy Celebration Highlights, Comments and More

    The Chicago Cubs and their diehard fans enjoyed a celebration befitting the long-awaited end of the team's 108-year championship drought early Thursday morning as the team completed ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 1,619 reads 0 comments

  6. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Post-2016 World Series

    With the 2016 World Series in the books and the offseason officially underway, let's put a bow on the 2016 season with one final edition of MLB power rankings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 61,503 reads 97 comments

  7. Draymond Green Tweets '3-1 Sucks' Following Indians' Game 7 Loss to Cubs

    Misery loves company, so Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors have a new ally in the Cleveland Indians...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 5,322 reads 19 comments

  8. The Cubs Beat the Indians 8-7 to Earn Their 1st World Series Win Since 1908

    Fact: The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10 innings on Wednesday night, giving the franchise its first World Series title since 1908...

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  9. Bill Murray Interviews Theo Epstein During Cubs' World Series Celebration

    Who would have thought Theo Epstein would be the one to take a Bill Murray interview off the rails? As the Chicago Cubs celebrated an epic Game 7 victory to lock up the 2016 World ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 32,076 reads 3 comments

  10. Kris Bryant Ends Cubs' 108-Year Title Drought with Final Out of Game 7

    With the weight of Chicago on his shoulders, Cubs star Kris Bryant proved why he deserves to be the 2016 National League MVP. Nothing rattles him...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 2,124 reads 2 comments

  11. Cubs Fan Opens 32-Year-Old Beer Can After World Series Win

    Chicago Cubs fans have waited a long time for this moment. Essentially every loyalist witnessed his or her first championship when the Cubs secured their first World Series title since 1908...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 9,850 reads 5 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs Join Bill Murray in B/R's 'Goatbusters' Reimagination

    The Chicago Cubs ain't afraid of no goats. After 108 years of darkness, the long-suffering franchise halted its title drought Wednesday night...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 7,273 reads 2 comments

  13. 'Cleveland Blew a 3-1 Lead' Scrolls on Wrigley Field Marquee in B/R Treatment

    For the past four-plus months, the internet has had a field day with the fact that the 73-9 Golden State Warriors became the first team in NBA Finals history to blow a 3-1 lead...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 10,998 reads 38 comments

  14. UNINTERRUPTED: LeBron Congratulates Cubs, Indians on Epic World Series

    LeBron James offers congratulations to the Chicago Cubs after their thrilling Game 7 victory and congratulates his hometown Cleveland Indians on an amazing season...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 1 month ago 2,094 reads 7 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs Fans Wake Up Like Excited SpongeBob Following World Series Win

    For the first time in 108 years, Chicago Cubs fans are waking up with huge smiles on their faces to start the offseason. Why? Because the Cubs are World Series champions. No, really: The Cubs are World Series champions ...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 3,392 reads 2 comments

  16. World Series 2016: Top Stars, Stats and Highlights from Cubs vs. Indians

    It's unfair to question where the 2016 World Series ranks among the all-time greats. We're still less than 24 hours removed. Only time and perspective will allow for a proper assessment...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 7,106 reads 1 comments

  17. Bleacher Report's 2016 World Series Awards

    The better team won. After all the talk of curses and droughts, and all the angst about which manager shouldn't have used which pitcher at which point, it came down to simple baseball logic...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 19,293 reads 63 comments

  18. Bleacher Report's Complete 2016-2017 MLB Offseason Preview

    The World Series is over. Now begins the long, dark, cold road to spring training. Better fire up the hot stove. No Major League Baseball will be played in the next few months, but plenty of new homes will be found for free agents and trade targets...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 55,095 reads 72 comments

  19. Yoenis Cespedes Could Ride Massive Offseason Bidding War to $150 Million Payday

    If Yoenis Cespedes is throwing together an offseason playlist, he may want to start with The Beatles' "Baby You're a Rich Man." That could be followed by Sean "Puff Daddy/P...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 22,955 reads 56 comments

  20. Rain Delay Speech Helps End Drought as Chicago Cubs Win Historic World Series

    CLEVELAND — Into the droughts fell the rain. Seventh game of the World Series , nine innings completed, the score 6-6 and, of course...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 121,360 reads 184 comments

  21. Cubs' Championship Heroics Rescue Chapman, Maddon from World Series Goat Status

    You can exhale, Chicago Cubs fans. It finally happened. After 108 years of waiting, you watched your team storm the field and hoist a trophy. You watched the Cubbies win the final game of the postseason 8-7 Wednesday night at Progressive Field...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 35,333 reads 90 comments

  22. Cubs Win 2016 World Series: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

    The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series since 1908, and it only feels appropriate that they put their dedicated fans through one of the most back-and-forth, stress-inducing baseball games in recent memory...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 33,049 reads 40 comments

  23. Ben Zobrist Wins 2016 World Series MVP Award

    Ben Zobrist has been named Most Valuable Player of the 2016 World Series while helping the Chicago Cubs secure their first title since 1908...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 36,175 reads 35 comments

  24. Cubs vs. Indians: Game 7 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 World Series

    There was the billy goat. Then there was the black cat. Then Steve Bartman. There was more than a century of gross mismanagement, poor ownership and heartbreak. Then came president of baseball operations Theo Epstein...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 month ago 142,648 reads 327 comments

  25. World Series 2016: Odds and Prop Bets Info for Cubs vs. Indians Game 7

    Corey Kluber was electric in his first two World Series starts, and the Cleveland Indians will hope he can do it a third time to bring the franchise its first title since 1948...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 1,718 reads 0 comments