1. World Series AL Swing Puts Kyle Schwarber Back in Play as Cubs' Offensive Spark

    It's rare for the National League team in a World Series to be disadvantaged in the games it plays at home...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 9 months ago 19,117 reads 75 comments

  2. Cubs Fanatic Dan Shapiro Shares Love of Sports with His Boss, Barack Obama

    HERZLIYA PITUACH , Israel — On Monday night, Dan Shapiro stood outside the American embassy in Tel Aviv and pressed a button that bathed the edifice in pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month...

    Hillel  Kuttler Written by Hillel Kuttler about 9 months ago 1,177 reads 0 comments

  3. Cubs Caught in a Downward, Likely Irreversible Spiral After Game 4 Beating

    If the Chicago Cubs want to be a team of destiny, they better come up with a miracle. If they don't, a season in which they won 103 games on their way to their first World Series since 1945 could be over as soon as Sunday...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 months ago 41,973 reads 134 comments

  4. Bill Murray Sings 'Take Me Out to the Ballgame' in Daffy Duck Voice

    Chicago Cubs fans were treated to a two-for-one special Friday night at Wrigley Field. During the seventh-inning stretch in Game 3 of the 2016 World Series, they didn't get just one celebrity to lead "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"; they got a duet...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 9 months ago 45,214 reads 46 comments

  5. The World Series Is Back at Wrigley Field

    The last World Series game at Wrigley Field was in 1945. In the 71 years since then, the Cubs have had their chances to return, but haven't been able to do it. Until now...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 9 months ago 512 reads 1 comments

  6. Kyle Hendricks Can Cement Breakout Season by Pitching Cubs to World Series Brink

    Kyle Hendricks might win the National League Cy Young Award. He's MLB 's reigning ERA king. By any measure, 2016 has been a very good year for the Chicago Cubs right-hander...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 4,607 reads 13 comments

  7. World Series Shift to Chicago Ushers in Historic Moment Bigger Than the Game

    CHICAGO — The old girl is dressed to the nines. Wrigley Field, on deck to host her first World Series game Friday night since Oct. 10, 1945, is crackling with energy...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 months ago 51,098 reads 1 comments

  8. Will Kyle Schwarber's NL Benching Dull Cubs' World Series Momentum?

    The World Series is returning to Chicago's North Side for the first time since 1945. That's the lead storyline ahead of Friday's pivotal Game 3, which is scheduled to be aired at 8 p...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 9 months ago 19,333 reads 47 comments

  9. Kyle Schwarber Not Cleared to Play in Outfield in Game 3 of 2016 World Series

    The 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians shifts to Wrigley Field for Games 3-5 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the North Siders will not have ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 months ago 14,657 reads 58 comments

  10. Nebraska Couple Decorates Home with 'Go Cubs Go' Halloween Light Show

    Hey Chicago, what do you say? Some Cubs fans from Nebraska are showing all of you up today. Sabrina and Paul combined their Cubs fandom and Halloween spirit by orchestrating an ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 months ago 36,888 reads 14 comments

  11. Comeback Kid Kyle Schwarber Rewarding Cubs' Faith with Impact World Series

    CLEVELAND — Don’t worry. Hitting savant Kyle Schwarber isn’t Superman all down the line. In some respects, he’s just like you and me...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 months ago 102,492 reads 70 comments

  12. Cubs Flaunt World Series Starter Edge on Back of Jake Arrieta's Solid Game 2

    The postseason of the bullpens ran into an everlasting truth in the first two games of the World Series . The team with the better starting pitcher still wins most games...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 9 months ago 10,675 reads 23 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 10,185 reads 37 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 13,348 reads 78 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 176,487 reads 106 comments

  16. 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...

    B/R Video Written by B/R Video about 9 months ago 246 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 591 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 49,606 reads 8 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 16,050 reads 37 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 26,894 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 14,923 reads 39 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 75,071 reads 107 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 12,447 reads 7 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 55,148 reads 62 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 27,261 reads 47 comments