1. 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 11 months ago 7,630 reads 17 comments

  2. 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 11 months ago 12,144 reads 5 comments

  3. 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 11 months ago 1,722 reads 0 comments

  4. 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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  5. 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 11 months ago 32,142 reads 3 comments

  6. 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 11 months ago 2,142 reads 2 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 9,889 reads 5 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 7,308 reads 2 comments

  9. 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 11 months ago 5,204 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 11 months ago 19,592 reads 63 comments

  11. 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 11 months ago 35,426 reads 90 comments

  12. 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 11 months ago 33,629 reads 40 comments

  13. 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 11 months ago 36,949 reads 35 comments

  14. Russell Becomes 1st Shortstop to Hit Grand Slam in World Series

    Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell smacked a bases-clearing long ball in the third inning of Tuesday's Game 6 of the 2016 World Series, becoming the first-ever player at his ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 11 months ago 584 reads 0 comments

  15. Will Joe Maddon's Confusing Use of Aroldis Chapman Come Back to Bite Cubs?

    The Chicago Cubs have clawed back from the brink of elimination and are now one win away from their first World Series title in 108 years. So, of course they're the ones everyone is second-guessing at the moment...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 months ago 28,225 reads 98 comments

  16. Cubs vs. Indians: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 6

    The Chicago Cubs did their part to make this World Series look a lot more interesting. By winning Game 5 at Wrigley Field, Chicago sent the series back to Cleveland for a pivotal Game 6...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 11 months ago 30,692 reads 74 comments

  17. 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 11 months ago 19,117 reads 75 comments

  18. 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 11 months ago 1,182 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 11 months ago 42,001 reads 134 comments

  20. 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 11 months ago 45,215 reads 46 comments

  21. 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 11 months ago 512 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 11 months ago 4,608 reads 13 comments

  23. 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 11 months ago 51,105 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 19,352 reads 47 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 14,657 reads 58 comments