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Stories, video and photos about the World Series champion Chicago Cubs

The Cubs ended the regular season with the best record in baseball. Then they took the city on a storybook ride to a World Series title. Relive every thrilling moment here.

  • Dexter Fowler on World Series home run, rain delay and Michael Jordan's text

    Dexter Fowler on World Series home run, rain delay and Michael Jordan's text

    In an article for "The Players' Tribune", Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler reflects on the World Series. Here are excerpts of his story. On running backwards after the leadoff home run It worked out I guess, but it wasn’t what you think.  Here’s the real story. So every time I hit a homer, I dap up...

  • Kelly Ripa hits on Kyle Schwarber, then hits him with a baseball

    Kelly Ripa hits on Kyle Schwarber, then hits him with a baseball

    Kelly Ripa had a good connection with Kyle Schwarber -- until she threw him a ball. The Cubs catcher/outfielder visited "Live with Kelly" Thursday morning to discuss the team's World Series victory with Ripa and guest co-host Alex Rodriguez. Ripa and Schwarber hit it off immediately.  He gave her a...

  • Watch country star Brett Eldredge, Anthony Rizzo sing 'Go Cubs Go'

    Watch country star Brett Eldredge, Anthony Rizzo sing 'Go Cubs Go'

    Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is making a second career out of singing "Go Cubs Go." Days after he performed the tune on "Saturday Night Live" with Cubs fan Bill Murray, Rizzo hopped on stage at Bub City Wednesday to sing the Cubs anthem with country star Brett Eldredge. Eldredge, a diehard...

  • Instead of donating, MLB will just destroy wrong-winner Indians gear

    Instead of donating, MLB will just destroy wrong-winner Indians gear

    Looks like the Cleveland Indians are in for a double dose of destruction. After the Cubs ruined their chance to win the 2016 World Series title (#sorrynotsorry), the team's World Series championship-that-never-happened gear will be destroyed, and not donated. Merchandise celebrating a winning outcome is...

  • Kyle Schwarber loves Cubs fans, but don't ask him to do a streetlight trust fall

    Kyle Schwarber loves Cubs fans, but don't ask him to do a streetlight trust fall

    Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber reacted in much the same way Cubs fans did once the dust settled in the wee hours of the morning after the Cubs won Game 7 of the World Series. "I was drained and hungover, so I went to bed," he said during an appearance at the Nike store on Michigan Avenue on Monday,...

  • Where sports and politics collide: Agency trumpets Murray/Vedder 'ticket'

    Where sports and politics collide: Agency trumpets Murray/Vedder 'ticket'

    Happy with the Cubs World Series championship but displeased with the presidential candidates? Well then, the creative team at Chicago advertising agency Walton Isaacson came up with the perfect ticket for you: Bill Murray/Eddie Vedder 2016. Decked out in Murray/Vedder gear, host Erik Brand canvassed...

  • It's a G.O.A.T.-eat-goat world, at least for Theo Epstein

    It's a G.O.A.T.-eat-goat world, at least for Theo Epstein

    Apparently, it's a G.O.A.T. eat goat world. After the Cubs broke the fabled "Billy Goat" curse last week by finally bringing home a World Series title, Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein took it one step further by actually consuming goat at Wrigley Field. Epstein ordered a roasted...

  • 120 Sports to replay 5 Cubs playoff games this week

    120 Sports to replay 5 Cubs playoff games this week

    Cubs fans looking another fix of playoff fever can get it via 120 Sports this week. For five straight days starting Monday, the network will show a Cubs playoff game. Each game will start at 10 a.m. You can view them via the network's app or at 120sports.com. Here's the schedule: Monday: NLDS Game...

  • Top 10 highlights of the Cubs parade and rally

    Top 10 highlights of the Cubs parade and rally

    108 years. That's how long Cubs fans waited for a World Series championship, and likely the time it took them to work their way through the crowds lining the parade route. And after more than a century of waiting, Friday's World Series celebration was long overdue, and it certainly set the bar...

  • Cubs stars give 'SNL' a post-World Series song and dance

    A trio of Cubs playing themselves — Anthony Rizzo, Dexter Fowler and David Ross — performed as exotic dancers for a dead grandmother live from New York on "Saturday Night Live," the first stop on their post-World Series tour of late-night television. Later in the program, joined by "SNL" alumnus...

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