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  • Crystal Lake couple drives around in the ‘Go Cubs Go’ car

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Russ and Helen Feign decorated their 1926 Ford Model T with Cubs-themed accessories to celebrate their favorite baseball team.
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 1:01 am
  • Rizzo, Russell break out bats as Cubs rout Dodgers, tie NLCS at 2

    LOS ANGELES – After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo was seeking a slump buster. He found one in teammate Matt Szczur's bat.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • RIP? Not if you're a Chicago Cubs fan in a playoff year

    CHICAGO – If you want to know just how important the Cubs are to Chicago, a good place to start is at the end.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • McHenry County resident hosts parties, fundraisers in Cubs man cave

    Hidden in McHenry County, Stewart McVicar turned his basement into the ultimate Chicago Cubs lair.“I ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Kershaw helps Dodgers blank Cubs 1-0, NLCS even at 1-all

    CHICAGO – So much for October closer. With his Dodgers desperate for a win, Clayton Kershaw delivered the most dominant start of his checkered playoff ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:47 am
  • Power outage from Rizzo, Russell costs Cubs against Kershaw

    CHICAGO – Star slugger Anthony Rizzo hit a soft liner for the Chicago Cubs' final out, which only seemed fitting.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Hammond: Some Cubs fans camp outside Wrigley Field in hopes of tickets

    CHICAGO – No doubt, Bob Walsh of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood heard the roar after Miguel Montero’s pinch-hit grand slam in Game 1 of the Nati ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Woodstock couple met at Cubs Convention, knew Harry Caray

    Woodstock resident and longtime Cubs fan Don Huebner met his wife, Jean, at a Cubs Convention in the late 1980s. The two have been together ever since ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Chicago Cubs' Jon Lester eager to start NLCS Game 1

    CHICAGO – Jon Lester is all set for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night. The rest of the Cubs' rotation depends on the health of Ky ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 9:20 pm
  • Cubs wait to see who they'll meet after reaching NLCS again

    CHICAGO (– Best in the majors this season, the Cubs cleared their first big October hurdle. Now, they wait to see who's next.
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Chicago Cubs rally for 4 runs in 9th, beat Giants 6-5 to win NLDS

    SAN FRANCISCO – Kris Bryant tossed his glove high in the air, Jake Arrieta jumped over the dugout railing and the rest of the Chicago Cubs rushed to j ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • Giants top Cubs, 6-5, in 13 innings to force Game 4 in NLDS

    SAN FRANCISCO – Joe Panik doubled off the wall in right-center field to drive in Brandon Crawford with the winning run in the 13th inning, and the San ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 2:12 am
  • NLDS: Travis Wood homers as Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco Giants 5-2

    CHICAGO – Travis Wood took over when starter Kyle Hendricks got hurt and became the first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run, help ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Lester, Baez help Cubs blank Giants in NLDS opener

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs went out and got Jon Lester for these moments. And he delivered in a big way Friday night.
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 1:15 am
  • Long-suffering Cubs fans wondering if this is the year

    CHICAGO – Oct. 6, 1945. Nick Paolella knows the date by heart and he knows the Chicago Cubs lost. The rest has faded away over time.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:53 am
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