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  • World Series spotlight shifts to Chicago and Wrigley Field

    A woman in a Cubs jersey climbed onto a man’s shoulders to pose for – what else? – a selfie in front of the cherry-red marquee at Wrigley Field, the s ...
    Oct. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • Jake Arrieta, Chicago Cubs top Cleveland Indians to even World Series in Game 2

    CLEVELAND – Jake Arietta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • World Series Game 1: Corey Kluber, Cleveland Indians beat Chicago Cubs 6-0

    CLEVELAND – Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a striking start and Roberto Perez put away Chicago in the Cubs' first World Series game sin ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • A guide to Chicago Cubs vs. Cleveland Indians in the 2016 World Series

    Anyone who's been paying even a little bit of attention to the Cubs on their journey to the 2016 World Series knows that they have the longest champio ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Musick: Working for Cubs at Wrigley Field a little bit of baseball heaven

    CHICAGO – Keith Schram had one request when his wife suggested moving to the city after his retirement in 2003.
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Cubs beat Dodgers to reach 1st World Series since 1945

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo caught the ball for the final out and Wrigley Field erupted."I'm sleeping wi ...
    Oct. 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • 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
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    Who will be the Cubs' offensive hero in the World Series homestand?
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