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Cubs Player Horrified After Foul Ball Hits Child
Young girl was hospitalized after Astros incident
- Teammates had to console distraught Chicago Cubs center fielder Albert Almora Jr. on Wednesday night after a foul ball hit a little girl in the stands. Almora fell to his knees after he hit a line drive that hit the young fan at the Houston Astros' stadium in the fourth...
Cubs Investigating 'Repulsive' Gesture Fan Flashed on Air
Fan appeared to make white power sign behind black commentator Doug Glanville
- A Chicago Cubs fan at the game Tuesday night against the Miami Marlins could be banned from Wrigley Field for life if the home team ever catches up to him. While fans are often caught on camera at MLB games waving and making various gestures, one in particular has raised...
Cubs Owner Blasted for Controversial Emails on Obama, Islam
Among others sent by Joe Ricketts
- Splinter's "Billionaire's Inbox" offers a look at how "the other half" lives, and its most recent dive is quite the eye-opener. The news outlet got its hands on what the
New York Times
calls "a cache of racist emails" both sent and received by Joe...
Cubs Give Big Gift, and Loathed Fan Breaks 14-Year Silence
Steve Bartman says he'll 'cherish it for generations'
- Some old grudges are being buried now that the Chicago Cubs have broken their World Series curse. The
reports that the franchise gifted Steve Bartman a 2016 World Series ring 14 years after the fan was all but blamed for blowing the team’s 2003 shot at winning...
Cubs Fan Tells Chris Christie He Sucks, Christie Reacts
NJ governor caught on tape confronting heckler at Cubs-Brewers game
- Chris Christie isn't exactly the most popular New Jerseyan these days. First the Garden State's governor ticked off residents by shutting down state parks over the July 4 weekend before enjoying the beach at one of them himself . Then he got "booed lustily" at a Cardinals-Mets game...
Tragedy at Wrigley as Lifelong Cubs Fan Falls to His Death
Richard E. Garrity, 42, suffered head trauma after falling over a railing
- A man who struck his head after tumbling over a railing at Chicago's Wrigley Field has died, reports the AP . The Cook County medical examiner's office says 42-year-old Richard E. Garrity of Wheaton was pronounced dead Wednesday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. Authorities say Garrity fell over...
Pariah Cubs Fan Not Emerging Even After World Series Win
Steve Bartman won't 'crash the parade'
- Chicago has been waiting for him to come out of hiding for more than a decade—but it doesn't look like the man who was blamed for contributing to the Cubs' 2003 National League Championship loss will be out and about anytime soon, even though his team finally won...
Good News for Chicago Kids About Cubs Parade, Rally
They won't have to skip school to attend
- Ecstatic Chicago Cubs fans are expected to amass downtown Friday for a parade and rally to honor the new World Series champions. The celebration of the Cubs' first title in 108 years will kick off when team buses leave Wrigley Field at 10am for an official launch of the parade...
One Cubs Fan Spent Game 7 in Dark Cemetery
Wayne Williams was keeping a promise to his father
- Hours before the Chicago Cubs took the field for the final game of a historic World Series, 68-year-old Wayne Williams Jr. made the 650-mile drive from his home in North Carolina to Indiana to keep a promise to his father, the
News & Observer
reports. "We had a pact,...
The Cubs Were Reeling Late. Then Came a Pep Talk
'Jason Heyward led the way'
- It was, as Barry Svrluga of the
writes, "nothing short of one of the most thrilling baseball games ever played." And in the aftermath of the Cubs' World Series victory , players are talking about a late pep talk from quiet outfielder Jason Heyward. He called a...
Cubs Fans Go Wild as 108-Year Drought Ends
'Next year' has finally arrived
- In Chicago, next year is here. At exactly 11:47pm local time Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series title that had eluded them for 108 years. Fans who packed bars to watch the games on television near Wrigley Field—neither of which existed back in 1908—erupted...
Curse Over: Cubs Win It All in Game 7
Beat Cleveland Indians 8-7 in 10th inning
- Mike Montgomery retired Michael Martinez for the final out with a runner on in the 10th inning, and the Chicago Cubs ended baseball's longest championship drought by beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the World Series, the AP reports. The Cubs won their first championship since...
Fans Pay Record-Busting Bucks for Game 7 of World Series
Pair of seats behind Cubs dugout went for $19.5K each
- A World Series win Tuesday night by the Chicago Cubs against the Cleveland Indians has forced a Game 7—and apparently forced someone with a lot of disposable income to open up quite a bit of their wallet. Per MarketWatch , a pair of seats behind the Cubs dugout at Cleveland'...
Cubs Take It to Game 7
They hammer Indians 9-3
- After 108 years, what's one more day? The Chicago Cubs are far from finished—they're frothing. Addison Russell hit a grand slam and tied a World Series record with six RBIs, and Chicago took advantage of a huge early misplay in Cleveland's outfield as the Cubs throttled...
Celebrities Who Are Rooting for the Cubs
Including Bill Murray with an awesome shirt
- The Chicago Cubs need to beat the Cleveland Indians both Tuesday and Wednesday nights if they want to win the World Series for the first time since 1908—and there are a number of celebrities hoping they do just that. CBS rounds up celebrities who have been spotted rooting for...
Cubs Survive, Send Series Back to Cleveland
Indians still lead 3-2, will play at home Tuesday
- They're going back to Cleveland. The Chicago Cubs avoided elimination and kept their World Series hopes alive with a 3-2 win Sunday night at Wrigley Field, reports the AP . The Indians still lead the Series 3-2, with Game 6 set for Tuesday night in Cleveland. The Cubs brought in...
Cubs on Thin Ice: Indians Win Again
Cleveland takes 3-1 lead in World Series
- Chicago Cubs fans who were delirious that their team made it into the World Series now face the prospect of watching them lose it all Sunday night on home turf. The Cleveland Indians won Game 4 easily Saturday night, 7-2, to take a 3-1 lead in the series, reports the...
Indians Win Nail-Biter, Take Lead in Series
Cleveland beats the Cubs at Wrigley, 1-0
- The Cleveland Indians spoiled the fun for fans at Wrigley Field Friday night with a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. The victory puts the Indians up 2-1 in the World Series, with Game 4 Saturday night at Wrigley. Cleveland broke the scoreless tie in the seventh inning on an...
A Folk Hero Is Born: Unlikely Star Emerges for Cubs
Kyle Schwarber isn't supposed to be doing what he's doing
- Even those not paying close attention to the World Series might be hearing the name Kyle Schwarber being thrown around a lot after the first two games. As in, "The Legend of Kyle Schwarber" as the Chicago Cubs catcher puts it, per
. The 23-year-old suffered a devastating...
Cubs Tie Series, Get Ready to Face the Curse
Arrieta pitched no-hitter into 6th inning
- Jake Arrieta made a teasing try at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs, and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World Series with their first Fall Classic win in 71 years, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday night. Arrieta carried a...
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