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Cubs Convention: Champs of a lifetime!

He’s right. The Cubs did win back-to-back championships in 1907 and ’08, and the players all said they were eager to do it again. • Ross, Dempster supply laughs “Everyone knows how difficult it is to repeat with the short ...

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Best team on paper: Hint, it's not the Cubs?

A word on projections: They aren’t predictions. Injuries will happen, unexpected breakouts will occur and luck will play a role. You’ll probably like them if they say good things about your favorite team, and you won’t if they don’t. “But ...

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Reports: Uehara, Cubs close to agreement on one-year deal

The Chicago Cubs lost a bullpen piece but added two new ones. The Cubs are close to an agreement with former Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara, according to multiple reports. The Boston Herald’s Evan Drellich was the first ...

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LOOK: LeBron James wears Cubs uniform after losing bet with Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James had previously made a bet on the outcome of the World Series, and the Cavaliers star made good on it before Friday night’s Cavaliers-Bulls matchup. Obviously, each player picked their hometown team, so James was on ...

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Report: Cubs sign OF Jon Jay to one-year contract

The defending World Series champs worked quick to replace an imminent departure from their title winning squad. The Chicago Cubs reportedly signed veteran outfielder Jon Jay to a one-year, $ 8 million contract on Tuesday. Cubs agree to terms with ...

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Wrigley, millions: Cubs celebration epic

• Shop for Cubs World Series champions gear “I’ve been around baseball for a bit,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. “Never, never have I experienced anything like Wrigley Field on a nightly basis, never have I experienced anything like the ...

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Fowler to decline option with Cubs, hit free agency

Not even 24 hours after helping the Chicago Cubs snap their 108-year World Series drought, Dexter Fowler made it clear he won’t be exercising his $ 9-million mutual option for 2017. Instead, Fowler will receive a $ 5-million buyout from ...

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Holy now! 108 years later, Cubs best in World

• Shop for Cubs World Series champs gear For the first time since 1908, the Cubs are World Series champions. Believe it. “Nothing’s been easy, nothing’s been given to us,” Lester said. “Every series has been a battle and been ...

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Cubs staying loose as elimination looms in Game 5

This wasn’t in the Hollywood script. Four games into their first World Series in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs are staring down a road that’s very familiar to the franchise in the month of October: elimination. The Cubs appeared overwhelmed ...

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Joe Maddon explains thinking on hit that cost Cubs Game 3

Only one run was scored during Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, but that was enough to be the difference. The Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 at Wrigley Field thanks to great pitching by their ...

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