Veteran starter Jon Lester knows what it takes to win a World Series, and is confident the younger Cubs are up to the task -- and the pressure.
Northwestern CB Matthew Harris, who has been out since Week 2, announced his retirement from football Monday. He was a four-year starter who earned third-team All-Big Ten recognition last season.
How confident are you in your pick? Which manager has the edge? We asked our experts for five predictions heading into the World Series and they answered.
Cam Talbot earned the week's first star by going 3-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average while guiding the Oilers to their best start since 1985-86.
Will the Cubs end their World Series drought, or will the Indians spoil the party and win the Fall Classic for the first time since 1948? See who we're picking to win it all.
LeBron and the Cavs retain the throne, but it may only be a matter of time until Golden State vaults to No. 1. See where all 30 teams land as the Committee readies for the 2016-17 season.
What is Corey Kluber's weakness?
Kluber, the Indians' Game 1 starter, has a unique repertoire that makes him tough, but he's still hittable if a batter has the right approach. So what should the Cubs do against him at the plate? Eno Sarris breaks it down. Scouting Kluber (Insider)
Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer
The Cubs arrived in Cleveland last night and will workout this afternoon at Progressive Field at approximately 4 EST. Rosters aren't due until Tuesday morning but their Game 1 starter, presumably Jon Lester, along with Joe Maddon will hold press conferences before the Cubs take the field today.
Buster Olney talks to Jerry Crasnick about his expectations for the World Series. Plus, he welcomes former Indians manager Mike Hargrove, ESPNChicago's Jesse Rogers and Todd Radom for a World Series edition of uniform trivia.
The latest news as the Cubs and Indians prepare for the World Series, including notes on Jason Kipnis, Cleveland's rotation, pitch-framing and more.
Here are a few things you should pay attention to when you tune in to the World Series this week.
Only the Cubs and Indians remain, but all four teams in the LCS made it there with an individual brand of analytical credentials. And you thought sabermetrics made baseball boring.
Buster Olney recaps Saturday night's NLCS victory for the Cubs, which sends the franchise to its first World Series since 1945.
Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer
Get-in for WS Game 1 is hovering around $730, the cheapest since Cubs clinched. With volume selling, don't expect it to go much lower.
Ohio State's loss at Penn State was the Big Ten's biggest surprise in Week 8, but -- save for Michigan -- the other front-runners also had struggles.
Even at 80 percent, Jay Cutler represents the Bears' best shot to beat the Vikings next week.
It's looking more and more likely that Kyle Schwarber is going to join the Cubs' World Series party in an active role. So how can the team utilize him?
In comparing the pennant winners position by position, can the Cubs' star power and rotation top the Indians' platoons and pen?
Game 6 of the NLCS on Saturday night had an average of 9.7 million viewers, the most-watched LCS telecast since the San Francisco Giants-Philadelphia Phillies game in 2010.
Cleveland hasn't won since 1948. The Chicago Cubs, of course, haven't won since 1908.