Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Wrigley Field, more than five hours before first pitch of Game 6 in the NLCS.

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58mJesse Rogers

All eyes on Wrigley for Game 6

The Cubs have been here before, in 1984 and 2003. With the world watching, can Joe Maddon's crew advance to the World Series?

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

AccuWeather is reporting more seasonal temperatures in Chicago on Saturday for Game 6 of the NLCS than the warm weather earlier in the series. Temperature at first pitch is expected to be 57 degrees, dipping to as low as 53 by the end of the game. No precipitation is expected, and a light wind at 7 mph will blow out toward center.

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One Cubs curse is actually coming to an end

Yes, there's that goat, but that's not all. One of ESPN's own has been at six potential NLCS clinches and never seen Chicago win. That ends Saturday.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern's stunning offensive turnaround continues, as the Wildcats have put two quick touchdowns on the board against Indiana. Pat Fitzgerald's team scored 92 points combined in back-to-back road games at Iowa and Michigan State. The wide receivers are catching everything and the offensive line has come together after a shaky start to the season. Wildcats still could be a factor in Big Ten West.

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Will Notre Dame make a bowl game?

ESPN's FPI favors the 2-5 Irish in just two more games. They would have to win four of their final five games to become bowl eligible.

Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

The bases are now in place at Wrigley some 9 hours before first pitch.

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Jim Witalka ESPN Producer 

Much colder than it looks at Wrigley Field. Probably a 40 degree drop in temperature from game 5 to game 6 of NLCS

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Good morning from the corner of Addison and Clark in Chicago. People are already at the ballpark hours before tonight's Game 6 of the NLCS.

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7hJayson Stark

Why superteams don't win the World Series

The Cubs were baseball's best team with 103 regular-season wins, but just two teams with the outright best record in MLB's wild-card era have won it all. Why does record mean nothing in October?

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