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5hJesse Rogers

Let it soak in: There was no stopping these Cubs

Saturday night's NLCS champagne party at Wrigley Field was the culmination of 71 years of frustration for Cubs players and fans.

That feeling when you are going to the World Series (1:17)
Best moments from Cubs' magical regular season (2:14)
Maddon praises how Cubs embraced expectations (1:58)
Arrieta says Hendricks gave performance of his life in Game 6 (1:15)
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14hESPN Stats & Information

With no curveball, Kershaw had little chance

Clayton Kershaw got one strike out of the 15 curveballs he threw. The Cubs punished his other pitches. Here are the key numbers.

Epstein: Joe Maddon was the 'finishing piece' (1:40)
Robert Hunt
2dSteve Wulf

Who Was Myles Thomas?

The Diary of Myles Thomas has been a season-long experiment in real-time historical fiction. Nearly 119 years to the day of his birth, we profile the real Myles Thomas.

Royals earn top MLB spot in 2016 Ultimate Standings (0:42)


Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Busy day at Illinois-based Rico Industries, where they're making Cubs NL Champs flags today


Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Before concentrating on NFL the rest of the day... The ViewFromVegas is the Chicago Cubs are up to -210 World Series favorite over the Cleveland Indians (+180). The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened the Cubs -175 last night but they're getting the majority of the early support at the betting windows.

Bob Harig @BobHarig

The last time Padraig Harrington won a European Tour event . . . the Cubs had only gone 100 years w/o winning the World Series

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Eddie Vedder enjoying the Cubs clubhouse celebration.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Behind the scenes with Javy Báez during the co-MVP trophy presentation / Tras bastidores con el puertorriqueño al recibir su trofeo.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

People are starting to show up again outside Wrigley, including this man posing with a photo of his late Cubs fan father.

Bucci Mane @Buccigross

Most Seasons Without World Series Title Cubs 107 1908 Indians 67 1948 Rangers 56 Never Astros 55 Never

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of World Series: the Chicago Cubs are -185 favorites over the Cleveland Indians (+165) at the Westgate SuperBook here in Las Vegas. Based on a no-vig line of -175, that's a 63.6-percent chance for the Cubs to win their first World Series since 1908 (that predates both World wars!) with 36.4 percent for the Indians.