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Cubs Players React to Win

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The Chicago Cubs ended a 108-year drought on Thursday when they won the World Series. The Cubs topped the Cleveland Indians, 8-7.

Cubs 8, Indians 7 | 10 innings: Cubs End 108-Year Wait for World Series Title, After a Little More Torment

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The Chicago Cubs shattered their championship drought in epic fashion: with an 8-7, 10-inning victory over the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series.

Carl Edwards Jr., the String Bean Slinger, Helps Cubs Get to the Finish Line

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Edwards and Mike Montgomery combined to finish off the Indians in the pressure-packed final moments of Game 7, but not without a bit of unsteadiness.

Collusion Caused Dodgers TV Blackout, Justice Dept. Says

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The government accuses DirecTV of making moves that corrupted negotiations.

David Ross, Oldest Player in World Series, Ends Career in Climactic Game 7

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Cubs catcher Ross, 39, began his career in 2002 with the Dodgers and will end it after the Cubs attempt to end their 108-year championship drought.

On Baseball: Reaching the Top, the Cubs and the Indians Are Poised to Stay There

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It is easy to imagine a World Series rematch of the Cubs and the Indians. A lot can go wrong, but few teams are positioned better for sustained success.

World Series Game 7: For Cubs and Indians, It All Comes Down to This

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The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians have waited a combined 176 years to win a World Series. Tonight, one will celebrate, the other will be brokenhearted.

On Baseball: A Game 7, and Indians Ask Corey Kluber to Beat the Cubs Again

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Cleveland is at home, with its best pitcher on the mound. The Cubs counter with Kyle Hendricks, who has a 1.31 E.R.A. in four postseason starts.

Indians Would Like to Forget Their Adventures in the Outfield

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Cleveland’s unraveling in Game 6 began early, when Lonnie Chisenhall and Tyler Naquin couldn’t decide who should catch a seemingly routine fly ball.

Cubs 9, Indians 3 | Series tied, 3-3: After an Eternity, the Cubs and the Indians Will Have to Wait One More Day

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With six R.B.I. from Addison Russell, the Cubs forced a Game 7, giving them a chance to become the first team to rally from a three-games-to-one World Series deficit since 1985.

On Baseball: 37th World Series Game 7 Represents a Rare Opportunity for Cubs or Indians

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Chicago’s victory in Game 6 forced a decisive game in Cleveland, where one or the other long-suffering team will soon be able to celebrate winning baseball’s championship.

Indians’ Heavy Reliance on Bullpen Probably Won’t Resume in Regular Season

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Cleveland Manager Terry Francona has been quick to turn to relievers like Bryan Shaw and Andrew Miller in the postseason, but over a 162-game schedule that tendency would soon wear them out.

World Series Game 6: Cubs Try to Get Square With Indians

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The Indians take a 3-2 Series lead back to Cleveland, where the Cubs will have to win two straight games to claim their first title since 1908.

Mets’ Jeurys Familia Arrested in Domestic Violence Case

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Familia, the Mets’ top reliever, was arrested in Fort Lee, N.J., earlier this week.

In 1997, a Cleveland Title in Writing, Until the Story Changed

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Facing deadline pressure, a reporter typed out a lead sentence in the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 7 pronouncing the Indians the world champions. But the game wasn’t over.

Cubs, Known for Big Bats, Can Also Win With Gloves

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The defense of the Cubs has been as important to their success this year as their high-powered offense, as seen in the fielding gems Chicago turned in its Game 5 victory over the Indians.

World Series Has Drawn Most Viewers Since Boston’s Sweep in ’04

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Through five games, the 2016 World Series has attracted the most viewers since 2004, when the Boston Red Sox swept the St. Louis Cardinals to win their first title in 86 years.

On Baseball: The Bullpen Series

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Limited work for the starters, more work for the best relievers — that’s the story of this World Series.

Indians’ Goal Now: One Win in Cleveland

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“We’re in a good position, still,” said Mike Napoli, the Indians’ first baseman. “We’re up, three to two, heading home.”

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