In case you haven’t heard, the Chicago Cubs just won the World Series for the first time in 108 years, ending the longest championship drought of any professional American sports team.
There’s a big party going down in Chicago today, and everyone is invited. The city is honoring and celebrating the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs with a rally and parade this afternoon, and it’s already a complete madhouse, with hundreds of fans lining up hours before the gates even opened, just to be the first to…
So you might possibly have heard that earlier this week the Chicago Cubs broke a 108-year record to win the World Series against the Cleveland Indians—a victory kiiiiind of predicted by Back to the Future II’s alternate 2015. THR caught up with screenwriter Bob Gale to discuss the gag’s sudden relevance again.
How incredible was it that the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians, baseball’s two most hard-luck franchises, would meet in the same World Series? Throughout the postseason, as the fates of the two teams converged, a certain prognostication from two years ago kept reappearing on Twitter:
As native son Bill Murray predicted, the Cubs’ 108-year curse was broken last night after taking the World Series title against the Cleveland Indians. It was some damn fine baseball to behold.
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You've never seen baseball like this. While HD and slow-motion replays have become old hat for MLB broadcasts, this post-season, FOX Sports is determined to document this year's action in unprecedented detail—capturing at-bats by the microsecond. And this pair of ultra-high-speed Phantom cameras is how they'll do it.
Almost 100 years ago, in the year 1912, Harry Grant Dart illustrated for Life magazine what the World Series of the future might look like. If you look closely, you'll notice that the scoreboard shows New York is squaring off against London, as it was common for sports fans of the time to imagine that one day the…
You guuuuuyssss, the World Series is here! You know, that sports things where the two best collections of dudes with sticks hit things and run in circles? Yeah! Here are six tools to help get excited, even if you usually think the national past time's a major yawn.
As the 2006 World Series goes into Game 5 tonight, HDTV reveals every move with a eye that's significantly more discerning than in days past. In fact, that "clump of dirt" Tigers pitcher Kenny Rogers had on his left hand in Game 2 on Sunday never would've come to light if we hadn't seen shot after shot from Fox's…