The longest championship drought in a major American professional sport is no longer the Chicago Cubs without a world title since 1908, as of late night on Nov. 2, 2016. In a classic Game 7 against the Cleveland Indians, the Cubs won 8-7 in 10 innings to become 2016 World Champions.
The final out of the 2016 World Series
Celebrations on the field and in Chicago
Diehard Cubs fan Bill Murray
Commercials tribute the Cubs
Reflections on the Cubs as world champions
It happened: @Cubs win World Series. That's change even this South Sider can believe in. Want to come to the White House before I leave?
— President Obama (@POTUS) November 3, 2016
Cubs win! Congrats Chicago – see you in 2124!
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 3, 2016
Tell us how you really feel, Theo pic.twitter.com/gHflZAwOwK
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) November 3, 2016
— Douglas Pucci (@SonOfTheBronx) November 3, 2016
Wednesday Final Nationals: Cubs' Historic World Series Game 7 Victory on Fox is Most-Watched Baseball Game in 25… https://t.co/SGAAVLjLar
— Programming Insider (@PIUpdate) November 3, 2016