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Key World Series Questions Still Needing Answers Before Champion Is Crowned

The Chicago Cubs are still alive.

Down to their last life, the National League champions preserved their title aspirations by defeating the Cleveland Indians in Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night. The long-suffering franchise needs two more victories to win its first championship since 1908.

If the Cubs pull off the improbable comeback, they can silence Cleveland fans who won't stop talking about how the Golden State Warriors fell flat in the same scenario.

Cubs vs. Indians: Latest World Series 2016 Predictions and Odds

The Chicago Cubs extended the 2016 World Series with a win in Game 5 on Sunday night, so the series will head back to Progressive Field as the Cleveland Indians look to wrap up the Fall Classic.

According to Odds Shark, the Indians are 5-4 underdogs despite having home-field advantage. Going by the pitching matchup, Chicago would likely be favored by most neutral fans.

World Series 2016: Updated Cubs vs. Indians Predictions and Schedule

This time, it was the Chicago Cubs that got the lead in the early going, and this time, it was Chicago's ace out of the bullpen that had the extended relief session and helped his team gain the victory.

The Cubs have lived to fight another day in the World Series, as they beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in Game 5 of the World Series. The Indians lead the series by a 3-2 margin, and the two teams will head to Cleveland for Game 6 of the series Tuesday night.

Blood, Sweat and Tears: Cubs Win Game 5 to Send World Series Back to Cleveland

CHICAGO — They scratched. They clawed. They flipped. They nearly flopped.

So close to expiration, the 2016 Chicago Cubs were, that sometimes it seemed literal.

"It was hard, man," David Ross, Grandpa Rossy, the retiring and most beloved figure of all those wearing a Cubs uniform, said. "I kept running in here [the clubhouse] between innings and telling the security guard I don't know how much more of this I can take.

Aroldis Chapman Makes His Mark on World Series with Overpowering Game 5 Save

Chicago Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman always brings the heat.

In Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday, he indelibly singed his mark.

With the Cubs trailing three games to one and staring at a crushing, curse-affirming elimination loss to the Cleveland Indians at Wrigley Field, Chapman gave the Cubbies the 2.2 shutout innings they desperately needed.

Indians vs. Cubs: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2016 World Series

The Chicago Cubs will live to fight another day after beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 at home Sunday night at Wrigley Field in Game 5 of the 2016 World Series.

After a somewhat shaky start in Game 1 of the Fall Classic, Jon Lester went six strong innings for Chicago. He allowed two earned runs on four hits and struck out five.

Indians vs. Cubs: Game 5 Live Stream, TV Schedule and Latest Comments

After a brilliant season that saw them dominate the National League in the regular season, the Chicago Cubs are one loss away from elimination as they prepare for Game 5 of the World Series Sunday night.

Indians vs. Cubs: Keys for Each Team to Win World Series Game 5

With a 7-2 victory Saturday night, the Cleveland Indians took a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Chicago Cubs, and they'll be looking to wrap up a World Series title on Sunday.

Game 1 starter Jon Lester gets the ball for the Cubs after turning in a less-than-spectacular start his last time out when he allowed six hits, three walks and three earned runs in 5.2 innings of work to take the loss.

World Series Schedule: TV Info and Live Stream for Indians vs. Cubs Game 5

The Loveable Losers can't afford to lose again.

Cleveland took a 3-1 lead in the World Series on Saturday night, leaving the Chicago Cubs on the brink of adding another season to a title drought dating back to 1908.

Cubs Fanatic Dan Shapiro Shares Love of Sports with His Boss, Barack Obama

HERZLIYA PITUACH, Israel — On Monday night, Dan Shapiro stood outside the American embassy in Tel Aviv and pressed a button that bathed the edifice in pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

If Shapiro, who has served as the United States ambassador to Israel since 2011, had a say, the embassy might next be illuminated in blue and red to honor his beloved Chicago Cubs.


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