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Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag – News-Sentinel.com

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Monday, April 10, 2017 11:37 pm CHICAGO – Finally, a banner moment at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs raised their 2016 World Series championship flag Monday night, delighting a raucous crowd that waited through a long rain delay for a moment more than a century in the making. Hall of Famers Ryne Sandberg, Fergie Jenkins and Billy Williams raised banners for the franchise’s two previous championships and last year’s NL pennant. First baseman Anthony Rizzo had the initial honors for the drought-busting title flag before the rest of the Cubs…

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Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

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Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video Member Center: Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag Posted: Updated: (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Baseball fans wait out a rain delay during a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers on home opening day, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Chicago. Updated: Tuesday, April 11 2017 2:00 AM EDT 2017-04-11 06:00:58 GMT Video of police officers dragging a male passenger from an overbooked United Express flight…

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Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video

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Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener – KTVN Channel 2 – Reno Tahoe Sparks News, Weather, Video Member Center: Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener Posted: Updated: (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game on a home opening day, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Chicago. (Steve Lundy/Daily Herald via AP). Chicago Cubs players walk the field carrying the 2016 World Series Championship trophy…

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Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener

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Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener – Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports Member Center: Rizzo and Cubs raise banner, beat Dodgers 3-2 in home opener 2017-04-11T06:20:59Z 2017-04-11T06:20:59Z (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game on a home opening day, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Chicago. (Steve Lundy/Daily Herald via AP). Chicago Cubs players walk the field carrying the 2016 World Series Championship trophy before a…

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Indians return home to celebrate 2016 AL title while keeping their focus on 2017 | Baseball

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The Indians return to the friendly confines of Progressive Field on Tuesday after an extended spring training because of the World Baseball Classic and a weeklong road trip to begin the 2017 season. The Indians are 3-3 after sweeping three games from the Texas Rangers and then being swept by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Before the home opener against the Chicago White Sox, the Indians will briefly celebrate their 2016 American League championship. They will receive their championship rings, a flag will be raised in center field and a new banner…

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Live Blog: Cubs Lead Dodgers 1-0

After temperatures touched the 70’s early in the day, a front dropped the mercury all the way down into the 40’s for first pitch, and both pitchers took advantage of the conditions. Both Jon Lester and Alex Wood threw shutout innings in the first, working through their respective opponents with ease. In the second inning, Lester continued his dominance, but he got some help from Willson Contreras. On a full count pitch, Lester struck out Yasiel Puig, and Contreras gunned out Franklin Gutierrez at second base to end the potential…

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Cubs players raise their World Series banner in awesome Wrigley Field pregame ceremonies

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Tweet This moment was over a century in the making. Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports Tonight, the Chicago Cubs have their first home game since snapping their 108-year World Series drought with a thrilling Game 7 victory over the Cleveland Indians last November. The 2017 Wrigley Field opener also means raising the championship banner as part of pregame ceremonies, and the Cubs really went all-out with the special night. Nobody really knew what was going on, as the entire Cubs’ roster walked out into the outfield and into the opened bricks…

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The Cubs watched David Ross on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ before raising their World Series banner | MLB.com

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All Teams All Teams The Cubs watched David Ross on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ before raising their World Series banner Email Print By Adrian Garro | Monday was a special day for the Cubs, one everybody’s been anticipating for quite some time: A new episode of “Dancing with the Stars” featuring Cubs hero David Ross in a brilliantly choreographed routine with his dance partner, Lindsay Arnold. OK, the main focus of the night was obviously the raising of their World Series banner at Wrigley Field with a lavish and very…

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As Cubs raise World Series flag, fans face reality: ‘Not lovable losers anymore’

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CHICAGO – They waited their entire lives for this moment, having faith this day would eventually arrive, but as they prepared to gather Monday at Wrigley Field, they found themselves struggling to absorb the significance of it all. “It still feels surreal to process it,’’ says Amy Bergseth, who spent eight years on a Chicago Cubs season-ticket waiting list before getting bleacher seats. “I’ve had this kind of mini existential crisis in my head. It was always, “We gotta win. We gotta win. But now we won.’ “It’s like when…

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Sights and sounds from the epic World Series banner-raising ceremony at Wrigley Field

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Sights and sounds from the epic World Series banner-raising ceremony at Wrigley Field Sights and sounds from the epic World Series banner-raising ceremony at Wrigley Field By Tony Andracki April 10, 2017 9:38 PM Monday is for the fans, Wednesday is for the players. That’s how some Cubs officials have framed the two different days of festivities as the Cubs open their 2017 slate at Wrigley Field. Monday was the World Series banner-raising ceremony that featured the players making a trip out to the bleachers to help hoist the flag…

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Kris Bryant’s fast track to Wrigley Field legend: ‘I could have never really dreamed of being where I am right now’

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Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant’s fast track to Wrigley Field legend: ‘I could have never really dreamed of being where I am right now’ Kris Bryant’s fast track to Wrigley Field legend: ‘I could have never really dreamed of being where I am right now’ By Patrick Mooney April 10, 2017 10:22 PM Kris Bryant doesn’t think the style of the Las Vegas home he bought and moved into in January naturally creates a man cave for a 17 Cubs jersey with gold numbers and letters. Even the National League’s reigning…

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Cubs open new Wrigley Field plaza ahead of Monday’s home opener

The Cubs unveiled their new Wrigley Field plaza this morning. “Today we celebrate the 2016 World Series championship and the opening of The Park at Wrigley,” Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney said at today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at the plaza on the west side of Wrigley Field. “Our vision was to create a neighborhood center where families, fans and visitors can find entertainment, unique and local food options and daily attractions in an urban park setting,” Kenney said. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was also at the event and said: “Thank…

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Cubs raise World Series flag, strut with trophy in pregame ceremony

The Chicago Cubs first appearance back at Wrigley Field since they won the World Series went exactly as you would expect. After not winning a championship for 108 years, the team and their fans were due for some excessive celebrating. Anyone watching could tell things were different almost immediately. As the Cubs were introduced during pregame ceremonies, they came out on the field wearing uniforms with gold lettering and caps with a World Series trophy logo on the side. Your defending World Series champs. pic.twitter.com/hJLAqlG32S — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April…

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Banner moment: Cubs finally raise championship flag

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Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Baseball fans wait out a rain delay during a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers on home opening day, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Chicago. By ANDREW SELIGMANAP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) – Finally, a banner moment at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs raised their 2016 World Series championship flag Monday night, delighting a raucous crowd that waited through a long rain delay for a moment…

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Cubs raise banner, expectations in a ballpark that will never be the same

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Sports Sports Columnists Cubs raise banner, expectations in a ballpark that will never be the same Photos from the festivities ahead of the Cubs’ home opener on Monday, April 10, 2017, at Wrigley Field. David Haugh changed forever. And nobody at City Hall or in the neighborhood fought it or cared. Instead, a sellout crowd that waited for hours through a blustery April evening cheered wildly in their rain gear. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo led teammates into the bleachers, pulled on a rope and finally raised the banner Cubs…

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Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag

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Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag – CBS46 News Member Center: Banner moment: Chicago Cubs finally raise championship flag Posted: Updated: (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Baseball fans wait out a rain delay during a baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers on home opening day, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Chicago. Updated: Monday, April 10 2017 11:41 PM EDT 2017-04-11 03:41:02 GMT 11: 59 GMT 10 PM EDT 2017-04-11 03:10: 01 AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) – Finally, a banner moment at Wrigley Field….

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Imrem: Will Wrigley’s famous atmosphere change?

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OK, Cubs fans, the next move is yours. Your wait for a World Series title is over. Cubs players raised the championship banner before Monday night’s home opener. Fireworks were launched. The Cubs paraded on the field with the Commissioners Trophy. Members of the Ricketts family ownership group threw out ceremonial pitches. Then the Cubs and Dodgers actually played a game. All that’s left is Wednesday night’s ring ceremony … so, what are fans going to do now? Monday wasn’t a good measure: Rain and the festivities made this a…

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The night they thought would never happen: The Cubs raise a World Series banner

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CHICAGO — Charlotte Regner is a long-suffering Chicago Cubs fan, of the type we heard so much about last fall. She has lived her entire life without knowing what it is like to see her beloved Cubbies win a World Series. She has never known the joy of witnessing a championship parade down Michigan Avenue. She came to Wrigley Field for the Cubs’ home opener Monday night, as Cubs fans have been doing for generations — bundled up against the April chill off Lake Michigan, and hoping this would be…

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Cubs raise championship banner | CSN Chicago

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On the latest edition of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Pat Boyle is joined by Hub Arkush (Pro Football Weekly/670 The Score), Chris Hine (Chicago Tribune) and Mark Carman (WGN Radio) to discuss the Cubs home opener. The panel previews the scene at Wrigley Field ahead of the championship banner raising. Later, they switch gears to analyze the Blackhawks-Predators first-round playoff matchup and Bulls’ playoff chances. Scott Paddock also checks in with the latest NASCAR News. Listen to the SportsTalk Live Podcast below. Joe Maddon doesn’t believe in ‘false narrative’ of…

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Cubs announce lineup for historic Wrigley Field opener | CSN Chicago

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Cubs announce lineup for historic Wrigley Field opener Cubs announce lineup for historic Wrigley Field opener By Tony Andracki April 10, 2017 2:22 PM The Cubs released their lineup for Monday’s Wrigley Field opener, a few hours before the raising of the first championship banner the ballpark has ever seen. Joe Maddon and the Cubs shook up their rotation with last week’s rainouts, moving Jake Arrieta up to the series finale in Milwaukee Sunday with Jon Lester getting the ball Monday night. Here’s the rest of the Cubs lineup: 1….

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