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Newspapers across North America have had ample time to imagine what they’d do if the Cubs won the World Series. They’ve had 108 years, in fact.

Well on Wednesday night, the Cubs finally ended the drought, beating the Indians 8-7 to win their first title since 1908. Here’s how various newspapers handled the occasion, on their front pages and sports pages, beginning with the Chicago papers:

Of course, magazines get to have some fun, too.

Things were not quite so jubilant in Cleveland, however:

Newspapers may be dying, but they’re having somewhat of a revival in Chicago on Thursday morning:


About Alex Putterman

Alex is a writer and editor for The Comeback and Awful Announcing. He has written for The Atlantic, VICE Sports,, and more. He is a proud alum of Northwestern University and The Daily Northwestern. You can find him on Twitter @AlexPutterman.

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