Spiegel: The Cubs' Long GoodbyeThe Cubs' ending was a slow burn, but it's worth appreciating the journey once again.
Levine: Sluggish Cubs Go Quietly Against Dodgers"The Dodgers just out-executed us," Ben Zobrist said.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Savors His Time With John LackeyWith Lackey possibly headed for retirement, Maddon offered reflections that went back to 2002.
Emma: After Unfulfilling Finish, Cubs Must Fill VoidsCould Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein make some major trades this offseason?
Oilers Top Blackhawks In Overtime, 2-1Mark Letestu scored on a power play with 15.8 seconds left in overtime.
Bernstein: Winning The World Series Is HardThe Cubs were where they said they'd be. They just didn't hang around long enough this time.
Cubs' Title Defense Fizzles Out With Blowout Loss To Dodgers In Game 5Kike Hernandez had a career night with three homers, including a grand slam.
Kankakee School Forfeits Chicago Football Game Over Safety ConcernsHope Academy is located on Chicago's West Side. A shooting during a football game in September forced players to duck and take cover.
Bulls Fall 117-101 To Raptors In Season OpenerLauri Markkanen had 17 points and eight rebounds in his debut.
Bears Defense Beginning To Reveal Its GrowthThe Bears rank sixth in yards allowed through six weeks of the season.
Bears Rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky Has Another NicknameBears linebacker Leonard Floyd is credited with creating the nickname.
Theo Epstein Takes Blame For Cubs Pitchers' Wildness, Notably In Bullpen"It's sort of systemic across the board," Epstein says.