Kansas City Royals


This isn’t the NBA, so the Cubs didn’t have to put the full-court press on once the free-agent marketplace opened on Friday at 11 p.m. Chicago time.


1. KC Royals Win World Series; Host Cities Win as Well. Regardless who wins, there’s no denying the economic boon to host cities from mega events.


The Cubs were one of the four teams still standing in October when a New York writer asked Theo Epstein about the best blueprint for winning in the playoffs.


We'll admit it, we were wrong to doubt the Kansas City Royals.