2019 Vans Park Series World Championships

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Longest World Series Championship Droughts

The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians brought Major League Baseball’s two longest title droughts to their 2016 World Series matchup, but it was the Cubbies 108-year streak that came to an end following their 10-inning 8-7 victory in Game 7. Now the Indians move atop the list of the longest World Series championship droughts in history.

Photos: Ironman World Championship 2018 Kona

Sports Illustrated captured the 40th Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on Oct. 13, which saw the defending champions win again. Daniela Ryf, 31, of Rumisberg, Switzerland, lowered her course record to 8:26:18. Patrick Lange, 32, of Bad Wildungen, Germany, won the men's race in 7:52:39, becoming the first person ever to finish in under eight hours.

VIEWFINDER: Inside the Track and Field World Championships

Photographer Victor Fraile traveled across the Pacific Ocean to capture these arresting black-and-white images from the IAAF 2015 track and field world championships in Beijing. Every week, SI will bring you 10 unique images from a specific story. These images will play to one of the strengths of the Sports Illustrated brand, visual storytelling. We hope you enjoy them, and we welcome any feedback you may have.