First Look: World Series champion Chicago Cubs on cover of Sports Illustrated

The Chicago Cubs are featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated after winning the World Series.
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An exuberant Anthony Rizzo is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated commemorating the Chicago Cubs' World Series win.

Rizzo's exuberance is certainly justified by the 108 years it took the Cubs to secure a World Series championship, which they finally did in the early hours of Thursday morning with an 8–7, extra inning victory over the Cleveland Indians after a rain delay.

SI's Tom Verducci writes in the cover story that the city now has a new player to be called the greatest of all time.

An exuberant Anthony Rizzo is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated commemorating the Chicago Cubs' World Series win. Rizzo's exuberance is certainly justified by the 108 years it took the Cubs to secure a World Series championship, which they finally did in the early hours of Thursday morning with an 8–7, extra inning victory over the Cleveland Indians after a rain delay. SI's Tom Verducci writes in the cover story that the city now has a new player to be called the greatest of all time.

An exuberant Anthony Rizzo is featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated commemorating the Chicago Cubs' World Series win. Rizzo's exuberance is certainly justified by the 108 years it took the Cubs to secure a World Series championship, which they finally did in the early hours of Thursday morning with an 8–7, extra inning victory over the Cleveland Indians after a rain delay. SI's Tom Verducci writes in the cover story that the city now has a new player to be called the greatest of all time.

With the Cubs' drought over, the Indians now own the distinction of being the team that least recently won the World Series, with their last championship coming in 1948.

The issue of the magazine will be available on newsstands this weekend.