Some Cubs fans are pretty confident that the curse will be broken when their team makes it to the World Series this year (and wins).
Watch the city of Chicago celebrate the Cubs' first World Series win in 108 years. (Courtesy WLS)
The Chicago Cubs aren't too removed from their 2016 World Series win, and this year's squad possesses some similar traits to that drought-ending team.
With the longest championship drought in American professional sports, the Cubs have seen a lot change since they last won the World Series, in 1908.
Time Magazine senior writer Sean Gregory looks at how the Chicago Cubs use stats and data to improve their chances of winning.