Cubs’ Series win is top AP sports story of 2016

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs’ first World Series title since 1908 is the runaway winner for top sports story of 2016.

The end of the drought for long-suffering Cubs fans collected 48 of 59 first-place votes and 549 points in balloting by AP members and editors. Read the full story here at

The death of Muhammad Ali after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease was second with 427 points.

LeBron James leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to the franchise’s first NBA title took third with 425 points.


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