Yesterday, by virtue of Chelsea’s 2–2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur, Leicester City won one of the most improbable championships in the history of the English Premier League — the first title in the club’s 132-years of existence. On April 6, Claudio Ranieri, the Foxes’ manager, penned an essay for The Players’ Tribune in which he insisted that an open heart and an open mind — not a big name and a large contract — were the keys to success.
Will the Chicago Cubs end their century of misery this year? Only God knows and He ain’t tellin’.
We will have to wait until this fall to find out.