Don’t you love it when the game lives up to the hype?
The year 2016 produced plenty of games like that — contests in which the action was the best when everything was on the line.
The Cubs and Indians, the Warriors and Cavs, the Tar Heels and Wildcats all saved their best for when it was win or go home.
A look at some of the best games of 2016:
End of the curse