Cubs ranked #3 trending U.S. Sports team in 2016

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David Banks - USA TODAY Sports
David Banks - USA TODAY Sports

The Cubs won the World Series for the first time since 1908 and fans were all over Twitter using the #FlytheW hashtag in 2016.

#Fly the W was ranked #9th in U.S. Sports Trends and #3 trending U.S. Sports teams for 2016 according to Twitter.

Top U.S. Sports Trends

#SB50
#Rio2016
#NBAFinals
#WorldSeries
#MambaDay (Kobe Bryant tribute day)
#MarchMadness (NCAA basketball tournament)
#KeepPounding (Carolina Panthers team motto)
#DubNation (Golden State Warriors phrase)
#FlyTheW (Chicago Cubs team motto)
#NFL (National Football League)

Top Trending U.S. Sports Teams

#KeepPounding (Carolina Panthers)
#DubNation (Golden State Warriors)
#FlyTheW (Chicago Cubs)
#TeamUSA (United States Olympic Team)
#Broncos (Denver Broncos)
#AllIn216 (Cleveland Cavaliers)
#RollTide (Alabama Crimson Tide)
#Patriots (New England Patriots)
#RallyTogether (Cleveland Indians)
#Eagles (Philadelphia Eagles)

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