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Royals Force Game 7, Rest Bullpen In Dominant 10-0 Win

Kansas City piled up seven runs in the second inning and forced San Francisco starter Jake Peavy out of the game. The big lead left both teams resting their go-to bullpen arms.
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Giants Are Close To Winning The World Series — But It May Not Be That Easy

The San Francisco Giants need one more win over the Kansas City Royals to clinch their third World Series championship in the past five years. Sounds simple, but history says otherwise.
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Fear Of Blowing Big Calls May Affect How Umpires Do Their Jobs

New research suggests umpires are hesitant to make calls that change the course of the game, especially in games with high stakes.
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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

The U.S. team didn't give up a single goal in the 5-game CONCACAF tournament. They capped off their performance Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 game against Costa Rica.
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World Series Game 4: A Small Ball Paradise

In last night's Game 4, the San Francisco Giants pummeled the Kansas City Royals in an 11-4 victory. The win has tied the World series with two games apiece.
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Giants Pound Royals 11-4 To Tie World Series

San Francisco roared past Kansas City Saturday to even the series and force the deciding games back to the Royals' hometown.
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No Small Feat: The NBA's Shortest Player Never Gave Up

At 5 foot 3, Muggsy Bogues holds the record as shortest player in NBA history. Criticism of his height started on the basketball courts of the Baltimore projects, and continued well into his career.
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From The Stadium To Your Stereo: Behind Baseball's Biggest Sounds

You can thank audio engineer Joe Carpenter and his 80 microphones every time you hear the crack of a bat, smack of a glove or thud of a base in this World Series.
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Royals Take Game 3; Cowboys Surge: The Week In Sports

As the World Series continues, NPR's Scott Simon gets the latest from Howard Bryant of ESPN.com. They'll also talk football, and why the Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team in the NFL.
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Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series

Following two high-scoring games in Kansas City, Game 3 of the World Series turned into a bit more of a pitcher's duel as the Royals prevailed in San Francisco.

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