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Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

The San Francisco Giants took the World Series for the third time in five years Wednesday night, defeating the Kansas Royals 3-2 in Missouri.
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World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up on run. He won Game 5, with a complete game shutout. On Wednesday night, on two days' rest, he finished the job.
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Most Cavs Fans Willing To Forgive LeBron On His Return To Cleveland

LeBron James is back and Cleveland is getting psyched. Local basketball fans seem to be willing to forgive James for leaving town in search of NBA glory in Miami. As Thursday's season opener approaches, bar and restaurant owners are anticipating record business, sports talk radio is buzzing with hope, and a massive mural of James in a Cavaliers uniform is going up on the side of a downtown building. This year marks a half century since the Cleveland Browns won the city's last sports championship and Clevelanders are looking to quench the thirst of a long dry spell.
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Start World Series Games Earlier; Let Us Sleep

Commentator Frank Deford says the Fall Classic could boost its sagging ratings by scheduling games early enough for people in the Eastern and Central Time Zones to see the end.
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World Series Moves To Game 7 After Royals Grab 10-0 Win

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 10-0 in Game 6 of the World Series, pushing the battle on to Wednesday for the final game. David Greene gets the news from NPR's Tom Goldman.
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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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