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Cardinals And Giants Advance To NLCS, Will Play Each Other Saturday

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the LA Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nations 3-2. The Cardinals and Giants will meet in the National League Championship Series.
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Orioles Manager Dan Duquette's Comeback Story Is Fit For Baseball

Dan Duquette is largely credited with rebuilding the Baltimore Orioles, but spent many years in the baseball wilderness after being fired by the Red Sox. Robert Siegel talks to Keith Law of ESPN.
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Orioles, Royals Sweep Opponents In AL Division Series

The Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Sunday, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 8-3. The American League Championship Series begins Friday in Baltimore.
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The Cardinals As The New Yankees: The Week In Sports

October has arrived, and with it baseball's postseason playoffs. NPR's Scott Simon breaks down the division series with Bloomberg's Kavitha Davidson.
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Why Doesn't Anyone Want To Host The 2022 Olympics?

Oslo, Norway, took itself out of the running for the 2022 games, leaving Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, left in contention. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks to Rachel Martin.
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Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.
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Soccer Players Sue Over Proposed Turf Field For Women's World Cup

Team USA soccer player Heather O'Reilly talks about the lawsuit she and other players from the U.S. and abroad have filed against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association.
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Nationals Get NLDS Opponent: The San Francisco Giants

After a Wild Card playoff on Wednesday, the Nationals finally have an opponent: setting the stage for playoff time in Washington D.C.

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MLB Playoffs Winnow Down To Leagues' Division Series

The San Francisco Giants beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the NL wild-card game. But it didn't come close to Tuesday's drama when Kansas City won the AL wild-card game in an extra-innings classic.
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Giants Send Pirates Packing In Elimination Playoff Game

The San Francisco Giants decisively beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. The Giants will take on the Washington Nationals on Friday.

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