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A Look At Major League Baseball's Postseason

Melissa Block talks to Joe Lemire, baseball writer for Sports Illustrated, about Major League Baseball's postseason.

Major League Baseball To Begin Post-Season Play

The regular season ended Wednesday night, and that's when Miguel Cabrera became the 15th player to win baseball's Triple Crown. For the first time, there will be a one-game Wild Card playoff on Friday.
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At Long Last, Teddy Wins Nationals' Presidents Race

Teddy Roosevelt at the Nats game

Teddy won the vaunted President's Race today in the Nationals' season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies, ending a drought that goes back more than half a decade.


The NFL's Lesson: There's No Replacing Good Refs

Only two groups of people really matter in any game: the players and the officials. That's the lesson the NFL inadvertently taught football fans in the past four weeks, says Frank Deford. At many stadiums, the regular officials were greeted with loud ovations after their lockout ended.

Surprise Teams Round Bases To MLB Playoffs

The Oakland A's are headed to the playoffs for the first time in six years, and Washington's Nationals brought the pennant home for the first time since the Senators did it back in 1933. NPR's Mike Pesca talks about the surprises, the end of the baseball season and the outlook for the playoffs.