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Despite swift fall, Tigers see positives in season

Despite swift fall, Tigers see positives in season

As tough as the end was for the Tigers, with a World Series sweep at the hands of the Giants culminating on their home field, think about what fans would have given just to see the club play in the Fall Classic when they left Chicago in mid-September.
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  • World Series finishes up with record-low rating

    World Series finishes up with record-low rating

    ESPN.com Oct 29, 2012
    The San Francisco Giants' sweep of the Detroit Tigers set a record low for the World Series' television ratings.
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  • Record social media buzz for champion Giants

    Record social media buzz for champion Giants

    MLB.com Oct 29, 2012
    The Giants' World Series-clinching victory over the Tigers on Sunday night had everyone online discussing their latest October triumph.
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  • Giants fan travels from Afghanistan to Detroit to follow her fa…

    Giants fan travels from Afghanistan to Detroit to follow her favorite team

    yahoo.com Oct 29, 2012
    How dedicated are you to your team? Really? Guess what. Priya Butler has you beat. She flew halfway around the world to see her Giants play, from Afghanistan to Detroit. (No "war zone to war zone" jokes, please. Let's have a little sympathy fo…
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  • Sergio Romo Struck Out Miguel Cabrera With The Ballsiest Pitch …

    Sergio Romo Struck Out Miguel Cabrera With The Ballsiest Pitch Of The World Series

    deadspin.com Oct 29, 2012
    When Sergio Romo sealed his team's World Series victory with a strikeout of Miguel Cabrera, it was hard not to wonder what the hell Cabrera was thinking. On a 2-2 count, he watched an 89-mph fastball sail right over the middle of the plate, his season e…
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  • Giants fitting champions in postseason of thrills

    Giants fitting champions in postseason of thrills

    MLB.com Oct 29, 2012
    From a Division Series round that went the distance at every turn all the way through the Giants' sweep of the Tigers in the World Series, this was postseason for the ages.
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  • Michael Rosenberg: Good chemistry just part of the science of G…

    Michael Rosenberg: Good chemistry just part of the science of Giants' championship team

    CNNSI.com Oct 29, 2012
    DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera watched strike three sail by, and finally, for the first time in this World Series, a San Francisco Giant did not know what to do. Sergio Romo stood on the mound and thought: Is that it? Is it over? Did we win? Impossible.
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  • Prince Fielder struggles royally in playoffs

    Prince Fielder struggles royally in playoffs

    yahoo.com Oct 29, 2012
    Prince Fielder looks like he's talking to himself in this photo. What is he saying? Is he giving himself advice? Encouragement? Threats? Whatever it is, it didn't work. No one person is responsible for the Detroit Tigers getting swept by the San Francis…
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  • Ninth-inning pitch breaks Infante's left hand

    Ninth-inning pitch breaks Infante's left hand

    MLB.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Oct 29, 2012
    The Tigers won't have to figure out how they would've gone on without Omar Infante. No sooner had they realized Infante had suffered a season-ending left wrist injury than their season was over.
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  • Selig pleased with season full of surprises

    Selig pleased with season full of surprises

    MLB.com Oct 29, 2012
    Moments after presenting the World Series trophy to the San Francisco Giants, Commissioner Bud Selig confided he never expected to see the National League team sweep the powerful Detroit Tigers.
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Sports Columnists

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    Oct 29
    Titans coach Mike Munchak says Matt Hasselbeck will continue as the team's starting quarterback "until further notice."
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    Oct 29
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    Oct 29
    "Just landed. Thank you God''