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Yordano Ventura pitched an exceptional game Tuesday night, holding the Giants to three hits over seven innings as the Royals won 10-0 to tie the World Series up at three games apiece. Unfortunately for Ventura, his teammates couldn't replicate his perfo…Upvote Share Tweet
Statcast: Dissecting Gordon's odds of scoringMLB.com 6 hours agoThe beauty -- or the agony, if you're a Royals fan -- is that we'll never know. We'll never know what would have happened if Kansas City third-base coach Mike Jirschele had sent Alex Gordon home with two outs in the ninth inning of Wednesday night's Wor…Upvote Share TweetThe Giants-Royals finale was seen by an average of 23.5 million viewers, raising the average for the World Series to 13.8 million, an audience larger than 2012’s record-low 12.7 million.Upvote Share Tweet
Royals' Success Warms Outgoing Commissioner Selig's Heartnytimes.com 11 hours agoIn a way, it was fitting for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig's last World Series in charge to finish in Kansas City.Upvote Share Tweet
Yost surprised as anyone with MadBum's performanceMLB.com 13 hours agoOn the day after Madison Bumgarner dispatched the Royals with five more shutout innings, manager Ned Yost had a story about the Giants' Most Valuable Player of the World Series.Upvote Share Tweet
Bird, Mondesi added to Fall Stars Game rostersMLB.com 13 hours agoThe Arizona Fall League announced Wednesday six players have been added to the rosters for Saturday's Fall Stars Game, including Scottsdale first baseman Greg Bird, the circuit's home run leader and Yankees' No. 11 prospect, and Peoria shortstop Raul Mo…Upvote Share Tweet
Royals thank KC faithful at Kauffman StadiumMLB.com 14 hours agoBarely 12 hours had passed since the Royals' first postseason team since 1985 had absorbed a tough 3-2 loss to the Giants in World Series Game 7. But an estimated 15,000 fans piled into Kauffman Stadium on Thursday morning to say thanks to the Royals. M…Upvote Share Tweet
Two Shot, Dozens Arrested in San Francisco Following Giants Winnytimes.com 21 hours agoTwo people were shot, one was stabbed and around 40 were arrested as celebrations in San Francisco for the Giants victory in the World Series turned violent overnight, police said on Thursday.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 22 hours agoThe Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets, teams headed in opposite directions, meet Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. After losing their first two games, the Chiefs climbed to 4-3 after Sunday's 34-7 win over the St. Louis Rams. The Jets, after beating the O…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 23 hours agoChiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday that quarterback Alex Smith sprained his right shoulder while beating the Rams last Sunday, which meant Wednesday’s practice would be one to watch for a gauge of how Smith is feeling as the team heads toward a meeting …Upvote Share TweetThere was no happy ending to Kansas City's storybook season after the Royals lost 3-2 in Game Seven of the World Series, and while they exceeded expectations simply by reaching Wednesday's finale, manager Ned Yost found the narrow loss hard to swallow.Upvote Share Tweet
Statcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7MLB.com Oct 30 (yesterday)With a little help from Giants center fielder Gregor Blanco, the Royals came oh-so-close to tying Game 7 of the World Series with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday night, and Statcast tracking technology breaks down how Alex Gordon…Upvote Share Tweet
Ten best moments from the San Francisco Giants' championship runThe San Francisco Giants are back on top of the mountain in Major League Baseball. With a 3-2 victory against the Kansas City Royals in World Series Game 7, they earned their third World Series championship in five seasons and their eighth in franchise …Upvote Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. – With the key relievers of the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants all rested and available for Game 7 of the World Series, it was widely anticipated the bullpens would figure prominently. And they did. Really prominently. Game…Upvote Share TweetKANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City designated hitter Billy Butler has become synonymous with Royals baseball. The longest-tenured member of the Royals – a man who even has his own brand of barbecue sauce – lunched at Oklahoma Joe's BBQ in a Kansas City subu…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 30 (yesterday)The pantheon of World Series pitching greats welcomes a new member to its club as Bumgarner gave a performance for the ages in Game 7.Upvote Share Tweet
Inside Edge: Jets-ChiefsOct 30ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for the New York Jets at Kansas City
World Series Game 7 Highlight-aryOct 30The Giants beat the Royals in Game 7 to win the 2014 World Series.
David Ross On World Series Game 7Oct 292013 World Series champion David Ross joins Keith Olbermann to address some storylines heading into Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.
NFL Live Prediction: Jets-ChiefsOct 29The NFL Live crew make their picks for the New York Jets at Kansas City.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFL, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
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