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Madison Bumgarner's Dad Is The Best Sports Dad

Madison Bumgarner's Dad Is The Best Sports Dad

deadspin.com Updated 19 minutes ago
One bizarre side effect of turning in one of the best postseason pitching runs in MLB history is that the New York Times will send a reporter out to North Carolina to interview your dad saying just the dad-est possible things. So meet Kevin Bumgarner, p…
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  • A-Rod eligible for Yanks as suspension ends

    A-Rod eligible for Yanks as suspension ends

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    Alex Rodriguez's one-year suspension officially ended Wednesday.
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  • Reds reportedly pick up Cueto's 2015 option

    Reds reportedly pick up Cueto's 2015 option

    ESPN.com 2 hours ago
    The Cincinnati Reds have exercised their 2015 option on Johnny Cueto's contract, ensuring the ace will be back with the team next season, according to multiple reports.
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  • San Francisco Giants Fans Take to Streets After World Series Wi…

    San Francisco Giants Fans Take to Streets After World Series Win

    nytimes.com 3 hours ago
    Fans of the took to the streets to celebrate on Wednesday night after their team won the baseball World Series, topping the Kansas City Royals, but the festivities were marred by raucous fans and fires.
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  • Giants memorabilia headed to Hall of Fame

    Giants memorabilia headed to Hall of Fame

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner's World Series performance earned him a spot in the Hall of Fame -- well, at least for his caps.
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  • Are the Giants a dynasty after winning third World Series in fi…

    Are the Giants a dynasty after winning third World Series in five seasons?

    yahoo.com 5 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As it relates to sport, a dynasty is supposed to be a sequence of champions. A sequence is supposed to be a continuously connected series of occurrences. The championships must connect, and not merely in a figurative sense. And yet, i…
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  • Giants culminate up and down season with surprising World Serie…

    Giants culminate up and down season with surprising World Series win

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    There was a day near the end of June on which a San Francisco Giants fan would have told you the boys in orange and black had no chance to be World Series champs again. The Giants had surrendered a 10-game lead in the NL West in an epic midsummer collap…
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  • No Fairytale Ending to Royals' Cinderella Story

    No Fairytale Ending to Royals' Cinderella Story

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    There 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.
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  • List of MLB players eligible for free agency

    List of MLB players eligible for free agency

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    On Monday, teams' qualifying offers will be due. On Tuesday, free agents can negotiate with other teams. On Nov. 10, qualifying offers can be accepted or rejected. Below is a complete list of free agents, with players listed under their most recent club…
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  • Morse saves best for last with Series-winning RBI

    Morse saves best for last with Series-winning RBI

    MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Michael Morse drove in a couple of runs in Game 7 of the World Series, the first on a second-inning sacrifice fly and the second on a single in the fourth that proved to be the Series-winning RBI in a game the Giants won, 3-2, to capture their third Wor…
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  • Jeremy Affeldt builds bridge to Madison Bumgarner

    Jeremy Affeldt builds bridge to Madison Bumgarner

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Your browser does not support iframes. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Before MadBum's triumphant finishing number in the World Series, there was Jeremy Affeldt's effective warm-up performance that put the San Francisco Giants in a position to win another championsh…
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  • Did you know? Panda's mark among Game 7 intrigue

    Did you know? Panda's mark among Game 7 intrigue

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    From Giants ace Madison Bumgarner continuing to make history (this time out of the bullpen) to Pablo Sandoval completing a record-setting postseason of his own, Game 7 of the 2014 Fall Classic provided plenty more material for the baseball annals.
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  • Pence, Panda leave marks on Series record book

    Pence, Panda leave marks on Series record book

    MLB.com nytimes.com 8 hours ago
    Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval each tied the all-time record with 12 hits during the World Series. Pence had at least one hit in every game of the Fall Classic, and Sandoval set a single-postseason record with 26 hits during the Giants' run to a third …
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  • Pablo Sandoval dons costume panda head after getting record hit…

    Pablo Sandoval dons costume panda head after getting record hit and winning World Series

    yahoo.com MLB.com 8 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pablo Sandoval put the souvenir in his back pocket, the baseball used in the commission of his 26th postseason hit Wednesday night during Game 7 of the World Series. He put the costume panda head over his own head, a symbol of Sandova…
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  • Smallville: Giants show off fundamentals on big stage

    Smallville: Giants show off fundamentals on big stage

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Using two sacrifice flies and a single to right, the Giants scored just enough runs to back up an amazing pitching performance by Madison Bumgarner and Co., wrapping up a postseason run that proved that there are many different ways to manufacture runs …
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  • Giants write their own history against all odds

    Giants write their own history against all odds

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Bruce Bochy knew the odds were stacked against his team entering Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night. For a team that defied the odds for much of the season, however, it didn't seem to faze the Giants that no road team had won a World Series G…
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  • Giants execs savor fitting end to title quest

    Giants execs savor fitting end to title quest

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    This year's Giants gave team president and CEO Larry Baer much to appreciate, including their professional attitude, and general manager Brian Sabean also was immensely proud of the club.
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  • Giants' World Series victory parade slated for Friday

    Giants' World Series victory parade slated for Friday

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Though the Giants clinched the World Series on the road in Kansas City, fans will have an opportunity to celebrate the 2014 title Friday when the club returns home for a victory parade.
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  • MadBum seals MVP with outing, postseason for the ages

    MadBum seals MVP with outing, postseason for the ages

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    We have never seen anything quite like Madison Bumgarner on this postseason stage and in this Fall Classic. The Giants claimed their third title in five seasons in a 3-2 Game 7 victory in which Bumgarner cemented his obvious, unanimous claim to the Most…
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  • Giants worried that Gordon's hit and Blanco's error would tie s…

    Giants worried that Gordon's hit and Blanco's error would tie score in ninth

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Not long after the last out of Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Gregor Blanco joked about the play before the last out. It might have stopped Blanco's heart. Alex Gordon hit a ball into the gap in left-center field for a…
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  • Statcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7

    Statcast: Gordon stops 90 feet from tying Game 7

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    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…
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  • San Francisco treat: Third title just as sweet

    San Francisco treat: Third title just as sweet

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    It's always a little odd when a road team clinches the World Series. The stands get very quiet, but what's going on on the field is pure chaos -- players piling on each other, hugging, yelling, celebrating, while 40,000 fans watch in relative silence. T…
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  • Scattered violence, arrests mar Giants revelry

    Scattered violence, arrests mar Giants revelry

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    =They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange-and-black sea standing shoulder to shoulder roared as one.
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  • Ten best moments from the San Francisco Giants' championship ru…

    Ten best moments from the San Francisco Giants' championship run

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    The 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 …
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    David Ross On World Series Game 7

    Oct 29
    2013 World Series champion David Ross joins Keith Olbermann to address some storylines heading into Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.
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    Maddon Expected To Join Cubs

    Oct 29
    Buster Olney and Barry Larkin discusses the impact Joe Maddon would make on the Cubs as manager.
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    30 for 30: Brothers in Exile - Temptation

    Oct 29
    Players are often tempted by outside influence while playing for The Cuban National Team. 30 for 30: Brothers in Exile premieres Tuesday November 4th at 9pm ET on ESPN.
  • Video - Giants-Royals Preview 02:32

    Giants-Royals Preview

    Oct 29
    Mark Mulder previews Game 7 of the World Series between the Giants and the Royals, discusses the keys to P Tim Hudson's success and gives his pick for who wins.

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