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Tim Lincecum was vomiting when Giants were introduced before Ga…

Tim Lincecum was vomiting when Giants were introduced before Game 1

yahoo.com Updated 18 minutes ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For reasons only he knows for sure, Tim Lincecum was not being truthful when he tried explaining why he missed the San Francisco Giants introductions Tuesday night before Game 1 of the World Series. Giants manager Bruce Bochy said Wed…
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  • Follow Game 2 of the World Series live with Yahoo Sports

    Follow Game 2 of the World Series live with Yahoo Sports

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 38 minutes ago
    The San Francisco Giants came out swinging in Game 1 of the World Series, routing the Kansas City Royals and taking a 1-0 lead in the series. The Royals try to even things up in Game 2 at home, sending their young fireballer Yordano Ventura to the mound…
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  • LaMarr Woodley not practicing for Raiders

    LaMarr Woodley not practicing for Raiders

    ESPN.com insidebayarea.com 48 minutes ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. – Starting Oakland Raiders defensive end LaMarr Woodley is not practicing Wednesday. Woodley was hurt Sunday in a loss to Arizona. On Monday, interim Oakland coach Tony Sparano wouldn’t disclose the ailment. By NFL rules, the Raiders mus…
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  • NBA General Managers Rank Kobe Bryant Third-Best Shooting Guard…

    NBA General Managers Rank Kobe Bryant Third-Best Shooting Guard In Survey

    dimemag.com 2 hours ago
    Houston Rockets All-NBA First Team honoree James Harden believes that he’s “the best all-around basketball player in the NBA.” Meanwhile, the agent of Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson recently opined that his client is “the best two-way …
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  • A Silent Link Between the Giants and Kansas City

    A Silent Link Between the Giants and Kansas City

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Pitcher Dummy Taylor starred at a school for the deaf in the Kansas City metropolitan area before helping the Giants reach the 1905 World Series.
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  • Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 2

    Lineup breakdown: Giants vs. Royals, Game 2

    MLB.com 4 hours ago
    The Royals face a familiar foe Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium as they look to even the World Series. Giants right-hander Jake Peavy gets the ball as San Francisco tries to take a 2-0 Series lead against the Royals and rookie righty Yordano Ventura.…
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  • L.A. may have gone from luxury to necessity for NFL

    L.A. may have gone from luxury to necessity for NFL

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Nearly 20 years ago, the Rams and Raiders left Los Angeles. Since then, talk has persisted regarding a potential return. Primarily because talk of teams moving to Los Angeles often helped certain teams get public money for new stadiums. Meanwhile, the N…
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  • Bill Polian, Ron Wolf selected as contributor candidates to Hal…

    Bill Polian, Ron Wolf selected as contributor candidates to Hall of Fame

    profootballtalk.com 6 hours ago
    The Pro Football Hall of Fame added a new contributor category to help deserving non-players make their way to Canton, and the first two candidates have been chosen. Via Jim Trotter of ESPN, a member of the nine-person committee, former Raiders and Pack…
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  • The ratings for Game 1 of the World Series were the lowest in h…

    The ratings for Game 1 of the World Series were the lowest in history

    yahoo.com 6 hours ago
    Hunter Pence hit a homer, Madison Bumgarner had another dominant outing and the San Francisco Giants took Game 1 of the World Series, but TV viewers weren't all that impressed. According to overnight ratings, Game 1 of the 2014 World Series struck a new…
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  • A look at how MLB creates the annual World Series Film

    A look at how MLB creates the annual World Series Film

    yahoo.com 7 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – What happens on the field during the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals is the central theme for MLB Productions annual World Series Film, But it sometimes isn't the main focus. The film, which MLB sa…
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  • Grab The 49ers New Era On Field Classic 39THIRTY Flex Hat!

    Grab The 49ers New Era On Field Classic 39THIRTY Flex Hat!

    49ersgab.com 7 hours ago
    New Era has released an excellent new 49ers hat for the 2014 season, and now you can get it officially from their site - HERE! This 49ers NFL 2014 On Field 39THIRTY Cap features an embroidered (raised) SF 49ers logo on front, stitched New Era® flag at w…
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  • Beaten Giants fan Stow hopes to walk again

    Beaten Giants fan Stow hopes to walk again

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodgers fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again.
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  • Memorable night for young guns as three rookies register first …

    Memorable night for young guns as three rookies register first point

    thehockeynews.com 8 hours ago
    In 50 years, there will be three separate sets of grandkids hearing tell of Tuesday night’s NHL action. The reason being for rookies Jonathan Drouin, Adam Lowry, and Seth Griffith, it was the night they registered their first NHL point. The Bruins’ Grif…
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  • Watch DeAndre Jordan Sky To Finish Halfcourt Lob Versus Warrior…

    Watch DeAndre Jordan Sky To Finish Halfcourt Lob Versus Warriors

    dimemag.com 8 hours ago
    DeAndre Jordan can jump. We all know that. But what’s equally impressive though often overlooked about the Los Angeles Clippers high-flyer is his incredible speed and dexterity for a player his size. Jordan moves and contorts like a 6-7, 210 pound small…
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  • Injured 49ers can use the bye week

    Injured 49ers can use the bye week

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    ESPN 49ers reporter Paul Gutierrez says the team’s bye week comes at a good time with all the injuries.
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  • Raiders face another rookie QB

    Raiders face another rookie QB

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    ESPN Raiders reporter Bill Williamson compares the road of Derek Carr to Browns rookie Johnny Manziel.
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  • Rested and ready: Peavy sees benefit to layoff

    Rested and ready: Peavy sees benefit to layoff

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    When Jake Peavy takes the mound to start tonight's Game 2 of the World Series (4:30 p.m. PT airtime/5:07 p.m. PT gametime on FOX), he will be pitching on 10 days' rest, but while such a long layoff can sometimes be difficult for a pitcher, the Giants ri…
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  • SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    SF's fast first frame KOs KC, quiets The K

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    If there's a formula for beating the Royals, the Giants found it. Actually, it's the formula baseball teams have been using for more than a century. First things first. The Giants put up three runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-1 victory over t…
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  • Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    Bumgarner is a Royal pain in Series opener

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Madison Bumgarner padded what was already an impressive World Series resume in Game 1 on Tuesday night, allowing just three hits and one run in seven innings to lead the Giants to a 7-1 win over the Royals in Kansas City.
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  • Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary

    Sandoval's October exploits becoming legendary

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    With a 2-for-5, two-RBI performance in the Giants' 7-1 Game 1 victory over the Royals, Pablo Sandoval improved his lifetime postseason batting average to .328. That moved him above Babe Ruth and just about everyone else on baseball's all-time list. Amon…
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  • Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burden

    Duffy shakes off rust, carries bullpen's burden

    MLB.com 18 hours ago
    After being absent from the mound for nearly the entire past three weeks, Danny Duffy tossed three-plus innings of relief for the Royals in their 7-1 loss to the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series.
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  • Tim Lincecum absent from World Series base-line introductions

    Tim Lincecum absent from World Series base-line introductions

    yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A tradition like few others in sports, the base-line introductions at the World Series often are good for riling up the stadium crowd. It's also fun to see who gets booed, who gets cheered and how much. Only the starting players for t…
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  • Statcast: Royals' slick relay nabs Posey at home

    Statcast: Royals' slick relay nabs Posey at home

    MLB.com 19 hours ago
    The Giants jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning of their victory over the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series, but it could have been worse were it not for an impressive relay between Nori Aoki and Omar Infante that cut down Buster Posey at hom…
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  • Video - World Series Game 1 Highlight-ary 05:03

    World Series Game 1 Highlight-ary

    Oct 22
    The Giants beat the Royals 7 to 1 in Game 1 of the MLB Finals. Keith Olbermann explains.
  • Video - Baseball Tonight At The World Series 08:10

    Baseball Tonight At The World Series

    Oct 22
    Tim Kurkjian, Jim Bowden and Jerry Crasnick recap Game 1 and look ahead to Game 2 of the World Series.
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    Gravity 101

    Oct 22
    Tom Haberstroh and Kevin Pelton introduce the concept of gravity and identify some of the NBA's top floor-spacers.
  • Video - Campbell, Bruins Put Away Sharks 00:53

    Campbell, Bruins Put Away Sharks

    Oct 21
    Gregory Campbell's third-period goal was the game-winner in the Bruins' 5-3 win over the Sharks.

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