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Royals may discover Bay has comforts of home

Royals may discover Bay has comforts of home

MLB.com yahoo.com nytimes.com Updated 11 hours ago
Facing three straight games at AT&T Park, the Royals may find the Giants' home has a familiar feel that bodes well for their chances in San Francisco.
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  • Raiders vs. Browns preview

    Raiders vs. Browns preview

    ESPN.com 3 hours ago
    The Cleveland Browns face their second winless team in a row Sunday at 4:15 p.m. ET at FirstEnergy Stadium. Last Sunday in Jacksonville, the Browns took the Jaguars from the winless column, as the Jags completely outplayed the Browns. Now the Oakland Ra…
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  • Injured Matt Cain Is Series Spectator for Giants

    Injured Matt Cain Is Series Spectator for Giants

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice.
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  • Giants’ Tim Hudson, After 214 Wins and Many Setbacks, Is Set fo…

    Giants’ Tim Hudson, After 214 Wins and Many Setbacks, Is Set for World Series Debut

    nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    Hudson, a 16-year veteran who had early playoff exits with Oakland and Atlanta, will start Game 3 for San Francisco on Friday.
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  • Path to World Series ultimate test of best teams

    Path to World Series ultimate test of best teams

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Neither the Royals nor Giants won 90 games in the regular season, but that shouldn't matter in determining a World Series champion.
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  • Giants' Strickland owns actions, ready for next chance

    Giants' Strickland owns actions, ready for next chance

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Admittedly, Giants reliever Hunter Strickland didn't sleep very well after a nightmarish Wednesday night in Kansas City. A day later, back in his home clubhouse in San Francisco, a remorseful Strickland was ready to put it behind him.
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  • Benches clearing between Royals and SF Giants enough to spark r…

    Benches clearing between Royals and SF Giants enough to spark ratings in World Series

    nydailynews.com 12 hours ago
    The Super-Slocomotion replay on Fox of Hunter Strickland’s mug was tailor-made for amateur lip-readers figuring he had bad intentions. “C’mon, let’s go,” the Giants reliever yelled from the mound at Salvador Perez.
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  • With no DH, Giants look for Morse to adjust on bench

    With no DH, Giants look for Morse to adjust on bench

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Travis Ishikawa knows the pitfalls of what Michael Morse is dealing with right now, himself having once been relegated from the starting lineup to a pinch-hit role, but that doesn't mean the Giants' current starting left fielder has much advice to impar…
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  • Rags-to-riches story for Giants' pitching staff

    Rags-to-riches story for Giants' pitching staff

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    When manager Bruce Bochy came to San Francisco prior to the 2007 season, he made the unorthodox move of keeping longtime pitching coach Dave Righetti on staff. Eight seasons later, their marriage is thriving.
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  • Lincecum undergoes MRI; Bochy remains optimistic

    Lincecum undergoes MRI; Bochy remains optimistic

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    A day after Tim Lincecum left Game 2 of the World Series at Kauffman Stadium because of tightness in his back, Giants manager Bruce Bochy was decidedly upbeat about the extent of the injury, which occurred during the veteran right-hander's first outing …
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  • Panda represents Giants as Gold Glove finalist

    Panda represents Giants as Gold Glove finalist

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval, who sustained a 73-game errorless streak this season, was named a finalist at his position on Thursday for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award among National Leaguers.
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  • Raiders go with youth to replace Lamarr Woodley

    Raiders go with youth to replace Lamarr Woodley

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Now that LaMarr Woodley is out for the long term and will likely go on the injured reserve with a torn biceps injury, the Oakland Raiders are looking to young players to fill his role. C.J. Wilson will plug into the starting role and …
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  • Raiders’ TE Mychal Rivera convinced progress will soon show up …

    Raiders’ TE Mychal Rivera convinced progress will soon show up on stat sheet with more production

    insidebayarea.com 16 hours ago
    Filed for print . . . Mychal Rivera is resolute in the belief he is making progress, even if his numbers suggest otherwise. “There are things a lot of people don’t see,’’ the Raiders second-year tight end said after a recent practice. “They don’t see th…
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  • Despite rough return, CB Tramaine Brock key to 49ers secondary

    Despite rough return, CB Tramaine Brock key to 49ers secondary

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    Tramaine Brock suffered a painful toe injury in the San Francisco 49ers' season-opening victory at the Dallas Cowboys Sept. 7. The starting cornerback did not play again until this past Sunday night. Against the Denver Broncos. And Peyton Manning. It di…
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  • World Series Game 2 draws 49.6 TV rating in Kansas City

    World Series Game 2 draws 49.6 TV rating in Kansas City

    yahoo.com 22 hours ago
    The Kansas City Royals not only evened up the World Series against the San Francisco Giants in Game 2 on Wednesday night, they also scored an impressive victory of sorts against the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs in the local TV ratings. TV ratings for the Wo…
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  • May be time for Brice Butler to get more action

    May be time for Brice Butler to get more action

    ESPN.com 22 hours ago
    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Brice Butler played 11 snaps Sunday and he has seven catches this season. Yet, he has gotten the attention of the head coach of the Cleveland Browns, who face Butler and the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. "Brice Butler jumps off the …
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  • Levi’s Partners with 49ers’ Vernon Davis

    Levi’s Partners with 49ers’ Vernon Davis

    49ersgab.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Building on their relationship as the naming rights sponsor of Levi’s Stadium, Levi’s has added 49ers superstar tight end Vernon Davis to their family of ambassadors as a way to further connect with athletes and sports fans. Davis is known for his perso…
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  • Tightness in back curtails Lincecum's return to action

    Tightness in back curtails Lincecum's return to action

    MLB.com ESPN.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Tim Lincecum waited an entire postseason to make an appearance for the Giants, and when it finally happened, the outing lasted all of 23 pitches, as the right-hander was forced to leave Wednesday's Game 2 of the World Series after his back tightened.
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  • Giants' relievers unable to execute Bochy's plan

    Giants' relievers unable to execute Bochy's plan

    MLB.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Giants bullpen combined to give up five runs on five hits, allowing the Royals to coast to a 7-2 win Wednesday night that evened the best-of-seven World Series at a game apiece. But it was Hunter Strickland who was right in the middle of it all.
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  • Strickland-Perez spat chalked up to misunderstanding

    Strickland-Perez spat chalked up to misunderstanding

    MLB.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    Omar Infante hit a homer, Hunter Strickland started yelling in English, Salvador Perez yelled back in Spanish and both dugouts momentarily braced for a skirmish that never occurred. After the Royals' 7-2 win over the Giants in Game 2 of the World Series…
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  • Police detective offers funny response to tweet about Kelvin He…

    Police detective offers funny response to tweet about Kelvin Herrera's fastball

    yahoo.com Oct 23 (yesterday)
    The Kansas City Royals 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants in World Series Game 2 didn't necessarily set up perfectly, but it did allow manager Ned Yost to unleash his trio of dominant late-inning relievers with the game hanging in the balance. Th…
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Raiders-Browns 00:48

    NFL Live Prediction: Raiders-Browns

    Oct 23
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Oakland at Cleveland.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Raiders-Browns 00:50

    Inside Edge: Raiders-Browns

    Oct 23
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Oakland at Cleveland.
  • Video - 'Inside the NFL': Three teams in running for L.A. 03:27

    'Inside the NFL': Three teams in running for L.A.

    Oct 22
    The "Inside the NFL" crew discusses the real possibilities of a NFL team moving to Los Angeles in the near future.
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    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.

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