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Hodgson, Deslauries help Sabres end losing streak with 2-1 win over Sharks

NHL.com Updated 54 minutes ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cody Hodgson and Nicolas Deslauriers each scored their first goal of the season early in the third period and the Buffalo Sabres continued their dominance over San Jose, beating the Sharks 2-1 Saturday. Michal Neuvirth save...
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  • Bumgarner Was Willing but Held Back Until Game Five

    Bumgarner Was Willing but Held Back Until Game Five

    nytimes.com 35 minutes ago
    Giants ace Madison Bumgarner was willing, but manager Bruce Bochy decided not to rush the left-hander back to the mound on short rest and kept him on course to pitch Game Five of the World Series on Sunday.
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  • Raiders' Hayden activated, available Sunday

    Raiders' Hayden activated, available Sunday

    The Oakland Raiders have activated cornerback DJ Hayden from the physically unable to perform list and promoted defensive end Denico Autry from the practice squad.
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  • As Giants turn to Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4, Giants fans turn to…

    As Giants turn to Ryan Vogelsong in Game 4, Giants fans turn to burgers

    yahoo.com 1 hour ago
    SAN FRANCISCO — After the Giants' lost Game 3 of the World Series and confirmed they'd be sending Ryan Vogelsong to the mound in Saturday's Game 4, Sandra Young knew where she needed to go: Super Duper Burger. This wasn't an "eat your feelings"…
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  • San Jose Sharks’ Brent Burns to shave shaggy mane for charity

    San Jose Sharks’ Brent Burns to shave shaggy mane for charity

    thehockeynews.com 1 hour ago
    What does Chewbacca look like with a buzzcut? We may never know, but we’ll soon see the next best thing: wild man Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks, sans hair. The Sharks defender will again shore off his out-of-control hair and beard for a good cause …
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  • Dirty trick? Royals say basepaths 'extra wet'

    Dirty trick? Royals say basepaths 'extra wet'

    When it comes to the Royals' running game, Kansas City manager Ned Yost thinks the San Francisco Giants are being sticks in the mud.
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  • 49ers place Chris Cook, Daniel Kilgore on injured reserve

    49ers place Chris Cook, Daniel Kilgore on injured reserve

    49ers center Daniel Kilgore’s season is officially over. The club announced Saturday it had placed Kilgore on injured reserve with a broken leg suffered in Sunday’s loss at Denver. The 26-year-old Kilgore had started the first seven games in the middle …
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  • A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

    A Giants Rookie’s Rise, Just a Bit Cartoonish

    nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Matt Duffy, 23, is the youngest player on the Giants’ 25-man World Series roster and one of five rookies eligible to play against the Royals.
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  • Splash Shots Still Define Giants' Ballpark

    Splash Shots Still Define Giants' Ballpark

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse at Camden Yards.
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  • Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

    Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    Dave Stewart, the Diamondbacks’ general manager, grew up in East Oakland and pitched for the Athletics in the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by the Loma Prieta earthquake.
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  • The Giants offense needs a boost, is it time to turn to Michael…

    The Giants offense needs a boost, is it time to turn to Michael Morse?

    yahoo.com MLB.com 7 hours ago
    SAN FRANCISCO — Somewhere between Kansas City and the Bay Area, Giants slugger Michael Morse got hit with a flu bug. There were Giants fans who wanted to see Morse — the team's go-to pinch hitter since the National League Championship Series — return to…
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  • Sweet Dreams: Sleep Expert Helps Giants in October

    Sweet Dreams: Sleep Expert Helps Giants in October

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    Some extra postseason pillow time has Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants dreaming about another World Series championship.
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  • GIF: Andrew Bogut Goes Around The Back, Throws Perfect Outlet F…

    GIF: Andrew Bogut Goes Around The Back, Throws Perfect Outlet For Dunk

    dimemag.com 7 hours ago
    For his first two seasons in a Golden State Warriors uniform, Andrew Bogut was little more than defensive anchor. It speaks to his immense value in only such a role that his impact on the Warriors still loomed so large despite his skills on the other en…
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  • Statcast: Perez's scoop and throw too fast for Blanco

    Statcast: Perez's scoop and throw too fast for Blanco

    MLB.com 8 hours ago
    Trailing Game 3 of the World Series by one run in the bottom of the eighth inning, the Giants desperately needed a baserunner. They almost got one on a Gregor Blanco bunt, but Statcast shows how a smooth play by Royals catcher Salvador Perez and a poor …
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  • Giants' bullpen blinks first in Game 3

    Giants' bullpen blinks first in Game 3

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    The Giants' 3-2 loss to the Royals in Game 3 on Friday night in San Francisco played out much like the first two games of this World Series did. The team whose bullpen outperformed the other's won.
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  • Hudson's World Series debut doesn't lack intensity

    Hudson's World Series debut doesn't lack intensity

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Tim Hudson, at 39 years old, waited a long time for his World Series debut, but the Royals put the pressure on early in Game 3 so the Giants' veteran right-hander had little time to take in the experience.
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  • Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    nba.com 17 hours ago
    The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The t…
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  • MLB commish Bud Selig's nightmare is Cubs dream as Joe Maddon l…

    MLB commish Bud Selig's nightmare is Cubs dream as Joe Maddon leaves Rays

    nydailynews.com Oct 24 (yesterday)
    Suddenly Bud Selig’s dream farewell World Series between his close pal David Glass’ upstart small-market Kansas City Royals and his San Francisco Giants friends, whose territorial rights to San Jose he allowed to remain protected, has turned into a nigh…
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  • Video - World Series Game 4 Preview 02:29

    World Series Game 4 Preview

    Oct 24
    The Baseball Tonight crew looks ahead to game 4 of the World Series.
  • Video - Hosmer On Royals Win In San Francisco 00:47

    Hosmer On Royals Win In San Francisco

    Oct 24
    Eric Hosmer discusses his RBI single in the sixth inning that gave the Royals the 3-0 lead.
  • Video - Holland On Royals' Game 3 Win 01:08

    Holland On Royals' Game 3 Win

    Oct 24
    Greg Holland discusses the Royals' 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series.
  • Video - Bryan Stow Takes In Game 1 04:43

    Bryan Stow Takes In Game 1

    Oct 23
    Shelley Smith visits with Bryan Stow -- a San Francisco fan who was seriously injured in an assault outside Dodger Stadium in 2011 -- and his parents as they watch Game 1 of the World Series between the Giants and the Royals.

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