| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:32 AM
The 110th World Series begins tonight.
Good call by Major League Baseball to get it started with two games in between the two NFL prime-time games of the week.
Yes, they'll have to compete with high school football on Friday, college football on...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Throughout the major league playoffs this season the Kansas City Royals have become known as a team of destiny.
Despite failing to go .500 over the last month of the season, they hung on to a wild card spot and sneaked into the American League...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The folks at MyTopSportsbooks.com sent out these odds for the World Series which begins Tuesday night in Kansas City:
Odds to win the World Series:
- Giants: 10-11
- Royals: 10-11
Odds the World Series is won in:
- four games: 6-1
- five games:...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Who are you pulling for in the World Series? The Kansas Royals are America's Team, but the San Francisco Giants have some strong Eastern Connecticut links. The Giants' Double A affiliate was in Norwich before shifting to Richmond, Va. after the 2009...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:37 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Travis Ishikawa blasted a three-run home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night, sending the San Francisco Giants to their third World Series in five years with a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 9:22 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Consecutive run-scoring grounders to first base sparked a three-run sixth inning Wednesday night, and the San Francisco Giants overtook the St. Louis Cardinals en route to a 6-4 victory in Game 4 of the National League Championship...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:21 AM
Madison Bumgarner’s dissection of the Pirates in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night was reminiscent of what the Giants’ prized left-hander did to Cubs rookie Javier Baez during an Aug. 20 game at Wrigley Field.
At that point,...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:57 PM
This is not the postseason of the ace.
If pitching wins in October, the best pitching ought to win the most. Not this October.
Clayton Kershaw, the best pitcher on the planet? Two tries, no wins. Jon Lester and Stephen Strasburg? One try for each,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Looks like it's time to search for another top Heisman Trophy candidate after Georgia running back Todd Gurley was indefinitely suspended due to an ongoing investigation into an alleged violation of NCAA rules, the school announced. Georgia officials...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Washington Nationals took advantage of a two-run throwing error by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner to break a scoreless tie in the seventh inning en route to a series-extending, 4-1 victory Monday afternoon.
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:20 PM
As it turned out, the San Francisco Giants had the Washington Nationals right where they wanted them.
Pablo Sandoval's RBI double tied the game with two outs in the ninth inning, and Brandon Belt's solo homer in the 18th gave the never-say-die Giants...