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Royals' failure to get clutch hits in Game 1 — aberration ... or omen?

  History will remember Game 1 of the 2014 World Series for Madison Bumgarner's dominant performance and a lopsided 7-1 score. But Bumgarner was vulnerable early in the game, however briefly, and the Royals' failure to capitalize Tuesday night should give their fans reason to fret about the course of this Fall Classic. As we know, the Royals' offensive identity hinges...
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Georgetown's Smith-Rivera gets top player nod in Big East preseason honors

NEW YORK — Georgetown guard D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera has been chosen the 2014-15 Big East Preseason Player of the Year by a vote of the league's head coaches. Seton Hall freshman guard Isaiah Whitehead has been named Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year. Smith-Rivera, a 6-foot-3 junior, is the sixth Georgetown player in Big East history to earn Preseason Player of the Year...
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Giants-Royals Preview

The playoff-hardened San Francisco Giants welcomed the Kansas City Royals to the World Series with a Game 1 thumping. Gritty veteran Jake Peavy will try for the same kind of result in a pitching matchup with a potentially similar storyline. Experience faces youth in the form of rookie Yordano Ventura for Wednesday night's Game 2 as the Giants set out to steal both games in Kansas...
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Flyers-Penguins Preview

Little has gone wrong for the Pittsburgh Penguins so far this season - something that cannot be said of the rival Philadelphia Flyers. Sidney Crosby will try to continue his impressive start and help the Penguins hand the Flyers their sixth loss in seven games Wednesday night. Pittsburgh (3-1-0) has totaled 16 goals and is 8 for 17 on the power play for a league-leading 47.1 success...
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Thomas leads the way as Suns beat L.A.

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points -- including a buzzer-beating jumper at the end of regulation -- and Gerald Green tallied 10 of his 21 points in overtime as the Suns topped the Lakers 114-108 in Tuesday's preseason game. Kobe Bryant led Los Angeles with 23 points, scoring eight in the final 2:05 of regulation. Jeremy Lin, who missed the past three games with...
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Ezeli returns as Warriors beat Clippers 125-107

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Festus Ezeli played for the first time in 17 months and had 10 points and three rebounds to help the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers 125-107 in Tuesday's preseason game. The backup center added one block in 11 minutes to clear a major milestone in his recovery from right knee surgery. Ezeli played 78 games as a rookie. He...
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Louisiana-Lafayette beats Arkansas State 55-40

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Elijah McGuire and Alonzo Harris each had four rushing touchdowns, and Louisiana-Lafayette rolled to 419 yards on the ground in a 55-40 victory over Arkansas State on Tuesday night. McGuire had 19 carries for 265 yards, including scoring runs of 74, 13, 43 and 54 yards. Harris had three TDs in the first half and finished with 107 yards on 27 carries. The Ragin...
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Sevilla set to continue Europa League defense

LONDON (AP) Defending champion Sevilla will seek to strengthen its position as the Group G leader when the Europa League returns for the third round of matches Thursday. Tottenham has to turn the page on Saturday's 4-1 defeat at Manchester City when it meets Asteras Tripolis, while fellow Premier League club Everton plays Lille. Everton will need to keep a close eye on Belgium...
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Phoenix survives Lakers in overtime

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Isaiah Thomas scored 26 points including the buzzer-beater at the end of regulation and Gerald Green made 10 of his 21 points in overtime as the Suns topped the Lakers 114-108 in Tuesday's preseason game. Kobe Bryant led Los Angeles with 23 points, eight of them in last two minutes of regulation. Jeremy Lin, who missed the last three games with a sprained...
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CCL Roundup: Olimpia chops down Portland in Honduras, Cruz Azul crashes out in Costa Rica

Olimpia 3 – Portland Timbers 1 Olimpia scored twice in the first four minutes to eventually secure the result required to dump the Timbers out of the Champions League. Romell Quioto opened the scoring with a stunning overhead kick after just two minutes to spark a furious roar from the crowd in Tegucigalpa. Choco Lozano doubled the advantage and handed the initiative to the home...
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Palat scores overtime winner to lead Lightning over Flames

  Ondrej Palat scored 3 minutes into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Calgary won a face-off deep in the Flames end but then lost control of the puck. The Lightning got the puck back to the point where Anton Stralman's shot was stopped, but Palat put in the rebound for his second goal of the year. The Lightning trailed...
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Palat scores winner to lead Lightning over Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) Ondrej Palat scored 3 minutes into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Calgary won a face-off deep in the Flames end but then lost control of the puck. The Lightning got the puck back to the point where Anton Stralman's shot was stopped, but Palat put in the rebound for his second goal of the year...
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Porn star says hardest partier in sports is ... a kicker!

Athletes and adult film stars — one of sports' most tried and true combinations for some amazing headlines. But it's hard to find any such combo that is at the same as tame and as awesome as this one. TMZ recently caught up with porn star Brooke Haven who dished on the hardiest-partying athlete she has ever hung out with. The tame: The story doesn't involve sex —...
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Ondrej Palat scores in overtime, Lightning edge Flames

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Ondrej Palat scored 3 minutes into overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. Calgary won a face-off deep in the Flames end but then lost control of the puck. The Lightning got the puck back to the point where Anton Stralman's shot was stopped, but Palat put in the rebound for his second goal of the...
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Panthers down Avalanche in overtime on Boyes' tally

  Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the backboards and Boyes blasted a shot past goaltender Reto Berra to give the Panthers their second road win. Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots, Sean Bergenheim...
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Lowry's first NHL goal lifts Jets to victory over Hurricanes

  Adam Lowry's first NHL goal helped the Winnipeg Jets snap a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien also scored for the Jets (2-4-0), who won their first game at home this season. Jiri Tlusty scored on the power play for Carolina (0-3-2), which is still looking for its first win of the season...
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AP PHOTOS: Small Paraguay soccer team hits it big

CAPIATA, Paraguay (AP) They don't get much smaller than Paraguay's Deportivo Capiata - or bigger than Argentina's legendary Boca Juniors. So when Capiata, a soccer club formed six years ago in an Asuncion suburb with a stadium holding just 7,000 fans, beat Boca 1-0 at its famed La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires, it was a shocker for the ages. Unfortunately for Capiata...
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Brad Boyes notches power-play goal in OT, lifts Panthers past Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the backboards and Boyes blasted a shot past goaltender Reto Berra to give the Panthers their second road win. Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots...
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Boyes scores in OT to lift Panthers over Avalanche

DENVER (AP) Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida Panthers beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen had two assists, including one on the winner. Jokinen fed Boyes with a pass from the backboards and Boyes blasted a shot past goaltender Reto Berra to give the Panthers their second road win. Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots,...
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Tight crew of Royals routed in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling postseason run. They followed his cue on Tuesday night, too. It just happened that Shields was tight from the very first pitch. The veteran starter was pounded for five runs on seven hits and a walk, failed to record an out in the third inning...
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Jets fly past Hurricanes

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Adam Lowry's first NHL goal helped the Winnipeg Jets snap a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien also scored for the Jets (2-4-0), who won their first game at home this season. Jiri Tlusty scored on the power play for Carolina (0-3-2), which is still looking for its first...
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Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants past Royals in Game 1 of World Series

  Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Royals 7-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener. From the get-go, the Giants simply did everything right to...
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Pence shakes up Royals with homer in Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Hunter Pence most definitely found the right place. A day after saying he hadn't been sure until this year that the Royals played in Missouri rather than Kansas, Pence jolted Kauffman Stadium with a two-run, first-inning homer that sparked the San Francisco Giants to a 7-1 win in Tuesday night's World Series opener. Pence also doubled and scored for...
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Lowry scores first goal to lift Jets over Canes

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Adam Lowry's first NHL goal helped the Winnipeg Jets snap a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien also scored for the Jets (2-4-0), who won their first game at home this season. Jiri Tlusty scored on the power play for Carolina (0-3-2), which is still looking for its...
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Maple Leafs-Senators Preview

Backed by solid goaltending and a bend-but-not-break defensive effort, the Ottawa Senators are one of the league's biggest surprises as they try to extend their best start in seven years. That's a trend they hope to continue against the Toronto Maple Leafs, who look to build on a balanced scoring outburst. As they host the first round of the Battle of Ontario, the Senators...
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