2:17 AM EDT, Wed October 22, 2014
San Jose Mercury News 2 hours ago

World Series: Giants rout Royals in opener

Madison Bumgarner pitches seven dominant innings as the San Francisco Giants win 7-1 over the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series.
McCovey Chronicles 2 hours ago

Giants take Game 1 of World Series, 7-1

The Giants were up by three runs before the Royals came to the plate, and Madison Bumgarner was strong. The Giants defeated the Royals in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series, winning 7-1 in a game that never seemed that close. Madison Bumgarner was excellent,...
Topeka Capital-Journal 2 hours ago

Giants drop Shields, Royals in Game 1 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If the Kansas City Royals are going to win the World Series, they’ll have to do it the same way the 1985 team did: rally from an early deficit. Hunter Pence’s two-run home run and a dreadful outing by Royals ace James Shields added up to a 7-1 victory for the San Francisco Giants...
Report: Patriots Make Trade With Tennessee Titans for LB Akeem Ayers

Report: Patriots Make Trade With Tennessee Titans for LB Akeem Ayers

For the third straight year, the Patriots have made a trade near the deadline to add depth at a position of need.
Mike Reiss / New England Patriots Blog | ESPN Boston 8 hours ago

Patriots-based thoughts on Akeem Ayers deal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A few thoughts on the New England Patriots agreeing to a trade with the Tennessee Titans for linebacker Akeem Ayers, pending a physical (you can find the Titans' perspective here): Low-risk, depth-based move. Last year, when the Patriots acquired defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga at...
McCovey Chronicles 57 mins ago

Giants storm to Game 1 victory behind Bumgarner, Pence

The lead came early, and the Giants never relinquished it. Three more wins, you bozos. Before the Kansas City Royals -- the incomparably hot, momentum-brined Royals -- could get an at-bat, the Giants had scored three runs in the World Series. After the days and days of waiting, which were then funneled into the hours of waitingwaitingwaiting just before the game, the quick start made everyone feel like an anthropomorphic valium pill was giving them a full body massage. Ahhhhhh. Ahhhh. Ah. If you believe in momentum, then you believe the Royals had it. Which means you no longer believe in...
Boston Herald 1 hour ago
Joe Thornton offers a tip of hat to coach Burns

Joe Thornton offers a tip of hat to coach Burns

It’s been nine years since the Bruins made the franchise-altering trade that sent captain Joe Thornton to the San Jose Sharks, but the former MVP still believes he owes a great deal of his success to his first coach in the NHL.Thornton was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1997 draft and made the team as an 18-year-old, the same year Pat Burns became the Bruins head coach.“He taught me to be a man at a young age,” Thornton said. “Throughout my career I was happy to have a hard coach like that, but he was fair to me. Yeah, I’m proud of him.”

Packers' Next Opponent: Saints

Under coach Sean Payton, the New Orleans Saints have won 19 straight games at home. By a 3-1 vote of three executives in personnel for NFL teams and an assistant coach for a recent Saints’ opponent, the Green Bay Packers were picked to end that streak Sunday night at the Superdome.
Habs Eyes On The Prize 3 hours ago

Canadiens vs Red Wings player of the game voting

In what looked like a loss until the dying minutes, the Canadiens pulled it out, but who was the best of all? Voting is supposed to go as follows: If you think a player is ranked too high on the list, you vote them down. If you feel they're rated too low, vote them up. You can change your vote once, and you can wait to vote until things change. For evaluation, check the games' analytics, and take a look at the boxscore. Ranker - Top 10 Lists and More Follow @HabsEOTP
NHL Oct 20, 2014
Video: What's on Tap Presented by Molson Canadian - 10/21

Watch: What's on Tap Presented by Molson Canadian - 10/21

A preview of what's on tap tonight around the National Hockey League.

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