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Madison Bumgarner was absolutely brilliant and the Giants hammered Royals pitching in a 7-1 Game 1 win. More | Madison incredible | Confident bunch | Bochy presser | Shields chased early | Lincecum misses intros
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Jeff Gordon's title hopes are still intact as he heads to Martinsville; a track he's dominated in his career.
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Johnny Manziel waits in the wings as Brian Hoyer starts to struggle. Should Cleveland make the move?
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The Royals' World Series hopes rest on 23-year-old Yordano Ventura, who will start Game 2 for K.C.
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Want to watch Big Ten mascots dancing to the latest Taylor Swift pop anthem? Of course you do!
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Despite blowing a lead to draw with the Sounders, LA still holds the top spot in our power rankings.
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Bob McKenzie says the NHLPA is "entirely on board" with Slava Voynov's indefinite ban -- for now.
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Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavs have more threats this year, which should make them fun to watch.
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Rory McIlroy will skip events to prepare for trial in a legal dispute with his former management company.
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Few things can get fans out of their seats like a monster dunk and CBT lists the best dunkers on the docket.
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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Antti Raanta wasn't even supposed to start, yet he led the Blackhawks to a shutout win over Philadelphia.
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