11:26 AM EDT, Wed October 22, 2014
San Jose Mercury News 1 hour ago

World Series bet: KC mayor will perform at Glide Church if Giants win

As if the parade, celebrations and champagne aren't enough, if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale a local church.

McLellan’s weather imagery comes to mind after two losses to Rangers and Bruins, Sheppard’s first game back — and more

For weeks, Sharks Coach Todd McLellan has been turning to the weather when asked how his team was coming together after last spring’s playoff demise and a summer of trade rumors and indications of a divided locker room. “I use… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune 2 hours ago

New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City

Floyd Kephart, who heads a firm that advises major investment funds, is leading a new investment team that is seeking to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland.
Plain Dealer 3 hours ago

World Series 2014: Bumgarner pitches shutout until 7th as Giants crush Royals, 7-1, in Game 1

The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night's World Series opener.
The Republican 5 hours ago

World Series, Game 2: As Jake Peavy starts for San Francisco Giants, will Red Sox fans root for him?

Peavy had a 4.48 ERA in Boston, but a 2.17 ERA in 12 starts with the Giants.
POSTGAME NOTES: Pence helps Giants jump ahead early; Bumgarner adds a new trick; Looking for Lincecum

POSTGAME NOTES: Pence helps Giants jump ahead early; Bumgarner adds a new trick; Looking for Lincecum

They waited a long time for this game here, so they put blue dye in the fountains around town and stocked up on BBQ and filled the Big K. And they roared when Buster Posey was cut down at the… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News 9 hours ago

Purdy: Giants stick to proven World Series formula -- send out Bumgarner, sit back and watch

Madison Bumgarner is a fuzzy-bearded 25-year-old lefthanded force of North Carolina nature -- exactly what the October doctor ordered for a Game 1 starter.
“There is no bigger stage. But he’s just Madison Bumgarner.” And he’s the last ace standing.

“There is no bigger stage. But he’s just Madison Bumgarner.” And he’s the last ace standing.

The downfall of the ace this postseason was swift and nearly universal. The last image of Clayton Kershaw was a left-hander crouching on the Busch Stadium mound, hands on his knees as he watched his season wash away. Stephen Strasburg… Continue Reading → 
San Jose Mercury News 9 hours ago

Giants' Hunter Pence blasts two-run homer in 7-1 win over Royals in World Series opener

Pence becomes third Giants player to hit home run, double in Series game, finished 2 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBI

Festus Ezeli’s return is center of attention in Warriors’ win

Starting center Andrew Bogut missed the game with an illness, and reserve centers Ognjen Kuzmic and Marreese Speights each quickly got into foul trouble. The 6-foot-11, 255-pounder stayed in the game to play the first 1:18 of the second quarter and came back for the final 2:03 of the first half, totaling six first-half points and hitting both of his shots from the floor in 6:26. Because Ezeli hadn’t competed even in a full-contact, five-on-five scrimmage during training camp, the Warriors treated the Clippers’ game as such. The Warriors were led by Stephen Curry, who had 27 points on...
Oakland Tribune 9 hours ago

Warriors' Festus Ezeli makes immediate ipact in return

Center plays in win over Clippers for first time in 17 months
Orange County Register 9 hours ago
With Griffin, Paul resting, Clippers fall to Warriors 125-107

With Griffin, Paul resting, Clippers fall to Warriors 125-107

OAKLAND – 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 Clippers 125-107 in Tuesday’s preseason game. The backup center added one block in 11...
San Jose Mercury News 9 hours ago
San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval again a Game 1 standout

San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval again a Game 1 standout

It wasn't a three-hit game, but Pablo Sandoval gets the Giants off to a good World Series start with two RBI hits.
San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Giants vs. Royals World Series pregame live chat, Game 2, Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Join our Daniel Brown for a World Series pregame live chat Wednesday at 11 a.m., hours before the 5:07 p.m. first pitch of Game 2.

World Series Game 2 pregame live chat, Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Join our Daniel Brown for a World Series pregame live chat Wednesday at 11 a.m., hours before the 5:07 p.m. first pitch of Game 2. Click here if viewing on a mobile device 

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    Madison Bumgarner

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  • 3 Jake Peavy

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    World Series, Game 2: As Jake Peavy starts for San Francisco Giants, will Red Sox fans root for him?

  • 2 Festus Ezeli

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