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2014 World Series Preview: The Hot Meet the Hotter in Fall Classic

When I was a kid, my mother would frown on me for calling things (and sometimes people) “weird.” “It’s not weird, it’s just unique” she would say. 683 more words


San Francisco radio stations ban Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series

SAN FRANCISCO – The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervour over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. 258 more words



The name Arthur T. Packard was called out over the diploma line at the University of Michigan in 1882. As the young man came up to accept it, he didn’t realize he was halfway between friendships with two others who would be remembered in American history.  685 more words

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World Series Preview: Royals vs. Giants

It’s a Wild-Card World Series! For the first time since its implementation in 1994, both teams to face each other in the Fall Classic came out of the Wild Card. 398 more words


Who takes out the World Series?

Tomorrow marks the beginning of the 110th baseball World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. Over the course of the 162 game regular season, both the Royals and Giants comprised teams built with grit, determination and perseverance. 553 more words


Who'll Wear the Crown? A Litany of Venezuelan October Triumphs

As we look to the heroes of October, past and present.

After only three playoff rounds, we finally get to the big payoff: the World Series! 646 more words

A Cubs Fan’s Ode to the Cardinals’ Woes

I am a Cubs fan, and I love this time of year. October baseball, there’s truly nothing else like it.
Now, I know what you’re thinking. 899 more words