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Kansas City Royals' Dream Postseason Run Ends In Game 7

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 10.30.2014 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon saw the ball skipping past Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco and all the way to the wall, and the Royals' homegrow...

Culture and Chemistry Matter

Mike Robbins | Posted 10.30.2014 | Sports
Mike Robbins

Even if you didn't and you don't know or care that much about baseball or sports, there are a number of things that made this World Series remarkable and also some important things we can learn from it that go way beyond baseball and sports in general.

'Science Guy' Breaks Down What Royals Messed Up

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.03.2014 | Sports

There is at least one thing that noted television "Science Guy" Bill Nye and Little League coaches across the nation can agree on: Do not slide headfi...

Giants Are World Series Champions!

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.30.2014 | Sports

It's not "even year magic." It's Madison Bumgarner. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in the decisive clash of the of t...

Kansas City Star's Stunning Royals Front Page

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.29.2014 | Media

Following the Royals' 10-0 drought over the San Francisco Giants in Game 6 of the World Series, the Kansas City Star's front page Wednesday morning pi...

Royals Force World Series Game 7

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

It's a rout. Kansas City beats Giants 10-0. The Royals have to feel good about their chances tomorrow night. They sure have history on their side: Th...

World Series Anthem Flub: We've Seen (And Done) Worse

Mark Carpowich | Posted 12.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mark Carpowich

Did you miss Aaron Lewis's now-infamous flub of the national anthem at the start of Sunday's World Series game? Don't worry, no fewer than 10 YouTube users have posted a video for you to watch. Maybe you want to see what all the fuss was about. Or, if you're one of the many who have criticized him, maybe you just need to get a life.

Giants Grab World Series Lead

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.26.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. The long, tall lefty kept slinging away an...

Giants Crush Royals To Tie World Series

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.26.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Down three runs and in danger of getting pushed to the World Series brink, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants raised u...

Royals Edge Giants For Win, Lead Series 2-1

Malaika Bobino | Posted 12.25.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

If the Giants were hoping to win the World Series at home, the Royals had a different plan. In the best of seven series, Kansas City took a 2-1 lead after edging San Francisco 3-2 for the win tonight. It was a hard fought game from both teams but the Royals came out on top giving both an offensive and defensive effort from the start.

Royals Grab World Series Edge With Game 3 Win

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 10.24.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of...

Beyond 42: Jackie Robinson and the Quest for Racial Justice

Yohuru Williams | Posted 12.24.2014 | Black Voices
Yohuru Williams

Ferguson is a little over a three and half-hours drive from Kansas City, where Jackie Robinson began his baseball career; he started in the Negro Leagues as a member of the Kansas City Monarchs. October 24, 2014 marks the 42nd anniversary of Robinson's death -- significant because that is the number that Robinson wore.

David Moye

Real Giants Don't Root For San Francisco Giants

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2014 | Weird News

The San Francisco Giants have millions of fans rooting for them to win the World Series, but real giants don't really care about the team at all. T...

Royals Run Recalls Memories of Rooting Against the Dreaded New York Yankees

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

Their center fielder introduced me to the beauty of an inside-the-park home run. Their submarine closer seemed to scrape his knuckles on the mound with every pitch. And one of their shortstops played with a toothpick dangling from his mouth.

Yes, There Is Calligraphy In Baseball

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Seri...

Royals' Big Home Run Is World Series Game 2's Most Tweeted Moment

The Huffington Post | Ethan Klapper | Posted 10.23.2014 | Sports

The Kansas City Royals' big blast was also the biggest conversation starter on Twitter during Game 2 of the World Series. The two-run homer by Omar In...

Royals Bounce Back

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 10.23.2014 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant b...

This Fan's Moose Antlers Were Totally Acceptable At Kauffman Stadium

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Sports

Only in Kauffman Stadium could a fan be allowed to bring in enormous moose antlers. Every time Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas ste...

TV Station Sends Insensitive Tweet During Royals' Loss

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.22.2014 | Media

As if losing Game 1 of the World Series wasn't bad enough for Kansas City Royals fans, they also had to endure a poorly phrased tweet sent during the ...

Royals Symbolize the Fun in Sports

Ken Reed | Posted 12.21.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

The Royals are having a blast playing a kids' game with a joy and esprit de corps usually missing in the pro ranks.

There's No Predicting This World Series

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.21.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants features two teams that were pretty good in the regular season but have been played either excellent (the Giants) or almost flawless (the Royals) baseball during the postseason. There is a clear path to winning for both teams.

Will Anyone Be Watching The World Series?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.20.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The Kansas City Royals are in the World Series for the first since in nearly three decades, but it still won't save one of the greatest events in sports. This is the harsh reality for Major League Baseball, who routinely used to draw 50-million plus to crown its champion -- like it did in 1985 when the Royals last made it this far -- but will very likely sink below the 20 million mark, where it has stood for a decade.

San Francisco Radio Stations Ban Lorde's 'Royals' Until After World Series

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.20.2014 | Sports

And they'll never play "Royals," royals. Or at least they won't till the World Series is over. Two San Francisco radio stations have benched Lorde'...

In Defense of This World Series

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.17.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The stories, players and characters behind this World Series are as compelling as in almost any year. If you're a baseball fan and don't realize that, you haven't been paying attention.

Damn, Royals Fans Get Loud At Kauffman Stadium

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Sports

Kauffman Stadium was rocking on Wednesday night. Even from the parking lot, the stadium sounded more like a rock concert after the Kansas City Royals ...