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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...

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

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 10.23.2014 | 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.

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...

Will Anyone Be Watching The World Series?

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.20.2014 | 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.

The Giants Are Back In The World Series

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2014 | Sports

The San Francisco Giants have made it back to the World Series. In another moment that some will chalk up to the franchise's "Even Year Magic," Gi...

Look, Major League Baseball Players Flop Too

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.16.2014 | Sports

St. Louis Cardinals catcher A.J. Pierzynski proved that Major League Baseball players flop as well on Wednesday night. With a baserunner on first ...

Screaming Royals Fan Surprises Reporter During Live Broadcast

Complex Sports | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

By Gus Turner, Complex Sports Until the current postseason, the Kansas City Royals hadn't been to playoffs in almost three decades, enduring a play...

Attention Orioles Fans: Here Is What You Need To Keep Hope Alive

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

The deficit facing the Baltimore Orioles might seem insurmountable. Against these Kansas City Royals, it might prove to be insurmountable. But fans of...

This Unbelievable Catch Turned Kansas City Into 'Moose Country'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

The Kansas City Royals might need to install a "Moose Crossing" sign along the third-base line at Kauffman Stadium. With superlative defense becom...

This Is How Good It Feels To Be A Kansas City Royals Fan Right Now

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

They are partying like it's 1985 at Kauffman Stadium. After missing the MLB playoffs for nearly 30 years, the Kansas City Royals have been giving ...

Do Not Adjust Your MLB Playoffs: The Royals Are 1 Win From The World Series

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Sports

The Kansas City Royals are making up for lost time, in a hurry. After missing the MLB postseason for nearly 30 years, the Royals are just one win ...

WATCH: Wild Throw Sends Giants To Win In Extra-Inning Thriller

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.16.2014 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy sat back in his chair, took a deep breath and pondered another wacky October win for his San Francisco Giants. ...

Based on the Royals Ticket Market, It's World Series Or Bust

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 10.14.2014 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

After winning the first two games of the series, Royals fans are sending a clear signal that they believe the party won't stop until the World Series, and that there will be a lot more baseball in Kansas City this October.

27 Reasons The Royals Are Becoming America's Favorite Team

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.21.2014 | Sports

With the Kansas City Royals, it seems to be case of baseball fans not knowing what they had got until it was here. After going nearly 30 years wit...

Kolten Wong's Walk-Off Homer Lifts Cardinals Over Giants, Ties NLCS

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 10.13.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kolten Wong ended Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a big swing for the St. Louis Cardinals. Now, they can only hope the s...

Royals Pull Off Another Dramatic Win

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramif...

5 Small Moves That Paid Off BIG For The Orioles

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports

For the Baltimore Orioles, it has been about "opportunity" all season long. The team found itself four wins from the World Series because the players ...

Chemistry, Small Ball and Situational Hitting Win in Playoffs, Not Big Payrolls

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 10.10.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The heavily favored Dodgers, Angels, Nationals, and Tigers were quickly eliminated in favor of the Cardinals, Royals, Giants, and Orioles. If big money was the key to winning in the playoffs, different teams would have won.

More People Are Watching The MLB Postseason This year

Awful Announcing | Posted 10.08.2014 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing This year’s MLB Postseason was laden with questions. The games, so far, have been spread across four networks, wit...

The Baseball Solution to our Political Polarization

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

Political polarization is worse than ever this fall, with contests being framed as a struggle between virtue and vice, strength and weakness.

Kershaw Fails Once Again Against The Cardinals

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 10.08.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Clayton Kershaw was again cruising through the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup, this time allowing one hit and striking out nine over s...

Cardinals Hero Saves The Day And Gets The Girl

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Sports

St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Adams hit the locker room celebration out of the park after hitting the game-winning homer to send his team to its fo...

WATCH: Late Homer Off Kershaw Sends Cardinals To NLCS

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, thr...

Royals Fans Fulfill Promise On Sign

Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

One Kansas City Royals fan caught the Internet's attention last week as she watched her team take on the Oakland A's in the American League Wild Card ...

Beards and Baseball

Arthur Hoyle | Posted 10.06.2014 | Sports
Arthur Hoyle

My wife and I -- especially my wife -- have been shocked at the proliferation of long shaggy beards obscuring the faces of baseball players.