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World Series fan causes debate with Marlins jersey

Miami Marlins fan Laurence Leavy, rear right, is shown wearing a bright orange Marlins jersey during Game 2 on Wednesday of the World Series in Kansas City, Missouri. Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy declined.

Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. The Royals' reaction to Leavy became a subject of debate Friday.

For boy with cancer, World Series game is a win

Wednesday, Noah Wilson and the rest of his family made their way into Kauffman Stadium, where — thanks to an inspiring stretch of kindness and generosity — they were set to watch game two of the World Series from some of the best seats in the house.

Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

The season is over for Giants pitcher Matt Cain, but he continues to watch his team in the World Series from the sidelines.

Royals might need a rare pinch hit in World Series

With the move from American League rules to National League rules for Game 3, Royals look to their pinch hitter, Billy Butler.

Chiefs quartback Alex Smith gets another crack at Rams

The Chiefs quarterback gets another shot at the Rams after an injury against the team two years ago cost him the starting spot on his former team, the 49ers. The teams face off at noon Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

The Kansas City Royals catcher wore Victoria's Secret perfume in the late 2013 season and stuck with it after a four-hit game when Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him. He recently switched this year to 212 Men by Carolina Herrera cologne.

Rams have banged-up secondary for Chiefs

Cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson are both questionable for Kansas City, and backup Brandon McGee was ruled out Friday with plantar fasciitis, a foot injury that worsened during the week.

Rams receiver Quick fined $8,268

Quick was penalized at the end of the first quarter after Rams running back Tre Mason lost 2 yards. His fine was announced by the league on Friday.

Cardinals Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

The Cardinals say Friday's operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his offseason throwing program in eight weeks.

Giants' Hudson to face Royals' Guthrie in Game 3

Hudson is set to take the mound Friday night for the Giants when they return home to face Jeremy Guthrie and the Royals in Game 3 of the World Series after a two-game split in Kansas City.

At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

Hosmer, Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and most of the Royals will get their first look at quirky AT&T Park during a workout Thursday. Then it's on to Game 3 on Friday with Kansas City and the Giants tied at 1-all.

After rough start, Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos gets comfortable

"I've talked to a lot of vets out there that have helped me establish a better routine," Kansas City Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos said. "We do have a play clock, 40 seconds. So take your time, feel the wind. That's what I've been doing and so far it's been working."

Rams safety T.J. McDonald returns after concussion

St. Louis' T.J. McDonald was back in a limited capacity Thursday after being allowed to work out by the Rams' medical staff. The 6-foot-2, 217-pound safety said he expects to play Sunday at Kansas City.

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Perez broke Game 2 open Wednesday with a two-run double in a five-run sixth inning, and the game ended in a 7-2 victory for the Royals. The World Series shifts to San Francisco for the next three games.

'85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

This year's version of the Royals has taken an entire city on a magical ride, the players from yesteryear have tagged right along with them. Members of the World Series 1985 team recall the thrill of their victory.

From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

Yusmeiro Petit was playing in the Venezuela winter league when two San Francisco Giants coaches discovered him. Petit has become a crucial part of the Giants bullpen, with two wins in relied during the playoffs.

Rams will stick with running back by committee

Zac Stacy just missed 1,000 yards rushing as a rookie last year, but wasn't in the mix last week because he was hurt and Benny Cunningham and rookie Tre Mason played well in a victory over Seattle.

Chiefs' Charles passes battery of concussion tests

Charles took a vicious blow from Brandon Flowers when he dove into the end zone in the Chiefs' 23-20 victory Sunday. Flowers received a concussion from the collision and missed the rest of the game, but Charles popped up and trotted off the field, where he was met by team trainers. He played the rest of the game.

Blue October: Kansas City erupts as Royals begin home stretch of World Series

Kansas City shook off a nearly three-decade-long World Series drought with unbridled passion Tuesday as the Royals' best-of-four matchup with the San Francisco Giants began.

UPDATE: Dallas Cowboys release Michael Sam

Former Missouri football player Michael Sam, who was signed to the Dallas practice squad on Sept. 3, was released Tuesday afternoon.

 

 

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