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San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

World Series 2014: Madison Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in opener

- Associated Press

Madison Bumgarner, who shows virtually no emotion on the mound, got the Giants off to a terrific start in Game 1. Given an early cushion by Hunter Pence’s home run, the man called MadBum by his teammates carried a shutout into the seventh inning and beat the Royals 7-1 Tuesday night.

Group portrait of players from the Kansas City Monarchs and the Hilldale Negro League baseball teams in front of grandstands filled with spectators before the opening game of the inaugural "Colored World Series" in 1924. (Photo by J.E. Miller via Library of Congress)

LOVERRO: 90 years ago, Negro League stars lit up Kansas City

- The Washington Times

The Kansas City Monarchs, the Negro National League champions, faced Philadelphia’s Hilldale Baseball Club, the champions of the competing Eastern Colored League. It marked the first time two Negro League champions from different leagues agreed to play in a championship series of note.

Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon directs his team against Florida State during the first half of a second round NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Mark Turgeon, Terps focused on moving forward

- The Washington Times

As the Terps enter their first season in the Big Ten, they will do so with a largely revamped roster and a brand-new motion offense, a scheme somewhat similar to what the San Antonio Spurs use.

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Tampa Bay Lightning's Valtteri Filppula, right, from Finland, checks Calgary Flames' Mark Giordano during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Calgary, Alberta. Tampa Bay won 2-1 in overtime. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jeff McIntosh)

Palat scores winner to lead Lightning over Flames

Associated Press

After a costly giveaway the night before that cost his team the game, Tampa Bay left-winger Ondrej Palat felt he owed the Lightning one. He didn't wait long to make good on it.

NBA Calendar

- Associated Press

Oct. 27 - Rosters set for opening day.

Tuesday's Sports Briefs

- Associated Press

Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Investigator to bare more of UNC academic fraud

Associated Press

An independent investigator with access to more witnesses and records will reveal what he found after digging into academic fraud at North Carolina's flagship public university.

NFL Calendar

- Associated Press

Oct. 28 - Trade deadline.

AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, 12:30 am Update, NY

Associated Press

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NHL Calendar

- Associated Press

Jan. 1 - Winter Classic: Chicago at Washington.

NHL Capsules

Associated Press

Seth Griffith, Gregory Campbell and David Krejci scored in the third period, leading the Boston Bruins to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

Serena Williams of the U.S. sits in her chair between games during her singles match against Romania's Simona Halep at the WTA tennis finals in Singapore, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals

- Associated Press

Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion's career.

Biloxi stadium will have seating for 6,000

Associated Press

The Biloxi City Council has authorized spending $418,000 for about 2,000 seats initially removed from plans for a new minor league baseball park.