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2:10 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Giants Fans Rejoice After Third World Series Title In 5 Years

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 3:27 pm

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Television
11:15 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Can Shows Like 'The McCarthys' Replace CBS' 'Thursday Night Football'?

Tyler Ritter (center) stars in CBS's The McCarthys with, clockwise from top left, Jack McGee, Laurie Metcalf, Jimmy Dunn, Joey McIntyre and Kelen Coleman.
Monty Brinton CBS

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 1:47 pm

Five weeks after the fall TV season started, the broadcast networks are still cranking out new shows.

And in the case of CBS's The McCarthys, you may wish they had stopped a bit sooner.

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Sports
1:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 11:25 am

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The Two-Way
8:31 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the fifth inning of Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday. He was also the winning starting pitcher in Game 1 and Game 5.
Jeff Roberson AP

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 7:38 am

Updated on Oct. 30 at 1:45 a.m. ET.

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up one run on three hits. He won Game 5, throwing a complete game shutout.

And on Wednesday night, completing one of the most impressive postseason pitching performances in history, he helped the team take Game 7, pitching the final five innings on two days' rest, giving up just two hits as the Giants won the game 3-2, and won the World Series.

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Sports
1:30 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Most Cavs Fans Willing To Forgive LeBron On His Return To Cleveland

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 3:16 pm

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