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With faith that moves mountains, Royals start a sixth-inning landslide

For all the other fascinating flourishes that make up this team, in the end it’s defined by one trait more than anything else: Count them out at your own silly peril. And that explains the fury and the glory of the Royals’ sixth-inning eruption, an inning that didn’t just stem the Giants’ advantage but redirected the trajectory of the series with a 7-2 clobbering.

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Giants’ Strickland: ‘My emotions got the best of me’

San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland has a fiery right arm and a mound demeanor to match. Wednesday night, that intensity mixed with the frustration of Strickland allowing two big swings with which the Kansas City Royals turned a close game into a cushiony 7-2 lead in game two of the World Series. And the result, in Strickland’s words, was: "My emotions got the best of me."

With faith that moves mountains, Royals start a sixth-inning landslide

For all the other fascinating flourishes that make up this team, in the end it’s defined by one trait more than anything else: Count them out at your own silly peril. And that explains the fury and the glory of the Royals’ sixth-inning eruption, an inning that didn’t just stem the Giants’ advantage but redirected the trajectory of the series with a 7-2 clobbering.

With faith that moves mountains, Royals start a sixth-inning landslide

For all the other fascinating flourishes that make up this team, in the end it’s defined by one trait more than anything else: Count them out at your own silly peril. And that explains the fury and the glory of the Royals’ sixth-inning eruption, an inning that didn’t just stem the Giants’ advantage but redirected the trajectory of the series with a 7-2 clobbering.

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Don't Kill The Mellinger

Frank White and the Royals: a silly Cold War

This Sam Mellinger column appeared in the July 12, 2013 editions of The Kansas City Star, but it’s just as relevant as the Royals play in the World Series for the first time since 1985. The feud between franchise icon Frank White — who has only recently returned to Kauffman Stadium, as a fan, since his public fallout with the team more than two years ago — and the Royals is petty and unbecoming of each side.

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With faith that moves mountains, Royals start a sixth-inning landslide

For all the other fascinating flourishes that make up this team, in the end it’s defined by one trait more than anything else: Count them out at your own silly peril. And that explains the fury and the glory of the Royals’ sixth-inning eruption, an inning that didn’t just stem the Giants’ advantage but redirected the trajectory of the series with a 7-2 clobbering.

Billy Butler comes through in key moment for Royals

The people at The K had been waiting for this moment. They’d been waiting for the party to break out, or at least the moment where the party might break out, and Billy Butler up in a tie game with two on in the World Series qualified. He didn’t disappoint.

With faith that moves mountains, Royals start a sixth-inning landslide

For all the other fascinating flourishes that make up this team, in the end it’s defined by one trait more than anything else: Count them out at your own silly peril. And that explains the fury and the glory of the Royals’ sixth-inning eruption, an inning that didn’t just stem the Giants’ advantage but redirected the trajectory of the series with a 7-2 clobbering.

Billy Butler comes through in key moment for Royals

The people at The K had been waiting for this moment. They’d been waiting for the party to break out, or at least the moment where the party might break out, and Billy Butler up in a tie game with two on in the World Series qualified. He didn’t disappoint.

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Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

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Fishing and hunting report for Oct. 23

Brent’s best bet: The fall bass fishing is heating up at Table Rock Lake. Guides report excellent fishing for largemouths, smallmouths and spotteds. Try football jigs off long points, windy banks or along bluffs.

Dufner returns from injury at Perth International

Jason Dufner is set to return to tournament play on Thursday at the Perth International after missing nearly three months of golf in which he "totally detached" himself from the sport and didn't watch any of the Ryder Cup on television.

Wozniacki beats Sharapova at WTA Finals

Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month's New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday.

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