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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Daily Madden: It’s Hard To Dislike The Royals

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – John Madden will be rooting for the Giants as the World Series gets underway Tuesday night. But he’s also a big fan of the way the Royals play the game. “They’re […]

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Oil drill in a Kansas corn field. (CBS)

San Francisco Shares Risk Of Earthquakes With Kansas City, Midwest Fault Known For Magnitude 8 Quakes

As the Giants and Royals prepare to face off in the World Series, both the Bay Area and the Kansas City have one thing in common: a risk of earthquakes.

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Mission District Sideshow

Caught On Video: Sideshow In Mission District After Giants Reach World Series

As Giants fans celebrated the team’s upcoming trip to the World Series late Thursday night, drivers stopped traffic in San Francisco’s Mission District for a sideshow.

10/17/2014

Screenshot of a video that purportedly shows a Saint Louis Cardinals fan swimming near Jack London Square to retrieve a Giants fan's ticket before Game 5 of the NLCS on October 16 2014. (CBS)

Video Shows Cardinals Fan Swimming Off Jack London Square In Oakland To Save Giants Fan’s Ticket

In an act of sportsmanship, video on YouTube shows a Saint Louis Cardinals fan swimming into the water near Jack London Square in Oakland, in an attempt to save a Giants fan’s ticket.

10/17/2014

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5 Reasons It’s OK Not To Hate The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with Santiago Casilla #46 after Ishikawa hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Win Pennant, Head To World Series With Ishikawa Walk-Off Home Run In NLCS

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

10/16/2014

NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v San Francisco Giants - Game Five

MadBum! Giants Pitcher Madison Bumgarner Wins NLCS MVP

The 25-year-old lefty tossed eight solid innings in Game 5 and took home the prize after San Francisco rallied for a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Travis Ishikawa’s three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.

10/16/2014

James Hetfield of Metallica (credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

7 Artists That Prove The Giants Have More Musical Range Than Any Other Team

If you’ve watched the national broadcast of the last few San Francisco Giants home playoff games you know that former Journey frontman Steve Perry does a darn fine lipsync of his own song ‘Don’t Stop Belevin.'” While the journey tune may fire up the fans at AT&T, the Giants are hardly a one-note team. Here’s a look at Perry’s act and several of the other big name artists the Giants have turned to for musical inspiration.

10/16/2014

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In Postseason Dominated By Underdogs, Giants Favored Thursday

The Giants need one more win to return to the World Series and they send their ace to the mound Thursday night – but before you click on Craigslist hoping to find some semi-affordable seats for the World Series, keep this in mind: The Giants are favored by Las Vegas oddsmakers Thursday, and those guys have been wrong pretty much the entire MLB Postseason.

10/16/2014

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