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AP - Illinois Public Media News - October 29, 2014

Giants Take World Series With 3-2 Win In Game Seven

By Ben Walker

The San Francisco Giants celebrate their 3-2 win in Game 7 of the World Series in Kansas City Wednesday.

Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off Kansas City 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

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Big Ten Basketball Coaches Mourn Loss of McClain

By Jim Meadows with reporting by Rob McColley

Former Illinois Assistant Coach Wayne McClain yells from the sidelines during a game in 2012.

Coaches attending the Big Ten basketball Media Day event in Chicago Thursday found time to remember Wayne McClain, the former Illini assistant coach who died Wednesday at age 60.

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AP - Illinois Public Media News - October 15, 2014

Royals Holds Off Orioles 2-1, Finish ALCS Sweep

By Dave Skretta

Relief pitcher Greg Holland and catcher Salvador Perez celebrate after the Kansas City Royals defeat Baltimore 2-1 in Game 4 of the AL championship series.

With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.

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