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As Giants beat Royals for World Series title, crowds take to the streets

As Giants beat Royals for World Series title, crowds take to the streets

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The San Francisco Giants reign over baseball yet again, after ace Madison Bumgarner emerged from the bullpen to throw five shutout innings and third baseman Pablo Sandoval collected three hits in a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. The Giants became the first road team to win Game 7 since the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates.

But shortly after the game a man was shot in the Mission District, at 21st and Valencia streets, said San Francisco police Officer Gordon Shyy.

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Life on the Orioles beat during the 2014 season

Life on the Orioles beat during the 2014 season

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Eduardo A. Encina leads an interesting life. One of two Baltimore Sun Orioles beat reporters, Encina spends February through October documenting everything about the team. On and off the field, Encina shares his experiences through his Instagram account. He also takes time during the summer to take much-needed side trips. Take a look through some of his best photos of the Orioles’ unforgettable 2014 season.

MORE: A season in the life of an O’s beat writer (2013)

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Marriotts Ridge field hockey all-access

Marriotts Ridge field hockey all-access

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It’s been a long time coming for Marriotts Ridge varsity field hockey. In its ninth season, the Mustangs have captured a spot atop the final county standings — albeit a three-way tie shared with Atholton and Glenelg.

But standing in the way on the road to the title was a late-season game against the Howard Lions, whose season included a four-game win streak.

Coach Stacie Gado and her girls allowed Howard County Times Sports to document the team’s preparations for the Howard game in the next installment of our continuing “all-access” series.

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Best of high school sports, week of Oct. 13-18

Best of high school sports, week of Oct. 13-18

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Baltimore Sun community papers’ photographers were out again this past week capturing moments from high school sports games, which featured a county field hockey championship game in Baltimore County. Here’s a collection of shots from Howard, Harford and Baltimore counties.

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Rough Cut: Kansas City Royals sweep Baltimore Orioles in ALCS, head to World Series

Rough Cut: Kansas City Royals sweep Baltimore Orioles in ALCS, head to World Series

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“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles in the postseason. On Tuesday, photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron, Kenneth K. Lam and Jerry Jackson photographed the Orioles game against the Kansas City Royals in game four of the ALCS in Kansas City.
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Rough Cut: Kansas City Royals defeat Baltimore Orioles in ALCS game 3

Rough Cut: Kansas City Royals defeat Baltimore Orioles in ALCS game 3

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“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles in the postseason. On Tuesday, photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron, Kenneth K. Lam and Jerry Jackson photographed the Orioles 2-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals in game three of the ALCS in Kansas City.
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