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Giants rally past Cardinals, Royals finish ALCS sweep

Next stop: the Royals' first World Series since 1985, when they last made the playoffs.

Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle (21) runs on a kicks off return during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

Cowboys’ Randle will play after shoplifting arrest

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday the Randle would be fined "significantly" but would play Sunday against the New York Giants.

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pauses as he speaks to reporters following the NFL owners' fall meetings in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are the three finalists to host the NFL football championship game in 2018.

Colts’ Irsay embraces opportunity to get to work

MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jim Irsay hated being away from his team for six games. He…

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict reacts to a penalty against the Carolina Panthers during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Cincinnati.

AP source: NFL fining Bengals’ Burfict $25,000

Burfict received two personal foul penalties during a 37-37 tie on Sunday. He also angered the Panthers by twisting the ankles of quarterback Cam Newton and tight end Greg Olsen after they were tackled.

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie listens to a question during a news conference before of Game 2 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Baltimore.

Royals’ Guthrie apologizes for post-game T-shirt

Guthrie apologized on Twitter to the Orioles for wearing a T-shirt to his post-game news conference Tuesday night that read, "These O's Ain't Royal."

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ALCS & NLCS doubleheader today on KPUG

Royals look to close out Baltimore; Cards look to even series with San Francisco. coverage begins at 1:00pm on KPUG 1170AM.


NFL concussion deal has ‘overwhelming’ player support

Retired players who sued the league over concussions have overwhelmingly accepted a multimillion-dollar settlement.


Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 15.


NBA to experiment with shorter 44-minute game

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will experiment with a shorter preseason game on Sunday.


Giants edge Cards in 10th for 2-1 series lead

The Giants beat the visiting Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw, to take the series lead.


Royals on brink of World Series

The Kansas City Royals are one win away from the World Series after a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

United States soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann waits as he is introduced during a press conference in East Hartford, Conn. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The U.S. will host Ecuador in a friendly soccer match on Friday.

US gives up late goal in 1-1 tie vs Honduras

Jozy Altidore scored in his return to his hometown, and the United States wasted a late lead in a tie against Honduras on Tuesday.

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits a RBI-double against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of Game 3 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, in San Francisco.

Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw, Royals edge Orioles 2-1 in ALCS

Giants 2-1 over the ardinals in the NLCS, Royals 3-0 over the Orioles in the ALCS


Cowboys RB Randle arrested on shoplifting charge

Joseph Randle has been charged with misdemeanor theft of merchandise valued between $50 and $500.


Prison would ‘break’ Pistorius, defense says

Oscar Pistorius would be "broken as a person" if he were jailed for killing his girlfriend, a defense witness says.


Night Ride: Playoff games push past 3 1/2 hours

Baseball's postseason has offered up all the drama any fan could ask for this year — if you can stay awake long enough to see it.


Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the 49ers win over the Rams, here is a look at the other big sports stories making…


Klinsmann looks to old guard to take on ‘mentor’ roles

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann welcomes back his key World Cup starters and hopes they help new faces in his squad.

The MLB post season logo is on a base on the field before the NL wild-card playoff baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

MLB Playoffs resume today with a double-header

ALCS: Orioles at Royals; NLCS: Cardinals at Giants. Coverage begins at 12:00pm on KPUG 1170AM.


Kaepernick rallies 49ers to win over Rams

Colin Kaepernick sparked San Francisco with an 80-yard touchdown bomb to beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17.

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