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  2. Royals 3, Giants 2
    Reshuffled Royals Find Familiar Winning Recipe

    The Kansas City Royals took a two-games-to-one lead in the World Series with a 3-2 win over the Giants in San Francisco.

  3. Tiny Champ Is Watching Talent Soar as Belt Sags

    Hekkie Budler is preparing to defend the two belts he holds in the minimumweight division, the lightest sanctioned classification in boxing.

  4. Photos: A Race Against Time

    The white gravel roads in the vineyards and hills of Tuscany inspired L’Eroica, a vintage bicycle race that has grown to more than 5,000 participants.

  5. Yale Running Back Confounds Opponents (and His Teammates, Too)

    Tyler Varga has appeared, at times, to be unstoppable, and he attributes part of what makes him special to his sometimes odd diet and workout habits.

  6. Saturday’s College Football Games to Watch

    No. 3 Mississippi plays No. 24 L.S.U., a SEC West rival, and No. 20 Southern California faces No. 19 Utah.

  7. The Upshot: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinvent the N.F.L.
  8. N.F.L. Roundup: Lawyer Says League Isn’t Cooperating in Rice Investigation
  9. On Baseball: A Manager Opts Out to Test Free Agency
  10. An Older, Wiser, Achier Voice of Experience
  11. Pinch-Running as a Specialty? Trace It to a Different Kansas City Team
  12. The Upshot: The President Attends the World Series
  13. The Upshot: The Strike-Zone Revolution
  14. Series Is On, and Everybody’s Watching ... Football
  15. Luis Suárez Will See Action in Clásico, Barcelona Coach Says
  16. U.S. Women Secure Berth in 2015 World Cup
  17. Encouraging a Walk in the Hall of Fame
  18. Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups
  19. Fantasy Football: Week 8 Player Tiers
  20. Rangers’ Rick Nash Opens Season With a Deft Scoring Touch
  21. In the Arena: U.S. Hoping to Stage World Outdoor Track Championships
  22. Replay: A Look Back at History: When the Royals Won the Crown
  23. The Heisman Watch
  24. interactiveThe Upshot: N.C.A.A. Fan Map: How the Country Roots for College Football
  25. New Jersey Plan for Sports Betting Halted
  26. Skiing: As Ski Season Opens, Austrian Marcel Hirscher Seeks 4th Straight Title
  27. Raptors Edge Knicks
  28. Simona Halep, in Defeat, Helps Serena Williams
  29. Rafael Nadal to End Season
  30. Sports Briefing | Soccer: Serbia and Albania Are Penalized
  31. Sports Briefing | Hockey: Bruins Lose Zdeno Chara to Knee Injury
  32. Sports Briefing | hockey: Devils Lose to Stars in Shootout
  33. Ted Bishop Is Ousted as P.G.A. President
  34. Caterham Team to Skip Two Races
  35. Fantasy Football: Week 8 Matchup Breakdown
  36. Video: Skiing the Ruins of the 1984 Olympics
  37. interactiveThe Upshot: Why Peyton Manning's Record Will Be Hard to Beat
  38. Sports of The Times: Menacing on the Basepaths
  39. An Outsider That Might Fit In
  40. Jordin Tootoo’s Latest Stop on a Long, Hard Journey

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