The South African track star, who was found guilty of culpable homicide, could serve only 10 months of his term before being placed on house arrest.
Bumgarner has an earned run average of 1.42 in four postseason starts, and he averages two innings more per start than other pitchers.
The roster of national anthem singers announced Monday for Games 1 through 4 of the World Series did not include DiDonato, one of the world’s most celebrated mezzo-sopranos.
The World Series will feature two wild-card teams, San Francisco and Kansas City, for the first time since 2002, when the Giants were also involved. But the similarities end there.
As the O’Bannon case heads to appeal, the N.C.A.A., athletic directors and university presidents are wrestling with what change is O.K. and what change isn’t.