San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws during the first inning of Game 1 of baseball’s World Series against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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BUMGARNER, GIANTS PUT A SUDDEN STOP TO ROYALS’ PERFECT POSTSEASON ROLL

Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and Hunter Pence homered early as the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Royals 7-1 in the World Series opener.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/417a64d6e5a44a679e37c48e6ddbe965/pences-2-run-hr-helps-giants-lead-royals-3-0

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CAMPBELL SCORES WINNER AS BRUINS FEND OFF SHARKS

Boston’s power play finally came through with two early goals. The other side of the Bruins’ special teams unit delivered in the end, wrapping up a 5-3 win over the Sharks.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/1e92dcfaeecd45f890749e7603e69dda/bruins-hold-sharks-win-5-3

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WOZNIACKI BEATS SHARAPOVA AT WTA FINALS

Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month’s New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/0d6bb4ca5a4f476f91f39319413547f0/wozniacki-beats-sharapova-wta-finals

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BAYERN, CHELSEA PILE ON GOALS IN CHAMPIONS LEAUGE

The Champions League returned with a 40-goal bonanza as Bayern Munich thrashed Roma 7-1 for its biggest victory on the road and Luiz Adriano scored five as Shakhtar put seven goals past BATE Borisov.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ee4811db929f4347b6169b10077b82bf/champions-league-resumes-flurry-goals

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LITTLE PARAGUAY CLUB TAKES ON THE MIGHT OF BOCA JUNIORS

When Capiata, a soccer club formed six years ago in an Asuncion suburb with a stadium holding just 7,000 fans, beat Boca 1-0 at its famed La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires, it was a shocker for the ages.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/1d9566832e0c4d63bf7a82dc619974f5/ap-photos-small-paraguay-soccer-team-hits-it-big