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Korean ‘superfan’ of Royals headed back to KC

In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, longtime Kansas City Royals fan Sung Woo Lee, from South Korea, throws the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, in Kansas City, Mo. Lee, a die-hard, long-time Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul who became an international celebrity after he was superstitiously credited with sparking the team’s playoff run left Tuesday, Oct. 21, for Missouri to watch the Royals appear in their first World Series since 1985. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A die-hard, long-time Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul who became an international celebrity after he was superstitiously credited with sparking the team’s playoff run left Tuesday for Missouri to watch the Royals appear in their first World Series since 1985.

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Davis scores 14 in Pelicans’ win over Wizards

Washington Wizards' Kevin Seraphin, right, is squeezed between New Orleans Pelicans' Alexis Ajinca, back, and Austin Rivers in the second half of an NBA basketball game  Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Baltimore.(AP Photo/Gail Burton)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson had 11 as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Washington Wizards 88-84 on Monday night in the next-to-last preseason game for both teams.

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World Series: How the Giants and Royals match up

San Francisco Giants players stretch during baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas City Royals will host the Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

A position-by-position look at the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals going into the World Series, starting Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium:

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Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost watches batters during baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

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