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SEC teams not done knocking each other off

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, yells during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Oct, 18, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

All the hand-wringing over the SEC’s near-monopoly of the top 5 might well prove a moot point.

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From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

In this Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game in San Diego. Cut by Seattle in April 2011, Petit was left sitting in his Miami home, waiting for a call from any major league team. No one called. Now, Petit has blossomed into a key pitch for the Giants in the World Series. (AP Photo/Don Boomer, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

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’85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

In this Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, former Kansas City Royals' Bret Saberhagen, left, and George Brett shake hands before Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Baltimore Orioles  in Kansas City, Mo. In 1985, Saberhagen pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum , File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

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)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.

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Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

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)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.

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