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Sports California storm dampens Giants parade, Halloween (New) California storm dampens Giants parade, Halloween
A much-needed, if poorly timed, storm rolled into California, dampening the Giants' World Series championship parade in San Francisco and promising to force candy-seeking ghosts and witches throughout Northern California to cover up with rain jackets in the evening.
Sports Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents
Top free agent pitchers also include Max Scherzer and Jon Lester. Among the top hitters are shortstop Hanley Ramirez, outfielder Nelson Cruz and designated hitter Victor Martinez.
Sports Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7 Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in Series Game 7
Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.
Sports Sacramento breaks ground on new Kings arena
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and other city and team leaders gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking at Downtown Plaza on Wednesday, though work at the site started months ago. The $477 million arena is expected to open for the 2016-17 season.
Sports World Series not gripping to TV viewers World Series not gripping to TV viewers
The Fall Classic between Kansas City and San Francisco, headed to its sixth game on Tuesday night, has only served to amplify baseball's loosening grip on armchair fans, particularly in comparison to professional football.
Sports Warriors co-owner regrets writing 'hoodish' Warriors co-owner regrets writing 'hoodish'
Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber wrote to team employees to say that he regrets if anybody was offended by his unintentional use of "hoodish" in an email.
Sports Chargers look to get back on track after 2 losses Chargers look to get back on track after 2 losses
The Chargers have lost two straight after a five-game winning streak and linebacker Dwight Freeney acknowledges the last few weeks have been rough. But he has put it all in perspective as the team prepares for this Sunday's game at Miami.
Sports Giants, postseason teams affected by concussions Giants, postseason teams affected by concussions
Torre, the former catcher and Hall of Fame manager who's now a Major League Baseball executive, taped public-service announcements that appeared at ballparks in October, reiterating that head injuries need to be checked.