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Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports Betting

The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey’s law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.

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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

A view of Citi Field after the outfield walls were altered prior to the 2012 season (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Palladino: New Citi Dimensions Won’t Solve All Mets’ Problems

Sandy Alderson wants fan-friendly? Shorter dimensions in Flushing alone won’t provide that. He needs hitters.

10/17/2014

Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ishikawa 3-Run Homer Sends Giants To World Series

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.

10/17/2014

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates in the 10th inning before he scores the game-winning run against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Cardinals In 10th On Choate Wild Throw

A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series.

10/14/2014

Matt Adams #32 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrates with Jhonny Peralta #27 after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Wong Homers In 9th, Cards Edge Giants To Tie NLCS

Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game each.

10/13/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates the final out of the seventh inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game One of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 11, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Tames Cardinals, Giants Take NLCS Lead

Madison Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 Saturday night in the NL Championship Series opener

10/11/2014

Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

Royals Look To Take 2-0 Lead Over Orioles In ALCS

Playoff-inexperienced Kansas City has shined in high-pressure situations this postseason and can take a 2-0 lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL Championship Series if it pulls out another road win Saturday.

10/11/2014

Left: Cardinals celebrate after National League Divison Series win (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Right: Giants celebrate after National League Wild Card game (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Cardinals, Giants Toy With Rosters Ahead Of NLCS

Both the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants have tinkered with their rosters ahead of the National League Championship Series.

10/11/2014

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5 Baseball Robberies From 2014 You Have To See

Robberies, just another reason why baseball is the greatest sport.

10/10/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers as Yasiel Puig walks off the field in Game 4 of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ready For More? ‘October Madness’ Continues Into ALCS, NLCS

Time for a deep breath. Chance to catch up on the DVR. The action starts up again Friday night when Kansas City visits Baltimore in the ALCS opener.

10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Anthony Bosch (R), former Biogenesis of America clinic owner, walks out of a federal building after being charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids on August 5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Anthony Bosch Has Bail Revoked Because Of Positive Tests For Cocaine

The former owner of the clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s recent performance-enhancing drug scandal had his bail revoked Monday because of recent positive tests for cocaine use.

10/06/2014

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