The Arizona Cardinals are 5-1 for the first time in 38 years. After a victory at winless Oakland, the team sits alone atop the NFC West, with a two-game cushion in the loss column over San Francisco and the Seahawks.But the road is about to get a lot tougher for the Cardinals.
Madison Bumgarner starts the World Series opener on Tuesday as the visiting San Francisco Giants try to become the first National League team to win three World Series titles in a five-year span since the St. Louis Cardinals of 1942-46. James Shields goes in Game 1 for the Kansas City Royals.
In each game of the best-of-seven AL Championship Series against Baltimore, Kansas City’s three-headed monster of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland slammed the door on the Orioles. They helped the Royals sweep the ALCS and return the World Series after a 29-year abs
On his weekly Monday radio show on 710 ESPN Seattle, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talked in more depth about Friday's stunning trade of Percy Harvin and essentially acknowledged that the team knew it was taking a risk when it made the trade to get Harvin in March, 2013.