News archive from 29 October 2012, page 18

San Francisco Giants sweep Detroit Tigers in 2012 World Series as Marco Scutaro knocks in Ryan Theriot with winning run

San Francisco Giants sweep Detroit Tigers in 2012 World Series as Marco Scutaro knocks in Ryan Theriot with...

GIANTS 4, TIGERS 3 DETROIT – The Giants played a key role in securing home-field advantage for the National League in this year’s All-Star Game. As it turned out, they didn’t need it. San Francisco wrapped up a four-game sweep of Detroit on Sunday,...

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Pitt's confidence grows after offensive display

Pitt's confidence grows after offensive display

By Sam Werner / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette One week after sputtering in rain and wind in Buffalo, Pitt's offense came together in impressive fashion Saturday in the Panthers' 47-17 win against Temple. It wasn't just the running game or just the passing...

 
San Francisco Giants sweep Detroit Tigers to take World Series

San Francisco Giants sweep Detroit Tigers to take World Series

DETROIT The San Francisco Giants needed 10 innings and another clutch hit from Marco Scutaro to capture their second World Series title in three years with a 4-3 Game 4 victory over the Detroit Tigers. Scutaro, the NLCS MVP, hit a two-out humpback...

 

On the Docket Pittsburgh: 10/29/12

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dickie McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. announced that Effie G. Alexander and John N. Demas have joined the firm as principals. Ms. Alexander and Mr. Demas bring a combined 35 years' experience in domestic relations and family law....

 

Shore sign of trouble

DETROIT - Since it is becoming obvious the Giants will never lose again, a la the Red Sox [team stats] in 2004 and 2007, a celebration of their terrific, inspiring and nearly totally unexpected 2012 postseason can wait one more day. In the meantime,...

 

Shore sign of trouble

DETROIT - Since it is becoming obvious the Giants will never lose again, a la the Red Sox [team stats] in 2004 and 2007, a celebration of their terrific, inspiring and nearly totally unexpected 2012 postseason can wait one more day. In the meantime,...

 

Pats cash in with pound

LONDON - In a blowout, picking out one play that changed the game is not easy. When one side is piling up 45 points and the other is shooting themselves in the foot with foolish third-down penalties, at times it almost became comical. But Shane...

 

Running back to balance

LONDON - Identity issues? Not yesterday. While Tom Brady [stats] will steal the headlines for an almost faultless passing clinic, along with the spiking, catching machine Rob Gronkowski, make sure you raise a pint to the running game. Stuttering in...

 

Best & Worst from Pats-Rams game

Best rookie deep threat: Chris Givens, whose 50-yard touchdown reception on the Rams' first drive marked the fifth straight game in which he had a catch of 50 yards or longer, breaking the previous record set by Willie Gault of the Bears in 1983....

 

Brady, Patriots crush Rams in London

LONDON - After struggling to string a full game together stateside, the Patriots [team stats] put on a show today in London. The Pats throttled the Rams, 45-7, in front of 84,004 fans at Wembley Stadium, and they'll head into the bye week with a 5-3...

 

Rivers' charges storm off to Miami

Fearing a stormy Monday, the Celtics [team stats] altered their travel plans and took off for Miami yesterday. They are hoping that tomorrow's not just as bad - in a basketball sense. Having had a free week to prepare for the season opener against the...

 

Paul Pierce marches into 15th season - and C's history

He is third on the Celtics [team stats]' all-time games played list behind John Havlicek and Robert Parish. He is second in total points behind Havlicek and second in scoring average behind Larry Bird. He is the runaway leader in free throws made and...

 

UMass shakes off Hurricane Vandy

UMass coach Charley Molnar had already turned his sights to the upcoming week of practice even with Hurricane Sandy looming. The Minutemen made it out of Nashville, Tenn., Saturday night and back home ahead of the bad weather although the 49-7 loss to...

 

Herald heroes

OFFENSE - Mike Murphy, Endicott, wide receiver. Senior from Chelmsford set single-game Gulls mark with five TD receptions. He caught 11 passes for 139 yards in 50-45 win over Western New England. DEFENSE - Mitch McClune, WPI, defensive back....

 

Eagles start to soar

The young Boston College men's hockey squad, with a good deal of attrition from last year's national championship roster, had not exactly been in top form during the first couple of weeks of this season. But there were impressive signs of improvement...

 

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