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    Almost All the Complaints About the World Series Are WrongGrousing about late-night games and too many relief pitchers just makes you sound old.
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    The Aggrieved World SeriesThe Astros and Braves both have fan bases defined by resentment — a perfect fit for 2021.
  3. vulture sports
    You’ll Love How Much the Red Sox Love ‘Dancing on My Own’“Deep down, everybody thinks it’s a little catchy.”
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    The Pandemic Lessons From MLB’s Surprisingly Successful SeasonFour takeaways and four unknowns as the World Series looms.
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    The 10 Biggest Sports Stories of the DecadeFrom the rise of athlete autonomy to the end of a very long baseball curse.
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    The Wisdom of the CrowdBooing the president probably won’t help. But hey, it can’t hurt, either!
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    How the World Got Too Crowded for the World SeriesThe crowning event of America’s Pastime is now just another thing on TV. But there may be another way forward.
  8. MLB Suspends Astros’ Gurriel Over Racist Gesture, But Not Until Next SeasonMLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he didn’t think it would be fair to Gurriel’s teammates to suspend him during the World Series.
  9. chat room
    Mark-Paul Gosselaar on Overeating for Pitch“I’ve always been relatively thin, and to play this role, I constantly have to think about food and eat food.”
  10. These Overzealous Cubs Fans Don’t Look So Dumb NowThe guy who got a “Curse Broken 2016 World Series Champions” Cubs tattoo back in September? Totally vindicated.
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    Celebrities Are As Thrilled As Everyone Else About the Cubs’ World Series WinEverybody loves an underdog story.
  12. Baseball Fan Perfectly Predicted Cubs Game Two Years Ago“And then the world will end with the score tied in game seven in extra innings.”
  13. hugs on hugs on hugs
    The Chicago Cubs Win the 2016 World Series of HuggingJust look at all those epic, winning hugs!
  14. early and often
    World Series Game 7 Offers a (Paranoid) Preview of Election NightHopefully the president won’t delay the election owing to rain.
  15. mash-ups
    Chance the Rapper’s ‘No Problem’ Gets Some Chicago-Biased World Series Flavor“WORLD SERIES NO PROBLEM.”
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    Charlie Sheen Dressed As Major League CharacterWild Thing is back.
  17. History Will Be Made in Game 7 of the World SeriesOne long-suffering midwestern fanbase will finally have reason to cheer.
  18. the sports section
    Bill Murray Gives Random Cubs Fan a Free TicketHark! A wild Bill appears.
  19. roll clip!
    Watch Superfan Bill Murray React to the Chicago Cubs’ World Series Game-5 WinMurray might be the real winner.
  20. take me out to the ballgame
    Watch Eddie Vedder Sing at the World SeriesVedder succeeded in bringing good luck where Bill Murray and Vince Vaughn failed.
  21. take me out to…
    Move Over, Bill Murray: Eddie Vedder Is Singing at the World Series TonightThis will be a very rockin’ seventh-inning stretch.
  22. murrayisms
    Bill Murray to Sing Tonight at the World SeriesIt’s only right.
  23. GOP Oppo Dump: Hillary Clinton Is Not a Real Cubs FanA swing and a miss.
  24. the sports section
    World Series Now Guaranteed to End Pain for at Least One Long-Suffering Fan BaseThe two baseball teams with the longest active championship droughts will battle for deliverance starting Tuesday.
  25. The Indians Are Going to the World Series and There’s Only One Thing Left to DoFormer Yankee Andrew Miller is the ALCS MVP.
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    The Mets and Cubs Are League Favorites. Could This Possibly Be Real?It’s opening day and the Mets and Cubs are league favorites, hard as that is to believe.
  27. How Many Ways Can You Blow a World Series?The pain of “wait till next year.”
  28. national anthems
    Demi Lovato Hit a Home Run With Her World Series National AnthemShe killed this.
  29. the sports section
    Matt Harvey Has the Spotlight All to Himself, One More TimeIt was inevitable that this is where Harvey and the Mets would end up: with everyone watching and everything on the line.
  30. the sports section
    The Most Costly Error in World Series History?Some biased, somewhat depressed postgame thoughts.
  31. the sports section
    Was Game 3 a World Series Turning Point?Some proudly-biased postgame thoughts.
  32. Is It Over for the Mets?An unapologetically biased postgame debriefing.
  33. Honestly, What Was Céspedes Doing on That Homer?A morning-after World Series debriefing.
  34. The Chain Gang
    Against All Odds, People Are Very Excited to Eat Taco Bell Breakfast Next WeekA.M. Crunchwraps are free, thanks to a stolen base during Game 1 of the World Series.
  35. the sports section
    Fox Loses World Series Feed in Middle of Game 1You had one job, Fox broadcast truck.
  36. subway series of true fandom
    Family Feud Plays Out in New York Times Mets Coverage“We are at war.”
  37. the sports section
    Red Sox Fans Celebrate World Series Win at Marathon Finish LineThe first victory at home since 1918.
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    Giants Win Second World Series in Three YearsThey made it look easy.
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    Giants Take 2-0 World Series LeadThe San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 to go up 2-0.
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    It’s a Giants-Tigers World SeriesThe Giants pound the Cardinals to advance to their second World Series in three years.
  41. clickables
    See Dave Eggers’s Cartoon Reportage of the World SeriesFor Game 1 at AT&T Park: Texas Rangers vs. the San Francisco Giants.
  42. politics
    Paterson Doesn’t Like Paying for Baseball TicketsIs that so criminal? (Maybe.)
  43. world effing champions
    Yankees Home Opener Features Rings, MatsuiThe Yankees get their rings today.
  44. canyon of heroes
    It’s Parade Day, Everybody!The Yankees parade up the Canyon of Heroes begins soon.
  45. deconstructing sterling
    Deconstructing Sterling: ‘World Series Over’A look at John Sterling’s call of the last out of the World Series.
  46. next year is now
    2009 Is Already Old News. What’s Next for the Yanks?Enough of 2009. What about the 2010 Yanks?
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    Trust Us: A World Series Win Is Just As Sweet If You Buy ItTake note, haters.
  48. true yankee
    Alex Rodriguez, Now Free to Be Inner Sanctum Hall of FamerIf Alex Rodriguez finishes his career with the Yankees, now that he’s won a title, how is he not a True Yankee?
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    Game 6 and the Best-Case ScenarioThis game was over early. Thank God for that.
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    The Ten Most Memorable Moments of the Yankees’ SeasonSorry, Nick Swisher’s inning on the mound just missed the cut.
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