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October 31: FUV FC - MLS Playoffs

by Kris Venezia
Red Bull Arena.

Matt Rasmussen, Flickr 

The Major League Soccer playoffs have arrived with the worst-to-first DC United with the top seed in the Eastern Conference and the Seattle Sounders the top seed in the Western Conference. FUV FC takes a look back at the controversial penalty call that helped FC Dallas advance past Vancouver. The gang also discusses the New York Red Bulls breaking the curse as they won a playoff game at home (a rare feat for the Bulls in recent years). Of course, there is also a look at the big matches this weekend overseas. In Germany, Borussia Dortmund squares off with Bayern Munich.

World Series Recap

by Tara Sledjeski

Wikimedia Commons

For the third time in five years the San Francisco Giants are World Champions. The Giants latest World Series title came last night after a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven of the series.

Five on Three: October 29th - On the Prowl

by Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski

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In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Tara Sledjeski and Martin McCormack looked at the hot start the Nashville Predators are off to and whether or not they can keep it up. We also looked at the new regime in the Department of Player Safety and how they have handled recent incidents in the leauge and caught up with all three local teams. 

A Youngster's Rise

by Tara Sledjeski

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When Brandon Finnegan took the mound in game three of the World Series for the Kansas City Royals, he made history. The 21-year old became the first player to appear in the College World Series and Major League World Series in the same season and did so in style.

Bolts Stay Perfect in Brooklyn

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner : WFUV Sports

Brooklyn’s professional football team is bringing the thunder so far this season. The Brooklyn Bolts improved to 2-0 in the FXFL (Fall Experimental Football League) as they defeated the Omaha Mammoths, 15-13, on Friday night in dramatic style. 

World Series Game 3 Preview

by Tara Sledjeski

Wikimedia Commons

The 2014 World Series will head to San Francisco tonight with things all knotted up after the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two Wednesday night in KC. The Game One score was just as lopsided with the Giants winning 7-1 behind another stellar performance from lefty Madison Bumgarner.

Knicks Finish Home Portion of Preseason Strong

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner: WFUV Sports

The Knicks ended their last preseason home game in dramatic fashion as they knocked off the Washington Wizards 103-100. Wednesday’s win moves the Knicks up to 3-3 in the preseason, a plausible campaign given their new triangle offense that they plan to utilize this season.