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# World Series

All time
# 7s Fever
There's an exciting sevens competition coming to Dublin this summer
UCD will welcome the likes of Brazil, China and Colombia in August.
# strike one
'First base is above the clothes, isn't it?' - Irish lads watch baseball for the first time
These four don’t seem too taken by the sport.
# thursday
We'll Leave It There So: Donal Óg's dickie bow, Roy's reality TV & all today's sport
Catch up on all of the biggest stories of the day including John Delaney’s mistakes and an injury blow for Joe Schmidt.
# Game one
The Irish bandwagoner's guide to the 2014 Baseball World Series
Who’s playing, which team should you support and what time are all the games on?
# Wave Goodbye
Derek Jeter gets groove on in final all-star game
The New York Yankees shortstop is playing in the final season of his brilliant 20-year career.
# Baseball
Red Sox end 95-year Fenway drought to win World Series
Game 6 saw John W Henry’s team beat the St Louis Cardinals 6-1 to earn a first victory at home since 1918.
Red Sox close in on World Series with game five win
The Boston outfit had their pitcher to thank and both offences continue to struggle.
Gomes comes from school of hard knocks as Boston tie World Series
The 2013 World Series is nicely poised after four games.
# tripping out
Chaos reigns as 'Trip-gate' costs Red Sox the World Series lead
Bizarrely, Allen Craig scored the winning run after he was tagged out at home-plate.
# giving it sox
Epic Grand Slam sends Red Sox into World Series showdown with St Louis
Shane Victorino’s homer sent the Sox Nation wild at Fenway Park with a four-run effort.
# World Series
In full: Here's how Ireland Women won the World 7s Plate on Sunday
Take 20 minutes to enjoy some more Irish rugby success.
# Champions
Tigers swept out of Baseball's World Series like rubbish
The San Francisco Giants are baseball’s world champions for the second time in three years.
# Baseball
World Series: Giants on the verge of title after blanking Tigers
Ryan Vogelsong, Tim Lincecum and Sergio Romo combined to deliver a shut-out for San Francisco.
World Series: Giants half-way there as 'MadBum' dominates Tigers
If your name is Madison Bumgarner, you’d better hope that you pitch well.
# World Series
Rested Tigers face Giants in World Series showdown
Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven final features a Giants’ squad bidding for a second title in three seasons against a Tigers team longing to erase the memories of 2006.
Primary colours: Barack Obama makes his prediction for the World Series
Hint: we’re talking about a White Sox fan speaking at a rally just outside Washington.
# preparations
London 2012: Morrison disappoints in Olympic warm-up
The athlete produced a below-par display in Hamburg earlier today.
# World Series
'World' Baseball Classic loses reigning champions Japan over money wrangle
We’ll be rooting for Cuba in 2013.
# fixed
8 sporting events that conspiracy theorists think were rigged
Was it the one-armed man? Or the second shooter on the grassy knoll. We weigh up the facts.
# Diving
World champion prepares for cliff diving series with jump into Lough Corrib - from a helicopter
The Red Bull series includes a stop at the Aran Island of Inis Mór in August.
# Remember when
WATCH: Colour footage of the 1939 World Series
We continue our retro theme tonight, with footage of the famous game between the Yankees and Reds.
# Boston Regal
Happy Birthday Fenway! Boston stadium celebrates 100 years as home to Red Sox
One of the most famous grounds in the baseball kingdom marks a century by hosting the New York Yankees
# Daydream believer
This is what the celebrations will look like if the Chicago Cubs ever win the World Series again
But that’s never going to happen, is it?
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57
‘The Kid’ hit a single for the Mets in the 1986 World Series which sparked one of the most improbable rallies in baseball.
# Historic
What a comeback! Cards clinch the World Series
The St. Louis Cardinals put the finishing touches to one of the unlikeliest of World Series victories by beating the Rangers 6-2 at Busch Stadium.
# Seven Up
The St Louis Cardinals won one of the greatest World Series games ever last night
America sat up and took notice last night as Game 6 caught the attention.
# Going Viral
The YouTube chart: because you've got to see the Taiwanese animation of Balotelli's life
If it’s Thursday – and I’m told it is – it must be time for the week’s best online clips.
A bluffer's guide to... the World Series
Baseball’s biggest game kicks off in St Louis, Missouri tonight. Here’s everything you need to know.
# tall tales
Fact or fiction: The 6 biggest myths about Moneyball
With the Brad Pitt-starring movie about to released, here’s some of the common false assumptions about the influential book that helped change the course of baseball history.
# Jack of All Trades
The Magnificent Seven: Codebreakers
NFL star Chad Ochocinco laced up a pair of football boots earlier this week as he lined out for the Sporting Kansas City reserves. We take a look at seven others who famously tried their hand at more than one sport.
# Swing batter batter
Take me out to the ballpark: how to follow baseball in Ireland
Andrew McGeady slowly explains America’s game and tells everything we need to know on Opening Day.
# World Series
The west's awake as Giants take title back to San Francisco
Giants seal historic win.
# Different Class
Five things we learned this weekend
One Irish star is spot-on in Russia, we’re one game closer to crowning new world champions in baseball and it’s all trick and no treat for Brett Favre.
# The Morning Score
The Morning Score: Thursday
Pep Guardiola gets ready to swap Las Ramblas for Coronation Street, it’s first blood to the Giants in the World Series and Paulie’s on the road to recovery.