The Early Lead: World Series


Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Ryan Riess wins 2013 World Series of Poker

The 23-year-old from Michigan beats 29-year-old club promoter Jay Farber to take home nearly $8.4 million.

By Kelyn Soong  |  12:36 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 11/05/2013

World Series of Poker 2013 finals preview, TV schedule

Underdogs Ryan Riess and Jay Farber will play for the WSOP bracelet and $8.3 million payday.

By Kelyn Soong  |  06:10 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 10/31/2013

World Series 2013: The future of the Red Sox, Cardinals rosters

The Red Sox have more impending free agents than the younger Cardinals.

By James Wagner  |  09:11 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013

2013 World Series: A look at the Red Sox-Cardinals pitching matchups

After three games, a look back and forward at the pitching matchups.

By Harry Pavlidis  |  05:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013

World Series 2013: The Red Sox are in serious trouble

The Cardinals have a 2-1 series lead and the Red Sox send Clay Buchholz to the mound in Game 4.

By James Wagner  |  01:01 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 10/25/2013

World Series 2013: The Cardinals’ fire-breathing bullpen

The Cardinals’ bullpen, filled with power arms, dominated yet again in Game 2.

By James Wagner  |  09:23 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 10/24/2013

John Lackey’s long road back to the World Series

After a tumultuous recent past, John Lackey will return to the World Series for the first time since he won Game 7 as a rookie.

By Adam Kilgore  |  02:21 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/23/2013

World Series: Second basemen Dustin Pedroia, Matt Carpenter help drive Red Sox, Cardinals

Boston’s Dustin Pedroia and St. Louis’s Matt Carpenter are a pair of homegrown second basemen who are key cogs in their teams’ lineups for the World Series.

By Lacy Lusk  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals face off in World Series

For the first time since 1999, the two best regular-season teams in baseball will play against each other in the World Series.

By Kelyn Soong  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Boston mayor hopes Red Sox win “World Series Cup”

Thomas Menino has had an amusing malaprop for each of the city’s pro teams.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Giants fans fill streets to celebrate World Series win. Also, they burn stuff.

San Francisco Giants fans let loose with a fiery street party after their team's run to victory in the World Series.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:58 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)