Madison Bumgarner talks about becoming Giants' World Series hero

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First we start with baseball, and San Francisco Giants defeated Kansas City Royals last night in Game 7 of the World Series.

Giants win third World Series in five years 

The Giants edged the game 3-2 thanks to some incredible pitching from 25-year-old Madison Bumgarner, and he spoke after the game about his delight at winning his third championship in five years.

"Yeah, we won game seven of the World Series on the road. So it was definitely emotional. It's been an unbelievable year for us," explained Giants' pitcher Madison Bumgarner. 

"So many ups and downs. We faced a lot of adversity. I couldn't be happier for my teammates. There were a lot of guys that couldn't deserve it anymore then they do. And like I said, I'm thankful for them and truly an honour to be part of this team and organisation."

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Giants' manager feels numb 

Giants' manager Bruce Bochy also gave his view on San Francisco's impressive World Series win, with the influential boss lost for words for once. 

"You know, I'm numb, really through all of this. You're so blessed or fortunate to get in the World Series and to get one, it just doesn't happen that often. And to look at this and see that we won three times, I mean, I'm amazed with what these guys did and the fact that we had won three times in five years. It's not that easy. But when you have a group of warriors like we have it's, I mean, they continue to just amaze you. And they were relentless."

Heat win without LeBron 

Across to the NBA, and Miami Heat opened their first season without LeBron James this decade on Wednesday night with a comfortable 107 to 95 win over Washington Wizards.

NFL London franchise would mean big bucks for the UK

Now the NFL, and it has been revealed that an NFL London franchise would be worth 100 million pounds a year to the UK economy. The NFL will play their third of three International Games at Wembley in November, with a London franchise in the pipeline.

NHL update

And finally in the NHL, Detroit Red Wings defeated Washington Capitals 4-2 on Wednesday night, while the Nashville Predators crushed the Edmonton Oilers in Canada 4-1.

That's all for today, check back tomorrow for more.

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