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The Weekend Mississippi Became the Center of the College Football Universe
BY PETE THAMEL AND ANDY STAPLES
WE DON'T BELIEVE WHAT WE JUST SAW
THE ROYALS OR THE ORIOLES ARE HEADED TO THE WORLD SERIES. READ THAT AGAIN!
BY TOM VERDUCCI
Eric Hosmer's game-winning homer in Game 2 of the ALDS gave the Royals their third straight extra-inning victory in the postseason.
SI HAS REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SI PREMEDIA. JOHN W. MCDONOUGH/SI (ROYALS)