ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 last night to take a 3-2 World Series lead. David Ortiz's RBI double in the first put the Red Sox ahead until Matt Holliday hit his second home run of the Series in the fourth. Boston could win its third title in a decade tomorrow night at Fenway Park.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks made a dramatic goal-line stand in the final minute to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-9 last night. The Seahawks were forced to punt with just over 5 minutes left in the game but managed to pin St. Louis at its own 3-yard line. The Seahawks won despite gaining just 135 yards of total offense.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice left last night's game against the St. Louis Rams with a knee injury and was doubtful to return. Rice was targeted three times in the first two quarters but did not have a catch. He came into the game third on the team with 15 catches for 231 yards and three touchdowns this season.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is picking up the pieces after Saturday's 27-24 double-overtime loss to South Carolina. The Tigers' dream season crash-landed with a thud after Andrew Baggett's missed 24-yard field goal attempt off the left post sealed the game. Missouri still has a one-game lead over South Carolina in the SEC East Division.