ST. LOUIS (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are still alive in the NL Championship Series. Barry Zito pitched the Giants to a 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, who lead the series three games to two but now have to travel to San Francisco for Sunday night's Game 6.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Sixth-ranked LSU faces a stern road test today when the Tigers travel to College Station to play the 18th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies. The 5-1 Aggies have won five straight, averaging 53 points a game in that span.
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) —Fourth-ranked Kansas State is another team that better come with its A-game today on the road against 13th-ranked West Virginia. The Mountaineers are coming off their first defeat of the season, a stunning 49-14 loss at Texas Tech last weekend.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier returns to the Swamp this evening. Spurrier's seventh-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks invade Gainesville to play the second-ranked Florida Gators, a team Spurrier played for and later coached to a national title.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL's third lockout since 1994 has caused the league to cancel games through Nov. 1. In order for a full 82-game schedule to be played, the league is telling the players union a deal must be reached by Thursday -- but there are no talks even scheduled.