>>Red Sox Top Cardinals In Game One Of World Series
(Boston, MA) — David Ortiz hit a two-run homer and knocked in three runs to power the Red Sox to an 8-1 victory over the Cardinals in Game One of the World Series at Fenway Park. Ortiz had a grand slam taken away by Cards right fielder Carlos Beltran in the bottom of the second inning. Beltran left the game with a rib contusion following the catch. Mike Napoli had a bases-clearing double in the first inning for Boston, which hosts Game Two on Thursday. Jon Lester struck out eight over seven-and-two-thirds innings of scoreless ball for the win. Adam Wainwright was shelled for five runs in five innings for the loss. Matt Holliday hit a solo homer in the top of the ninth for St. Louis.
>>Cards, BoSox Play Game Two Tonight
(Boston, MA) — The Cardinals and Red Sox will play Game Two of the World Series tonight at Fenway Park. Rookie Michael Wacha [[ WAH-kuh ]] will take the mound for St. Louis, while Boston counters with John Lackey. After tonight’s game, the teams will travel to St. Louis with an off-day on Friday. The best-of-seven series will resume with Game Three Saturday night at Busch Stadium.
>>Chiefs To Face Browns’ Campbell Sunday
(Kansas City, MO) — The Chiefs will face veteran quarterback Jason Campbell when they host Cleveland on Sunday. Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski is benching Brandon Weeden in favor of Campbell. Weeden is 0-and-4 as a starter this season and Brian Hoyer is out for the year with a torn ACL. The Chiefs are the NFL’s last unbeaten at 7-and-0.
>>Rams Sign QB’s Davis, Quinn
(St. Louis, MO) — The Rams are bringing in some help at quarterback. They have signed both Austin Davis and Brady Quinn to provide depth after losing starter Sam Bradford to a season-ending ACL injury. Kellen Clemens will start Monday night’s home game against Seattle. Bradford was placed on injured reserve Wednesday. The Rams also released offensive lineman Brandon Washington.
>>Rams Prepare For Seahawks Monday Night
(St. Louis, MO) — The Rams are prepping for the national spotlight in Week Eight. They play the NFC West rival Seahawks on “Monday Night Football” at the Edward Jones Dome. The Rams will look to bounce back from Sunday’s 30-15 loss at Carolina that has them at 3-and-4. Seattle leads the division at 6-and-1. These teams split their two meetings last season.
>>Manning Didn’t Practice
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning wasn’t in pads yesterday when the team began preparations for Sunday’s game with Washington. The veteran QB took some hard hits during the Broncos 39-3 loss to the Colts Sunday night. Manning chatted with coaches while his teammates practiced.