>>Cards Down Giants In Game Four
(St. Louis, MO) -- Adam Wainwright fired seven innings of four-hit, one-run ball to lead the Cardinals
to an 8-3 win over the Giants in Game Four of the NLCS. Wainwright struck out
five and walked none to earn the win. Jon Jay, Matt Holliday and Yadier Molina
plated two runs apiece to help the defending World Series champs take a 3-1 lead
in the best-of-seven set. The Cards can close out the series with a win Friday
>>Braggin Rights Game Extended
(Columbia, MO) -- Missouri and Illinois are extending their annual college basketball matchup in the Braggin
Rights game. The two schools have agreed to continue the series through 2017 at
Scottrade Center in St. Louis. The Tigers and Fighting Illini are set to clash
on December 22nd this year.
>>Bears Prepare For "MNF" Showdown With Lions
(Chicago, IL) -- The Bears continue to prepare for their "Monday Night Football" showdown against
the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. Chicago has won three straight since its
lone loss at Green Bay in Week Two. The Bears, coming off their bye, lead the
NFC North at 4-and-1. Detroit is 2-and-3.
>>Packers Play Rams In Dome
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Green Bay Packers head to the Gateway City to play the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome. The Rams dropped a 17-14 decision to the Dolphins in Miami. St. Louis is
3-and-0 at home and 0-and-3 on the road. The Rams have been outscored 93-34 by
the Pack in the last three meetings.
>>NHL Rejects Three Union Counter-Proposals
(Toronto, Ontario) -- The NHL is back to square one in labor negotiations. Commissioner Gary
Bettman says the league has rejected three union counter-proposals to their
offer of a 50-50 revenue split earlier this week. Bettman adds the players are
still insisting on a gradual drop from 57-percent to 50-percent of revenue over
several years. No further talks are scheduled.
>>Irish Host BYU Saturday; Illini Off
(South Bend, IN) -- The Notre Dame Fighting Irish put their perfect record on the line once again on
Saturday as they host the BYU Cougars. The Irish are a perfect 6-and-0 on the
year following a 20-13 overtime win over Stanford last week. Meanwhile, 2-and-5
Illinois is off this week.