Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--RED SOX WIN WORLD SERIES TITLE AT FENWAY FOR 1ST TIME SINCE 1918
David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox capped a remarkable turnaround by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 to win their third World Series championship in 10 seasons.
DOMINANT ORTIZ NAMED WORLD SERIES MVP
David Ortiz walked off with the World Series Most Valuable Player award Wednesday, capping a dominant week in which he led the Boston Red Sox over St. Louis with a mix of power, patience and a most timely pep talk.
HAWES, CARTER-WILLIAMS HELP 76ERS STUN MIAMI HEAT 114-110 Michael Carter-Williams had an NBA debut to remember, notching 22 points, 12 assists and nine steals to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the reigning champion Miami Heat 114-110.
MANCHESTER CITY, TOTTENHAM ADVANCE IN LEAGUE CUP
Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko scored in extra time to send Manchester City into the League Cup quarterfinals with a 2-0 win at Newcastle on Wednesday, while Tottenham needed a penalty shootout to earn a place in the last eight.
PENGUINS EDGE BRUINS 3-2 IN PLAYOFF REMATCH
Brandon Sutter and Jussi Jokinen scored 6:58 apart in the third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins held on for a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday.