BOSTON (AP) — John Lackey gets the ball for the Red Sox tonight as they go for the clincher in the World Series. The man given the task of not letting the Sox win is rookie Michael Wacha (WAH'-kuh). They squared off in Game 2, which the Cards won. If St. Louis wins tonight, Game 7 will be played tomorrow night in Boston.
OAKLAND (AP) — Oakland A's rightfielder Josh Reddick has undergone surgery on his right wright, which affected him much of the season. Reddick, who batted .226 with 12 homers and 56 RBIs in 114 games, should be ready for the start of spring training.
UNDATED (AP) — This is the first busy night of the new NBA season. Following last night's brief, opening night schedule, 14 games are on the agenda. Three teams with a new coach are debuting tonight. Brad Stevens calls the shots for the Celtics now while Jason Kidd is in charge of the Nets and Maurice Cheeks is top man in Detroit.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Allen Iverson has officially retired from the NBA, ending a 15-year career during which he won the 2001 MVP award and four scoring titles. Iverson retired in Philadelphia, where he led the franchise to the 2001 NBA finals.
KANSDAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tight end Kevin Brock has been waived by the Kansas City Chiefs. At the same time the unbeaten team elevated offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins from the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Brock had three catches for 36 yards in four games for the Chiefs this season. He'd become expendable with the return of Anthony Fasano from an ankle sprain a couple of weeks ago.