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Cardinals Get A Walk-Off World Series Win On Bizarre Play

Game 3 of the World Series ended in unusual fashion Saturday night, as a ninth-inning obstruction call on Boston third baseman Will Middlebrooks resulted in umpires awarding a base to St. Louis' Allen Craig — bringing the winning run home and putting the Cardinals ahead in the series, 2-1.

Obstruction Call Gives Cardinals A World Series Lead

Red Sox third-baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig of St. Louis on his way to home plate, handing the Cards a 5-4 win in Game 3 of World Series. The series stands at 2-1.

NBA's Biggest Rivals Go Head-To-Head For Season Opener

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose makes a much-anticipated return to the court Tuesday after sitting out a full season with a knee injury. The opening game on Tuesday pits the Bulls against Lebron James' Miami Heat, a bitter rival.

Game 3 To Break Tie In World Series Battle

The World Series is tied at one game apiece and moves to St. Louis. The Cardinals host the Boston Red Sox for Game 3 Saturday night. Pitching and opportunistic play have been key for both teams' wins so far.

World Series Game 3: Lineups Shift For Games In St. Louis

The all-tied World Series resumes tonight, with Game 3 between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. Ahead of the game Saturday, the main storyline centers on the change of venue to a National League park, forcing Boston to adapt.
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2013 Marine Corps Marathon Route And Road Closures

About 30,000 people are expected to participate in Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon. Several roads will be closed for the event.


NBA Season Starts With Marquee Match-Up

The Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat meet Tuesday. Host Scott Simon covers the latest sports news with NPR's Tom Goldman, including the NBA, the World Series, and a visit to Jamaica by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Baseball's World Series Has A TV Problem

The World Series, now tied at one games apiece, between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals looks to be as good as fans hoped. And TV ratings are up from last year. The only problem with that bit of good news is that last year's World Series had the lowest ratings of all time. So while 14 million viewers is good thing it's a far cry from the 44 million the World Series drew in 1978. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks to Audie Cornish about Major League Baseball's TV problem.

'Shop-And-Get-Frisked' When You Spend $350 At Barneys

A young black man is suing high-end retailer Barneys, saying he was arrested after buying a $350 belt. Host Michel Martin checks in with the Barbershop guys for a fresh cut on that story and the rest of the week's news.

World Series Now Tied At One Game Apiece

The St. Louis Cardinals evened the World Series with a 4-2 win at Fenway against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.