Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 in Game 7 of the World Series.Â Â It is San Francisco's third championship in five seasons. Bumgarner put in a historic performance throughout the World Series, earning the M-V-P Award.
Craig Smith scored twice as Nashville Predators bounced back from their first regulation loss of the season to defeat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1. The loss snapped Edmonton's four-game win streak. Earlier, Detroit Red Wings doubled up the Washington Capitals 4-2.
A-H-L -Â Mikhail Grigorenko sparked his team's comeback as Rochester Americans erased a two-goal deficit to defeat the visiting Hamilton Bulldogs 3-2.
Junior "B" Hockey - G-O-J-H-L - Thorold beat St. Catharines 3-1.
DeMar DeRozan (duh-MAR' duh-ROZE'-un) had 15 points and a career-high 11 rebounds as Toronto Raptors topped the Atlanta Hawks 109-102 in Toronto's home opener.Â Â Kyle Lowry added 11 points and 10 assists for Toronto.
Vancouver Whitecaps' Major League Soccer season ended on a bitter note. A late penalty-kick goal created by a controversial handball call gave F-C Dallas a 2-1 win over Vancouver in the knockout round of the M-L-S playoffs.Â Â Midfielder Michel (ME'-shell)
stutter-stepped and slid his shot into the left side of the net in the 84th minute for the winner.