Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–BUMGARNER, GIANTS HOLD OFF ROYALS 3-2 FOR 3RD WORLD SERIES TITLE IN 5 YEARS
Madison Bumgarner punctuated a World Series performances for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7.
–GASOL, GIBSON CARRY BULLS TO 104-80 ROUT OF KNICKS IN ROSE’S RETURN
Pau Gasol scored 21 points and had 11 rebounds in his Chicago debut to help the Bulls spoil Derek Fisher’s first game as an NBA coach by beating the New York Knicks 104-80.
–MAN CITY’S LEAGUE CUP DEFENSE ENDED BY LOSS TO NEWCASTLE; SPURS, SOUTHAMPTON REACH QUARTERS
Manchester City’s defense of the League Cup was ended by a 2-0 home loss to Newcastle in the last 16 with an injury to playmaker David Silva.
–FEDERER STRUGGLES TO REACH 3RD ROUND AT PARIS MASTERS, WAWRINKA ENDS 3-MATCH LOSING STREAK
Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the Paris Masters, while Andy Murray moved one match away from qualifying for the ATP Finals
–JUSTIN ABDELKADER SCORES TWICE IN THIRD, RED WINGS RALLY TO BEAT CAPITALS 4-2
Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings come back for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.