Tigers outfielder Craig Monroe dives for a double hit by David Eckstein during the eighth inning. Eckstein was the 57th player to get four or more hits in a Series game and the first since Larry Walker of the Cardinals in Game 1 in 2004.
Virginia Tech running back Branden Ore (28) scores a touchdown as Clemson defender Chris Clemons (22) tries to make the stop during the game in Blacksburg, Va., Oct. 26, 2006. Tech won the game, 24-7.
Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter reacts after a double play to end the seventh inning of Game 3 of the World Series. Carpenter used big breaking balls to spin three-hit ball for eight innings. The Cardinals won 5-0.
New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress (17) pulls in a 50-yard touchdown pass in front of Dallas Cowboys safety Patrick Watkins (25) in the first quarter in Irving, Texas, Oct. 23, 2006. The Giants finished with six sacks, four interceptions and a 36-22 victory.
Kenny Rogers of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 2 of the 2006 World Series, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 at Comerica Park in Detroit. Virtually untouchable this October, Rogers smothered the Cardinals on two hits over eight shutout innings, leading Detroit to a 3-1 victory on a chilly night. With the win, the Tigers' tied the World Series at one game apiece.
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne (87) attempts to pull in a pass under pressure from Washington Redskins cornerback Kenny Wright for a two-point conversion in the third quarter of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006. Wright was called for interference on the play. The Colts won 36-22.
Russia's Maria Sharapova kisses the trophy after winning her final match against Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova, at the Zurich Open WTA tennis tournament in the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006. Sharapova won 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Matt Leinart (7) is sacked by Oakland Raiders defensive end Derrick Burgess (56) in the third quarter, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 in Oakland, Calif. The Raiders defeated the Cardinals 22-9 for their first win of the season.
Houston Rockets' Yao Ming (11), of China, shoots a left handed shot under the outstretched arm of San Antonio Spurs' Francisco Elson in the third quarter of their pre-season basketball game, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 in Houston. The Rockets beat the Spurs 93-72.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Matt Bryant (3) kicks the game-winning 62-yard field goal as teammate Josh Bidwell (9) holds during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 in Tampa, Fla. Tampa Bay's Anthony Becht (88) pushes Philadelphia Eagles' Dexter Wynn out of the way. The Buccaneers won the game 23-21.
Ryan Getzlaf (15) of the Anaheim Ducks scores the game winning goal against Mathieu Garon (31) of the Los Angeles Kings during the shootout after overtime at the Staples Center Sunday, October 22, 2006 in Los Angeles.
Leon Washington (29) of the New York Jets is tackled by the Detroit Lions defense on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Washington rushed for 129 yards on 20 carries, scored the first two touchdowns of his career, and sealed the win by running for a first down with just over two minutes left as the Jets held on to beat the Detroit Lions 31-24.
Jimmie Johnson (48) leads the field into Turn 4 as he is followed by Dale Earnhardt Jr., (8), Denny Hamlin (11), Kenny Wallace (78) and Kyle Busch (5) during the NASCAR Nextel Cup Subway 500 auto race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006. Johnson won the race.
Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick (7) is stopped by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Tyrone Carter as Falcons' Todd Weiner (74) follows the play during the second half, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2006, in Atlanta. Vick threw a career-high four touchdown passes and hit another long play in overtime, setting up Morten Andersen to kick a 32-yard field goal that gave Atlanta a thrilling 41-38 win.
Home plate umpire Randy Marsh signals St. Louis Cardinals Scott Rolen safe at the plate as Detroit Tigers catcher Ivan Rodriguez waits to tag him out during the sixth inning in Game 1 of baseball's World Series, Oct. 21, 2006 in Detroit. Rolen was called safe on an obstruction call after he ran into Detroit Tigers third baseman Brandon Inge.
Notre Dame wide receiver Jeff Samardzija, center, leaps into the end zone in front of UCLA cornerback Trey Brown, right center, and Chris Horton, right, to score the game-winning touchdown in the closing seconds during college football action in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006. Notre Dames defeated UCLA 20-17.
Michigan State's football team celebrates after overcoming a 35-point deficit in the second half to defeat Northwestern 41-38 in a college football game, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006 in Evanston, Ill.
Russia's Maria Kirilenko returns a ball to Slovenia's Katarina Srebotnik during their quarterfinal match at the Zurich Open WTA tennis tournament in the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, Oct. 20, 2006. Srebotnik won 6-3 6-2.
City workers help install a Detroit Tigers baseball jersey on the Spirit of Detroit statue, Friday, Oct. 20, 2006. The Tigers play the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series which begins Saturday.
Sri Lankan bowler Sanath Jayasuriya, left, celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand's Scott Styris during the one-day international cricket match for the ICC Champions Trophy in Mumbai, India, Friday, Oct. 20, 2006.