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Albany, NY – Well Mother Nature washed away Game 6 of the World Series...

Following yesterday's rain-out, Game 6 between the Rangers and Cardinals has is now scheduled for tonight at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Texas leads the best-of-seven World Series 3-2. The starters for tonight's game remain the same: Jaime Garcia for the Cardinals against Colby Lewis of the Rangers. If necessary, Game 7 would be played tomorrow night.

In NBA news, owners and players were engaged in another marathon session yesterday, meeting for more than 12 hours in talks aimed at ending the lockout. The first two weeks of the season have already been canceled, and there's little time left to save any basketball in November.

On the ice, Montreal skated past Philadelphia 5-1, Calgary doubled up Colorado 4-2, and St. Louis blanked Vancouver 3-0.

In college football news, a federal judge has handed down a three-year sentence to Edward Rife, the tattoo parlor owner whose purchase of Ohio State University football memorabilia triggered a far-reaching football scandal and an ongoing NCAA investigation.

At the Pan American Games, hoping to win the gold medal for the first time since 1983, the United States men's basketball team hung on for a 77-76 win over the Dominican Republic. The American squad will play Brazil next in Group B play.

And in NFL news, free agent wide receiver Terrell Owens has a contract offer from Chicago... the Chicago Rush of the Arena League, that is. The 37-year-old veteran has been rehabilitating a left knee injury that required surgery. He hosted a workout near Los Angeles on Tuesday that was watched by two television networks but no NFL teams.

I'm Tristan O'Neill, WAMC News.