The Texas Rangers are World Series champions for the first time in their 63-year franchise history after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-0 in game five of the Fall Classic on Wednesday night.
Mitch Garver broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single in the seventh inning, Marcus Semien homered in a four-run ninth inning, and Nathan Eovaldi pitched six solid innings to wrap up an MLB postseason record 11th straight road win for the Rangers.
Corey Seager was named the MVP of the Fall Classic, the second time he's won the award.
Flames' early-season woes continue
The Calgary Flames suffered their sixth-straight loss in regulation, falling 4-3 to the Dallas Stars at the Saddledome on Wednesday night.
Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist for the Stars and Jake Oettinger stopped 43 shots against the Flames, who are second-last in the NHL's Western Conference.
Edmonton hosts the Stars tonight in one of 12 NHL games. Elsewhere, Ottawa hosts the LA Kings, Toronto visits Boston, Winnipeg travels to Vegas and Vancouver visits San Jose.
In the WHL on Wednesday, Prince Albert beat Regina 4-1, Everett beat Lethbridge 5-1, Brandon edged Prince George 3-2 and Portland doubled up Medicine Hat 6-3. The Swift Current Broncos host the Winterhawks on Friday.
In local minor hockey, the Southwest Sports Excellence U18 AA Broncos head to Regina tonight to face the Rangers.
Raptors snap three-game slide with big win over Bucks
Pascal Siakam scored 26 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 130-111 at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday night. Dennis Schroeder added 24 points and Scottie Barnes scored 21 to help Toronto snap a three-game losing streak and improve to 2-3 on the young NBA season.
The Raptors head to Philadelphia to face former Head Coach Nick Nurse and the 76ers tonight.
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