A Manny Splendored Thing
After belting a three-run walk-off homer last Friday to beat the Angles 6--3 in Game 2 of their AL Division Series, Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez admired his handiwork with the rest of the Fenway Park crowd. Ramirez went deep again on Sunday in Game 3, a 9--1 victory that gave Boston a series sweep (page 42).
This is an article from the Oct. 15, 2007 issue
Eyes of the Tiger
Grounded in the second quarter last Saturday with his team trailing Florida 10--0, LSU running back Jacob Hester might not have had victory in sight. But with 1:09 to play in the fourth quarter Hester, who gained 106 yards on 23 carries, plowed in for a two-yard touchdown that propelled LSU to a 28--24 victory in Baton Rouge and firmed up its No. 1 ranking (page 44).
Kings center Michael Cammalleri tried a diving wraparound shot last Saturday in Staples Center but was thwarted by the right skate of Blues goaltender Manny Legace. St. Louis won 5--3.
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