The Beat

October 26, 2008

IF THE World Series gets to a Game 6, it will be delayed eight minutes (to 8:35 p.m. Eastern) so Fox, like CBS and NBC, can air a half-hour infomercial by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Cost to the campaign for the Fox time alone: $1 million. That's not the only way Obama might reach sports fans. He bought ad space in nine Electronic Arts video games, including Madden 09 and Burnout Paradise—the first time a candidate has bought video game ads.... Rachelle Leah (right), the host of Spike TV's UFC All-Access, will be Playboy's November cover girl. Ultimate fighters who want to get to know her better after seeing her nude pictorial should be forewarned. "I'm not attracted to fighters at all," she says. "I get no spark from them."

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DESCRAMBLER: MISTER OCTOBER

PHOTOFRANK MICELOTTA/GETTY IMAGES (LEAH)
ILLUSTRATION

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)