The opening game of the World Series has gone to the Kansas City Royals.  The Royals beat the New York Mets 5-4 in 14 innings.   The Royals tied the game at 4 in the bottom of the ninth with a home run then scored the winning run from third thanks to a bases-loaded sacrifice fly.   Game 2 goes tonight in K-C. 

The Montreal Canadiens failed to tie an NHL record for most consecutive wins to start the season.  The Habs lost 5-1 to Vancouver after winning nine straight.  Elsewhere, Edmonton lost to Minnesota 4-3 and L-A got by Winnipeg 4-1.

Langley, British Columbia Hamamatsu City, Japan in a  baseball game during international pool play at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa.,Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)