Tigers Tie the ALCS 2-2 After Defeating the Red Sox 7-3

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_17f7ff95ee.jpgLeon Halip/Getty Images (DETROIT) -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland rolled the dice and changed his lineup. The move paid off as the Tigers defeated the Boston Red Sox 7-3 to even the ALCS 2-2. Leyland decided to drop the struggling Austin Jackson to the eighth spot, while having Torii Hunter take his spot and hit leadoff.


Knicks' Carmelo Anthony Wants to Test Free Agency in Offseason

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_ce327fc1ad.jpgNBA via New York Knicks (NEW YORK) -- The 2013-2014 regular season hasn't even started, but New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has declared that he will test free agency once the season ends. Anthony has the option to opt out of the final year of his contract, which is worth $23.3 million, in order to secure another long-term deal.


Dwight Howard Thinks the Magic Should Have Retired His Number

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_db6b1b7404.jpgBob Levey/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Even though Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard's tenure with the Orlando Magic didn't end well, he was still upset that the team didn't retire his number 12 jersey. "I just think that despite what ever happened, there was a lot of things that I did and we did as a team, and that number was special down there," Howard told the Orlando Sentinel. "And I was a little upset about that."


Cowboys Release Defensive Tackle Jay Ratliff

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_73f6785173.jpgDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The Dallas Cowboys have finally decided to cut ties with defensive tackle Jay Ratliff. The team has released the former Pro Bowler after being unable to get on the field this season due to injury. Due to various injuries, Ratliff had yet to suit up for the team, but due to his physical issues as well as his behavior off the field, the team decided to move on.


Scoreboard Roundup - 10/16/13

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_9b991fb44d.jpgGetty Images/Hemera (NEW YORK) --  MLB NLCS Game 5:  Los Angeles Dodgers 6 - St. Louis Cardinals 4 (Dodgers lead series 3-2)

ALCS Game 4:  Detroit Tigers 7 - Boston Red Sox 2 (Series tied 2-2)

NHL:  New York Rangers 2 (2-4-0, 4 pts) - Washington Capitals 0 (2-5-0, 4 pts)