What you missed while out enlisting the aid of Mad Max for your village ...
• World Series: Carpenter Rules ... Cardinals take 2-1 series lead after 5-0 win over Tigers.
• NHL: Penguin Lust ... Malkin leads Pittsburgh over New Jersey 4-2.
• Tennis: We hate to be the ones to tell you that top-seeded Marcos Baghdatis and second-seeded Gaston Gaudio both lost in the first round of the Lyon Grand Prix. Ain't life a bitch.