1. The Red Sox pounced on Adam Wainwright and the mistake-prone Cardinals, notching an 8-1 victory in Game 1 of the World Series.
2. Kudos to the umpires for getting together and changing that obvious missed call in the first inning. When officials stop trying to protect each other and start trying to make sure they get the call right, there’s a lot less need for replay.
3. Game 2 is 8:07 tonight on WFXR. Michael Wacha against John Lackey.
4. Andy takes a closer look at Virginia Tech punter A.J. Hughes, who’s been helping the Hokies win the field position battle.
5. The Virginia Tech women’s basketball team is picked to finish 13th in the 15-team ACC this year. Wahoos are picked eighth.
6. Your Thursday night football game is Kentucky at Mississippi State (7:30 p.m., ESPN). Bulldogs are favored by 10.5. The NFL game is Carolina at Tampa Bay.