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  Amazon.com: Game 6: DVD: Michael Keaton,Catherine O'Hara,Griffin Dunne,Bebe Neuwirth,Robert Downey Jr.,Ari ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Game 6, the first produced screenplay by acclaimed novelist Don DeLillo (White Noise), follows the obsession of a playwright, Nicky Rogan (Michael Keaton), whose beloved jinxed Red Sox are playing game six of the 1986 World Series--the same night Rogan's new play opens on Broadway.
The actual footage of the game was fun to watch for this sports fan, though I still feel bad for Buckner, and all the BOSOX fans, when that ball went through his glove and the Mets scored the winning run as a result.
Game 6 is a charming and funny movie with Keaton playing a playwright who's afraid of failure.
www.amazon.com /Game-6-Michael-Keaton/dp/B000EU1ONS   (2958 words)

  DeLillo's 'Game 6' is painfully good - The Boston Globe
In terms of demographic appeal, ''Game 6" has an uncommonly narrow strike zone: literary-minded Red Sox fanatics who recall with awful clarity exactly where they were on the night of Oct. 25, 1986.
The screenplay for ''Game 6" has been written by novelist Don DeLillo -- the first time this literary giant has stooped to the medium of film -- and it won't surprise readers of ''White Noise" or ''Cosmopolis" that Manhattan is painted as a sprawling three-ring circus on the brink of collapse.
''Game 6" ends, as it must, with Nicky in a packed New York bar watching the world as he knows it come once more to an end.
www.boston.com /ae/movies/articles/2006/03/10/delillos_game_6_is_painfully_good   (639 words)

 CBC Sports: Heat's Dwyane Wade questionable for Game 6
Dwyane Wade did not practice on Friday because of a rib injury and is a question mark for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final against the Detroit Pistons.
Wade was hurt in Thursday's game when the 22 year-old all-star suffered the injury on a cross-over dribble midway through the third quarter.
In 13 playoff games this season, the standout sophomore is averaging 28 points, 6.1 rebounds and 6.8 assists.
www.cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2005/06/03/Sports/miami_detroit050603.html   (360 words)

 IBM Research | Deep Blue | Overview
Needing only a draw to win the match, Kasparov showed his hallmark flair in an extremely impressive victory in the final game of the ACM Chess Challenge.
By defeating Deep Blue in the final game, Kasparov assured himself of victory in the match; the event ended in a score of 4-2 in favor of the world champion.
From beginning to end, this game showed why Kasparov is the absolute best at understanding space on the chessboard.
www.research.ibm.com /deepblue/watch/html/c.10.6.html   (233 words)

 JS Online: Game 6: Packers (1-4) vs. Vikings (1-4)
After being inactive in the first game, he has one tackle from scrimmage, one tackle on the kickoff team and three quarterback hurries in four brief appearances.
This is a game in which they must put pressure on the Vikings' defense early and keep their defensive line on its heels.
The Packers have a 3-2 record in their last five games at the Metrodome, and part of that is because they've not lost a fumble.
www.jsonline.com /packer/prev/oct05/364056.asp   (1327 words)

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With its slick moves and realistic action, Pro Evolution Soccer 6 is certain to glide past rival titles with ease and enjoys an impressive roster of new moves, licensed clubs, and gameplay modes.
Konami’s naming conventions remain as bonkers as ever, then, and the game’s overall list of official licenses is sporadic as always, but luckily the Edit function goes a long way to making up for this.
www.game.co.uk /Viewproduct.aspx?mid=329416   (1267 words)

 The Seattle Times: Sports: NLCS: Houston will sit Roger Clemens for Game 6
Clemens and Garner said some of the pitcher's Game 4 struggles could be attributed to the aftermath of a stomach virus, but Clemens has rarely pitched on short rest at this stage of his career.
Counting the game against Atlanta, Clemens has done it only four times (twice in the regular season) in the last 10 years.
In those games, he was 1-2 with a 7.84 earned-run average.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/sports/2002067630_nlcs20.html   (491 words)

 Game 6 (2006): Reviews
Written by acclaimed writer Don DeLillo, Game 6 is an intelligent, witty, unsettling tale of one man’s encounter with his demons, his passions and his infatuation with failure.
Game 6, the first screenplay by one of America's great living novelists, Don DeLillo, is poorly served by Michael Hoffman's flat, soporific direction.
Although "Game 6" feels like a filmed play at times(especially in the bar as game six unreels), the dialogue is so clever, to quibble over the film's staginess will make you sound like a victim of didacticism("A movie should, blah, blah, blah...).
www.metacritic.com /film/titles/game6   (981 words)

 SI.com - 2003 NHL Playoffs - Senators eliminate Flyers with 5-1 rout in Game 6 - Tuesday May 06, 2003 04:01 AM
The Flyers didn't show much energy from the outset in Game 6, beginning with a sloppy giveaway by the usually dependable Kim Johnsson that led to the Senators' first goal.
Roman Cechmanek didn't have his usual bounce-back game as Philadelphia lost consecutive playoff contests for the first time this season.
Last year, the Flyers were eliminated by Ottawa in the first round in five games and were outscored 11-2.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /hockey/2003/playoffs/news/2003/05/05/senators_flyers_ap   (1022 words)

 Game 6 - Rotten Tomatoes
Game 6 fails to make use of its clever dialogue and concepts as it attempts to become something more profound.
As a Sox fan and a writer, Game 6 spoke to me. Viewers without interest in baseball, DeLillo or criticism, may feel that the movie is just a short trip to nowhere.
Game 6 is enthralled with the sound of its words, even as it loves the deliberate, sensual pace of a well-
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/game_six   (911 words)

 Game 6 (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.
I was moved and compelled to watch Combining real and fictional events, Game 6 centers around the historic 1986 World Series and a day in the life of a playwright who skips opening night to watch the momentous game.
The reason you probably found it boring is because you were asleep.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0425055   (294 words)

 New York Rangers Official Web Site :: Game Preview - Home, sweet home for Rangers in Game 6 today
In terms of what was at stake, the regular-season game closest to this one was likely the March 3 victory over St. Louis — a moment in which the Rangers literally turned their season around and became a playoff contender.
By taking Games 6 and 7 one at a time, the Rangers can erase the memory of missing their chance to take a series lead when Chris Drury scored in the closing seconds of the third period and Maxim Afinogenov tallied in overtime at Buffalo on Friday.
That game, ended by a Peter Forsberg overtime goal, had everyone writing off the Wings, but Shanahan and Co. went out to dominate the Avs in Games 6 and 7, winning the series and the Stanley Cup.
www.newyorkrangers.com /gametime/preview.asp   (1191 words)

 Lightning: Flames forget Game 6 loss
Coming off a disappointing 3-2 overtime loss Saturday in Game 6, Calgary is trying not to think about apparent goals, poor performances or opportunities lost.
By most accounts, Calgary succumbed to the pressure of playing for the Cup before a rabid Saddledome crowd, not to mention millions of Canadian TV viewers who have adopted the Alberta team in a show of national pride.
The Flames were tight to start the game, and though they rallied twice to force overtime, the team's best players were out of sorts.
www.sptimes.com /2004/06/07/Lightning/Flames_forget_Game_6_.shtml   (599 words)

 Rally Monkey.com - 2002 World Series Game 6 - October 26, 2002 - Angels 6, Giants 5
Reliever Brendan Donnelly was the Game 6 winner and Troy Percival pitched the ninth for his second save of the Series.
Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4
Game 1, Game 2, Game 3, Game 4, Game 5
www.rallymonkey.com /021026.php   (1501 words)

 CBS News | Yankees Win AL Pennant | October 17, 2003 10:03:29
Boone, who didn't even start the game, homered on the first pitch of the inning from knuckleballer Tim Wakefield, who had baffled the Yankees with two wins in the series and was making his first relief appearance.
This was the fifth pennant in six seasons for the Yankees, who haven't won the World Series since 2000, and it came in their 26th game of the year against their old foe — a baseball first.
As for Rivera, he had thrown 48 pitches and was done for the night with Jose Contreras, who wasted a two-run lead in Game 6, warming up in the bullpen.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2003/10/07/entertainment/main576827.shtml   (1279 words)

 ipedia.com: 1986 World Series Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But the team always seemed to be able to pull it together for a game, and they had won a total of 108 games during the regular season to win the NL Championship Series (4-2) over the Houston Astros.
Going into the game, Boston was leading 3 games to 2 in the best-of-seven series.
It appeared that Boston was going to win their first championship since 1918 when the Mets came to bat in the bottom of the 10th inning, trailing 5 runs to 3.
www.ipedia.com /1986_world_series.html   (497 words)

 Game 6: Detroit (28) at NY Giants (13)
Harrington, who had one of the worst games of his career last week, turned in his performance of the year as he led the Lions on their opening drive to a 7-0 lead.
The most important drive of the game was after the Giants pulled within one in the 4th quarter.
The running game had their best performance of the year as they combined for 115 yards.
spartanlion.com /game2004_6.html   (1681 words)

 Ottawa Senators, Roman Cechmanek, National Hockey League, Philadelphia Flyers - CBS SportsLine.com
The Senators were in the same situation against Toronto last year, but the Maple Leafs won Game 6 in Ottawa and took Game 7 at home.
In Game 6, veterans Don Koharski and Dan Marouelli gave Ottawa seven power plays, to four for the Flyers.
As a 30-year-old NHL rookie in 2000-01, Cechmanek compiled a 35-16-6 record with 10 shutouts and was a Vezina Trophy finalist.
www.sportsline.com /nhl/story/6352866   (736 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Mega Man 6 for Nintendo at Epinions.com
After doing my usual routine of getting my old nes games to work (it involves hammers, golf clubs, and large explosives.) I played what many people consider to be the best of the NES series.
Still the game is huge, not only to you have the 8 robot monsters that are usually in the mega man game, but you have the BEAT sub quest.
Now what really makes this game a long game is the amount of last stages to, there's 8 total stages, 4 of them take place in Mr.X's mansion, and the other 8 in Wiley's castle (yes Wily's the one behind it all, who do you think it was Dr. Robotnic.).
www.epinions.com /content_79784939140   (644 words)

 SI.com - MLB - Schilling, Red Sox win controversial Game 6 - Wednesday October 20, 2004 1:37AM
The Yankees were ahead 3-0 in the series before blowing a ninth-inning lead in Game 4 at Fenway Park and losing in the 12th Sunday night.
The game was held up for 10 minutes while fans tossed debris on the field and Yankees manager Joe Torre argued.
After chasing the Yankees all summer and falling short in the AL East race for the seventh straight season, the wild-card Red Sox caught up to their old rival, an unexpected turn of events given how close Boston was to packing up for the winter just 48 hours earlier.
www.cnn.com /si/2004/baseball/mlb/specials/postseason/2004/10/20/redsox.yanks.ap/index.html?cnn%3Dyes   (1499 words)

 Oswalt Says Game 6 Is Like Olympics
LOUIS, Oct. 18 -- Houston Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt said his start in Wednesday's Game 6 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals compares in magnitude only to his outing in the 2000 Olympics against South Korea in the semifinals of the medal round.
Houston's Roy Oswalt says he will prepare for Game 6 the same way he does every game and plans to attack hitters.
Game 2: White Sox 7, Astros 6
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/18/AR2005101801711.html   (818 words)

 'Game 6'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As a result, "Game 6" is a mediocre to average movie with a stellar performance by Keaton and cerebral themes about failure and fears that stay fuzzy instead of coming into sharp focus.
His new play is opening on Broadway on Oct. 25, 1986, which also happens to be game 6 of the World Series, pitting his beloved Red Sox (he's a rare New Yorker who always loved the Boston team) against the Mets.
"Game 6," opening today at the Galleria, is no "Fever Pitch," a romantic comedy about an obsessed Sox fan that came out a year ago.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06104/682033-120.stm   (452 words)

 Ridge Racer 6 for Xbox 360 - Ridge Racer 6 Xbox360 Game - Ridge Racer 6 Xbox 360 Video Game
Japanese publication reports Xbox 360 games Ridge Racer 6, World Air Force, and Kameo: Elements of Power to be playable at next week's event.
Now this game is either hate it or love it to most...but I personally find this arcade racer a classic,worth the $14.99.
The seventh game in the Ridge Racer series is coming to the PS3.
www.gamespot.com /xbox360/driving/ridgeracer6/index.html   (338 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB - Recap
The Yankees won the next two games, too, and were ahead 3-0 in the series before blowing a ninth-inning lead in Game 4 at Fenway Park and losing in the 12th Sunday night.
The Yankees have lost Games 6 and 7 at home only once in their postseason history, when the Cardinals took both games to win the 1926 World Series.
After Orlando Cabrera's RBI single in the fourth, Bellhorn hit a ball over the left-field wall that was at first ruled a ground-rule double by left-field umpire Jim Joyce before it was correctly changed to a three-run homer that made it 4-0.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/recap?gameId=241019110   (1712 words)

 The BG News - Edmonds' homerun gives Cardinals 6-4 win in game 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GAME SEVEN: Houston's Roger Clemens throws against the Cardinals in game three.
Jim Edmonds blasted a two-run homer in the 12th inning and the rejuvenated St. Louis Cardinals forced the NL championship series to Game 7, beating the Astros 6-4 last night to even it at 3-all.
Before the game, the manager angrily confronted baseball disciplinarian Bob Watson behind the batting cage, steamed that Tavarez was fined $10,000 for a pitch over Bagwell's helmet in Game 4.
www.bgnews.com /vnews/display.v/ART/2004/10/21/4177b03804a72   (1085 words)

 Postgame Notes :: Game 6: Cal 2, Oklahoma 1 (8 innings)
Game 6: Cal 2, Oklahoma 1 (8 innings)
Junior P Kelly Anderson came on in relief for sophomore P Kristina Thorson in the sixth and shutdown the Sooners for the remainder of the game.
She leads the Bears' pitching staff with a 10.55 groundouts per game average.
calbears.collegesports.com /sports/w-softbl/recaps/052804aab.html   (914 words)

 SI.com - Writers - Albert Chen: Astros-Cardinals Game 6 Closer Look - Thursday October 20, 2005 5:44PM
The righty was masterful in locating his mid-90s fastball on both sides of the plate; when the 28-year-old Weir, Miss., native has this kind of command on his heater, he's near unhittable, complementing it with a curveball that he throws at 70 mph.
After the game a reporter asked Oswalt what his emotions were like during his start.
After the game, La Russa spoke about Mulder's disappointing outing and his defensive miscues: "[Pitching coach] Dave Duncan came back into the dugout after the warm-up and he says [Mulder] is throwing the ball outstanding.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /2005/writers/albert_chen/10/20/cl.astros.cards.g6/index.html   (1198 words)

 Schilling Isn't Thinking About Game 6 (washingtonpost.com)
However, Schilling declined to speculate as to whether he would be available to start a potential Game 6 at Fenway Park.
Schilling's availability for Game 6 came into question when team doctor Bill Morgan told the Associated Press on Sunday that it is unlikely Schilling can undergo the suturing procedure again.
After Games 1 and 2, La Russa said the team had trouble getting out of the stadium, onto the highway and back to the hotel, which had no late-night room service but did provide bar type food, according to La Russa.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A62620-2004Oct25.html   (780 words)

 San Diego Serenade: 1986 World Series Game 6 Re-Enacted in RBI Baseball
Game Six is one of the most surreal, unbelievable displays of sports in history, and hopefully now that the Sox have emerged victorious in the World Series, it can be seen more as an utterly stupifying comeback, and less of a devastating choke job.
» game 6 Re-Enacted in nintendo’s RBI Baseball from Metslinks
They forced me to watch the game with them in their hotel room even though I was dying to watch it with my friends.
www.sandiegoserenade.com /2006/04/1986_world_series_game_6_reena.html   (4911 words)

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