Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--KESSEL SCORES 3 GOALS TO HELP TORONTO END DUCKS' WINNING RUN.
Maple Leafs sniper Phil Kessel found his scoring touch and the Anaheim Ducks lost their composure in the NHL. Riding Kessel's three-goal performance, Toronto recovered from a poor start to defeat Anaheim and deny the Ducks a club-record eighth straight win.
--MESSI GOAL SECURES DRAW FOR BARCA AGAINST MILAN
Lionel Messi preserved Barcelona's unbeaten start to the Champions League by equalizing in a 1-1 draw at AC Milan while Arsenal's 100 percent winning record disappeared with a 2-1 home defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
--KO TURNS PRO AT 16
Top-ranked amateur Lydia Ko chosen an unusual method to announce her decision to turn professional at the age of 16. Instead of a formal news conference, Ko released a short video in which she debates the merits of turning professional with the All Blacks rugby player Israel Dagg.
--SCHILLING SEES TIGHT WORLD SERIES BETWEEN BOSTON, ST. LOUIS
Curt Schilling thought his Boston Red Sox would sweep the "bloody sock" World Series of 2004. He was right.
Now his former team is playing the St. Louis Cardinals for the championship again, and he expects a much tighter competition.
--SERENA WILLIAMS OPENS WTA CHAMPIONSHIP WITH COMFORTABLE WIN
Top-ranked Serena Williams breezed past Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday to open her bid for a fourth WTA Championships title.