TORONTO (AP) - Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning off Ubaldo Jimenez, and Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 in Tuesday night's AL wild card game to advance to a Division Series matchup against Texas.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas - including former Oakland Raider and TV analyst Howie Long - are trying to rally support for a plan to build it with $750 million in public money.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's defense denied Odell Beckham Jr. all night and forced two turnovers that led to 10 points, and the Vikings mystified Eli Manning yet again during a 24-10 victory Monday over the New York Giants.
DENVER (AP) - The relationship between Walt Weiss and his general manager deteriorated over the last several months. He and Jeff Bridich certainly see eye-to-eye on this: The Colorado Rockies have quite a few of the pieces in place to be a contender.
ALAMEDA (AP) - The Raiders are expected be without tight end Lee Smith and former starting middle linebacker Ben Heeney for the rest of the season after both players were injured during Sunday's win in Baltimore.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pitcher Jake Peavy grabbed the microphone and promised a sellout crowd more special October baseball, and who could doubt him given the Giants' recent history of even-year World Series success?