UNDATED (AP) — The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have 2-0 leads in their NL Division Series. Rookie Ian Anderson combined with four relievers on a three-hitter as the Braves blanked Miami, 2-0. Cody Bellinger hit a solo homer and robbed Fernando Tatis of a potential go-ahead, two-run blast in the seventh inning of the Dodgers’ 6-5 victory over San Diego.
UNDATED (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays took a 2-1 lead in their AL Division Series, while the Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game sweep by Houston. Kevin Kiermaier launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer and the Rays withstood another home run by Giancarlo Stanton to beat the New York Yankees, 8-4. Chad Pinder supplied the Athletics’ fifth and final home run of the day, a game-tying, three-run blast in the seventh inning of a 9-7 victory over the Astros.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NFL’s investigation into how Tennessee turned into the league’s first COVID-19 outbreak found “several specific incidents” of the Titans possibly breaking protocols dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to a person with knowledge of the probe. Also, the headmaster of a private school in Nashville confirmed to the AP that several Titans, including quarterback Ryan Tannehill, practiced at the school a day before the NFL first postponed Tennessee’s game with Pittsburgh before rescheduling the game to Oct. 25.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins is being benched by the Washington Football Team and replaced at quarterback by Kyle Allen for this week’s game against the Los Angeles Rams. Washington is off to a 1-3 start and currently on a three-game losing streak. Haskins was a first-round pick in the 2019 NFL draft out of Ohio State.
PARIS (AP) — Fourth seed Sofia Kenin and No. 7 Petra Kvitova have advanced to the French Open semifinals. Kenin was pushed to a third set for the fourth time in five matches at Roland Garros before coming away with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 win over fellow American Danielle Collins. Kvitova rained down aces to earn a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Laura Siegemund and her first semifinal spot at Roland Garros since 2012.