NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are one of five teams in the NFL off to a 4-0 start. Drew Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns as the Saints handed the Miami Dolphins their first loss of the season 38-17 last night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) —Evan Longoria cracked his 32nd home run and went 3 for 4 in the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-2 win over Texas in the one-game playoff to decide the American League's final wild card. David Price went the distance for the victory, scattering seven hits and striking out four.
CLEVELAND (AP)— The Tampa Bay Rays are back in action tomorrow night with a one-game wild-card play-in game. They're in Cleveland to take on the Indians with the winner advancing to play Boston in the best-of-five AL division series.
PITTSBURGH (AP)— The National League has a play-in game tonight between its two wild cards. The Cincinnati Reds send out five-game winner Johnny Cueto (KWAY'-toh) against Pittsburgh's 16-game winner Francisco Liriano (leer-ee-AH'-noh) with that winner advancing to play St. Louis in the NL division series.
UNDATED (AP)— The NHL season gets under way tonight with three games including the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks hosting the Washington Capitals. The Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins in six games in June to win their second Stanley Cup title in four seasons.