Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--DETROIT INTO THIRD STRAIGHT AMERICAN LEAGUE DECIDER, OUST OAKLAND
Ace pitcher Justin Verlander put in a dominant performance to steer the Tigers to a 3-0 win over Oakland and a place in the American League Championship Series vs. Boston.
--FIFA SAYS THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN SIX MILLION TICKET REQUESTS FOR NEXT YEA
A form of ballot looms to decide ticket allocations for next year's World Cup, with FIFA saying more than 6 million request have been made.
--FRANCHITTI OUT OF HOSPITAL AFTER CRASH
Dario Franchitti is out of hospital after his horror crash at last weekend's Indy Car race.
--CRICKET'S 'LITTLE MASTER' TENDULKAR ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT DATE
India's' Sachin Tendulkar, the most prolific batsman in international cricket history, announces his retirement date, ending a quarter of a century at the top.
--FEDERER OUT OF SHANGHAI MASTERS
Roger Federer is ousted from the Shanghai Masters with a defeat at the hands of Gael Monfils.