Francisco Liriano spread four hits and five strikeouts over seven innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Dude was so on-point, he brought his packed suitcase for St. Louis to the park. Russell Martin hit two home runs, the first NL catcher to hit two homers in a playoff game since 1986. Marlon Byrd became the oldest player to ever hit a home run in his first playoff at-bat. The Pirates will face the St. Louis Cardinals tomorrow.

 

Bartolo Colon will take the ball for the Oakland A's and will face Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers on Friday.

 

Terrell Suggs says he doesn't like Tom Brady's hair or his smug attitude.

 

Nate Burleson says his broken arm won't keep him down for long and that he'll go for 1,000 yards this season.

 

Antrel Rolle doesn't think some of his Giants teammates believe they can turn this season around.

 

Jerry Jones is struggling to realize that the Dallas Cowboys are an annual .500 team.

 

College football's attendance is down three percent in the opening month.

 

Alabama is a 55-point favorite against Georgia State.

 

Dwight Howard says Stan Van Gundy recommended he sign with the Houston Rockets.

 

Greg Oden practiced for the first time in four years with the Miami Heat.

 

Delonte West signed a deal in China.

 

Chris Kaman discusses the perils of playing on a one-year deal.

 

LeBron James jokes about winning 11, 12 and 13 titles.

 

Kobe Bryant discussed his return from injury.

 

Get ready for D. Rose.

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Stream Pusha T's My Name Is My Name here. The album releases on Oct. 8th.

 

Eminem and Lady Gaga will host YouTube's first music award show.

 

Drake's Nothing Way The Same topped the Billboard chart, selling 658,000 copies.

 

Action Bronson says he'll release his next mixtape when it rains in November.

 

 

 

 

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GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Tyler, Hodgy, Domo and Earl combine for Odd Future's latest release, "Look."