The Oakland A's beat the Minnesota Twins 11-7 to clinch the AL West. The Texas Rangers lost 4-0 in the 10th inning, putting them 1.5 games behind Cleveland for the second wild card spot. Could it be the end of Ron Washington's reign for the Rangers?

 

The Braves and Cardinals also clinched playoff spots over the weekend.

 

The New York Giants, Washington Redskins and Pittsburgh Steelers (as well as the Tampa Bay Bucs, Jacksonville Jags, and Minnesota Vikings) all fell to 0-3 on Sunday. 

 

Von Miller reportedly got his urine collector to use fake urine to help him pass his test.

 

Adrian Peterson ran for 88 yards and a touchdown. Looks like that rushing record will stay put after all. 

 

Greg Schiano stayed in Boston following Tampa Bay's loss for a family medical emergency.

 

Aldon Smith vows never to let a DUI happen again as he enters rehab.

 

Friendship Baptist Church voted to accept the city of Atlanta's offer of $19.5 million for their location change, allowing the Falcons to build their new dome.

 

Jeannie Buss called the Lakers hiring Mike D'Antoni over Phil Jackson, "a betrayal" in her upcoming book.

 

The Pacers are finalizing a $90 million extension for Paul George.

 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

will.i.am is apparently suing Pharrell for real this time.

 

Drake confirmed he has an actual song with Wu-Tang coming out soon.

 

The Emmys happened and somehow Newsroom won a few. 

 

Catch album snippets from Pusha T's My Name Is My Name.

 

Eminem revealed his upcoming album cover.

TDE announced their latest signing, Isaiah Rashad, who we featured on last week's Please Jam. He released a video for "Shot You Down".

 

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Paul Krugman says in America you're free to be anything, especially hungry.

 

The latest economic research of Obamacare shows healthcare premium costs going down, while limiting the number of doctors and hospitals available to patients.

 

President Obama visits the United Nations today, where he will visit several world leaders as well as give a speech to the UN General Council. Many wonder whether he will have an unscheduled visit with Iranian President Hasan Rouhani.

 

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

President Obama made another case for gun control, saying he fears a creeping resignation to the fact that gun laws will never be passed, at a memorial service for those killed at the Naval Yard shooting last week.

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Curren$y released a video for "Audio Dope 4."