Justin Verlander did his thing once again for the Detroit Tigers, carrying a no-no in to the seventh inning, as the Tigers advanced to the ALCS against the Red Sox with a 3-0 won.

 

Eli Manning lost another interception-ridden game as the New York Giants fell to 0-6 on the season after a 27-21 loss to the Chicago Bears. 

"I feel bad for my teammates. I feel bad for my coaches. Everybody is fighting every day. I’m fighting, too. I’m trying to get a win for these guys. It’s tough. It’s tough at times when you don’t feel like you are playing your best.”

 

Teddy Bridgewater continued his strong season, leading the Louisville Cardinals to a 24-10 win over Rutgers. Here's Charlie Strong trying to convince everyone that it was a worthy win:

"It was a good game," Louisville coach Charlie Strong said. "Rutgers played well also. If someone was watching this game, they would probably say this is a real good football game. Two outstanding teams. ... I think we showed the country that we have a good football team."

 

Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez will miss his third consecutive week with a turf toe injury.

 

Adrian Peterson stepped away from the Minnesota Vikings for a "tragic incident."

 

Will Josh Freeman become the man for Minnesota?

 

Tampa Bay OL Carl Nicks has an antibiotic resistant strain of staph infection and is out indefinitely. 

 

Dwight Howard is even getting booed in the Philippines. 

 

Blake Griffin suffered a bone bruise in a preseason game.

 

Rodney Stuckey will miss several weeks with a broken thumb.

 

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Spend an evening with Kendrick Lamar.

 

Eminem released his tracklist for MMLP2. Kendrick's the only rapper to get a verse.

 

Pusha T released another video from MNIMN.

 

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Other countries are banding together against US control of the internet following Edward Snowden's NSA leaks, especially Brazil, who may create their own internet structure to keep prying eyes away.

 

The Tea Party isn't doing itself any favors by continuing the government shutdown, as it reinforces the not-always accurate stereotype that they're a bunch of wackos.

 

Facebook removed the option to keep your profile off Google search. Time to update those privacy settings again.

 

A school in Georgia canceled classes because the weather was awesome. 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

Janelle Monae released the video for her and Miguel's jam, "Primetime."