Sports: Thursday, October 8, 2020
MLB Playoff Update, Week 5 Begins In The NFL, Djokovic Advances
In the MLB Divisional Round games yesterday:
The Braves blanked the Marlins 2-0 to take a 2-0 lead in their NLDS
The Dodgers nipped the Padres 6-5 and now lead 2-0 in the other NLDS
In the American League:
Tampa Bay doubled up the Yanks 8-4 and now lead 2-1
Oakland stayed alive by outscoring Houston 9-7. The Astros still lead 2-1.
All 4 of those best-of-five series’ resume today.
Another week in the NFL begins tonight as Tom Brady and the 3-1 Tampa Bay Bucs take on Nick Foles and the 3-1 Chicago Bears. Kickoff is set for 8:20 from Soldier Field.
And, from the French Open tennis tournament, top-seed Novak Djokovich moved on the the semifinals after a 4-set victory over 17-seed Pablo Carreno Busta. On the women’s side, 4-seed Sofia Kenin advanced to the semis, defeating unseeded fellow American Danielle Rose Collins.