Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--VICTORINO, BRESLOW HELP RED SOX BEAT RAYS 3-1 IN GAME 4 TO REACH FIRST AL CHAMPIONS SERIES SINCE 2008
The Boston Red Sox advanced to the American League championship series with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, while the Detroit Tigers forced a decisive fifth game in their series with an 8-6 win over the Oakland Athletics.
--RED BULL DRIVER SEBASTIAN VETTEL LOOKING TO CLINCH FOURTH STRAIGHT F1 TITLE AT JAPANESE GP
The calculations are simple for Sebastien Vettel as he chases victory in the Japanese Grand Prix to secure a fourth straight Formula One championship.
--FRANCESCO TOTTI GOALS IN ROMA WIN OVER INTER HELP BOTH TO THE TOP OF AP WEEKLY FOOTBALL POLLS
The ageless Francesco Totti spearheaded Roma's win at Inter Milan, shooting player and club to the top of this week's Associated Press global football poll. The 37-year-old Totti received 51 votes more than last week's winner, second-placed Diego Costa of Atletico Madrid, from the 20-man panel of global football journalists.
--NFL TO PLAY 3 GAMES IN LONDON NEXT YEAR, HOSTED BY JAGUARS, FALCONS, RAIDERS
The NFL will play three regular-season games at London's Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders. It will be the most games the league has played abroad in one year.
--SONNY BILL WILLIAMS PICKED BY NEW ZEALAND FOR RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP AFTER MAKING HIMSELF AVAILABLE
Former All Black Sonny Bill Williams was added to the New Zealand rugby league team for its World Cup title defense in Britain next month after reversing a decision to make himself unavailable for the tournament.
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