Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–TAMPA BAY RAYS CLAIM LAST MLB PLAYOFF BERTH
The Tampa Bay Rays claimed the last berth in Major League Baseball’s playoffs by winning 5-2 at Texas in a tiebreaker game.
–MUNICH SET TO BID FOR 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS
Munich is set to make a bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics after the German Olympic Sports Confederation approves the plan put forward by the Bavarian city.
–INDONESIAN BUSINESSMAN CLOSES ON INTERNAZIONALE TAKEOVER
Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir could complete a takeover of Italian giants Internazionale this week, according to the club president.
–GALATASARAY HIRES MANCINI AS NEW COACH
Galatasaray has hired Roberto Mancini as the team’s new head coach; his first job since being ousted at Manchester City.
–CUBS FIRE SVEUM AFTER TWO YEARS
The Chicago Cubs react to finishing last in the National League Central division by firing manager Dale Sveum after two years in charge.