Bang! Bang! Astros thump away vs Oakland, return to ALCS

Carlos Correa hit a go-ahead, three-run homer after Michael Brantley's two-run shot in the fourth inning, helping the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 on Thursday to clinch their home-run heavy AL Division Series in four games.

Weak 1 of NFL season in pandemic draws near

The San Francisco 49ers, the defending NFC champions, begin the 2020 season on Sunday, but no fans will be in attendance in Santa Clara to witness it. Plus, team owners from around the league announced a COVID-19 testing plan.