At the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil’s new show, “Zarkana,” a man climbed a ladder with a woman standing on his shoulders. Another did flips off a moving contraption that looked a lot like a hamster wheel.
Russell Martin hit two solo home runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates won their first Major League Baseball playoff game since 1992 to advance to the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Juan Uribe’s two-run homer in the eighth inning sent the Los Angeles Dodgers to the National League Championship Series with a 4-3 victory that eliminated the Atlanta Braves from the Major League Baseball playoffs.
The Tigers hit four home runs in an 8-1 rout to end the New York Yankees’ season and reach the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals are one win from joining Detroit in Major League Baseball’s title round.
Curtis Granderson hit his fifth career grand slam and Raul Ibanez and Russell Martin added two- run homers as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 10-3 in the fastest meeting of the rivals in seven years.