MLB playoffs Day 2 as it happened: Dodgers win Game 1 vs. Brewers, Yankees rally to sweep Indians

CLOSE SportsPulse: The Houston Astros were the embarrassment of the league heading into the season after the team’s cheating scandal was revealed. Our MLB reporters debate if they’re fighting for their legacies this postseason. USA TODAYWednesday’s slate of eight Major League Baseball postseason games didn’t disappoint, providing some memorable contests with three American League teams…

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13 Books You Should Read About Black Lives

This story originally appeared on our sister site: The Cut. If you’re reeling from the news and want to do something, deepening your understanding of racism and the black experience in America is one way to start. Check out the books below, which range from established classics to newer works and include memoirs, practical guides…

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