Arizona Diamondbacks’ Willie Bloomquist swings to deliver the game-winning walkoff hit against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 10th inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks defeated the Blue Jays 4-3.
Oakland Athletics’ Coco Crisp (4) hits a two-run home run off of Texas Rangers pitcher Cory Burns during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin cannot catch a double hit by Oakland Athletics’ Stephen Vogt during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Oakland Athletics’ Coco Crisp (4) is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego after hitting a two-run home run off of Texas Rangers pitcher Cory Burns during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday,
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gay rights victories in Texas haven’t come at the Capitol but at city hall. While nondiscrimination bills in the Legislature languish, Houston has a lesbian mayor and Austin offers health benefits for same-sex couples.
Jacques Rogge, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), listens to a reporters’ question during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. During the Sept. 4-10 meetings, IOC members will elect the host city
A judge has again blocked an Ohio hospital from forcing a 10-year-old Amish girl to resume chemotherapy after her parents decided to stop the treatments.
The order siding with the parents comes just a week after an appeals
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The parents of a south Georgia teen found dead inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in a high school gym want federal authorities to reopen a case that had been declared an accident, the family’s
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Their egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outside of cages and have plenty of room to spread
Neymar attends a team training session in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. Brazil is scheduled to play a friendly match with Australia on Saturday in Brasilia. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)