Clothes discarded by Ohio marathoners sold for charity

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 19,000 runners who participated in a Columbus marathon last weekend shed 10,000 pounds of clothing during the race that has been donated to charity.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Mother of Pistorius' girlfriend delivers daughter's speech

SOMERSET WEST, South Africa (AP) — The mother of Oscar Pistorius' slain girlfriend on Wednesday delivered the speech her daughter wrote and had planned to give at a South African school on the day she was killed by the Olympic athlete.

  • Written by GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

Royals rout Blue Jays 14-2, 1 win from World Series return

TORONTO (AP) — Whether it's a long ball by Ben Zobrist, a slashing single from Lorenzo Cain or another exhilarating trip around the bases for Alcides Escobar, these Kansas City Royals are relentless — and one win from a return trip to the World Series.

  • Written by HOWIE RUMBERG, AP Baseball Writer