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Tony Gwynn, sweet-swinging 'Mr. Padre,' dies at 54

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tony Gwynn could handle a bat like few other major leaguers, whether it was driving the ball through the "5.5 hole" between third base and shortstop or hitting a home run off the facade in Yankee Stadium in the World Series.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 June 2014

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Klinsmann sounds more confident on eve of opener

NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Jurgen Klinsmann speaks with pragmatism. He books his airline tickets with hope.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Mueller scores 3, Germany routs Portugal 4-0

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Thomas Mueller scored a hat trick as Germany turned on its style and power to rout 10-man Portugal 4-0 in their World Cup Group G opener on Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Schumacher leaves French hospital, out of coma

BERLIN (AP) — Nearly six months after sustaining serious head injuries in a skiing accident, seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher left a French hospital on Monday and was transferred to neighboring Switzerland to continue his recovery.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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Swisher homers in 11th; Indians top Red Sox 3-2

BOSTON (AP) — Nick Swisher finally has something to savor in a tough season — a game-winning homer.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 June 2014

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