An upstate New York community is celebrating the long-awaited public purchase of historic property.

A day after the Los Angeles Angels partied into the wee hours to celebrate their AL West title, a lineup composed of backups, Triple-A regulars, and a spot starter took on Felix Hernandez and the desperate Seattle Mariners.

The Houston Astros' offensive woes cost them in a long night against the Cleveland Indians.

Mark Reynolds thought he was stepping on the bag at first base for the final out of the eighth. That was just one of the many botched opportunities the Milwaukee Brewers could commiserate about.

When Philadelphia's Kyle Kendrick is effective, his command is spot-on.

The also-ran Chicago Cubs learned a valuable lesson from the playoff-hopeful Los Angeles Dodgers: Don't take anything for granted in a pennant race.

Logan Morrison felt no weight on his shoulders from the Seattle Mariners' two-game offensive drought and teetering playoff hopes when he stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth inning of a scoreless game.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers know a thing or two about humiliating losses. After all, this is the franchise that dropped its first 26 games.

All it took was one pitch to Wilin Rosario for the Arizona Diamondbacks to go from winning to losing.

The Cleveland Indians relied on their pitching again, and their offense came alive just in time to beat the Houston Astros.

When rosters expand in September, National League managers don't have to save their backup catchers.

Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics fell out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep.

Robbie Erlin was certain of two things after going four months between starts.

Bill Snyder will be having nightmares about the No. 3.

About the only thing the Los Angeles Dodgers haven't mastered in the NL West pennant race is the art of the comeback.

Everything seems to be going wrong for the Boston Red Sox one year after so many things went right.

Those sputtering machines in New Orleans and Indianapolis had better fire up soon.

Wilin Rosario is trying to end a disappointing season with a strong finish.

On the morning of June 7, the Toronto Blue Jays were 38-24 and led the AL East by six games. Since then they've sputtered to a 39-51 record and have little chance to end their two-decade-plus postseason drought.

Li Na, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.

Malcolm Cyrus ran for a season-high 188 yards and three touchdowns to help Alabama State rout Arkansas-Pine Bluff 42-7 on Thursday night.

Josh Hamilton is still out of the Los Angeles Angels with pain in his chest and ribcage.

Gus Malzahn squeezed into his postgame news conference, gripping both sides of the podium and exhaling deeply.

Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown left the game against Atlanta with an injured thumb.

It might be way too early to call the Pittsburgh Pirates a team of destiny. But after what manager Clint Hurdle witnessed Thursday night, he had to stop and wonder.

Darcy Kuemper is on his way back to Minnesota to try to save the Wild's muddled goaltending situation.

Already the NL East champions, the Washington Nationals are now totally focused on another race.

Devin Hester has set an NFL record with his 20th return for a touchdown, breaking the mark he shared with Deion Sanders.

Derek Jeter turned on R.A. Dickey's fastball, sent it deep into the left-field seats and circled the bases at Yankee Stadium for the first time in 14 months.

The Melbourne Victory have signed French-born Tunisian international Fahid Ben Khalfallah to a one-year deal.

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