New York Yankees avoid sweep, beat Houston Astros
The New York Yankees, trying to claw closer in the AL wild-card chase, beat the Houston Astros 3-0 Thursday.
Harvey Updyke appearance canceled
Auburn football fans won't get a shot at Harvey Updyke after all. The organizers of a Sept. 29 charity event in Mobile, Alabama, have pulled the plug on having Updyke appear for a pie throw or dunking booth.
Dog used to lure Amish girls in kidnap plot to turn them into slaves
A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves
Nationals win 10th straight game after Diamondbacks' error
Denard Span scored from second on third baseman Jordan Pacheco's throwing error in the ninth inning, and the Washington Nationals stretched their winning streak to 10 games with a 1-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Garrett Richards out 6-9 months
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards will be out 6-9 months after suffering a torn left patellar tendon, according to media reports.
7 On Your Side: Protecting your diamond ring
It was a young bride up against the largest jeweler store in the U.S. At stake? Her priceless engagement ring and, she says, her sanity.
Derrick Rose: 'I'm feeling good'
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose practiced fully for Team USA on Thursday afternoon, and intends to play in Friday night's exhibition game against Puerto Rico at Madison Square Garden.
Florida man accused of leaving kids in car while he went to drink
A Florida man is facing neglect charges after police say he left his three children in a car while he went into a bar to drink.
49ers work to re-sod home field
The San Francisco 49ers were working to re-sod the field at new Levi's Stadium on Thursday, a day after a public workout was cut short and moved to the regular practice fields because players were slipping.
1,200 Gallon Ice Bucket Challenge with concrete mixer
After being nominated to take the Ice Bucket Challenge, mother and son Barb and Joel Alford decided a bucket of ice water wasn't enough to prove their support to ALS funding. Using his employers' concrete mixing truck, Joel and his mother endure a solid 30 seconds of an ice water monsoon spraying out the back of the truck.
Steelers' Bell, Blount charged
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount have been charged with possession of marijuana following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon, Ross Township Police detective Brian Kohlhepp said Thursday.
Mission to Rescue US Hostages 'Flawless,' Except for Rescue
A large contingent of American special operations forces was able to sneak into an ISIS camp near the terror group's stronghold in Syria in search of American hostages, but quickly withdrew when it became clear that while 100 or so armed terrorists were..