Jon Lester dealt for Yoenis Cespedes
The Athletics have acquired ace pitcher Jon Lester from the Red Sox in a deal that will send slugger Yoenis Cespedes to Boston, a source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes.
Happy birthday, Harry Potter! New covers in time for character's birthday
Publishers hope the new illustrations will inspire the next generation of fans of the series.
Falling glass from Midtown building injures 3
Falling glass from the 18th floor of a high-rise building on 57th Street injured 3 people in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday morning.
W. Africa Ebola Outbreak Tops 700 Deaths
W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths; S. Leone declares health emergency
'Bobo' Wilson pleads no contest
Florida State Seminoles receiver Jesus Wilson has pleaded no contest to two misdemeanors for his role in a scooter theft on campus, his attorney confirmed Thursday.
Back to school checklist to stay safe and healthy
As students return to school for another year, the American College of Emergency Physicians has put together a checklist for parents and guardians to help their children stay healthy.
Band director was trying to fix culture
Ohio State University's fired marching band director was working to fix a vulgar culture "in dire need of change" before he was dismissed last week, he said in a document released by his attorney.
Young Israelis, Gazans Live-Tweet Conflict
Israelis and Palestinians are Tweeting their different versions of the conflict.
Four decapitated geese found near New Rochelle High School
Four Canada Geese were found decapitated this morning in New Rochelle by a local citizen.
Back-to-school savings on supplies
The way to save is "to search" - for online coupons, promo codes and special student discounts.
Colts' Donald Thomas tears quad
The Colts' Donald Thomas, who was expected to start at guard this season, re-tore the same quad that cost him all but two games during the 2013 season, according to a source.
President George W. Bush honors Derek Jeter before Yankees game in Texas
Derek Jeter got the boot -- a pair of them, actually -- a check, and a visit from a former president on Wednesday night in a pregame ceremony commemorating his final game at Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers.