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  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 73 56 .566 — New York 71 57 .555 1½ Baltimore 63 66 .488 10 Tampa Bay 63 66 .488 10 Boston 60 69 .465 13 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 71 58 .550 — Washington 65 63 .508 5½ Atlanta 54 75 .419 17 Miami 52 78 .400 19½ Philadelphia 52 78 .400 19½ Central Division W…

  • Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 2

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia’s oil-rich east, killing at least two people and wounding 70, civil defense…

  • Gunmen attack southwest Pakistan airport, kill 1, abduct 1

    QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan, killing one official there and kidnapping another. Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Pervez George says armed men on motorcycles stormed…

  • Man held in toddler’s July disappearance faces new charges

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say the man being held in connection with the disappearance of a Jacksonville toddler has attempted to escape from jail. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old William Ruben Ebron Jr.…

  • LEADING OFF: Encarnacion’s encore, Eovaldi brings heat

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ____ EDWIN’S ENCORE Edwin Encarnacion will try to lead the AL East-leading Blue Jays to their eighth win in nine games, a day after…

  • Huge Malaysia rally for Najib’s resignation enters 2nd day

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Big crowds of protesters returned to the streets of Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to demand the resignation of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak over a financial scandal, after the first…

  • Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

    HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe…

  • Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

    ATLANTA (AP) — A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles…

  • Samardzija ends rough August with loss to Mariners 7-6

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija won’t have to make any more starts in August, which is fortunate for him. Samardzija (8-11) was roughed up early by the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night, giving up three…

  • Dodgers score 4 runs in 7th to beat Cubs 5-2

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw leads with his arm not his mouth. Yet ever since the Dodgers’ ace spoke up after they lost a season-high fifth straight game last weekend, the NL West leaders…

  • Manning on the run in Denver’s 19-12 win over 49ers

    DENVER (AP) — Sure, Peyton Manning said, he’d like to have played more this summer — and better. He swears he’s not worried. “I think we can still win games as we’re developing the identity,”…

  • Major League Soccer

    All Times EDT EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA D.C. United 13 9 5 44 35 31 Columbus 11 8 8 41 45 44 New York 11 7 6 39 40 28 Toronto…

  • China’s leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward Japan

    BEIJING (AP) — By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates — including with a massive military parade — the victory over Japan…

  • Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days while suffering from some broken bones survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities…