Cano has 3 RBIs as Mariners rout Astros 9-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Cano drove in three runs, three players homered and seven pitchers combined for a five-hitter in Seattle's 9-0 rout of the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. ...

John Manziel set to start for Montreal at Winnipeg

MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel will start for the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night at Winnipeg. The 25-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner hasn't played since sustaining a concus...

Flu shots: A pinch in the arm, but not always in your wallet

NEW YORK (AP) — It's flu shot season, but the pinch of a shot doesn't have to also hurt your wallet. Health officials recommend that nearly all Americans get flu vaccinations to blun...

Gonzalez's homer helps Astros down Mariners 7-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run homer in a four-run third inning that helped the Houston Astros to a 7-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Houston, which e...

Rookie Stallings caps Pirates' 7-6 comeback win over Royals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Jacob Stallings hit a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. ...

Merkel meeting with Algerian leader during one-day visit

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria to promote bilateral ties and discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya. The high-point of ...

Cruz, Leake lead Mariners to 8-2 victory over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched seven strong innings and the Seattle Mariners started an 11-game road trip with an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels ...

Manziel back at practice, wonders why he isn't playing

MONTREAL (AP) — A healthy Johnny Manziel is wondering why he's isn't starting for the Montreal Alouettes. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback returned to practice Thursday and ask...

Lawyer: South Dakota pet store owner not 'terrible person'

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The attorney of a South Dakota pet store owner whose business was raided last month said Friday that his client doesn't abuse animals and isn't the "terrible person" people are...

NYC mayor's office: People from quarantined jet have the flu

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City mayor's office says 10 people hospitalized after a large commercial jet arrived from Dubai have tested positive for influenza. Mayoral spokesman Eri...

The Latest: 10 sick crew members, passengers go to hospital

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the emergency response around a plane carrying sick passengers (all times local): 2 p.m. Fire officials say 10 of the people who arriv...

Davidson, Palka homer in 9th to lift White Sox over Tigers

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Davidson hit a two-run, game-ending homer as the Chicago White Sox scored three times in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-2 on Monday for their eighth win in 11...

Discus reign of Perkovic in Diamond League is over

BRUSSELS (AP) — Croatian discus thrower Sandra Perkovic lost her hold on the Diamond League trophy after six years when she was defeated by Yaime Perez on the Cuban's final throw of the year-long comp...

NOAA declares seal die-off as 'unusual mortality event'

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is declaring the deaths of hundreds of seals off the New England coast this summer to be an "unusual mortality event." The National Ocea...

Avian flu, distemper may be to blame for rash of seal deaths

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Avian flu and distemper may be to blame for a rash of seal deaths in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Southern Maine beaches have been beset with dead ...