HOUSTON (AP) - Danny Valencia homered twice, including a go-ahead two-run shot in the eighth inning, to help the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory Friday night that sent the scuffling Houston Astros to their fifth straight loss.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Jason Day already had seven birdies on his card and one eagle, courtesy of a shot he holed from 79 yards out of a fairway bunker. He was walking across a bridge Thursday at the BMW Championship when someone asked him during an exchange of greetings, "How are you doing, Jason?"
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey high school football player who was captured on video apparently hitting an opposing player with that player's own helmet was removed from the team on Wednesday while police investigate the incident.
CHICAGO (AP) - Cody Martin thought his season was over a few days ago. Now, he's simply hoping for another chance to redeem himself after a disappointing surprise start for the Athletics on Wednesday night.