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English lessons paying off for MLB teams

In this May 22, 2014 photo, ESL instructor Carol Gabb, center, helps San Francisco Giants baseball prospects Jose Murel, left, and Reimy Rodriguez converse, in English, on a pretend phone conversation in Scottsdale, Ariz. San Francisco is just one of many clubs putting a stronger...
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AP PHOTOS: “All of Germany is the world champion”

Thousands of German soccer fans wait for the live broadcast of the final match between Germany and Argentina at the soccer World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at a public viewing area called ‘Fan Mile’ in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Sunday, July 13,...
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United Germany stands at the top of the world

Germany’s Miroslav Klose poses with the World Cup trophy and his sons following their 1-0 victory over Argentina after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha...
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What worries? Brazil World Cup scores high

Brazil’s David Luiz celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal on a free kick during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) Brazil’s...
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Martin become major champion with a major shot

Mo Martin of the US poses with the trophy after winning the Women’s British Open golf championship at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club, in Southport, England, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell) Mo Martin of the US poses with the trophy after winning the...
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Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

Germany’s Mario Goetze celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won 1-0 to win the World Cup. (AP Photo/Victor R....
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Anthony, a ‘Knick at heart,’ stays in New York

FILe – In this Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony (7) goes to the basket against Washington Wizards’ Trevor Booker (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York. Signing day has arrived in the NBA, if the biggest free...
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Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

German supporters hold up a banner before the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) German supporters hold up a banner before the World Cup final soccer...
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AP Interview: Bosh ‘excited for the challenge’

FILE – In this May 8, 2014, file photo, Miami Heat center Chris Bosh celebrates after the Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets 94-82 in Game 2 of an NBA basketball Eastern Conference semifinal series in Miami. Two people familiar with the situation say that Bosh has agreed to a...
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Tale of 2 Tonys at Tour de France 9th stage

Stage winner Germany’s Tony Martin rides during the ninth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 170 kilometers (105.6 miles) with start in Gerardmer and finish in Mulhouse, France, Sunday, July 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) Stage winner Germany’s Tony...