Kansas City's David DeJesus, front, is congratulated by Jose Guillen after DeJesus hit a two-run, walkoff home run in the ninth inning. The home run gave the Royals a 5-4 victory against Seattle on Saturday in Kansas City, Mo.
Liberal Bee Jays manager Mike Hargrove, left, and members of his team, wait in the dugout during a rain delay on July 2. He wrote Cal Ripken, Manny Ramirez and Ichiro Suzuki onto lineup cards during 16 years as a major league manager. For Mike and Sharon Hargrove, who are living in the basement of someone's home, things are decidedly different.
A man cycles past workers Saturday setting up billboards highlighting the different sports happening during the Olympic Games in Beijing. The Chinese capital is increasing publicity in the final push toward the premier summer sporting event.
Kyle Busch, right, bumps Jimmie Johnson during the restart for the final two laps of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' LifeLock.com 400 on Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. Busch won the race. Johnson finished second.
A member of the Big Easy Rollergirls roller derby league chases runners during the Running of the Bulls on Saturday in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Thirty-three members of a local roller derby league played the part of the bulls, chasing hundreds of red-scarved runners down Bourbon Street.
An abseiler swings between the old Orlando Power Station cooling towers, against a portrait of Nelson Mandela who celebrates his 90th birthday July 18, in Soweto, South Africa, on Saturday at the official re-opening of the Orlando Power Station. With Soweto now the second largest tourist destination in the country, the obsolete towers will be used for swinging, bungee jumping, rap jumping and abseiling to promote tourism to the sprawling township south west of Johannesburg.
William H. Kimmel
Parmigiano-Reggiano consortium quality control chief Igino Morini checks a wheel of Reggiano cheese, April 1 at the Parmigiano-Reggiano storehouse, in Bibbiano, Italy. Across Europe, dozens of food products - from Greek feta cheese to Britain's Jersey Royal potatoes - have EU trademark protection.
Parma quality control inspector Domenico D'Aniello measures the Parma brand March 31 at the "Pio Tosini" Parma ham storehouse in Parma, Italy.
A display is seen during a preview of the Harley Davidson museum Monday in Milwaukee. The museum opened Saturday.
Andre runs on his two good legs next to Karen McNaught on Thursday at the Alaska Dog and Puppy Rescue kennel in Wasilla, Alaska. The black and brown dog has become a poster child in Alaska for what pet owners and animal lovers say is a gruesome example of a growing problem where pets are accidentally caught in traps and snares meant for wild animals.
The Folks, Campbell and Brooks families get together for a family reunion. In the back row, from left, are Mike and Jacqui Folks, Diana Campbell holding Gabe Campbell, 6 months, Sam Campbell and Zach Brooks. In the front row are Bret, 11, and Ethan Folks, 8, Aubrey Brooks with Kenny Brooks, 3, in front and Margaret Folks with Garrett Folks, 6, in front. Diana Campbell, Eudora, submitted the picture.
Author David Sedaris has a new collection of essays titled "When You Are Engulfed in Flames"
Legendary oilman T. Boone Pickens responds to questions during an interview last week with The Associated Press. Pickens says he'll fund a multimedia advertising campaign to focus the nation's attention on what he calls the single biggest crisis facing the country today: its dependence on foreign oil.
The future owner of the Washington Senators was just the batboy when this 1924 souvenir pillow was made. It sold for $3,600 at Sotheby's New York.
Red, a lovable pound puppy, enjoys a cool moment in his family's bird bath during a summer evening in late August. Red belongs to Janet Honeyman and Roger McCollister.
Kayko, a pug, looks for his toys. He belongs to Guy Janousek and Keri Austin-Janousek of Lawrence.