July 5, 2014
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada plays a return to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during the women's singles final Saturday at Wimbledon.
Miami Marlins' Donovan Solano scores from first on a single by Casey McGehee as St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina drops the ball Saturday. The Marlins came from behind to beat the Cardinals 6-5.
This April 2014 photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows a Gunnison sage grouse with tail feathers fanned near Gunnison, Colo. The obscure, chicken-sized bird, best known for its mating dance, could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year.
A year after Bonnie Huffman’s death, a wooden cross mysteriously appeared near the culvert where her body was found. A replica of the cross marked the site until recently. It also showed up anonymously. Huffman disappeared in 1954 and the identity of her killer remains unknown.
Hla Yu, 18, of Myanmar, retrieves a stray ball during a Saturday soccer camp behind Broadway Christian Church.
Heath Immel and Sarah Belzer, 18, assemble a portable soccer net at a field behind Broadway Christian Church. Immel coached about two dozen youth and led demonstrations on soccer skills and drills Saturday.
Hla Yu, 18, of Myanmar balances a ball on his foot during a Saturday soccer camp behind Broadway Christian Church.
Heath Immel, third from the left, talks about the proper way to make contact with a ball during a Saturday soccer camp near Broadway Christian Church.
Taw Taw, left, a refugee from Burma, helps Moe Eh Poe, 7, during a kicking drill at a field behind the Broadway Christian Church on Saturday.
Trader Peter Tuchman laughs about handmade "Dow 17,000" cap as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. The Dow closed at 17,068.26 on Thursday. In June 2014, employers added 288,000 jobs, reducing the unemployment rate to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia shown during a game last month at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, told reporters he may need additional shoulder surgery.
Clint Dempsey greets fans last year after he was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, in Seattle. From Seattle to Salt Lake City, the California cities of Los Angeles and San Jose, from Kansas City to Houston and up to Toronto, die-hard fans watched their local stars in soccer's showcase event.
Roger Federer attends a practice session Saturday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, London. Federer will play in the men's singles final against Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
Belgium's Marouane Fellaini pulls on Argentina's Lionel Messi's shirt Saturday during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil.
Sporting Kansas City forward Jacob Peterson celebrates with fans after he scored a goal against the Columbus Crew in an MLS soccer match in May in Kansas City, Kan. Major League Soccer is growing, with more lucrative TV and sponsorship deals and greater attendance. But it hasn't yet translated into a television ratings breakthrough, and the league hopes the World Cup provides a long-lasting boost.
A teammate, rear, raises his arms as Germany's sprinter Marcel Kittel, second right, crosses the finish line ahead of second place Peter Sagan of Slovakia, third from right, third placed Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania, right, and fourth placed France's Bryan Coquard, left, to win the first stage of the Tour de France cycling race Saturday with start in Leeds and finish in Harrogate, England.
Brazil's Neymar is carried away after getting injured during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia on Friday at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil. Brazil's team doctor says Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after breaking a vertebrae during the team's quarterfinal win.
The Oakland Athletics acquired right-handers Jeff Samardzija (pictured) and Jason Hammel from the Cubs for three top-line prospects in a surprising trade for baseball's top team.
Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic blows a kiss to the crowd as she holds the trophy after winning the women's singles final against Eugenie Bouchard at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, London on Saturday.
Stevie Nicole Spencer and Benjamin Robert Salmon plan to marry on Aug. 16, 2014.