Many scientists are working on treatments to help people with spinal cord injuries walk. Now there's a striking new demonstration of how one approach might work: Spinal nerve stimulation helped rats in a Swiss lab overcome paralysis to walk and climb stairs.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have designated infielder Cody Ransom for assignment to make room for the two players acquired in Tuesday's trade with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Blue Jays shortstop Yunel Escobar was ejected in the sixth inning of Saturday's game against Texas for arguing a call at first base.
Justin Verlander threw his second career no-hitter and the second in the big leagues this week, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 9-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Blue Jays third baseman Edwin Encarnacion sprained his left wrist swinging at a pitch in Saturday's 5-4 win over Detroit and was placed on the 15-day disabled list after the game.
Former NFL quarterback Josh Booty has settled a lawsuit alleging Orange County sheriff's deputies shot him with a stun gun while booking him for drunken driving, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Hoping to use the All-Star break as a slump-busting springboard, the Minnesota Twins must start the second half without Justin Morneau.