In a bold move, the A’s, who have the best record in baseball, shipped Cespedes and a draft pick to Boston for Lester, an All-Star pitcher, and outfielder Jonny Gomes.
The tennis star, who was planning a November wedding with the golfer Rory McIlroy until he broke off their engagement, will run in New York on Nov. 2.
The German powerhouse Bayern Munich has opened an office in Manhattan in an effort to market itself more effectively in the United States.
Liverpool, which beat Manchester City on penalty kicks at Yankee Stadium, has had to compensate for the departure of forward Luis Suárez.
The amputee Markus Rehm of Germany qualified for next month’s European championships, but his federation chose not to place him on its roster, citing an unfair advantage.