Eric Hosmer's first-inning ground ball produced two runs, and the Royals completed a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series in Kansas City on Wednesday afternoon.
After a week filled with off-the-field controversies, the NFL focused on football on Sunday. Upsets, injuries and amazing comebacks became the biggest storylines of Week 2. Here's a recap of this week's action:
Angels outfielder Mike Trout drove in two runs with two extra-base hits, and the American League beat the National League, 5-3, in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday night.
The United States' run in the World Cup came to an end with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Belgium on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Tim Howard came out a winner, though, notching 16 saves -- the most in a World Cup match since 1966.