• Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, who recently completed a record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, completes a lap during a continuous 48-hour swim event in New York's Herald Square called "Swim for Relief," which aims to raise funds and awareness for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.

    Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad on Thursday ended her 48-hour swim in pool set up at a busy Manhattan intersection to benefit the victims of Superstorm Sandy.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 10, 2013, 1:38 PM EDT
  • China's Shanshan Feng watches her tee shot during her second at the Malaysian LGPA event in Kuala Lumpur, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013.

    Ilhee Lee of South Korea kept her lead in the LPGA Malaysia on Friday while 18-year-old American Lexi Thompson shot an 8-under 63 Friday.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2013, 10:54 AM EDT
  • In this Thursday, March 15, 2012 file photo, Marussia test driver Maria de Villota of Spain poses for a photo ahead of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia. Spanish police have confirmed Friday Oct. 11, 2013 that racing driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in a hotel room in Seville, and say it appears she died of natural causes. She was 33.

    A year after almost losing her life behind the wheel of a race car, former Formula One test driver Maria de Villota was found dead in a hotel room in Seville on Friday.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2013, 10:46 AM EDT
  • Scott Blackmun,chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee, speaks with reporters during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Park City, Utah.

    The U.S. Olympic Committee board revised its non-discrimination policy to include sexual orientation, a nod to its disapproval of the Russian anti-gay law.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT
  • The Forty-Niners' new stadium project is seen MOnday Oct. 14, 2013, in Santa Clara, Calif. A a second was killed in less than four months on Monday.

    Construction is slated to restart at the new stadium after police and fire investigators determined a truck driver's death was a workplace accident and not a crime.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 15, 2013, 11:14 AM EDT
  • Detroit Tigers' Prince Fielder stikes out to end the eighth inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit.

    Despite three straight gems by their starters, the Tigers suddenly trail in a best-of-seven series they initially appeared to control.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 16, 2013, 10:26 AM EDT
  • The Detroit Tigers players celebrate after Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Detroit. The Tigers won 7-3.

    Manager Jim Leyland used a new lineup in an effort to boost the offense after the Detroit Tigers lost 1-0 in Game 3.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 17, 2013, 8:29 AM EDT