• This photo provide by Disney shows Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow in a scene from Marvel's "Avengers: Age Of Ultron."  (Jay Maidment/Disney/Marvel via AP)

    Invisible Women? Hollywood’s female superhero problem

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Batman. Spider-Man. Iron Man. Ant-Man.

  • In this July 21, 2015, file photo, Miami Marlins starting pitcher Mat Latos throws during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers have bolstered their pitching staff, acquiring from the Marlins and Alex Wood, Jim Johnson and Luis Avilan from the Atlanta Braves in a 13-player deal Thursday, July 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

    Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins

    ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders on Thursday.

  • In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Katy Perry arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge is scheduled to hear arguments on Thursday, July 30, 2015, about who has the right to sell a hilltop convent that is the subject of competing offers from pop superstar Perry and a local businesswoman. The dispute has pitted Los Angeles’ Catholic archbishop against an order of elderly nuns with only five surviving members, at least two of whom oppose selling their former home to Perry. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry’s dream of owning a hilltop convent near Hollywood is going to have to wait a while longer.

    Updated: 11:46 pm

  • In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Katy Perry arrives at the 57th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge is scheduled to hear arguments on Thursday, July 30, 2015, about who has the right to sell a hilltop convent that is the subject of competing offers from pop superstar Perry and a local businesswoman. The dispute has pitted Los Angeles’ Catholic archbishop against an order of elderly nuns with only five surviving members, at least two of whom oppose selling their former home to Perry. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    Judge to consider fate of convent Katy Perry wants to buy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday about whether the Catholic archbishop of Los Angeles can sell a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood to pop singer Katy Perry.

  • Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, right, hits a two RBI single as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, left, and home plate umpire Brian Knight watches during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    A’s can’t hold late lead, lose 10-7 to Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Athletics’ gritty four-run rally in the seventh inning showed why there’s reason for future optimism during a dismal season in Oakland.

  • Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, right, hits a two RBI single as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, left, and home plate umpire Brian Knight watches during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic 10-7 win over Oakland

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez delivered the go-ahead, two-run double during the Dodgers’ five-run seventh inning, and Los Angeles rallied from a three-run deficit for a wild 10-7 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

  • International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July, 29, 2015. Malaysia is hosting the 128th IOC executive board meeting where the vote for the host cities of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games will take place.(AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    Bach: Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises’ to USOC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on “promises” made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the Massachusetts capital as the American candidate for the games.

  • Dodgers scratch Kershaw from start vs A’s with soreness

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw was scratched from his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday due to hip soreness.