FIFA sponsors Coca-Cola and McDonald's want Sepp Blatter to resign immediately as president of world soccer's governoring body on Friday. (Sergio Moraes/Reuters/Files)

FIFA sponsors call on Blatter to resign

Major soccer sponsors on Friday issued the strongest calls yet for the immediate resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, a week after Swiss authorities said they were opening a criminal investigation into the head of the world soccer body.

Andrew Rector, seen here in a video still, attended a Yankees game in April 2014 and was filmed while he slept in the stands. (

Dozing fan's $10M lawsuit thrown out

A New York state judge has thrown out a baseball fan's $10 million defamation lawsuit claiming that ESPN announcers poked fun at him after he dozed off during a New York Yankees game against the Boston Red Sox.

Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55) hugs manager John Gibbons as they celebrate on the field after clinching the AL East Division in Baltimore on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Tommy Gilligan/USA TODAY Sports)

Blue Jays clinch AL East title

Marcus Stroman allowed one run in eight strong innings and the Toronto Blue Jays clinched their first American League East title in 22 years with a 15-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.

The Vancouver Giants celebrate a goal in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kelowna Rockets. After opening the season with a pair of wins, the Giants now head out on a six-game road trip. CJ RELKE/VANCOUVER GIANTS

Giants hit the road on a roll

The Vancouver Giants are off to a perfect start under Lorne Molleken, and had another coach with ties to the organization in mind when picking up a pair of weekend wins at home to start the season.