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Indians walk-off Twins again with Brantley single

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley knew what was coming after giving the Cleveland Indians their second straight walk-off victory over the Minnesota Twins. Brantley was mobbed by his teammates as he rounded first base following his ninth-inning single that gave Cleveland a 5-4 win ...

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Upcoming events at Chester-Newell NEW CUMBERLAND — The Chester-Newell Sportsmen Club has four events coming up. This weekend the club will hold its final catfish tournament of the season. It begins at 7 p.m. Saturday and ends at 7 a.m. Sunday. All fish must be measured by 7 a.m. Sunday ...

Woodland leads PGA with 64

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Gary Woodland fell in love with Bellerive when he first played it a month ago. It’s a big golf course that would play into the hands of a power player. It would be soft from the stifling heat and humidity of summer, allowing him to be aggressive. Woodland delivered his ...

Archer wins first with Bucs

DENVER (AP) — Adam Frazier has been doing damage with his bat lately. But it was his glove that helped Pittsburgh take a series in Colorado. Frazier had three hits and made a run-saving play in the field, and the Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Wednesday. Chris Archer (4-5) was ...

Toronto golf team tops Steubenville

TORONTO — The Toronto golf team defeated Steubenville on Wednesday at Dyer Country Club. The Red Knights finished with a team score of 179, besting Big Red’s 211. Cole Degarmo and Hunter Keenan finished as co-medalists, both shooting scores of 42. Also for Toronto, Andre Roach and ...

Lindor’s homer lifts Tribe

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor skipped down the third-base line, crossed home plate and suddenly couldn’t breathe. He wasn’t alone. Lindor connected for a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians again moved 10 games ahead of Minnesota in the AL ...

Mayfield not nervous before debut

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield played on a big stage at Oklahoma, so he’s not scared of stepping onto football’s biggest one. The Browns rookie quarterback — and perhaps their QB of the future — will make his NFL exhibition debut Thursday night as Cleveland visits the New York ...

NCAA adopts basketball reforms for agents, the NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based ...

Rose ready for PGA after injury at Firestone

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Justin Rose skipped playing practice rounds for the PGA Championship, preferring instead to rest a sore back that forced him to withdraw from last week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He walked each nine at Bellerive Country Club, though, and he thinks that’s good ...

Browns WR had bullets, gun part

CLEVELAND (AP) — As Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway stood by, a police officer said he “got real nervous” when he found bullets and a gun part while searching the rookie’s vehicle. Callaway was cited for marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license after being ...