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Indians pull away from Reds

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CINCINNATI — Jose Ramirez connected for his 35th homer and Yandy Diaz hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Cleveland’s seven-run sixth inning, helping the Indians pull away from the Cincinnati Reds for a 10-3 victory on Monday night. Ramirez, Michael Brantley and Yan Gomes had three hits ...

Fritz golf scramble receives donation

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First Choice America Credit Union made a contribution to the 23rd-annual Ron “Fritz” Williams Golf Scramble scheduled for 9 a.m. on Saturday at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course. Pictured are, front, from left, Tom Rice, representing scholarship recipient Mason Rice); Sh’Kira Elmore, ...

Adeniyi draws comparison to Harrison

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LATROBE, Pa. — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Olasunkanmi Adeniyi is all too familiar with the comparisons to James Harrison. Both undrafted free agents from the Mid-American Conference feature a similar, small, stocky-type build considered by some as undersized for the position. But like ...

Landry would love to have Dez Bryant join Browns

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BEREA — Jarvis Landry is friends with Dez Bryant. He’d like to be teammates. With the Browns in the market for another playmaker because of Josh Gordon’s absence and uncertainty, Landry said Monday that he hopes Bryant, a three-time Pro Bowler wide receiver in Dallas, joins him in ...

Grandma sees red on foul blue streak by Browns player on HBO

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BEREA (AP) — Browns defensive end Carl Nassib needs to work on more than his pass rushing skills in training camp. His grandma wants him to clean up his language. Nassib became a breakout star of the first episode this season of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” series, which is documenting ...

Martin recovering from serious infection

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin is recovering from a bacterial infection that team president Chris Antonetti described as “life-threatening.” Martin is in stable condition at the Cleveland Clinic. Antonetti provided an update on Martin’s status when he ...

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Meet Big Red on Wednesday STEUBENVILLE — Steubenville High School will host a football preview and meet the team on Wednesday at Harding Stadium. Harding Middle School will play at 5 p.m., while meet the team begins at 5:30 p.m. A scrimmage against Youngstown East will start at 6 ...

Rookie Rodriguez sparkles yet again as Giants defeat Pirates

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SAN FRANCISCO — A year ago, Dereck Rodriguez was down in Double-A ball, a converted outfielder hoping to take a new path as a pitcher. A non-roster invite to spring training, Rodriguez finally got the call to the majors in late May. Since then, he’s sparkled. Rodriguez threw seven ...

Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

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ST. LOUIS — Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go with his back-to-back U.S. Open titles. And it still felt — and sounded — like he was playing second billing to Tiger Woods. With roars for Woods unheard ...

Tribe holds on after nearly blowing eight-run lead

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CHICAGO — Carlos Carrasco and Cleveland’s deep lineup combined for a successful Sunday in Chicago. The bullpen almost gave it away. Carrasco struck out nine in seven innings, and the Indians held off the White Sox for a 9-7 win. AL Central-leading Cleveland had a 9-1 lead heading into ...