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Muguruza, Dimitrov get their 1st Cincinnati titles

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer MASON, Ohio (AP) — Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added another title to her breakthrough summer — this one at the expense of a player who can't quite get to No. ...

Flowers’ grand slam helps Newcomb, Braves top Reds 8-1

By CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Braves rookie Sean Newcomb relied on some clutch defense — including his own creative play — to frustrate the Cincinnati Reds. Tyler Flowers' grand slam broke open a close game in Atlanta's six-run fifth inning, Newcomb earned his first ...

Cuthbert, Escobar lead Royals to 7-4 victory over Indians

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took the bottom of a makeshift lineup filled with mostly with backups for the Kansas City Royals to finally put some runs on the board against the Cleveland Indians. Jorge Bonifacio had three hits to start rallies, fill-in third ...

3 Chiefs throw TD passes in 30-12 win over Bengals

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Patrick Mahomes threw a pair of touchdown passes, solidifying his spot as the Chiefs' primary backup, and three Kansas City quarterbacks threw for a score on Saturday night during a 30-12 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Kansas City ...

Bauer wins 12th as Indians blank Royals 5-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Trevor Bauer pitched well, but he credits his defense for this victory. Bauer threw 6 1/3 innings as the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Saturday night. Bauer (12-8) won his fifth straight decision - the longest winning streak of his career that ...

Gennett hits grand slam, Reds beat Braves 11-8

By GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Teheran still considers himself to be Atlanta's ace, even if his numbers suggest otherwise. "Yeah, that's the spot I want to be in hopefully for my whole career," he said. "That doesn't mean I won't have ups and downs. We're all human. ...

Barnes scores trying goal in Orlando’s 1-1 draw with Crew

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Giles Barnes scored in the 67th minute and Orlando City tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Saturday night to keep its slim playoff hopes alive. Cristian Higuita set up Barnes for an angled shot that ricocheted off both posts and into the net. Lalas Abubakar scored his first ...

Salazar, 5 homers power Indians past Twins 8-1

By BRIAN HALL, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With Carlos Santana and Edwin Encarnacion providing the power and Danny Salazar added to another deep pitching staff, the Cleveland Indians look ready to defend their American League championship. Santana hit two of the Cleveland's five ...

Gennett, Castillo lead Reds past Cubs 2-1

By MATT CARLSON, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The last-place Cincinnati Reds tightened up their act to rebound from a lopsided loss and hang on against the top team in the NL Central. Scooter Gennett's sacrifice fly drove in Joey Votto from third to break a scoreless tie in the eighth, ...

LeBron blasts Trump, calls him ‘so-called president’

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James went after President Donald Trump in an emotional speech on Tuesday night, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy. Standing on stage before students, parents ...