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Browns’ Garrett out to ‘send a message’ in exhibition debut

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Myles Garrett won't be satisfied with just sacks or de-cleating a running back. For his first NFL exhibition, Cleveland's rookie wants to make sure the New Orleans Saints remember him — and that the rest of the league takes ...

With no cupcakes early, Ohio State rushes to get ready

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said opening the season on the road against a Big Ten opponent brings another level of urgency to preseason practice. Usually there are lesser opponents scheduled for the first couple of games, which Meyer ...

Woman says she had teen sexual relationship with Pete Rose

By KRISTEN DE GROOT, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman said she had a sexual relationship with Pete Rose in the 1970s, starting when she was 14 or 15 years old, according to her sworn testimony submitted to a court Monday. The testimony was presented by the defense as part of a ...

Smith headed back to Cleveland in deal with Blue Jays

CLEVELAND (AP) — Looking to again ride their bullpen deep into the postseason, the Cleveland Indians added another arm by acquiring reliever Joe Smith from Toronto for two minor leaguers Monday. A 33-year-old right-hander, Smith is 3-0 with a 3.28 ERA in 38 appearances this season. He ...

Duke Johnson receiving increased role in Browns’ offense

By BRIAN DULIK, Associated Press BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Undersized running back Duke Johnson has never backed down from a challenge. That mindset is serving him well in his third training camp with the Browns. Johnson, who has 114 receptions for 1,048 yards in two NFL seasons, is the top ...

After rain delay, Urena pitches Marlins to 3-1 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Urena's pitching was good enough to win in any ballpark. At Great American Ball Park, it was especially impressive. Urena tossed three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Christian Yelich drove in two runs and the struggling Miami Marlins opened a six-game road trip ...

Nunez’s RBI single in 10th leads Giants past Indians, 2-1

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conor Gillaspie celebrated his 30th birthday by delivering a big hit for the San Francisco Giants. Gillaspie started the winning rally in the 10th inning with a pinch-hit double and Eduardo Nunez ended it with an RBI single that helped ...

Herrmann, D-backs thump Reds after trading for Martinez

CINCINNATI (AP) — Slugger J.D. Martinez isn't due to join Arizona until Wednesday. While they waited, the Diamondbacks went ahead and set a few offensive records. Chris Herrmann capped a six-run fifth inning with a two-run homer, and the Diamondbacks slugged their way past the Cincinnati ...

Jerry Jones: Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

By SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday the team is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back. Elliott, who was already ...

Reds starting pitcher Feldman on DL with knee inflammation

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds have placed right-hander Scott Feldman on the 10-day disabled list with right knee inflammation. The Reds also optioned outfielder Jesse Winker to Triple-A Louisville and recalled righties Sal Romano and Lisalverto Bonilla from Louisville. Roman was ...