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No. 4 Ohio State routs Rutgers, looks ahead to bigger test

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 4 Ohio State rolled over toothless Rutgers in a final tune-up game before the season's first real challenge — a prime-time clash with No. 16 TCU next week in Arlington, Texas. The Buckeyes flashed their cache of riches at ...

Cincinnati shuts out its oldest rival 21-0

By GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Warren rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns to help Cincinnati beat Miami of Ohio 21-0 on Saturday night. Cincinnati (2-0) won its 13th straight game in oldest rivalry west of the Allegheny Mountains using a stout defense that ...

Perez homers and has 4 RBIs, Indians outslug Blue Jays 9-8

By IAN HARRISON, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — In one productive inning, Cleveland catcher Roberto Perez snapped the longest homer drought of his career and boosted his season RBI total by 50 percent. Perez hit his first home run since April 10 and drove in a career-high four, Michael ...

Maryland overcomes penalties to beat Bowling Green 45-14

By JACK CARLE, Associated Press BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Thanks to some untimely penalties, Maryland found itself down 14-10 at halftime to Mid-American Conference team Bowling Green. Then the Terps' running game took over. Maryland ripped off 35 unanswered points in the second half to ...

No. 4 Ohio State opens Big Ten play against lowly Rutgers

BY MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 4 Ohio State scored 77 points in rolling over out-manned Oregon State last week, while suspended coach Urban Meyer watched the game on TV from home. The Buckeyes probably will do OK without him this week, too, when Big Ten ...

Shapiro will ‘shed no tears’ for Indians’ Chief Wahoo logo

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays president and CEO Mark Shapiro spent more than two decades working for the Cleveland Indians. He'll "shed no tears" when the Chief Wahoo logo disappears from Indians uniforms next season. The Indians are wearing grey road uniforms without the controversial logo on ...

Browns undrafted rookie to start at left tackle vs Steelers

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Months ago, Desmond Harrison was confident he'd replace Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas. The Browns only realized it in the past few days. An undrafted rookie with a checkered past, Harrison will open the season as Cleveland's starting left ...

Pillar lifts Jays after Indians’ Ramirez leaves bases loaded

By IAN HARRISON, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Carlos Carrasco pitched a gem, and AL MVP contender Jose Ramirez came to the plate at the perfect moment. And still the Cleveland Indians couldn't turn it into a victory. Kevin Pillar hit a solo homer in the bottom of the 11th after Ramirez ...

Schebler’s club-record slam leads Reds over Padres 12-6

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds tied their club record for grand slams on July 1 and figured it wouldn't be long before someone got the next one. They waited more than two months before Scott Schebler hit No. 10. Schebler hit the grand slam that set a Reds season ...

Reds drop Homer Bailey from rotation

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds dropped Homer Bailey from the rotation Friday, leaving their highest-paid pitcher with no role for the rest of a disappointing season. Bailey is 1-14 with a 6.09 ERA and has lost nine straight decisions. The Reds are 1-19 in his starts ...