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DeJong, Molina power Cardinals to a 13-4 rout of Reds

By JOE HARRIS, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong didn't start the season in the majors. Now he's in the St. Louis Cardinals record book. DeJong homered, Yadier Molina drove in three runs and the streaking Cardinals outslugged the Cincinnati Reds 13-4 on Tuesday night. The ...

Hey 19: Blazing Indians extend win streak to 19 straight

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — One more day. One more game. One more win. The Cleveland Indians are ripping off victories like few teams before them. And, they're not finished. With their latest lopsided win, the Indians extended the majors' longest winning streak ...

Mayfield sorry for planting Oklahoma flag at Ohio State

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Quarterback Baker Mayfield has apologized for planting Oklahoma's flag at midfield of Ohio State's stadium following the Sooners' victory over the Buckeyes. After Saturday night's 31-16 win, Mayfield ran around the field at Ohio ...

Rookie Kizer offers Browns hope with strong debut in loss

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — DeShone Kizer didn't deliver a victory in his NFL debut. That would have been asking a bit much. However, the rookie did bring something to the Browns and their browbeaten fans. "This young man gives us hope," coach Hue Jackson said ...

Many issues blend into Bengals’ staggering home loss

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — A season honoring some of the Bengals' greatest players has started with one of the worst losses they've ever experienced. And there's no quick fix to the biggest problems. The Bengals honored some of the best players in their history at ...

Kent State coach Paul Haynes returns after cancer surgery

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State coach Paul Haynes has returned to the football program after undergoing surgery for prostate cancer. The school announced last month that Haynes was taking a medical leave of absence but did not provide details about his condition. He missed the Golden Flashes' ...

Infield Shift: Indians to try 2B Kipnis in center field

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis is going back to an old stomping ground. Cleveland's two-time All-Star second baseman could get some playing time in center field as the Indians look to add depth in their outfield after rookie Bradley Zimmer broke his left ...

Incredible Indians romp, roll on 17-game winning streak

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Over two hours before the game's first pitch, the mood inside the clubhouse of baseball's hottest team is almost fraternity-house loose. Championship-level chill. In one corner, All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor smiles while peeling ...

No. 8 Michigan looks sluggish in 36-14 win over Cincinnati

By LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh's emotions are hardened from experiencing it all as a college star, NFL quarterback and coach before coming back to campus to lead Michigan. "I'm dead in here," he said, gesturing toward his stomach. "I'm burnt ...

Blough leads Purdue past Ohio for Brohm’s 1st program win

By JEFF WASHBURN, Associated Press WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — When Jeff Brohm left Western Kentucky for a struggling Purdue program, he promised to bring an entertaining, high-scoring offense to a Boilermaker team that was 9-39 during the past four seasons. Brohm didn't disappoint Friday ...