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DL Dylan Thompson transfers from Ohio State to Virginia

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia says defensive lineman Dylan Thompson has transferred from Ohio State to the Cavaliers. The school announced the move Monday. It says Thompson will graduate from Ohio State this summer and enroll at Virginia. He will be eligible to play ...

Forward step: LeBron, Cavs pushed to limit but not done yet

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James walked sluggishly down a corridor inside Quicken Loans Arena following Game 7 surrounded by the usual squadron of security personnel, some business associates and his publicist. Each step seemed a challenge. His eyes were heavy. ...

Pacers believe LeBron goaltended on block in final seconds

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indiana Pacers felt cheated — by LeBron James and the officials. Moments before James beat them with a game-winning, step-back 3-pointer at the buzzer, the Pacers were poised to take the lead in Game 5 on Victor Oladipo's driving ...

LeBron’s last-second shot gives Cavs 98-95 win in Game 5

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, a crowning moment for another brilliant performance, to give Cleveland a 98-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night in Game 5, putting the Cavaliers within one victory of advancing in ...

Acuna singles, scores in MLB debut, Braves beat Reds 5-4

By MARK SCHMETZER, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Prized prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. looked like a polished veteran. The 20-year-old Acuna singled and scored the tying run in the eighth inning of his big league debut, and the Atlanta Braves went on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 ...

Indians’ Andrew Miller leaves game with tight left hamstring

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians relief ace Andrew Miller has left a game against the Chicago Cubs with left hamstring tightness. Miller relieved Trevor Bauer with Cleveland leading 3-1 in the seventh inning Wednesday night. The left-hander fell behind 2-0 to Anthony Rizzo then grabbed his left leg ...

Reds rally for 1st win under Riggleman, 10-4 over Braves

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Closer Raisel Iglesias took the flip from Joey Votto, stepped on first base and raised both arms in triumph. The lights at Great American Ball Park flashed in celebration. The Reds had a win. Finally! Jesse Winker's bases-loaded single ...

Carrasco outduels Gausman as Indians beat Orioles 2-1

By DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — An outstanding pitchers' duel between Carlos Carrasco and Kevin Gausman was ultimately decided by one mighty swing and two nifty defensive plays. Carrasco outpitched Gausman to win his 10th straight decision, and Yonder Alonso's two-run ...

Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Washington Capitals can now turn their attention to the Pittsburgh Penguins and avenging some playoff disappointments. The Capitals won four straight games over the Columbus Blue Jackets after fumbling the first two in overtime at ...

Browns, Cleveland wait to see if draft number is called

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns get the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft this week. Next month, they hope to get the entire draft. In partnership with the cities of Cleveland, Canton and the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Browns are a finalist to host the 2019 or ...