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No. 7 Cincinnati starts slow, then routs Murray State 42-7

By JEFF WALLNER Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Jerome Ford rushed for 113 yards and three touchdowns, Desmond Ridder passed for 243 yards and two TDs, and No. 7 Cincinnati beat Murray State 42-7 on Saturday. The Bearcats were heavy favorites coming in, but the Racers outgained them ...

Flowe, Oregon’s defense face big challenge in Ohio State

By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Oregon freshman linebacker Justin Flowe is so pumped to play for the Ducks that sometimes he has to remind himself to slow down a bit. Flowe had 14 tackles and a forced fumble in his first career start and was named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Week ...

Return trip: Browns going back to rowdy KC for ’21 opener

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield spent his Labor Day weekend in Montana bonding and relaxing with teammates Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry and Austin Hooper and their families in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains. This week's destination ...

Cavs sign veteran point guard Kevin Pangos to 2-year deal

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers signed point guard Kevin Pangos to a two-year deal, his agency announced Wednesday on Twitter. The 28-year-old Canadian spent the past six years playing in Europe. "Hard work pays off," Priority Sports tweeted after Pangos ...

Rookie Ryan shines as Twins hold Indians to 1 hit in 3-0 win

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Ryan carried a perfect game into the seventh inning of his second big league appearance, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Wednesday night. Ryan, who was acquired in a July trade with Tampa Bay for slugger ...

Heyward’s walk-off HR in 10th gives Cubs 4-1 win over Reds

By CASEY DROTTAR Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night for their eighth victory in nine games. Ian Happ homered for the third straight game, ...

Miley goes 7, Castellanos and India homer as Reds stop Cubs

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Wade Miley was terrific, and Kyle Farmer made a pair of clutch plays. Jonathan India and Nick Castellanos had a couple of big swings. They all stepped up on a night when Cincinnati desperately needed a win. Miley pitched seven effective ...

Gant wins, Rooker homers as Twins blank Indians 3-0

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the Twins' expectant fathers delivered. Hours after manager Rocco Baldelli's wife gave birth, Brent Rooker homered as he awaits a call from home for an arriving baby and Minnesota beat Cleveland 3-0 on Tuesday night, spoiling Indians ...

Polanco goes 4 for 5, homers as Twins beat Indians 5-2

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit a solo homer and doubled three times, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Monday night. Polanco connected for his 27th homer in the third. He doubled in the first, fifth and seventh, and then struck ...

Back to back; Europe rides rookies to Solheim Cup win

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Matilda Castren glanced at the rapidly expanding sea of red on the videoboard next to the 18th green, took a deep breath and tried to block everything out. Her long road to the Solheim Cup. Europe's rapidly dwindling lead over the host ...