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Indians fall to Royals in 14 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Nori Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night. Cain opened the 14th with an infield single and stole second before Aoki delivered the winning hit off John Axford on a full-count pitch with...
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Aaron Craft found free time in Vegas 'challenging'

It's safe to say Aaron Craft is no Johnny Manziel. In case there was any doubt, the former Ohio State point guard removed that in a blog entry he wrote for NBA.com about his experience in Las Vegas for summer league play earlier this month.  "The most challenging part is the free time," Craft wrote.  Given his reputation as a gym rat and an obsessive student, that...
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Kilpatrick named UC Male Athlete of the Year

After leading the Bearcats to a share of the American Athletic Conference regular season men's basketball championship, Sean Kilpatrick was named UC Male Athlete of the Year. Kilpatrick, a senior guard from Yonkers, N.Y., led the AAC in scoring (20.6 points per game) and three-point field goals per game (2.74) en route to earning a spot on multiple All-America first teams. He...
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Leon Hall taking nothing for granted

CINCINNATI -- Nick Cosgray has done about all he can for Leon Hall these last nine months. Cosgray heads up the Bengals physical rehabilitation program and Hall has been one of his prized projects. Hall was no longer under Cosgray's eye when training camp practices began Thursday. He was back on the field, taking on the challenges of his wide receiver teammates, stopping, cutting...
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Love or Wiggins? For Cavs, answer not so simple

Some general thoughts on the Andrew Wiggins-Kevin Love talk, and what we (probably) know: 1. The Cavs and Timberwolves have taken part in discussions, and repeated discussions at that. And the Cavs would love to add Love to a roster that already features the likes of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving. 2. Wiggins signed his rookie contract with the Cavs. That we know for sure, because...
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Bengals notes: Dalton not worried about contract

CINCINNATI -- Let the quarterback consternation begin for Bengals fans. Two banners -- one anti-Andy Dalton and the other pro-A.J. Carron -- were hung up on an overpass that runs adjacent to the Bengals practice fields at Paul Brown Stadium during the first day of the team's training camp workouts on Thursday. One banner read: "Don't sign Dalton. He sucks." The...
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Indians set for crucial series against Kansas City

If the Indians are hoping to keep Detroit in their sights in the AL Central, this weekend's four-game series against Kansas City is crucial. The Tribe and Royals are both within seven games of the Tigers but could make up some ground. The Tigers open a four-game series in Anaheim against the Angels. Since getting within 4 1/2 games of Detroit last Saturday, the Indians have dropped...
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Browns sign linebacker Edgar Jones

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns have signed linebacker Edgar Jones, the team announced Thursday. Jones is a 6-3, 256-pound veteran entering his eighth NFL season out of Southeast Missouri State. Originally signed by Baltimore as an undrafted free agent in 2008, Jones has appeared in 64 career games as a reserve. He has totaled 44 tackles, three fumble recoveries and one forced...
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Hoyer vs. Maziel. Game on.

There are a few traditions that have grown, organically and probably accidentally, from early training camp practices in this new era of the Cleveland Browns. One is that the fans who show up early on camp's first day start barking -- possibly like their fathers and grandfathers did back when camp was held across Cleveland at Lakeland Community College -- and before long start...
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Cavaliers announce signings of 2014 draft picks Wiggins, Harris

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed their 2014 NBA Draft picks, Andrew Wiggins and Joe Harris, to contracts, Cavaliers GM David Griffin announced Thursday from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league policy, terms of the contracts were not released. Wiggins was the first overall pick in the June draft. An early entry candidate from Kansas University, Wiggins, 19, was named...
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Ohio State marching band director fired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment. Jonathan Waters had led the band since 2012, and served in lesser capacities for a decade before that. His halftime shows for what's known to fans as "The Best...
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How old is Indians pitcher Scott Atchison? 'His first career strikeout was Babe Ruth'

Indians reliever Scott Atchison is 38 years old, which is about 10 years older than the team's average player age of 28.7. While he's not the oldest player on the team -- Jason Giambi is 41 -- the gray-haired right-hander surely wears the part of the grizzled veteran quite well. Just ask his youthful teammates, who spent the better part of Tuesday night having fun at Atchison...
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Report: Ray Allen 'leaning toward' returning to NBA, joining Cavaliers

Veteran shooting guard Ray Allen is "leaning toward" returning to the NBA for his 19th season and playing for the Cavaliers, according to the Boston Globe. Allen, 39, has been contemplating retirement since Miami lost in the NBA Finals last month, but is now seriously considering joining his former Heat teammate LeBron James in Cleveland. James has been lobbying for Allen...
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Talkin' Cavs chat with Sam Amico

Join FOX Sports Ohio's Sam Amico for a special Thursday edition of his weekly chat to talk LeBron James, Andrew Wiigins and the latest on the Kevin Love trade rumors.
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Kluber goes for career-best fourth consecutive win Thursday night in KC

The Cleveland Indians' Corey Kluber nearly went the distance in yet another excellent showing over the weekend. While he's baffled the Royals at home this season, he's rarely had success in Kansas City. The right-hander tries to win a career-best fourth consecutive start as these AL Central rivals open a four-game set Thursday night. Kluber (10-6, 2.95 ERA) is 4-1 with...
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Report: Josh Gordon to appeal one-year suspension on Aug. 1

The Cleveland Browns could soon know if they will be without receiver Josh Gordon for the 2014 season. Gordon, who could face a one-year suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, will have an appeal hearing Aug. 1, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. "Browns WR Josh Gordon is scheduled to meet in NYC with NFL officials regarding 1-year suspension he faces...
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Darrell Wallace Jr. wins Mudsummer Classic

ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) -- Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year. Wallace took the lead from Kyle Larson on the final restart on the half-mile oval and held on for his third career series victory. He gave Kyle Busch Motorsports its eighth victory in the first 10 races...
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Hornets add former Flyer PG Roberts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Hornets announced they've signed free agent point guard Brian Roberts. Roberts, a former Dayton star who spent the last two seasons with the Pelicans, is expected to backup Kemba Walker in Charlotte this season. Hornets general manager Rich Cho said in a release Wednesay, "Brian is a quality point guard who we believe will play a key role for...
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Reds' Phillips begins post-surgery workouts

With the Reds struggling on both offense and defense during a six-game losing streak, any good news is certainly welcome this week. Brandon Phillips is a man who could help them in both areas, and though he is still far away from returning from a thumb injury, the social-media-savvy star offered some encouraging images on Instagram on Wednesday. The brief video comes two days after...
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Browns make roster moves

The Cleveland Browns made a handful of roster moves Wednesday, the day rookies and quarterbacks reported for training camp. The Browns claimed undrafted rookie offensive lineman Abasi Salimu off waivers from the St. Louis Rams and waived three players: Defensive back Royce Adams, linebacker Brandon Magee and wide receiver Conner Vernon. The team placed running back Terrance West...
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Bearcats announce home-and-home with Indiana

Cincinnati football announced a future home-and-home series with Indiana on Wednesday. The Bearcats will make the 126-mile trip to Bloomington to face the Hoosiers on Sept. 18, 2021, then play host to the rematch a year later at Nippert Stadium. Indiana leads the series, which started in 1896, by a 9-3-2 count, and the Hoosiers have won the last five. Cincinnati's last victory...
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Bengals' season comes down to winning in playoffs

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Training camp will be interesting with a few new faces trying to win starting spots. The regular season will be a challenge with a much tougher schedule. None of it will be remembered if the Bengals don't do one thing. The whole season comes down to winning in the playoffs. Anything less will be an immense disappointment, one that will bring a call for change...
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Bowling Green picked to win MAC

DETROIT (AP) -- Defending champion Bowling Green is the favorite to win this season's Mid-American Conference title. A poll of media that cover the conference on Wednesday picked the Falcons to finish ahead of Akron in the conference's East division and defeat projected West champ Toledo in the MAC title game here in December. Bowling Green went 10-4 last season and defeated...
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Reynolds homers twice, Brewers top Reds 5-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Mark Reynolds homered twice to help the Milwaukee Brewers sweep the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win on Wednesday. Kyle Lohse pitched 6 2-3 strong innings to hand the Reds their sixth straight loss since the All-Star break. Lohse (11-4) walked two, struck out three and allowed four hits, the last to pinch-hitter Donald Lutz who doubled....
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Hall of Famer Jim Brown sues over '64 title ring

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown -- running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring -- has sued a memorabilia dealer. The 78-year-old Los Angeles resident filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan federal court against Lelands.com and Lelands Collectibles Inc. The lawsuit seeks to halt the sale of the ring in an online auction that ends Friday. It...
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