Ohio Sports

Kluber gets 9th win, Indians beat Brewers 3-2

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber is looking like a Cy Young Award winner again. Cleveland's ace scattered seven hits in seven strong innings and moved into a tie for the American League lead with his ninth win, and the Indians beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 ...

Warriors, Cavs stars say they’re not going to White House

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the White House anytime soon. On the day when the ...

Cavaliers facing critical Game 3 vs. Warriors in NBA Finals

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — For LeBron James, losing is no longer an option. With Cleveland down 2-0 to Golden State in the NBA Finals, James knows better than anyone that he and the Cavaliers are facing a must-win situation in Game 3 on Wednesday night at Quicken ...

On call: Cavs turning to seldom-used Hood against Warriors

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Rodney Hood's most significant moment in these playoffs came while sitting on the bench. Well, he's getting up and getting in the NBA Finals. Looking for an offensive weapon to negate Golden State's size and ability to switch assignments on ...

Rosario’s 3rd homer of game lifts Twins over Indians 7-5

By PATRICK DONNELLY, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Rosario hit his third homer of the game, launching a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Minnesota Twins over the Cleveland Indians 7-5 Sunday. Rosario, who began the day with 10 home runs this season, ...

Officiating likely more scrutinized in Game 2 of NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — David Guthrie, welcome to the NBA Finals. Guthrie is making his finals debut as a referee Sunday night for Game 2 of the Cleveland-Golden State series. He's working alongside Mike Callahan — who is the most experienced referee assigned to this series. Callahan is ...

DeChambeau wins Memorial in playoff on 2nd extra hole

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau finally got it right on his third try at the 18th hole and won the Memorial in a playoff on Sunday. DeChambeau three-putted for bogey on the 18th for a 1-under 71 to get into a three-way playoff at Muirfield Village. He ...

Lauer’s strong outing carries Padres to 8-2 win vs Reds

By BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — It was a big night for a pair of 22-year-old rookie left-handers with the rebuilding San Diego Padres. Eric Lauer got things started when he pitched five strong innings, drove in his first run and picked off Joey Votto to tie for the big ...

Texas Tech’s top 4 produce in 10-4 win over Louisville

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit a two-run homer as each of the top four batters in Texas Tech's lineup had two RBIs in a 10-4 win over Louisville on Saturday night in the NCAA Lubbock Regional. Jung's 12th homer put the Red Raiders (41-17) up 10-2 in the seventh. They are one win from ...

Crew score 3 late goals, salvage 3-3 draw with Toronto FC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federico Higuain converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to cap a thrilling comeback by Columbus to rally from a 3-0 deficit to earn a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Higuain drove a corner kick to the center of the box and Gyasi Zardes leaped high to ...