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Browns send CB Taylor to Cardinals for 2020 draft pick

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Jamar Taylor's trade to Arizona is official. Cleveland traded another of their starting quarterbacks to the Cardinals on Saturday for a sixth-round draft pick in 2020. The teams agreed to the swap on Friday and had to work out final details ...

Kluber strikes out 10, pitches Indians past Astros 5-4

By JOSHUA KOCH, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Corey Kluber is starting to put together quite a streak. The AL Cy Young Award winner struck out 10, dominating in the early innings and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Houston Astros 5-4 Saturday. The Indians ace made his 22nd ...

Abubakar’s late goal gives Crew 1-0 win over Revolution

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lalas Abubakar scored in the 85th minute to give the Columbus Crew their third straight victory, 1-0 over the New England Revolution on Saturday night. Abubakar headed home Federico Higuain's corner, overwhelming goalkeeper Matt Turner, who got his hands on the shot, ...

Happ, Cubs rout Reds 10-0 for doubleheader split

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ian Happ is celebrating his own personal homecoming. The former University of Cincinnati star hit his second home run of the doubleheader and Jose Quintana allowed one hit in seven shutdown innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-0 Saturday night for a ...

On time, on target: LeBron, Cavs pound Celtics in Game 3

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Before taking the floor, LeBron James stood in the hallway with his teammates outside Cleveland's locker room and pounded his chest with both hands. The Celtics got thumped next. James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 ...

AP Source: Browns to be featured on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — If any team knows hard knocks, it's the Cleveland Browns. And so fresh off a historic, dismal 0-16 season, the team has agreed to appear on HBO's popular "Hard Knocks" series, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated ...

Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Put Kevin Love's name atop the list of the Cavaliers that walked out of Cleveland's 25-point Eastern Conference finals Game 1 loss to Boston a little staggered, but with an unbowed head. The reason: He's got a teammate by the name of LeBron ...

Goodrum’s 2 homers lift Tigers over Indians 6-3

By NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer DETROIT (AP) — The injury-plagued Detroit Tigers battled gamely against another top pitcher. Niko Goodrum homered twice and drove in five runs, and Detroit beat Carlos Carrasco and the Cleveland Indians 6-3 on Monday night. It was the second straight day ...

McCutchen gets 1,500th hit in Giants’ 10-7 win over Reds

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andrew McCutchen saw no reason to dwell on his 1,500th hit because he hopes to add many more. McCutchen doubled in his first two at-bats to reach the career milestone and the San Francisco Giants snapped the Cincinnati Reds' six-game ...

Cavs, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

By KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The jerseys and venues will be the same, but so much has changed since the last time Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics met in the Eastern Conference finals. Kyrie Irving was dealt to Boston in a blockbuster offseason deal for Isaiah ...