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Bengals run defense stumbles in 31-21 loss to Panthers

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals had limited their first two opponents to 141 rushing yards. That made what happened in their third game all the more surprising. Christian McCaffrey ran for a career-best 184 yards and the Panthers piled up 230 ...

Brantley single in 11th lifts Indians over Red Sox 5-4

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley kept his cool and delivered for the Cleveland Indians. Brantley singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and Cleveland beat the Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to delay Boston's bid for a club-record 106th victory and ...

No. 4 Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer’s return to sideline

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State gift-wrapped a blowout for Urban Meyer in his return to the sideline, making sure the coach didn't have to get too stressed or too mad at anybody and didn't have to make any monumental decisions. The No. 4 Buckeyes played ...

Galloway hits walk-off double in 10th, Marlins beat Reds 1-0

MIAMI (AP) — After 11 seasons in the minors, Isaac Galloway is cherishing every moment of his young big league career. Galloway smacked an opposite-field double in the 10th inning to score Brian Anderson and give the Miami Marlins a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday ...

Iowa State holds off Akron 26-13

By LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State finally broke into the win column in 2018, relying on defense and its kicker to carry an underwhelming and, at times, uninspired offense. Zeb Noland threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, David Montgomery had 107 yards rushing ...

Cullen powers Penguins past Blue Jackets

By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Cullen scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-3 preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Zach Trotman, Garrett Wilson, Adam Johnson, Juuso Riikola and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh. ...

Kluber wins 19th, strikes out 11 as Indians top White Sox

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber isn't letting up as the regular season winds down. Kluber struck out 11 in eight innings to record his career-high 19th win as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night. Although the Indians have ...

Jets not taking hungry, still-winless Browns lightly

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Pro Football Writer FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams and the Jets are well aware of the struggles going on in Cleveland. They know the Browns are still looking for their first win since 2016, and New York isn't taking them lightly. If anything, the Jets ...

Ohio State’s Meyer moves toward repairing scandal damage

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations with families of players as a key step toward containing and repairing the scandal that led to his three-game suspension, a saga he describes as "a window in ...

Kicked off: Browns release K Zane Gonzalez, sign Greg Joseph

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Zane Gonzalez got kicked straight to the curb. The Browns released the wayward kicker on Monday after his four misses on Sunday in New Orleans cost Cleveland a possible first win since 2016 with a 21-18 loss to the Saints. Gonzalez has been ...