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Jaguars getting WR DJ Chark back for road game vs Bengals

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver DJ Chark is no longer on the injury report and expected to return to the starting lineup at Cincinnati. Chark missed last week's game against Miami with a chest/back injury. He was hurt while making a 45-yard catch at Tennessee in Week ...

Bell: Late season surge leaves Reds optimistic for 2021

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer The Cincinnati Reds spent big money last offseason to add some badly needed offensive pop to the lineup. It didn't pay off quite as well as they hoped. Behind solid pitching, the Reds slipped into the playoffs for the first time in seven years despite hitting a ...

Catch it: Hall of Famer Johnny Bench to auction memorabilia

By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer The recent deaths of baseball greats Lou Brock, Tom Seaver and Al Kaline got Johnny Bench thinking about the future and the prospect of unloading memorabilia from his Hall of Fame career. He had seen Bob Gibson and Ozzie Smith sell their collectibles. Bench ...

Browns’ OBJ “good to go” to face Cowboys, Hunt questionable

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. practiced after missing time with a back issue earlier this week and is expected to play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Beckham was limited on Thursday, when he appeared on the injury ...

Twins beat Reds 7-3, clinch home field in 1st round

By MIKE COOK Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — There was no excited reaction Saturday night after the Minnesota Twins guaranteed they'll be at home when the postseason begins Tuesday. Instead, they took a casual postgame stroll out of the dugout toward the middle of the infield and ...

Indians’ playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians will have one eye on the field and one eye on the scoreboard on the final day of the regular season. Cleveland suffered a setback in its bid to host a first-round playoff series and had its six-game winning streak snapped with an ...

No. 14 Cincinnati holds off No. 22 Army, 24-10

By JEFF WALLNER Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati wanted to add a game to its non-conference schedule after some games were lost due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. When the Bearcats decided to put Army on the slate, Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell knew it would be a ...

Reds top Twins 7-2, clinch 1st playoff spot since 2013

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From three soaring home runs to an exuberant race out of the dugout in celebration of their postseason berth, the Cincinnati Reds made plenty of noise in Minnesota's empty ballpark. They're playing like they won't leave quietly, ...

MAC returns with 6-game football season starting Nov. 4

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Mid-American Conference, the first major college football league to postpone its season because of the pandemic, became the final one to jump back in, making it 10 out of 10 conferences that will play in the fall. As university presidents in ...

Browns starting CB Ward questionable for Washington game

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could be without both of their projected starting cornerbacks on Sunday against the Washington Football Team. Denzel Ward is listed as questionable with a groin injury and Greedy Williams will miss his third straight game ...