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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 ...

Mistakes doom Browns in season-opening dud against Ravens

BALTIMORE (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. watched the ball hit his hands, then the ground. The Browns fell just as easily and quickly. In a season opener filled with mistakes and looking like so many in previous Cleveland seasons, Beckham's dropped pass on a crucial third-down play late in the ...

Burrow runs for TD but Chargers rally 16-13 over Bengals

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow ran 23 yards for a touchdown in his NFL debut and put the Bengals in range for a dramatic, last-minute win. Instead, he ended up like so many Cincinnati quarterbacks before him, wondering what the heck just happened. They lost a game ...

Cruz, Twins power up again in 7-5 win against Indians

By BRIAN HALL Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his 16th homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-5 on Sunday to complete a sweep of their weekend series. Marwin Gonzalez, Ryan Jeffers and Josh Donaldson also connected, helping Minnesota win for the 10th ...