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Reynolds Homers Twice, Brewers Top Reds 5-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mark Reynolds homered twice to help the Milwaukee Brewers swept the three-game series from the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-1 win on Wednesday. Kyle Lohse pitched 6 2-3 strong innings to hand the Reds their sixth straight loss since the All-Star break. Lohse (11-4)...

Fill-in Swarzak Pitches Twins Past Indians 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Swarzak pitched five sharp innings in a fill-in start, Oswaldo Arcia homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Wednesday. Danny Santana scored after two of his three hits for the Twins, and five relievers totaled six strikeouts over...

Hall Of Famer Jim Brown Sues Over ’64 Title Ring

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown — running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring — has sued a memorabilia dealer. The 78-year-old Los Angeles resident filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Manhattan federal court against Lelands.com and Lelands...

Bowling Green Picked To Win MAC

DETROIT (AP) — Defending champion Bowling Green is the favorite to win this season’s Mid-American Conference title. A poll of media members who cover the conference picked the Falcons to finish ahead of Akron in the East Division and defeat projected West champ Toledo in...

Governor Helps Kick Off 161st Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The annual Ohio State Fair has kicked off in Columbus. The new attractions this year include a bear show, a gymnastics and dance performance on horseback, and foods such as the sloppy donut, banana dog, chicken dog and funnel cake sundae. Ohio Gov. John...
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Fire season in West expected to get more intense

On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon, center and Kathy Harding look for family heirlooms they may have been spared at a relatives house after the fire that swept through Pateros, Wash., last Thursday. (AP PHOTO/WENATCHEE WORLD, MIKE BONNICKSEN) On Monday July 21, 2014, Jake Hixon,...
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Man linked to gun said ‘bomber’ was best friend

This combination made with Nov. 21, 2013 Massachusetts Bay Transit Police booking photos released Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by the Dorchester District Court in Boston shows Stephen Sergio Silva, after he was arrested and charged with selling marijuana at a Boston train station....
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Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Babar Suleman and son Haris Suleman, 17, stand next to their plane at an airport in Greenwood, Ind. before taking off for an around-the-world flight. On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, a single-engine plane with two aboard crashed in waters off...

Dietsch’s gets some sweet news

There’s some sweet news for Dietsch’s Brothers ice cream shops in Findlay. Travel site TripAdvisor rates them the second-best ice cream parlor in the country, according to Fox News. TripAdvisor says its rating is based on “millions” of traveler reviews. Of Dietsch’s,...

Hoyer, Manziel Set To Battle For Browns’ QB Job

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — It’s time for football, Johnny. After months of having his off-field behavior analyzed, scrutinized and criticized, Johnny Manziel will again be the center of attention. This time, though, it won’t be for swigging champagne on an inflatable swan,...