Nadal, Pliskova Get Matches Rained Out In Cincinnati

MASON, Ohio (AP) — The top seeds at the Western & Southern Open waited hours through rain before their matches were postponed late Thursday night, setting up a chaotic weekend finish. Defending champion Karolina Pliskova was up 3-0 in the first set against Camila Giorgi when...

Muguruza Rallies To Reach Cincinnati Quarterfinals

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza overcame a long rain delay in the third set and fought off three match points on Thursday before advancing to the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open. The tournament’s No. 4 seed beat American Madison Keys...

2 Charities Cancel Mar-a-Lago Events Amid Trump Backlash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two major charities are canceling fundraisers at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort as the president faces a backlash from his comments about violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Cleveland Clinic says in a statement that it decided not to...

Indians’ Ramirez Hit By Pitch On Forearm, No Serious Injury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez left Thursday’s game against Minnesota after getting hit by a pitch, but X-rays showed no serious injury. Ramirez was hit in the right forearm by a 93.1 mph pitch from Kyle Gibson in the top of the second inning. He...

Ohio Proposal Would Label Neo-Nazi Groups Terrorists

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio would be directed to recognize white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations under a state legislative proposal. The resolution was introduced Thursday by Democratic state Rep. David Leland, of Columbus. It follows a white...

Ervin, Votto Lead Reds Past Cubs Despite Chicago’s 6 Homers

CHICAGO (AP) — Phillip Ervin hit a two-run homer to snap a tie in the seventh inning and had four RBIs in his first major league start as the Cincinnati Reds rebounded from blowing a nine-run lead to defeat the Chicago Cubs 13-10 on Thursday. Ervin, in right field in his fifth...

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Starbucks chairman questions country's 'moral fiber'

AP Photo/Elaine Thompson SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the “moral fiber” of the country in question. Schultz said at an employee forum in...

Gomes, Kipnis Homer Among 3 Hits; Indians Beat Twins 9-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yan Gomes and Jason Kipnis each had three hits including a home run, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 9-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader Thursday. Gomes hit a three-run homer in the eighth for his first three-hit game since...

Indians 9, Twins 3

E_Sano (9). DP_Minnesota 2. LOB_Cleveland 10, Minnesota 8. 2B_Guyer (5), Mauer (22), E.Escobar (10). 3B_J.Polanco (3). HR_Kipnis (10), Gomes (8), Buxton (7). CS_Lindor (2). Gibson pitched to 2 batters in the 5th T.Olson pitched to 1 batter in the 8th HBP_by Gibson (Ramirez), by...