Indians Close In On AL Central Title, Beat Royals 8-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit an RBI double and the Cleveland Indians bounced back after having their record streak stopped at 22 by beating the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Saturday to move to the brink of an AL Central title. Lindor’s double in the sixth off Jason...

Saturday’s Scores

PREP FOOTBALL Akr. Buchtel 63, Akr. North 7 Cin. Winton Woods 45, Royal Imperial Collegiate, Ontario 0 Gates Mills Gilmour 34, Garfield Hts. Trinity 0 Hunting Valley University 37, Maple Hts. 28 Shaker Hts. 33, Cle. Collinwood 14 Waldron, Mich. 69, Elyria Open Door 3 ___ Some...

Romano Pitches Reds To 2-1 Victory Over Nova, Pirates

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sal Romano pitched a career-high eight shutout innings, Jesse Winker homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Saturday. Romano (5-6) allowed five hits, struck out six and walked none while improving to 3-1 over his last six...

Reds 2, Pirates 1

DP_Cincinnati 1. LOB_Pittsburgh 5, Cincinnati 2. 2B_E.Diaz (11), Cozart (23). HR_McCutchen (26), Winker (6). CS_McCutchen (4). Umpires_Home, Joe West; First, Tom Woodring; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Alan Porter. T_2:23. A_25,685 (42,319).

Claire Foy tries the scones at BAFTA's pre-Emmy tea party

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “The Crown” star Claire Foy nibbled on a scone with jam and cream while “Transparent” star Jeffrey Tambor eyed the finger sandwiches, including English cucumber and egg and watercress. The two Emmy nominees were among the...

Volunteer Firefighter Suspended Over Racist Facebook Post

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer firefighter in Ohio has been suspended indefinitely after a Facebook post that stated he would save a dog from a burning building before a black person. WHIO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2ygE61U) that Tyler Roysdon, of Franklin Township in Warren...

Richmond Plays For Youngstown State After Court Decision

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Ma’lik Richmond played in Youngstown State’s 59-9 win over Central Connecticut State on Saturday, a day after a federal appeals court declined a university request to keep the defensive end from playing. Richmond, 21, was convicted of rape as a...

Penn Takes Down Ohio Dominican 42-24 In Its Season Opener

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Karekin Brooks had 10 carries for 142 yards and two touchdowns to help Pennsylvania beat Division II Ohio Dominican 42-24 on Saturday in the Quakers’ season opener. Will Fischer-Colbrie threw for 198 yards and two scores, and Justin Watson had eight...

Stuart Accounts For 4 TDs As Duquesne Edges Dayton 28-23

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tommy Stuart passed for 253 yards with two touchdowns and ran for two more, helping edge Duquesne past Dayton 28-23 on Saturday. Stuart, a graduate transfer from Boise State, completed 19 of 31 passes and found Nehari Crawford with a 58-yard scoring pass that...

Lineup Set For Columbus Cartoon And Comic Strip Festival

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning is among the participants in an annual cartoon and comic strip festival in Ohio’s capital city. runs Sept. 28 through Oct. 1 at various locations throughout the city. It features creators...