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).

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...

Crews Dismantling Thrill Ride After Deadly Fair Accident

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Crews have begun dismantling the thrill ride involved in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair. WBNS-10TV reports (http://bit.ly/2h8nQMg) the removal of the Fire Ball ride at the state fairgrounds began with a final inspection Saturday. A four-passenger...