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DeChambeau feeling good about his hand, not so much his game

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau launched his first tee shot that mattered seven weeks after he had surgery on his left hand for a broken hamate bone. The swelling was going down, he felt no pain even hitting a hybrid out of the rough and he was impressed with all but one thing. "My ...

Rangers, Guardians postponed by rain, doubleheader Tuesday

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians were postponed by rain at home for the seventh time this season on Monday as their series opener against the Texas Rangers was called 20 minutes before the first scheduled pitch. The teams were rescheduled for a traditional doubleheader on Tuesday, ...

Quinn makes US Open at 57 in qualifying for young and old

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — Fran Quinn last played the U.S. Open eight years ago with his teenage son as his caddie. He thought they might have a moment even more special on Monday as both of them tried to get through the final stage of qualifying. Only one of them made it. Quinn, the 57-year-old ...

Greene retires 20 straight in rain-shortened win for Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hunter Greene allowed a bunt single to begin the game and then faced the minimum through seven innings, retiring his final 20 batters as the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-0 in a rain-shortened game Monday night. Brandon Drury hit his 10th homer of the ...

Jack Nicklaus to become honorary citizen of St. Andrews

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus is returning to St. Andrews to become an honorary citizen. Nicklaus won two of his three British Open titles at St. Andrews, and he chose the Old Course in 2005 to play his final major championship. He already has received an honorary doctorate degree from ...

Tim Tebow among first-timers on College Football HOF ballot

Tim Tebow, who led Florida to two national championships and won the 2007 Heisman Trophy, is among the former players making a first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot. The National Football Foundation announced on Monday the players and coaches eligible for election into ...

Browns’ Watson named in 24th lawsuit by massage therapists

HOUSTON (AP) — A 24th woman filed a civil lawsuit Monday alleging sexual misconduct by Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is also awaiting possible discipline from the NFL. The latest lawsuit was filed in Houston by attorney Tony Buzbee, who is representing all 24 women. "Lost ...

Nats catcher Ruiz ends 5-4 win over Reds with pickoff at 1st

CINCINNATI (AP) — Patrick Corbin pitched six effective innings, Josh Bell had a two-run double and catcher Kelbert Ruiz picked Nick Senzel off first base to end the game as the Washington Nationals beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Sunday. Ruiz threw behind Senzel to Bell. His diving tag and ...

Giménez’s 3-run HR propels Guardians past Orioles 3-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Those arriving late for Sunday's game between Cleveland and Baltimore probably missed the Guardians' lone offensive salvo, a three-run homer in the first inning by Andrés Giménez. After that, starter Zach Plesac and the Guardians had just one task: Make the early advantage ...

Horschel’s big eagle secures a big win at the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Billy Horschel had a five-shot lead and a good game plan for the Memorial that he had learned by watching tournament host Jack Nicklaus and five-time winner Tiger Woods. There was no need to try anything special on a course playing as tough as Muirfield Village. And then ...

Mancini hits long home run, Orioles beat Guardians 5-4

BALTIMORE (AP) — Trey Mancini hit the longest home run by an Orioles player this season, Rougned Odor had a shot that landed on Eutaw Street and Baltimore beat the Cleveland Guardians 5-4 on Saturday. Austin Hays also homered for the Orioles. José Ramírez and Andrés Giménez hit home ...

Soto hits 2 homers, Nationals rally to be beat Reds 10-8

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Nationals trailed by four runs with one out in the seventh inning when Juan Soto hit a fastball from Reds reliever Alexis Diaz 419 feet into the right-field seats for a three-run homer. Soto's second homer of the day energized the Nationals, who scored seven runs in ...

Running back D’Ernest Johnson, Browns agree to 1-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — Running back D'Ernest Johnson agreed to terms Saturday on a one-year contract with the Cleveland Browns worth up to $2.43 million, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said. Johnson, who did a nice job filling in last season when Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt were out injured, will get ...

Na resigns as tour member after signing up for Saudi league

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Na became the first player to publicly resign from the PGA Tour on Saturday, four days after the Saudi-financed LIV Golf Invitational listed him in the field for next week's debut of the new series. Na is one of six players to have resigned, according to a person ...

Horschel delivers a gem and builds 5-shot lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Billy Horschel is more concerned with the way he is playing than the size of his lead in the Memorial. Either way, he's in good shape going into the final round. On a Muirfield Village course that is getting increasingly firmer, Horschel hasn't made a bogey since the 10th ...

Nationals bring 2-1 series advantage over Reds into game 4

The Washington Nationals face the Cincinnati Reds with a 2-1 series lead. Washington Nationals (20-35, fifth in the NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (18-34, fifth in the NL Central) Cincinnati; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Patrick Corbin (1-8, 6.96 ERA, 1.79 WHIP, 48 ...

Orioles and Guardians meet in series rubber match

Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Cleveland Guardians are looking for a series win with a victory on Sunday. Cleveland Guardians (23-25, second in the AL Central) vs. Baltimore Orioles (23-32, fifth in the AL East) Baltimore; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Guardians: Zach ...

Bieber takes no-hit bid into 6th, Guardians top Orioles 6-3

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yes, Shane Bieber thought about a no-hitter as he shut down Baltimore into the middle innings. "Oh, I think that from pitch one," the Cleveland right-hander said. "Until I give one up. I think anybody that tells you otherwise is lying." Bieber held Baltimore without a hit ...

Thomas hits 3 HRs, Nats go deep 5 times in 8-5 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lane Thomas had his first career three-homer game, and Nelson Cruz and Juan Soto also went deep leading the Washington Nationals to an 8-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Thomas became the first Nationals player to hit three homers in a game since Kyle ...

Cameron Smith ignores history and takes lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Cameron Smith believes he is playing the best golf of his life, and it shows. He is in the lead at Memorial, a tournament where the Australian doesn't have a great history. Smith elicited one of the loudest cheers of a glorious afternoon Friday at Muirfield Village — ...