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Blake's 5 saves help Union tie with Crew 0-0

Jul. 03, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Eloy Room made three saves for the Columbus Crew and Andre Blake had four saves for the Philadelphia Union in a scoreless draw Sunday. The Crew (5-5-7) outshot the Union (7-2-9) 16-6, with four shots on goal to three for the Union. The Crew...

Guardians place LHP Gose on IL, activate RHP Karinchak

Jul. 03, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians reliever James Karinchak is back with Cleveland after being sidelined all season with a shoulder strain suffered during spring training. Karinchak was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday when the Guardians placed left-hander Anthony Gose on the...

Guardians place rookie OF Gonzalez on injured list

Jul. 02, 2022 10:29 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians rookie outfielder Oscar Gonzalez was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with an abdominal issue. The move was one of several made by the Guardians before playing a split doubleheader against the New York Yankees. Friday's series opener...

Guardians place catcher Hedges on IL with concussion

Jun. 28, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians catcher Austin Hedges was placed on the 7-day injured list with a concussion on Tuesday, forcing the team to acquire veteran Sandy León in a trade with Cincinnati. The Guardians made the deal — and several other roster moves — before a...

Dying Alabama man experiences son's high school graduation

Jun. 26, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Suffering from liver and bile duct cancer, Mike Bowden couldn’t attend Russell County High School’s Class of 2022 ceremony to see his son Michael graduate. But thanks to the extra effort from his family and school administrators, a special ceremony was conducted in...

Crew sign F "Cucho" Hernandez from Watford

Jun. 21, 2022 15:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew acquired Colombian forward Juan Camilo Hernandez, known as Cucho, from Watford on Tuesday. Terms of the contract, which runs through 2025, were not released but the Crew said it paid the largest acquisition fee in the Major League Soccer...

Shinyashiki gets equalizer as Charlotte, Crew play to draw

Jun. 18, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored the tying goal for Charlotte FC in a 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday. Shinyashiki’s game-tying goal came in the 49th minute for Charlotte (6-8-2). Erik Hurtado scored late in the first half for the Crew...

Muscogee County educator charged in student's sexual assault

Jun. 18, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia teacher is free on bond after her arrest for allegedly sexually assaulting a student. Columbus Police, in a news release, said Kendrea Hardison was arrested Thursday on two counts of sexual assault by a person with supervisory or disciplinary...

Miss Georgia pageant has first special-needs contestant

Jun. 18, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Kelsey Norris needs only one word to summarize her reaction to learning that she is the first candidate with an intellectual disability to qualify for the Miss Georgia Scholarship Competition in its 77-year history. “Happiness,” she told the...

Mississippi Rep. Wright, a longtime educator, dies at 69

Jun. 17, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A longtime educator who won a special election to the Mississippi House in 2020 died Friday. Republican Rep. Joseph L. “Lynn” Wright of Columbus was 69. State Sen. Chuck Younger of Columbus told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that Wright had Lou...