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Pato O'Ward snags Mid-Ohio pole as title contenders struggle

Jul. 02, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The IndyCar championship race faces a major shakeup at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where the top title contenders struggled and Pato O'Ward won the pole to match a series mark set in 1961. O'Ward became the ninth different pole winner through nine races this...

Cole, Yankees wallop Guardians 13-4 in DH first game

Jul. 02, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gerrit Cole brushed off giving up back-to-back home runs and worked six strong innings, leading the New York Yankees to a 13-4 romp over the Cleveland Guardians in the first game of a split doubleheader on Saturday. Cole (7-2) was tagged for consecutive homers in...

Garland, Cavaliers agree to 5-year, $193 million extension

Jul. 02, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland's rapid rise to elite NBA status is complete. Cleveland's All-Star point guard agreed Saturday to a five-year, $193 million contract extension, his agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports told the Associated Press. Garland's deal is the...

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Jul. 02, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to shoot and seriously wound an Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer investigating a deer poaching complaint in 2020. 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...

LEADING OFF: Rookies Morel, Hall look to extend homer runs

Jul. 02, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NICE NEWCOMER Cubs rookie Christopher Morel has homered in three straight games and looks to keep up the run when he faces Boston at Wrigley Field. The 23-year-old Morel connected...

Fried wins 8th in row, Riley homers, Braves rout Reds 9-1

Jul. 01, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Fried is making his case for an All Star Game roster spot along with a bunch of his teammates. Fried won his eighth straight decision following a loss in his first two outings, allowing one run over seven innings in Atlanta Braves' 9-1 rout of the woeful...

Yankees, Guardians rained out, split doubleheader Saturday

Jul. 01, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the New York Yankees watched with amusement, two imposters dressed as sluggers Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo ran into the rain-soaked outfield before performing belly slides on the infield tarp. Once again, Cleveland was under water. Friday...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jul. 01, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Despite title game, USFL already focusing on next season

Jul. 01, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

The USFL accomplished what the last two attempts at spring football failed to do — make it through its first season. As the league prepares for Sunday night’s championship game between the Birmingham Stallions and Philadelphia Stars at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton,...