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Man accused in Jewish center video threat pleads not guilty

Aug. 19, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

STRUTHERS, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to threatening a Jewish community center in a video police say shows him shooting a rifle. A judge near Youngstown set bond at $250,000 for James Reardon on Monday and ordered him to stay away from Jewish churches and organizations if he...

No surprise here: Fields named Ohio State's starting QB

Aug. 19, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day says Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the No. 5 Buckeyes open the season Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic. Day's announcement Monday put a rubber stamp on what most figured was a foregone conclusion. As Ohio State's newly...

LEADING OFF: Kluber checked, Ohtani streak, Brewers-Cards

Aug. 19, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CHECK HIM The Indians will see how ace Corey Kluber is feeling, a day after he was pulled from a Triple-A rehab start because of abdominal tightness. The two-time AL Cy Young Award winner pitched one scoreless inning for Columbus before exiting as a precaution....

Police: Man accused of threat to Jewish center arrested

Aug. 18, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man accused of making what they believe was a threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram has been arrested on telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing charges. New Middletown police say they arrested 20-year-old James Reardon, Jr., at his home...

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

Aug. 18, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going into the FedEx Cup finale. Thomas watched a six-shot lead shrink to two in a span of three holes around the turn until he...

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Aug. 18, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso wasn't even sure he was going to make the New York Mets' opening day roster, so even he never could have imagined the incredible season he's having. The burly first baseman hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the...

Indians ace Kluber exits rehab game with abdominal tightness

Aug. 18, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians ace Corey Kluber was removed from a minor league start after one inning with abdominal tightness. The team said Kluber, who hasn't pitched in the majors since breaking his arm during a start on May 1, was taken out of Sunday's game for Triple-A Columbus in Charlotte, North...

Madison Keys, Daniil Medvedev get 1st titles in Cincy

Aug. 18, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Two unexpected champions embraced their first Rookwood championship trophies, concluding a week that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S. Open. Who's going to be healthy on the women's side? Will stumbles in the men's bracket at the Western & Southern Open carry...

Goldschmidt homers, Cardinals edge Reds 5-4 to stay in 1st

Aug. 18, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — An inconsistent St. Louis Cardinals lineup cranked out just enough offense Sunday to stay in first place. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer, Tommy Edman added a solo shot among his three hits and the Cardinals held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 to split a strange four-game series in...

Reds put Votto on IL with back strain, recall O'Grady

Aug. 18, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have placed first baseman Joey Votto on the 10-day injured list with lower back tightness that has kept him out of Cincinnati's last three games. The move is retroactive to Thursday. In a corresponding move, the Reds recalled utility player Brian O'Grady from Triple-A Louisville...