No. 3 Buckeyes bury Wisconsin

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COLUMBUS (AP) — No. 3 Ohio State is striking the right balance. C.J. Stroud threw five touchdown passes, and both top running backs had 100-yard games as the Buckeyes blew by Wisconsin early and cruised to a 52-21 win on Saturday night. “I thought the tempo and the mix of run and pass ...

Call Guardians winners over Rangers, AL Central champs

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cleveland has another new name this year: AL Central champions. Five of rookie Steven Kwan’s career-high five RBIs came on his first career grand slam in the eighth inning and Aaron Civale allowed two runs on three hits in five innings as the Guardians beat the ...

Spieth goes 5-0, USA rules Presidents Cup

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Spieth capped off a perfect week at the Presidents Cup and the Americans made it nine straight victories against an International team depleted by defections to Saudi-funded LIV Golf. The Internationals showed plenty of fight. They just don’t have a cup to ...

Pirates fall to Cubs

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PITTSBURGH -- A year ago, Luis Ortiz was pitching for Single-A Bradenton. A month ago, he was pitching for Double-A Altoona. Two weeks ago, he was pitching for Triple-A Indianapolis. With another tantalizing outing on Sunday, Ortiz’s stock just continues and continues to rise. Ortiz ...

Wheeling’s Grove gets 1st MLB win

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith had two hits and Wheeling native Michael Grove pitched five solid innings to pick up his first career victory as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the National League with 4-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Two days after ...

Bellaire rolls past Indian Creek, 42-7 on homecoming

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BELLAIRE – After starting the season 0-2, Bellaire has reeled off three wins in its last four outings to reach the .500 mark. The Big Reds (3-3) latest victory came Saturday afternoon at sun-drenched Nelson Field in the form of a 42-7 workmanlike decision over a youthful Indian Creek ...