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Fields shines as No. 6 Ohio State trounces Miami (Ohio) 76-5

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day says he's still trying to determine just how good the Buckeyes are after a fourth straight blowout win. He might start to find out more next week. The sixth-ranked Buckeyes (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) trounced Miami ...

Mets stumble in their playoff push with 3-2 loss to Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Todd Frazier called it a "bonehead mistake." He should know. He made it. The third baseman hesitated on what he thought might be a foul ball, allowing Aristides Aquino to beat out a bases-loaded infield hit that drove in the Cincinnati Reds' first run in the New York Mets' ...

Louisiana-Lafayette gets 3rd win, beats Ohio 45-25

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Elijah Mitchell rushed for 143 yards and three touchdowns as Louisiana-Lafayette won its third straight game, holding on to get past Ohio 45-25 on Saturday afternoon. The Ragin' Cajuns held a 10-6 lead at the half and extended that to 31-12 early in the fourth before Ohio ...

Browns place LB Christian Kirksey on injured reserve

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Christian Kirksey's season is already looking a lot like his 2018. The Browns placed their linebacker and defensive captain on injured reserve Saturday, a move that will sideline him for at least eight games. Kirksey missed the final seven ...

Kent State rolls on offense in 62-20 win over Bowling Green

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Crum passed for 310 yards and three touchdowns and Joachim Bangda and Jo-El Shaw combined for 223 yards and three touchdowns and Kent State defeated Bowling Green 62-20 on Saturday. Bangda had 114 yards on seven carries, Shaw 109 on 15 with two touchdowns. Kent ...

Iglesias’ double in 10th leads Reds past Cubs 3-2

By JOHN JACKSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The improving Cincinnati Reds' pitching staff cooled off the previously surging Chicago Cubs' offense. José Iglesias had an RBI double in the 10th inning and five Cincinnati pitchers combined for a four-hitter as the Reds recorded their ...

Puig’s single in 10th lifts Indians over Tigers 2-1

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Yasiel Puig rounded first base, happily waiting for Francisco Lindor to jump into his arms. It was a moment he had been waiting for since joining the Indians on July 31. Puig delivered a bases-loaded single off the top of the right field wall ...

Martinez scores twice, Atlanta shuts out Cincinnati 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Josef Martinez scored two goals six-minutes apart in the second half to help Atlanta United FC secure a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati Wednesday night. Martinez gave Atlanta (16-11-3) the lead in the 59th minute on a shot 12 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by ...

No. 11 Michigan’s offense faces tough task vs No. 13 Badgers

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 11 Michigan at No. 13 Wisconsin Both teams are coming off open dates heading into a matchup that should provide some clarity about how good each is. Michigan's new spread offense has ...

Ohio State picking up steam on the way to Big Ten slate

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 6 Ohio State knows the games are going to get harder eventually, but so far everything has just seemed, well, so easy. They haven't played mistake-free football but avoided any big ones in overwhelming FAU, Cincinnati and Indiana by ...

Indians win 15th straight over Tigers with 7-2 victory

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' dominance of Detroit is reaching a historic level. Cleveland beat the Tigers for the 15th straight time, a 7-2 victory Tuesday night that improved the Indians to 16-1 in the season series — with a loss at Comerica Park With ...

Cubs lose 4-2 to Gray, Reds

By MATT CARLSON Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had been scoring in bunches lately. Then Sonny Gray took the mound for the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs were shut down by Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff ...

Beckham puts on show in MetLife return, Browns top Jets 23-3

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Pro Football Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. felt right at home again — in the end zone and on the highlight reels. With an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, the Browns wide receiver ...

Reality check: Home opener brings Bengals back to earth

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Call it a reality check. Buoyed by their strong showing in a close, season-opening loss at Seattle, the Bengals looked forward to winning back fans and stamping themselves as a turnaround team at Paul Brown Stadium under new head coach Zac ...

Browns place backup QB Drew Stanton on injured reserve

By The Associated Press undefined EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Browns backup quarterback Drew Stanton has been placed on injured reserve. Stanton, who has been listed as No. 2 on Cleveland's depth chart behind Baker Mayfield, injured his knee during practice last week. He first appeared on ...

Cincinnati wins 14th straight over oldest rival

By GARY SCHATZ Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohioans Michael Warren II, from Toledo, and coach Luke Fickell, from Columbus, were not aware of this rivalry until they first arrived on the Cincinnati campus but have become part of the Bearcats' dominant run versus Miami of Ohio. Warren ...

Dobbins, Fields help No. 6 Ohio St. knock out Indiana 51-10

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Justin Fields and J.K. Dobbins keep finding holes in opposing defenses. Their ability to take advantage of them quickly is turning Ohio State's dynamic duo into an unbeatable combination. Dobbins ran for 193 yards and one ...

Leading man: QB Baker Mayfield brings hope, hype to Browns

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The service elevator door slides open and Baker Mayfield politely waits for his wife, Emily, to exit and then follows her down a hallway into the downtown hotel's restaurant. Before beginning a photo shoot for a recently signed endorsement ...

Beckham ‘ready to go’ for Browns’ opener against Titans

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. didn't play in the preseason as the Browns were extra careful with their prized new superstar. But the three-time Pro Bowler, famous for one-handed catches, fashion risks and theatrics, practiced and showed his teammates ...

Cowboys, Elliott agree on $90 million deal that ends holdout

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott was finishing the early stretching at the first practice since ending his long holdout with the Dallas Cowboys when the star running back was called to the front of the group. Cheers rose from teammates Wednesday ...