September 2, 2014

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Santana sparks win

  The Associated Press KANSAS CITY — Carlos Santana hit a home run and All-Star Michael Brantley added three hits as the Indians defeated Central Division-leading Kansas City 6-1 Friday. Santana (2-for-4, 3 RBIs) broke open the score for Cleveland (69-64) with a two-run home run in the third inning. Brantley was 3-for-5, while Jose Read More…

Indians edge White Sox, feel confident heading into big series with first-place Royals

Roberto Perez

CHICAGO — Michael Bourn and the Cleveland Indians are feeling pretty good heading into a big series with Kansas City. Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading Carlos Carrasco and the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Cleveland took two of three from scuffling Chicago and Read More…

Tribe edges White Sox

  The Associated Press CHICAGO — Carlos Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning and Michael Bourn had two triples among his three hits, leading the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley each singled in a run for the Indians, who have won four Read More…

Ohio State: Navy’s unique offense could present problems

Connor Cook, Joey Bosa

COLUMBUS — It’s already difficult enough to play Navy because of the tough, dedicated and disciplined players demanded by any service academy. “These guys are guys who are trained to be fearless and they’re trained to be relentless,” Ohio State linebacker Joshua Perry said. “So we know that we have to go full-go the whole Read More…

White Sox 3, Indians 2: Kluber, Tribe lose in Chicago

CHICAGO — It seems hard to say Corey Kluber appears to be tiring when the Indians’ ace right-hander allowed only three runs Wednesday night. But the American League Cy Young Award candidate was so dominant through 26 starts this season that a 32-pitch inning against the Chicago White Sox felt like a warning sign. Especially Read More…

Court overturns convictions in Amish hair attacks

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeals court on Wednesday overturned the hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati sided with arguments brought by attorneys for the Amish, who were convicted two years ago in five attacks Read More…

Indians 8, White Sox 6: Zach Walters’ home run lifts Tribe to win in 10 innings

Zach Walters

CHICAGO — Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall doubled to lead off the 10th against Jake Petricka (0-4), and after failing to sacrifice Chisenhall to third, Walters hit a 3-2 Read More…

Ohio State: Meyer says Buckeyes ready and looking good

J.T. Barrett

COLUMBUS — A week after the loss of three-year starting quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is going through final preparations for the Buckeyes’ opener on Saturday against Navy. He says his team is ready. “Oh, yeah. If you have good players, a good team (then you’re excited),” he said, pausing before joking, “I’ll Read More…

Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards

Mesfin Fekadu | The Associated Press Bow down: Beyonce was the reigning queen of Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. The diva closed the awards show with an epic nearly 20-minute performance. Tears streamed down her face as she was joined onstage by her beaming husband and daughter, amid the numerous rumors surrounding her marriage. Beyonce Read More…

Corey Kluber far from sharp, but offense provides little help as Indians fall to Twins

Corey Kluber, Kennys Vargas

MINNEAPOLIS — Corey Kluber has pitched so well for Cleveland this summer he’s put himself in the conversation about the American League Cy Young Award. On a so-so afternoon for the right-handed rock of the rotation, the Indians didn’t help him out. Kennys Vargas homered and sparked rallies with two other hits, leading the Minnesota Read More…