Brewers 4, Reds 3: Game-ending homer extends slide

MILWAUKEE — The Reds played their best game since the All-Star break last night. But the best wasn’t good enough. They fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Jonathan Lucroy’s game-ending home run in the bottom of the ninth inning at Miller Park.

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Indians 8, Twins 2: Salazar gets victory in return

Renee Jones Schneider | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sam Fuld of the Twins gets angry after striking out with the bases loaded in the second inning. The next batter, Danny Santana, also struck out.

MINNEAPOLIS — The Indians have made a habit of scoring in the late innings this season and they did it again last night at Target Field with a big ninth inning against veteran reliever Matt Guerrier.

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Sports roundup: Cavs acquire assets for possible pursuit of Love

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a trade with the Utah Jazz last night, league sources confirmed to The Plain Dealer.

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Around the NFL: Dungy clarifies comments on drafting Sam

Associated Press

Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley (57), a rookie from Alabama, already has made an impression on his teammates. “He’s a natural,” quarterback Joe Flacco said.

NFL television analyst and former coach Tony Dungy yesterday clarified comments that he “wouldn’t want to deal with” the diversions arising from drafting the league’s first openly gay player, saying he was referring to media attention surrounding such a move.

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Bob Hunter commentary: College bigwigs out to protect their turf

Armageddon is coming. If you’ve been listening to college administrators, you probably already knew that. But just in case you didn’t, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby launched what will doubtless be another round of dire warnings at his league’s football media days.

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Clippers 8, Bats 5: Top prospect Lindor’s debut successful

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Francisco Lindor arrived at the next step in his baseball journey yesterday afternoon at Slugger Field with a mask, a smile and a sharp sense of where he is in the universe.

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NFL: Bengals owner still stung by early exits in playoffs

CINCINNATI — The customary reticence of Bengals owner Mike Brown fades when he’s broached about his team’s playoff defeat from six months earlier.

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NBA | Clippers CEO: Rivers will quit if Sterling stays as owner

Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons

Los Angeles Clippers interim CEO Richard Parsons testified yesterday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.

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Sports roundup: Crew’s Arrieta likely out 2-3 weeks with hamstring injury

The Crew likely will be without forward Jairo Arrieta for at least the next two weeks, coach Gregg Berhalter said yesterday.

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Lights, Camera...MACtion!

Two teams from the Mid American Conference have both channeled their inner-Steven Spielberg in an attempt to sell season tickets.

The first is from Miami, whose Lil' Harbaugh ad harkens back to Nike's Lil Penny.

Ohio's effort to sell tickets is more an homage to a Reebok spot: Terry Tate, Office Linebacker. Meet his successor: Tarrell Bashman, Office Enforcer.

I was going to post a poll here as to which ad campaign you found more effective, but let's face it, there's only one right answer. #StandUpAndCheer

(Hat tip on to Lil' Garrett Downing on the Miami commercial.)

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 0 Comments

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