Strikeouts on upswing entering College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If the College World Series is like the rest of the season, there will be lots of strikeouts when the final eight teams play for the national championship at TD Ameritrade Park.

  • Written by By ERIC OLSON , AP Sports Writer

Mahle, Duvall lead Reds over skidding Royals 7-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Mahle is pitching well in June. Then again, most everyone is pitching well against the Kansas City Royals this month.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Practicing patience: Browns' Mayfield waits turn as backup

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield stood 15 yards away from a semicircle of cameras with a member of Cleveland's media relations staff as Browns starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor was peppered with questions.

  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer