Kluber, Indians topple spiraling Twins 8-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — The offense goes on two-week vacations, and Cleveland's defense sometimes springs leaks. The starting rotation has been inconsistent, and until recently the bullpen's had issues.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

Williams sisters play back-to-back in Ashe at rainy US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus and Serena Williams are set to play back-to-back, second-round matches Thursday in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which may need its new retractable roof for much of the day because light rain is falling and more is expected.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Players cleared by NFL in PEDs investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has cleared Pittsburgh's James Harrison, Green Bay's Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers in an investigation of whether they were provided with or used performance enhancers.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Late appeal moves NFL concussion case to Supreme Court

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case sends the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court and delays payouts for at least several months.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press