LeBron calls for love, unity

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation's educational program to stand up for their beliefs.


  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Salazar, 5 homers power Indians past Twins 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With Carlos Santana and Edwin Encarnacion providing the power and Danny Salazar added to another deep pitching staff, the Cleveland Indians look ready to defend their American League championship.

  • Written by By BRIAN HALL , Associated Press

Gennett, Castillo lead Reds past Cubs 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) — The last-place Cincinnati Reds tightened up their act to rebound from a lopsided loss and hang on against the top team in the NL Central.

  • Written by By MATT CARLSON , Associated Press

Wright-Phillips has 2 goals, Red Bulls reach Open Cup finals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two of New York's three unanswered goals and the Red Bulls advanced to the title game of the U.S. Open Cup with a 3-2 victory over FC Cincinnati on Tuesday night.