Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Defending champion Karolina Pliskova pulled off a doubleheader sweep Friday at the Western & Southern Open, reaching the semifinals by winning a pair of matches with little rest in-between. Rafael Nadal couldn't do the same.

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  • Written by By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Kluber leaves start early as Indians romp past Royals, 10-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The party that started when the Indians arrived at Kauffman Stadium ground to a halt when Corey Kluber winced while covering first base in the sixth inning against Kansas City on Friday night.

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  • Written by By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Lynx shatter WNBA margin record, blasting Fever 111-52

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 25 points and the Minnesota Lynx shattered the WNBA record for margin of victory at 59 points, beating the Indiana Fever 111-52 on Friday night.