Mickelson withdraws from US Open

ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Phil Mickelson withdrew from the U.S. Open a little more than an hour after the sun climbed over Erin Hills, realizing there was no chance to get from his daughter's high school graduation in California and make his Thursday afternoon tee time.

  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Passing grade: Browns rookie QB Kizer making progress

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — His head is swimming with new terms, plays and formations. He's got endless film to watch, notes to take and there's a playbook nearly as thick as any finance text he carried around at Notre Dame.

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  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

With other vets moving on, Bengals are Dalton's team to lead

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton got thrown into an uncomfortable role as a rookie in 2011, handed a starting job in a position that calls for leadership. How do you lead a team when you're not yet sure what to do?

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Hernandez hits home run off Miller, Dodgers beat Indians 6-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland relief ace Andrew Miller wore a shocked expression after giving up a tiebreaking home run to Los Angeles pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez in the eighth inning Wednesday night.

  • Written by By STEVE HERRICK , Associated Press