Finnegan rocked hard as Reds fall to Nationals 13-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are plenty of reasons why the Cincinnati Reds have lost eight of nine and are in last place, 22 games under .500.

At the top of the list: Ineffective starting pitching.

  • Written by DAVID GINSBURG, AP Sports Writer

Russian whistleblower cleared to compete as neutral athlete

LONDON (AP) — Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova was cleared by track and field's world governing body on Friday to compete as a neutral athlete in the European championships and the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer