Great expectations: Indians eye Series title after '16 run

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Above the small cactuses and flowering plants dotting the concrete-blocked plaza outside the doorway to Cleveland's training complex is a new sign that serves as both a reminder and motivator.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Nebraska rallies to beat sloppy Ohio State 58-57

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mistakes and sloppy play by Ohio State allowed Nebraska to climb back into Saturday's game in the final 25 seconds and escape with a win for the first time in eight trips to Columbus.

  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer

Pakistani women in memorable rugby sevens debut

They might have won only one match at the Asian Women's Rugby Sevens in Laos on the weekend, but for the Pakistan team — which formed only a year ago — it was a dream debut at an international event.

  • Written by RIZWAN ALI , Associated Press

Reds expect to sign Ryan Raburn to compete for backup role

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds expect outfielder Ryan Raburn to pass a physical and sign a minor league deal Sunday, giving them another player to compete for a role off the bench.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ , Associated Press