Montero takes 1-hitter into 9th, Mets beat Reds 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — When the Mets sent Rafael Montero to the minors at midseason, the message was blunt: Throw strikes or you won't be back. This time, it sunk in.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Golf this week: More drama in Boston, more pressure in Ohio

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Adam Scott was a surprise arrival to the Dell Technologies Championship for the second event in the FedEx Cup playoffs. He was planning to skip the opening two playoff events, and thus end his season, because his wife was expecting their second child in Australia.

  • Written by By DOUG FERGUSON , AP Golf Writer

Suspension for Bengals LB Burfict reduced to 3 games

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had his NFL suspension reduced from five to three games Wednesday for his egregious hit on a Chiefs running back during a preseason game.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer