Zimmerman sets franchise HR record, Nationals beat Reds 6-1

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — The NL East leaders opened the second half of the season with a franchise record, a series sweep and a significant upgrade — exactly how the Nationals wanted to keep their momentum going.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Josh Tomlin's solid outing lifts Indians past Giants 5-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a rare scheduling perk, the Cleveland Indians didn't have to travel far for a much-needed change of scenery after a disappointing weekend dud at Oakland.

  • Written by By JANIE McCAULEY , AP Baseball Writer

Ohio State football greats comment on licensing lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State lineman Chris Spielman, the 1987 Lombardi Award winner and an NFL All-Pro, filed an antitrust lawsuit against Ohio State University and talent management giant IMG Friday, alleging that his likeness and that of other Ohio State football players were used in marketing programs without compensation. Spielman filed the lawsuit in federal court in Columbus on behalf of current and former Ohio State football players, including Archie Griffin, the only two-time Heisman Trophy winner. Spielman and Griffin issued statements about the lawsuit to The Associated Press.

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