Biles dresses "for the survivors" while winning 5th US title

BOSTON (AP) — The color choice wasn't a coincidence. It was a statement. One Simone Biles felt compelled to make even as the organization she competes for struggles to find a compassionate and compelling message to sexual abuse survivors.


  • Written by By WILL GRAVES , AP Sports Writer

That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new norm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy — a type of specificity becoming increasingly common in college athletic contracts, especially for highly paid coaches who are standard-bearers for their universities.

  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Finally! Djokovic beats Federer for 1st Cincinnati title


MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic gave his racket to a fan and tossed his sweatbands into the stands. No need for mementos from this victory. The long-awaited Rookwood pottery trophy would be plenty.


  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Indians retire Hall of Famer Jim Thome's No. 25


CLEVELAND (AP) — His red socks pulled high to his knees, Jim Thome pointed his bat outward in his well-known stance before taking a swing and one last trip around the bases in a ballpark where his number is now on permanent display.

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  • Written by By ASHLEY BASTOCK , Associated Press