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LPGA: Golf has been the right path for Maguire

  By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — At age 9, Leona Maguire was quite good at both golf and swimming, but she felt one needed her full concentration if she was going to reach her desired level. Swimming went down the drain. “I suppose time was the big...
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Tuesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 52 42 .553 — Tampa Bay 49 44 .527 2½ New York 47 43 .522 3 Toronto 43 49 .467 8 Baltimore 43 49 .467 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 47 43 .522 — Minnesota 46 45 .505 1½ Kansas City 45 45...

Buy or stand pat? Surprising Brewers weigh trade deadline

Milwaukee Brewers’ Brett Phillips celebrates his two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers’ biggest fan calls...

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Dodgers roll, Colon makes Twins debut

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger (35) celebrates with Trayce Thompson (21), Logan Forsythe (11) and Corey Seager (5) after the Dodgers defeated the Miami Marlins 7-1 in a baseball game, Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Miami. Bellinger became the first Dodgers rookie to hit...

Red Cross assessing Findlay flood damage

Damage in Findlay caused by last week’s flood most likely won’t qualify for federal disaster relief, but help may come from the state. Initial damage assessments conducted by the American Red Cross over the weekend list three East High Street residences at 512, 520 and 526 High...

Top of the draft board shines at Summer League

Los Angeles Lakers’ Lonzo Ball holds up the trophy for the most valuable player in the NBA summer league, before the team’s basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) The depth and quality of the...

Houston All-Star Correa leaves game with thumb injury

Houston Astros’ Carlos Correa (1) walks off the field with manager AJ Hinch, second from left, after an injury during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith) HOUSTON...

Catch This: Astros hold mock funeral for Beltran’s glove

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Beltran hasn’t used his glove in a game in more than two months. So on Monday, the Houston Astros gathered around their teammate in center field and laid his mitt to rest, holding a mock funeral to send it off. The silly ceremony was held at...

Pierce signs with Boston to retire as member of Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — The Truth is retiring as a member of the Boston Celtics. The Celtics announced Monday that they have signed Paul Pierce to a contract so the 10-time All-Star can retire with the team he spent his best 15 seasons in the NBA with. Pierce helped bring a...

Red Sox manager Farrell says protest denied on play vs Yanks

In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 photo, New York Yankees’ Matt Holliday, center, retreats to first base and Jacoby Ellsbury arrives on a ground ball as the throw from second base bounces off Ellsbury past Boston Red Sox’s Mitch Moreland (18) during the 11th inning of a...