Akron Stuffs Conner, Stuns Pitt 21-10

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Hundley one-upped the nation’s leading rusher, gaining 148 yards on 19 carries as Akron upset Pittsburgh 21-10 on Saturday. Kyle Pohl passed for 193 yards with a touchdown and an interception and defensive lineman Cody Grice — moonlighting at...

Pirates Lose To Reds 10-6, Hurt Title Chances

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates’ NL Central chances were hurt when Todd Frazier had a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and Ramon Santiago hit a grand slam in the 10th, powering the Cincinnati Reds to a 10-6 victory on Saturday. Pittsburgh started the day a...

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76ers Acquire Bogans In Trade With Cavaliers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers acquired guard Keith Bogans and a 2018 second-round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday in exchange for their 2015 second-round pick. The Cavaliers will receive a trade exception of approximately $5.3 million without...

VA Secretary McDonald Says VA Will Regain Trust

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald says the department plagued by long waits for veteran’s health care and other problems is on the road to improvement and committed to winning back veterans’ trust. McDonald visited the VA Medical Center...

James, Love, Irving Have First Practice Together

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — All-Stars LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were on the court together for the first time as the Cleveland Cavaliers opened training camp. It also was the initial NBA practice for Cavaliers coach David Blatt, who spent the past two decades...

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Editors: The Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds are tied at 6 after 9 innings. AP Sports

76ers Acquire G Bogans In Trade With Cleveland

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired guard Keith Bogans and a 2018 second-round draft pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for their 2015 second-round pick. The Cavaliers will receive a trade exception of approximately $5.3 million. The 76ers’...

James Traficant, Convicted Ex-congressman, Dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73. Traficant was seriously injured Tuesday after a vintage...

Man Who Raised $55K For Potato Salad Throws Party

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad has thrown a huge public party that promised “peace, love and potato salad.” PotatoStock 2014 was held Saturday in downtown...