Meram Scores Twice, Crew Beat Chivas USA 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Meram scored the first two goals and Bernardo Anor added a third in the Columbus Crew’s 3-0 victory over Chivas USA on Saturday. Meram opened the scoring for the Crew (9-9-9) in the 52nd minute, curling a strike around goalkeeper Dan Kennedy...

Meram Scores Twice, Crew Beat Chivas USA 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Meram scored the first two goals and Bernardo Anor added a third in the Columbus Crew’s 3-0 victory over Chivas USA on Saturday. Meram opened the scoring for the Crew (9-9-9) in the 52nd minute, curling a strike around goalkeeper Dan Kennedy...

Mets Knock Off Sloppy Reds, 4-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Curtis Granderson and Anthony Recker homered, and the New York Mets scored four unearned runs in a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Zach Wheeler (10-9) pitched six solid innings, improving to 7-1 with a 2.21 ERA over his last 13 starts. The...

Browns-Steelers Stats

Pit_FG Suisham 36, 9:58. Cle_FG Cundiff 39, 5:39. Pit_Blount 7 run (Suisham kick), :50. Pit_A.Brown 35 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 9:49. Pit_Bell 38 run (Suisham kick), 7:43. Pit_FG Suisham 34, :00. Cle_Crowell 3 run (Cundiff kick), 13:27. Cle_Crowell 15 run (Cundiff...

Suisham’s Winner Lifts Steelers Over Browns 30-27

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shaun Suisham drilled a 41-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. The Steelers blew a 24-point halftime lead as the Browns rallied behind quarterback Brian Hoyer, but escaped thanks...

Father Hears Son Dying In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The father of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart store says he’s haunted by a cellphone call in which he heard his son’s dying breaths. John Crawford Jr. told The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) in a telephone interview from his home in...

Man Disappears In Lake Erie Trying To Rescue Boys

ERIE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities have been searching Lake Erie for a 34-year-old Detroit man who disappeared while trying to rescue two boys who were having trouble making it back to shore. The Monroe County sheriff’s department says that Juan A. Layva and another...

Browns RB Ben Tate Leaves Game With Knee Injury

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate left Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with a knee injury. Tate had six carries for 45 yards, but went to the trainer’s room in the second quarter and did not return for the second half. The Browns...

Bengals LB Burfict Leaves With Head Injury

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has left Sunday’s game against the Ravens with a concussion. The play occurred late in the first half when Burfict hit his head while putting pressure on quarterback Joe Flacco. He left the field after a short...

Horrible Saturday Night Levels Big Ten’s Bullies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner was talking about his team being shut out for the first time in 30 years. He might as well have been referring to the whole sorry state of Big Ten football. “Well, yes, it’s embarrassing,” he said after...