Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg Leaves After Only 16 Pitches

CINCINNATI (AP) — Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals left Friday night’s game after throwing only 16 pitches to the Cincinnati Reds. There was no immediate indication of his problem. Strasburg has struggled in May, failing to reach the fourth inning in three of...

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Prosecutor: No Charges In Police Shooting Of Man At Airport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No charges were brought by a grand jury against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio airport this year who lunged at an officer with a knife after showing signs he “intended to hijack an aircraft,” a prosecutor said...

Nationals’ Werth Out Indefinitely With Broken Wrist

CINCINNATI (AP) — Washington’s Jayson Werth is out indefinitely after another test found that he broke his left wrist two weeks ago. The outfielder was hit on the left wrist by a pitch from the Padres’ Odrisamer Despaigne on May 16 and has been unable to swing a bat....

Reds Move Jason Marquis Into Bullpen, Cueto Still Not Ready

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have moved struggling starter Jason Marquis to the bullpen, leaving them with three rookies in the starting rotation for now. Marquis signed with the Reds in the offseason, continuing his comeback from Tommy John surgery. He went 3-4 with a 6.46 ERA in...

Notre Dame Routs Wright State 13-7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ryan Bull had a home run and two doubles to help Notre Dame rout Wright State 13-7 on Friday in the first game of the NCAA’s Champaign regional. On Saturday, second-seeded Notre Dame will play the winner of game between top-seeded Illinois and...

Warriors Guard Klay Thompson Diagnosed With Concussion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. The All-Star guard...

LeBron Says Stopping Curry Futile: ‘You Can’t’

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he’s given teammates “the blueprint” for the NBA Finals and it’s up to the Cavaliers to follow it. James will appear in his fifth straight finals, a feat not accomplished since 1966 when members of the Boston...

Klay Thompson Diagnosed With Concussion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. Thompson was kneed...

Amazon Ups Ohio Jobs To 1,000, Begins Collecting Sales Taxes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Amazon has announced a Midwest expansion in Ohio that will include 1,000 well-paying jobs over the next several years. The deal between Ohio’s job-creation entity, JobsOhio, and the retailing giant was announced Friday. It adds a third data computing...