Crew Rally To Tie Rapids 1-1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Ethan Finlay took advantage of a defensive mistake to give the Columbus Crew a 1-1 tie with the Colorado Rapids on Friday night. In the 76th minute, Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers attempted a cross-field back pass to his defense, but Jairo Arrieta...

Tomlin Roughed Up In 7-1 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — One start after the best outing of his career, Josh Tomlin tumbled back to reality. Tomlin (5-6) gave up five runs and 10 hits in 5 2-3 innings, including a three-run homer to Mike Moustakas in the sixth, and the Cleveland Indians fell to Kansas City 7-1 on...

Brewers’ Cincinnati Woes Continue With 4-2 Loss

CINCINNATI (AP) — Billy Hamilton doesn’t look like a home run hitter, except when he faces the Milwaukee Brewers. The slightly built Cincinnati Reds leadoff batter hit his third homer of the season against Milwaukee — more than half of his season total — to help send the...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Chicago 1, Toronto FC 1, tie Chivas USA 1, San Jose 0 Houston 2, New York 2, tie Philadelphia at FC Dallas, 9 p.m. Columbus at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. New England at Real Salt Lake, 10 p.m. Portland at Los Angeles, 11 p.m. D.C....

Simon’s Pitching Key As Reds Snap Slump

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon moved into a tie for the National League lead with his 11th win and Billy Hamilton homered as the Cincinnati Reds snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Skip Schumaker and Joey Votto had...

Eastern League

___ Richmond 1, Reading 0, 1st game New Britain at Portland, ppd., rain Harrisburg at Altoona, 7 p.m. Erie at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at Akron, 7:05 p.m. Trenton at New Hampshire, ppd., rain Richmond 2, Reading 0, 2nd game New Britain at Portland, 4 p.m., 1st game Harrisburg...

Brewers Recall OF Schafer From Nashville

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have recalled outfielder Logan Schafer from Triple-A Nashville. Schafer is in the starting lineup for the opener of a three-game series at Cincinnati, batting eighth and playing left field. Friday’s start was his first in exactly a...

SE Ohio Village Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A southeast Ohio village police chief suspected of helping a woman avoid arrest has pleaded not guilty on 12 counts, including obstructing justice. The Athens Messenger ( ) reports Glouster Chief Lucas Mace entered the same plea Wednesday on six misdemeanor...

Worker Among 4 Charged In Ohio Restaurant Slaying

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a kitchen worker is among four men charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a popular suburban Cleveland restaurant owner. Cleveland Heights police say Brennan’s Colony owner Jim Brennan was shot during an attempted robbery...

Endangered Indian Rhino Dies At Cincinnati Zoo

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden says an endangered rhinoceros has died several years after producing a calf in the first live birth of an Indian rhino conceived by artificial insemination. The 23-year-old Indian rhino named Nikki died Thursday at her...