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  • Columbus State overcomes adversity to reach Division II World Series

    They are ranked No. 8 among the nation’s NCAA Division II teams by Collegiate Baseball. But perhaps they would be No. 1 if there were a poll for overcoming the … Click to Continue

  • Sports calendar, May 25-27

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  • Cleveland rookie Adam Plutko settles down, tames Cubs 1-0

    Adam Plutko was nervous. Not about his second major-league start, but about stepping to the plate. Once that was over, everything fell into place. Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller provided stellar relief work, helping Cleveland beat the Cubs 1-0 at Wrigley Field on Wednesday night. "We know when (Plutko) commands everything, he can be pretty good," Cleveland manager Terry Francona said. "But on a night when...

  • Capitals beat Lightning, earn Stanley Cup Finals berth

    TAMPA, Fla. - Washington's Alex Ovechkin lifted the Prince of Wales Trophy, spun around and set it back down on a table. The rest of the Capitals joined him for a team photo after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, a victory that sends Washington to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in 20 years. A decade of playoff frustration is fading fast. "I think Ovie has been on a...

  • A fourth-grade teacher, a donor and 'an angel on earth'

    Eva Evans is 10 years old and desperately needs a new kidney to live a normal life. Mrs. Thomas, a smiling fourth-grade teacher at Eva's school, wants to give her one. They barely knew each other before. Eva was in a different fourth-grade room down the hall. Tanya Thomas, 48, had spent...

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  • 19-year-old outfielder Juan Soto makes Nats’ debut

    Outfielder Juan Soto struck out in his debut with the Washington Nationals on Sunday, at 19 becoming the youngest player in the major leagues. He pinch-hit to leading off the eighth inning in Washington and saw four pitches from Erik Goeddel in a 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. "I like his swing, I really do," Nationals manager Dave Martinez said. Soto played for three teams in the minor leagues this season and hit .362 with 14 homers and...

  • Indians call up veteran outfielder Melky Cabrera

    HOUSTON (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have called up veteran outfielder Melky Cabrera from Triple-A Columbus. Cabrera was in the lineup for Sunday night's game against the Houston Astros, playing right field and batting sixth. The 33-year-old Cabrera agreed to a minor league contract with Cleveland in April. Cabrera, a ...
  • Who Leaked the Cohen Bank Report? It May Not Be Secret for Long

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  • Capitals can't afford to be presumptuous even with a 2-0 advantage

    The Capitals' first-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets seems like ages ago. So much has changed so quickly for Washington since the playoffs began. But nothing good happened until the Caps fell into a deep hole, dropping the first two games and obliterating their home-ice advantage. They flew to ...
  • Zardes takes MLS scoring lead, Crew beat Fire 3-0

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Gyasi Zardes scored twice to take the MLS scoring lead and the Columbus Crew beat the Chicago Fire 3-0 on Saturday night. Zardes drew a penalty in the 27th minute when Chicago's Kevin Ellis grabbed him from behind by the arm. Federico Higuain opened the scoring ...