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WASHINGTON — The NL East-leading Washington Nationals bring a four-game winning streak into a matchup against the last-place Cincinnati Reds, who have lost eight of 10. By David Ginsburg. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.
AKRON — U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson leads the top three players in the world as the Bridgestone Invitational begins at Firestone. By Golf Writer Doug Ferguson. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 7:30 p.m.
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AKRON — Dustin Johnson was on the range at Firestone for an hour and was lucky if he hit more than a dozen shots. By Doug Ferguson. SENT: 720 words, photos.
— EX-NFL PLAYER-CHARITY THEFT: A federal court judge has delayed the sentencing of a former NFL wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $100,000 from his charities to finance his gambling debts and personal expenses.
— FBN-HALL OF FAME-HALFTIME: Country music singer Lee Greenwood will highlight the halftime show titled “Salute to Service” at the Hall of Fame game Aug. 7.