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CINCINNATI — The Dodgers and Reds open a four-game series, Bud Norris (6-9) facing Tim Adleman (1-1). The NL West leaders have won their last nine games against Cincinnati. By stringer Mark Schmetzer. UPCOMING: Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer starts the opener of a three-game series as the first-place Indians, who won in walk-off fashion on Thursday, continue their march toward the playoffs. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 7:10 p.m.
CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians owner Paul Dolan has brought on a minority partner. By Tom Withers. SENT: 130 words, photos.
MASON, Ohio — Grigor Dimitrov reached the semifinals of a Masters event for the third time, beating top American Steve Johnson at the Western & Southern Open on Friday. By Joe Kay. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos by 5 p.m.
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COLUMBUS — If Jim Harbaugh had his way, Mike Weber would be running around in maize and blue this summer instead of preparing to be the starting tailback for hated rival Ohio State. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 810 words, photos.
LONG POND, Pa. — Juan Pablo Montoya finds himself in an unusual place as the IndyCar Series returns to Pocono Raceway. With four races left in the season, he’s not the man to beat and plans to be a team player as Penske teammates Simon Pagenaud and Will Power try to make it a two-man race. By John Kekis. UPCOMNG: 600 words, photos.
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