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SPORTS HEADLINES – FRIDAY, AUGUST 7th

The Cleveland Indians routed the Cincinnati Reds last night, 13-0, at Progressive Field…

-The Tribe blew the game wide open with 10 runs in the 7th inning.

-Jose Ramirez hit a pair of homers, a solo shot in the 1st inning and a 2-run blast in the 7th.  Ramirez drove in 4 runs on the night.

-Cesar Hernandez also knocked in 3 runs for the Indians.

-The Indians won 3 in a row against the Reds; capturing the Ohio Cup.

-Cleveland heads to Chicago tonight to start a 3-game series against the White Sox.  First pitch at 8:10 pm (pregame 7:35 pm on WLKR).

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NHL Stanley Cup Qualifying Series – Game 3 – Best of 5

-Columbus topped Toronto 4-3 in OT last night

-The Blue Jackets rallied back from a 3-0 second period deficit to score 4 unanswered goals.

-CBJ lead series 2-1, with Game 4 set for tonight at 8:00 pm.

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The rivalry is alive and well between Ohio State and ‘That Team Up North’…

-In a conference call this week, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh accused Ohio State of holding on-field coaching prior to the official date for it…with OSU head coach Ryan Day reportedly telling his team that he hopes there’s a mercy rule when the two teams play in October, cause his team is going to hang 100 points on them.
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The NASCAR schedule heats up this weekend…

-The Truck Series races tonight at Michigan (6:00 pm)

-The Xfinity Series heads to Road America in Wisconsin on Saturday afternoon (12 noon).

-The NASCAR Cup Series takes to Michigan both Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm each day, both live on sister-station K96.

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The first round of the PGA Championship in San Francisco wrapped up on Thursday…

-Jason Day leads by a stroke after round one with a 5-under-par score.

-Round 2 action begins this morning.

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The LPGA’s Marathon Classic teed off Thursday near Toledo…

-Danielle Kang and Lydia Ko share the first round lead at 7-under-par.

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And then there were 2, in the MLS is Back tournament…

-Orlando beat Minnesota 3-1 last night

-The championship match between Orlando and Portland takes place Tuesday night.