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CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber, named to his first All-Star team on Thursday, starts against New York as the Indians continue their four-game series with the Yankees, who won the opener on an overturned call in the ninth inning. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time 7:10 p.m.
MIAMI — Jose Fernandez tries to improve to 25-1 at Marlins Park when Miami opens a brief three-game homestand Friday against the Cincinnati Reds. By Christopher Stock. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal grand jury indicts a man who aligned himself with the hacker group Anonymous for allegedly conspiring to access an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio. By Dylan Lovan. SENT: 470 words.
SPARTA, Ky. — Kentucky Speedway’s tripleheader NASCAR weekend continues with the Xfinity Series’ 300-mile race. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING. 400 words and photos. Race starts at 8:30 p.m.
SPARTA, Ky. — The field will be set for Saturday night’s 400-mile Sprint Cup Series race on the resurfaced and reconfigured track. Kyle Busch is the defending race champion. By Gary B. Graves. UPCOMING. 500 words and photos, developing from qualifying that begins at 6:45 p.m.