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CLEVELAND — Still leading the AL Central despite some injuries and inconsistent starting pitching, the Indians open a four-game series against Los Angeles with Corey Kluber facing Angels Jhoulys Chacin. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time 7:10 p.m.
CINCINNATI — The Bengals’ new-look offense makes its debut in the preseason opener on Friday night against the Minnesota Vikings. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.
CINCINNATI — With cornerback Terence Newman sidelined, the Minnesota Vikings will get a look at their backups during the preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night. By stringer Kevin Goheen. UPCOMING: 600 words by 6 p.m.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Opening round of the US Senior Open at Scioto Country Club in Columbus. By Mitch Stacy. UPCOMING: 500 words.
GLF–JOHN DEERE CLASSIC
SILVIS, Ill. — Area favorite Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker open play in the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic. UPCOMING: 500 words by 8 p.m.