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CINCINNATI — Homer Bailey (2-1) makes his fourth start since returning from Tommy John surgery when the Cincinnati Reds play the second game of their series against Miami. Andrew Cashner (4-9) starts for the Marlins. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
MASON, Ohio — The top-ranked players in the Western & Southern Open have their first matches, looking to take advantage of the injury-thinned field. By stringer Mark Schmetzer. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m., to be updated after evening matches.
Dwight Freeney may make his debut for the Atlanta Falcons when they face Cleveland on Thursday night in preseason action. UPCOMING: 700 words by 4 p.m.
ALSO: — BROWNS-WILLIAMS SUSPENDED: The Cleveland Browns have suspended cornerback K’Waun Williams for two weeks and fined him for multiple violations of team rules. AP Photos.
COLUMBUS — Ohio University is working on repairs to its stadium after an 8-inch-thick piece of stone molding fell from the building’s exterior onto a sidewalk. By Kantele Franko. SENT: 310 words. Also moving on some news wires.