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CINCINNATI (AP) - The Nick Ahmed's RBI single with two outs in the 15th inning sent the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds last night. Ahmed's single off J.J. Hoover gave the Reds their ninth loss in 10 games since the All-Star break, a slump that has dropped them below .500 for the first time since June 21st.

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Cleveland Browns worked out in full pads for the first time in training camp yesterday. Under cloudy skies and in October-like temperatures, the Browns got a lot more physical than during their first two days on the field. First-year coach Mike Pettine says he's pleased with the contact.

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - The Cleveland Browns say offensive guard Jason Pinkston has not been medically cleared to practice. Pinkston started 16 games as a rookie in 2011. The next year he was sidelined with blood clots in his lungs, threatening his career. The fifth-round draft pick from Pittsburgh played only three games last season because of an ankle injury.

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James' hometown of Akron says fans have quickly claimed the thousands of tickets available for his homecoming event. The August 8th show at InfoCision Stadium is expected to be James' first public appearance in the state since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Tickets were released yesterday, and gone within hours.

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