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Former champion boxer named to Michigan commission

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former boxing champion Bronco McKart has been named to the Michigan Unarmed Combat Commission.

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Indians top Tigers 6-2 and 5-2, sweep doubleheader

Cleveland Indians' Chris Dickerson rounds the bases after a solo home run off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer during the sixth inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians are rolling out of the All-Star break, cutting into Detroit’s previously comfortable lead in the AL Central.

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Indians spoil VerHagen’s debut, beat Tigers 6-2

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Drew VerHagen wipes his face after giving up three runs during the fifth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Detroit. Standing with VerHagen is catcher Bryan Holaday. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Drew VerHagen shook off some early nerves and struck out his first two hitters.

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Indians beat Tigers 6-2 in doubleheader opener

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws during the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Corey Kluber gave Cleveland’s pitching staff a bit of a breather.

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5-kilometer ‘Frankenmudder’ pairs obstacles, beer

Runners compete in the operation sea lion obstacle during the first "Frankenmudder" 5-kilometer obstacle course, Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Frankenmuth, Mich. The run included 17 obstacles. The inaugural event is a fundraiser for Michigan's Own Military and Space Museum in Frankenmuth and the Travis Mills Foundation. (AP Photo/The Saginaw News, Neil Barris) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

FRANKENMUTH, Mich. (AP) — A 5-kilometer run and obstacle course in Frankenmuth that offered lots of mud on the course and beer afterward has raised $25,000 for charity.

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