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Indians manager Francona says he won't opt out...Orioles' Jones OK for tonight

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 28, 2015 at 5:41 p.m.



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CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona says he won't use an out clause in his contract if Cleveland President Mark Shapiro takes a job elsewhere. Shapiro reportedly is a candidate to succeed Toronto Blue Jays President Paul Beeston, who plans to retire after this season.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones is in tonight's starting lineup against Texas, a day after he ran into a wall in Kansas City. Jones was examined before the game at Texas by Rangers team doctor Keith Meister. Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Jones passed all of the exams, including a concussion test.

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Goydos and Gene Sauers share the first-round lead at 6-under 66 in the Champions Tour's Dick's Sporting Goods Open. Former champ John Huston (HYOO'-stuhn) and Ian Woosnam are a shot off the pace. Defending champion Bernhard Langer had a 71.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — IndyCar driver Sage Karam says he has sought counseling this week from a psychologist to deal with his emotions following the death of Justin Wilson. Wilson died of a head injury Monday, a day after he was struck in the helmet by a piece of debris from Karam's car. Karam says he's struggled at night when he finds himself asking too many "what if" questions.

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas offensive lineman R.J. Dill has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy against performance-enhancing drugs. The third-year player says he failed a drug test in May, about six months after he said he underwent testosterone replacement therapy when he was not under contract with a team. He said the NFL denied his request for a therapeutic use exception.

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