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CINCINNATI — Tight end Tyler Eifert will be sidelined indefinitely by ankle surgery, leaving the Bengals to figure out a way to get by without one of their best pass-catching threats. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Josh Tomlin (8-1) tries to beat the Royals for the third time this season when the Cleveland Indians continue their series with Kansas City. Chris Young starts for the home team. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8:15 p.m.
ATLANTA — Atlanta’s Julio Teheran will look to extend his career success against the Reds when the four-game series continues Tuesday night. Teheran is 2-1 with a 1.78 ERA in four career starts against the Reds. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. — So badly they wanted to do it for Draymond, and for their home crowd this time. Instead, the Golden State Warriors are heading to Ohio all over again to try to clinch a second straight championship — with the boost of having Draymond Green back following his Game 5 suspension. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 6 p.m.
NBA FINALS-LEBRON REPONDS
OAKLAND, Calif. — So much noise surrounded LeBron James heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals. By Jon Krawczynski. SENT: 880 words, photos. UPCOMIN: Will be updated.
DETROIT — Thousands of people filed quietly onto the floor of a darkened Joe Louis Arena on Tuesday to pay respects to Gordie Howe, the hockey Hall of Famer known as “Mr. Hockey.” By Larry Lage. SENT: 640 words. AP Photos planned.