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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals return home after a long, frustrating road trip to begin a three-game series against Cleveland. Edinson Volquez pitches for Kansas City against the Indians’ Carlos Carrasco. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8:15 p.m.
ATLANTA — Right-hander Daniel Wright will move from the bullpen to start for Cincinnati as the Reds open a four-game series against Aaron Blair and the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Wright replaces Alfredo Simon in the rotation. By Charles Odum. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors try to close out their second straight championship when they take a 3-1 NBA Finals lead into Monday night’s Game 5 against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. By Janie McCauley. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Starts 9 p.m.
Ron Mason, who led Michigan State to a national title in hockey and won 924 games, has died. He was 76. By Larry Lage. SENT: 430 words, photos.
— US OPEN-ALTERNATES: Memorial winner William McGirt and Puerto Rico Open champion Tony Finau were among six players added to the U.S. Open on Monday.
— RACE SHOP FIRE: One of the top teams in NASCAR’s Truck Series says an overnight fire has damaged its race shop in Ohio. Also moving on some news wires.