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Sports Report: Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber Win Cy Young Awards



Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is a unanimous winner for his third NL Cy Young Award, while Cleveland stopper Corey Kluber is the AL Cy Young winner. Kershaw earned the pitching prize for the second year in a row, getting all 30 first-place votes after going 21-3 with a 1.77 ERA for the NL West champions. Kluber edged out Seattle's Felix Hernandez for the AL honor after going 18-9 with 269 strikeouts and a 2.44 ERA in his first full major league season.

Meanwhile, Victor Martinez is staying put. Multiple reports say the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a four-year, free-agent deal with the 35-year-old designated hitter, keeping him in the middle of their lineup following perhaps the best season of his career.


In the NBA, Washington topped Detroit 107-103, Indiana beat Miami 81-75, Oklahoma City bested Boston 109-94, Orlando edged New York 97-95, Atlanta defeated Utah 100-97, New Orleans beat the Lakers 109-102, Phoenix topped Brooklyn 112-104, Portland trumped Denver 130-113, and it was Houston over Minnesota 113-101.


Over on the ice, Toronto bested Boston 6-1, and it was Anaheim over Los Angeles in a shootout 6-5.


Tallahassee police says Florida State running back Karlos Williams is not being charged after a domestic battery investigation. The police have released the incident report detailing the investigation, which ended because "without a statement or additional evidence there is no way to further this case." A police spokesman explained the department will no longer actively investigate the incident, but that could change if new evidence is found or a witness comes forward.


On Thursday Night Football, Buffalo is in Miami at 8:25.


Lydia Ko has become the youngest player to win the LPGA Tour's rookie of the year award. The 17-year-old clinched the points-based award with three tournaments remaining on the LPGA Tour schedule. She already has two victories, two runner-up finishes and nine other finishes in the top 10. Laura Baugh was 18 when she won the LPGA Tour rookie of the year in 1973.

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