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BOSTON (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed against the estate of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is headed back to court. A status hearing is scheduled for Tuesday in Suffolk County Superior Court. Hernandez was accused of gunning down Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in 2012. The former...
DENVER (AP) — Kyle Freeland just absorbed the thundering cheers as he tipped his cap and headed off the mound. “A ton of fun,” he said. Easy to see why: The hometown kid turned in one of the best pitching performances ever at Coors Field. The rookie left-hander came within two outs of the...
LONDON (AP) — As usual, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are playing well at Wimbledon, leading the way into Week 2. “It’s their turf,” said Ernests Gulbis, who stood in Djokovic’s way in the third round but failed to present too much of an obstacle. “It’s their home...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jayson Tatum actually played a back-to-back-to-back-to-back in college this year, during Duke’s four-game, four-day march through the ACC Tournament. So one part of NBA life isn’t totally foreign to the rookie. Games on consecutive days are going to be a common thing for Tatum...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays made a statement to the American League heading into the All-Star break: Don’t count us out of the playoff race. Brad Miller hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Rays took three of the four from AL East-leading Boston,...
MIAMI (AP) — With spending on international amateurs capped, Major League Baseball might not be the No. 1 choice for all Latin American prospects. Teams in Japan and South Korea could be more lucrative alternatives. “That could be the case,” Colombian right-hander Luis Escobar, a 21-year-old...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. (AP) — A strong finish in the U.S. Open last month helped prepare Xander Schauffele for the nerve-racking grind of chasing a title on the PGA Tour. The rookie made a 3-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win The Greenbrier Classic by a stroke over Robert...
Chuck Stone’s Connor Mahony delivers a pitch in the top of the second inning on Saturday against Quabbin. Mahony pitched four innings for Chuck Stone, allowing three runs on two hits in the 4-0 loss. Photo by Adam Lewis
PETERSHAM—After Connor Mahony singled with two outs in the bottom of the sixth, Chuck Stone’s Logan Hume hit a ball to Quabbin shortstop Nate Danielson who dropped to a knee and used his backhand to force Mahony out at second, ending any kind of comeback in Chuck Stone’s 4-0 loss to Quabbin on...
"I'm expecting to win it," said Sam Paul (pictured) about his team's projected toughest game of the summer season against Gardner on Thursday. Paul has stepped up as of late, contributing 44 points in the last two games for Mahar. Photo by Mike Phillips
The Mahar boys summer basketball team had their most impressive offensive game on Thursday, scoring 81 points against Sizer. Their toughest opponent may or may not come next Thursday, July 13, in Gardner. According to Mahar summer league coach Enver Softic, Gardner has players that will be away...
(AP) — The U.S. Open will experiment during its qualifying rounds this year with scoreboard clocks to limit how much time elapses between points and how long pre-match warmups or mid-match clothing changes can last. Also set to be tried out at Flushing Meadows in August’s qualifying matches:...

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