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Boston Globe - Sports

ALEX SPEIER | MINOR DETAILS -- Red Sox pitching prospect Luis Perales is showing good signs at Greenville -- The 21-year-old righthander has improved his strikeout and ground-ball rates, while lowering his walk and homer rates.

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BOXING -- Now a national Golden Gloves champ, Everett's Gilbert Kabamba looks to make Congo's Olympic team -- The super heavyweight was invited by the boxing federation of his native country to compete in the Second World Qualification Tournament.

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Eastern Conference finals -- The Pacers' defense is awful, and other observations on their matchup with the Celtics -- The Pacers reached the Eastern Conference Finals by sliding past the Bucks and Knicks, teams whose rosters were absolutely decimated by injuries.

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Red Sox -- Red Sox players can talk a good game, and other observations -- Every team has a different vibe. But the best Red Sox teams in recent years had players who talked the game as well as they played it.

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Chad Finn | Sports Media -- Behind the scenes with Rich Shertenlieb on the first day of his WZLX morning radio show -- It's going to be fascinating to see how Shertenlieb fares in the ratings compared with the Sports Hub's "Toucher and Hardy" and WEEI's "The Greg Hill Show."

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GOLF -- No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler gets Louisville court date postponed until next month -- Scheffler, who faces four charges, including felony assault of a Louisville police officer, had been due in court Tuesday, two days after tying for eighth at the PGA Championship.

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PWHL BOSTON 4, PWHL MINNESOTA 3 -- Aerin Frankel claims Game 1 of Walter Cup Finals for PWHL Boston over PWHL Minnesota -- Jess Healey's first goal of the playoffs at 17:25 of a wild second period stood up as the game-winner. Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Tuesday at Tsongas Center.

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GOLF -- Xander Schauffele wins first career major in record-setting fashion at PGA Championship -- Schauffele made a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole to finish at 21-under-par 263, the lowest 72-hole score in major championship history.

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GOLF -- Nelly Korda back in the winner's circle after with 18th-hole win over Hannah Green at Mizuho Americas Open -- The victory made the 25-year-old Korda the first player since Inbee Park (2013) to record six wins in a single season.

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Oilers build three-goal lead, hold on to oust Canucks in Game 7, set up West final with Stars

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Red Sox score shutout of Rays on strength of big efforts from Rafael Devers, Tanner Houck

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Softball roundup: With 14 strikeouts from senior southpaw Sam Lincoln, top-ranked Taunton takes Hockomock Kelley-Rex title

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Powerfully unique ability makes Red Sox slugger Rafael Devers's home run streak that much more impressive

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Baseball roundup: No. 18 Catholic Memorial snaps No. 9 North Andover's five-game win streak

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🎉 🎉 🎉 -- Garden Party: Hello, Indiana! -- Plus: Ullmark gone? Probably.

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🏀 See the Celtics' playoff schedule

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NBA playoff schedules and scores

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🏒 See PWHL Boston's playoff schedule and results - Boston, in the league's inaugural season, has the No. 3 seed.

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HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS - Three takeaways from a doubleheader in Lexington featuring the last four undefeated Division 1 boys' and girls' tennis teams - While Monday mostly was a postseason tune-up for all four teams, the matches served as a barometer for where each contender stacks up, and also a confidence boost for the victors. 2 hours ago

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High school scores and schedules

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HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' LACROSSE NOTEBOOK -- Any way you draw it up, possession matters in girls' lacrosse. That's why top-notch specialists like these are in hot demand. -- Emma Connerty and Aubrey McMahon have it down to a science for No. 1 Notre Dame (Hingham), but Medfield's Kelly Blake, Weymouth's Megan Doyle, Foxborough's Cate Noone, and Chelmsford's Jill Martin are among the elite.

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EMASS GIRLS' LACROSSE: PLAYERS OF THE WEEK -- EMass girls' lacrosse: Netting milestones for Central Catholic, Kierstyn Zinter headlines Players of the Week -- The senior netted six goals against Portsmouth (N.H.), had a hat trick against Billerica, and notched her 100thcareer goal in a win over North Andover.

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EMASS GIRLS' LACROSSE: TOP 20 -- EMass girls' lacrosse: No. 6 in Globe Top 20, Wellesley has the game of a Division 1 contender -- Headlined by NDA-Hingham, the top seven teams remains unchanged after Wellesley outlasted Westwood, 10-8, in a competitive battle Saturday.

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STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISM PROGRAM -- High school sports photographers capture season of celebrations across Massachusetts -- Check out this week's high school sports gallery taken by students across the state involved in the Globe's student photography program.

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TENNIS -- With his rivals slumping or injured, is this Alexander Zverev's moment to pounce at the French Open? -- Zverev, coming off his second Italian Open victory, has reached three consecutive semifinals at Roland Garros — which has led him to declare it's the tournament he wants to win more than any other.

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ISL BOYS' LACROSSE: Belmont Hill 19, Middlesex 6 -- Belmont Hill boys' lacrosse powers away in second half to earn first outright ISL championship since 2016 -- Behind a dominating performance at the faceoff-X from junior Eli Friedman, the top seeds pulled away in the second half to defeat No. 6 Middlesex.

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ISL BASEBALL: ST. SEBASTIAN'S 2, LAWRENCE ACADEMY 0 -- Behind Gavin Wainwright, St. Sebastian's wins duel to capture inaugural ISL Tournament baseball title -- The freshman right-hander struck out eight against no walks in a five-hit shutout to lift the Arrows over Lawrence Academy, 2-0.

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ISL GIRLS' LACROSSE: NOBLES 13, GOVERNOR'S 2 -- Nobles girls' lacrosse juggernaut rolls to third straight ISL crown -- With eight different players registering goals, the Bulldogs barreled to their fifth league title in seven years by throttling visiting Governor's Academy, 13-2.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS GAME 7: TIMBERWOLVES 98, NUGGETS 90 -- Timberwolves take final bite out of defending champion Nuggets in Game 7 -- The Wolves got 23 points each from Karl-Anthony Towns and Jaden McDaniels and advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 20 years.

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Box score: Timberwolves 98, Nuggets 90

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PETER ABRAHAM | ON BASEBALL -- Sunday's Red Sox offensive breakout a reminder that luck sometimes evens out -- Boston's big hits in the finale against the Cardinals were a sun-aided triple, a 38.4-m.p.h. grounder to first base, and a Dom Smith bloop he said he couldn't have thrown into a better spot.

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RED SOX NOTEBOOK -- Tyler O'Neill enjoys homer, closure after a welcome homecoming in St. Louis -- Tyler O'Neill received cheers in each of his first at-bats this weekend at Busch Stadium. None were louder than Friday's, but each game, the Cardinals' crowd showed their appreciation for their former outfielder.

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A look at some decisions that will at least be considered by struggling major league teams -- The season will be closer to the All-Star break than Opening Day in a few days. For teams such as the Blue Jays and others, will it be time for change?

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Complexity of NFL schedule makes for some strange and potentially unfair quirks -- It was only two decades ago that football fans could set their watch to consistent Sunday games at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., with an occasional Monday night matchup if their team was any good.

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Public Enemy's Chuck D would like nothing more than a Knicks-Celtics Eastern Conference finals -- He remembers when the teams faced each other in the Eastern Conference finals 50 years ago, when it was Frazier, Monroe, and Reed against Cowens, White, and Havlicek.

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If his playoff performance is any indication, the Stars' Wyatt Johnston sure looks like the real deal -- A 2021 draft do-over today (the 2024 class gets called in six weeks, by the way) likely would have Johnston going No. 1 overall to Buffalo.

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In this gym, he's just dad: A night of Wellesley High basketball with Brad Stevens -- The Celtics president of basketball operations took great pleasure in dropping his executive role and watching his son play for Wellesley this season.

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'It's a frenzy all over the league': Inside the fast, formative night Sam Hauser decided to become a Celtic -- Hauser is a valuable contributor on a championship favorite. But he almost didn't choose Boston.

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Bill Belichick built a dynasty here, and did it his way -- His 24-year reign with the Patriots will be remembered for an uncompromising approach, occasional controversy, and six Super Bowl triumphs.

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Terrence Clarke died three years ago. A tidal wave of elite Mass. basketball players is keeping his memory alive. -- The 19-year-old basketball celebrity from Boston was killed in a car crash in California while preparing for the 2021 NBA draft.

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The NBA's hottest prospect is a 17-year-old from Maine. Meet Cooper Flagg. -- Flagg's rise has been accompanied by two recurring questions: How good is he really? And how did this happen?

3 months ago

Meet the Globe's all-time All-Scholastic hockey teams -- The Bay State has produced some greats on the ice. Here, we honor those players — men and women — who were named All-Scholastics in their youth and went on to big things as professionals.

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'An inspiration and a north star': Brayan Bello's journey from the Dominican Republic to $55 million man -- The righthander's climb was an uphill battle from the age of 15, when he left home to train, and now he stands as an example for other young Dominicans.

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Seeing sports in all 50 states? Bob Ryan completes journey with a flourish in South Dakota. -- The author's vocational duties and avocational interests have taken him to games all over the country — quite literally.

2 months ago

The grooming of an NFL head coach: Why Jerod Mayo was destined for this position -- Since his days as a high school standout, Mayo has demonstrated the qualities of a natural leader and teacher.

2 months ago

Augusta National -- There's a reason they call it 'heaven'

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway -- From the Brickyard to the Snake Pit

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Lambeau Field -- The windchill is 7 degrees. Who cares?

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Churchill Downs -- A weeklong party for a two-minute race

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Cameron Indoor Stadium -- The Crazies are one of a kind

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Michigan Stadium -- The fun starts early at The Big House

9 months ago

Fenway Park -- A love affair spawned from the 'Impossible Dream'

9 months ago

Strong possibility Red Sox righthander Garrett Whitlock is headed for elbow surgery

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Rafael Devers sets Red Sox record with home run in sixth consecutive game

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Former Patriots receiver DeVante Parker, after signing with Eagles, opts instead to retire

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JuJu Smith-Schuster explains his subpar first season, and other observations from Patriots OTA

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New deals in hand, Patriots Kyle Dugger and Christian Barmore ready to prove their worth

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Tom Brady meets with Drake Maye, shares advice with 2024 NFL draft class

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Caitlin Clark returns from injury in second half, but Fever fall short against Sun

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The Celtics are the favorites to win the NBA title, but they have to be careful not to beat themselves against Pacers

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Celtics have been comfortable playing without Kristaps Porzingis, and aren't saying much about potential return

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A player-by-player breakdown of the Pacers roster

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Are the Panthers the litmus for the Bruins?

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Justin Brazeau's journey to the Bruins isn't your typical development path

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When it comes to the Bruins' goalie situation, it looks like Linus Ullmark is a goner

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Balanced attack sends Tufts men's lacrosse team to second straight NCAA Division 3 championship game

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Endicott baseball and Tufts softball reach NCAA Super Regionals, plus more New England college results

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BU softball sets program wins record, but knocked out of NCAA tournament by Oregon

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Boston University softball trounced by Oregon to open latest NCAA Tournament trip

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Matt Turner remains the No. 1 goalkeeper as US men announce roster for pre-Copa America friendlies

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The Revolution are at a crossroads, with a roster unable to get out of its own way

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Manchester City wins record fourth-straight Premier League title after win over West Ham on final day of season

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Early red card dooms MLS-worst Revolution in another home loss, this time against Union

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