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Red Sox rally late for 2nd straight game, beat Blue Jays 5-4
Alex Verdugo hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox rallied late for the second straight game, beating Toronto 5-4 on Monday night
Stewart’s walk-off HR lifts US over Japan 2-1 for 5-0 record
Kelsey Stewart hit a game-ending home run leading off the seventh inning, and the United States rallied late to beat Japan 2-1 Monday and win the Olympic softball group stage — and with it the right to bat last in the gold medal game.
Red Sox end Germán’s no-hit bid in 8th, storm past Yanks 5-4
Held hitless into the eighth by Domingo Germán and looking feeble, Alex Verdugo and the Red Sox suddenly erupted for five runs to shake Fenway Park and storm past New York 5-4 on Sunday.
US loses to France 83-76, 25-game Olympic win streak ends
For the first time since 2004, the U.S. men’s basketball team has lost in the Olympics. And the Americans’ quest for a fourth consecutive gold medal is already in serious trouble.
A first-ever gold – and a lesson – in Olympic skateboarding
Good luck telling Yuto Horigome to move on. The Tokyo native now has a weighty argument that he should be left alone: a shiny gold Olympic medal won in the city where he learned to skate as a kid and honed his derring-do skills on its teeming streets where skateboarders sometimes aren’t welco…
Russians top Biles, Americans in gymnastics qualifying
It is only qualifying but Russia pulled off a stunner in qualifying, posting a top score of 171.629, more than a full point ahead of the U.S. total 170.562.
Odor, Yankees rally in 8th, end Boston’s 4-game win streak
Rougned Odor's two-run double highlighted a four-run rally in the eighth inning after his two errors helped Boston build an early lead, and the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Saturday.
US rebounds from opening loss with 6-1 win over New Zealand
The Americans cruised to a 6-1 rout of New Zealand in front of First Lady Jill Biden at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
Osterman pitches US softball over Mexico 2-0 for 3-0 start
Cat Osterman pitched six innings of one-hit ball and Monica Abbott struck out the side in the seventh, helping the top-ranked U.S. shut out No. 5 Mexico 2-0 on Saturday.
Devers homers twice, bullpen strong as Red Sox top Yanks 6-2
Rafael Devers hit two home runs, including a go-ahead blast in the fifth inning, to help the Red Sox best Yankees ace Gerrit Cole for the second time this season at Fenway Park in a 6-2 win Friday night.