RAYS 4, RED SOX 3

Red Sox lose in 10 innings

The Sox split four games in St. Petersburg and now head to New York to play the Yankees.

PHILLIES 7, BRAVES 0

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Cole Hamels pitched six innings, and the gem was finished off by Jonathan Papelbon.

Jets fans undoubtedly will be clamoring for Michael Vick, but he is not the No. 1 quarterback. AP Photo/Julio Cortez

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Rex Ryan has high hopes for his Jets

The bombastic coach asserts, “We feel great about our situation, feel great about our team.”

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The tight end said he is “ready to go” on Sunday vs. the Dolphins.

Best and worst scenarios for all 32 NFL teams

Here’s an outline for how the 2014 season could play out and who might be lifting the Lombardi Trophy.

Chris Kirk shot a 5-under-par 66 Monday, good for his third career win — and perhaps a Ryder Cup spot. Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

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DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP

Chris Kirk captures Deutsche Bank title

Kirk shot a flawless 66 Monday at TPC Boston in Norton to clinch his third career win on tour.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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McIlroy’s putter betrayed him this time, as he shot a final-round 70 at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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Captains Tom Watson and Paul McGinley make their selections Tuesday.

Seventh-seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard (center) needed a medical timeout and ice packs on a scorching day in New York. Eduardo Munoz/Reuters

US OPEN

Eugenie Bouchard wilts in fourth round

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic cruised into the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows.

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The popular defenseman played on the 1972 Stanley Cup champions and was with the Bruins for four seasons.

Bob Ryan

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Read past columns from Ryan, who began writing for the Globe in 1968 and now contributes occasional columns.

Kevin Paul Dupont

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Read his recent “On Second Thought” columns and more features from the longtime Globe writer.