NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Are we getting a glimpse of life after Ortiz?

Foot woes are taking a toll on the Red Sox DH in his final season, and his run may end earlier than we all thought.

Running the bases and getting prepared for games have becoming a recent struggle for David Ortiz.

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Running the bases and getting prepared for games have becoming a recent struggle for David Ortiz.

rangers 10, Red Sox 3

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It was a rough night for Steven Wright and the Red Sox, who fell three games out of first place in the AL East.

NICK CAFARDO I SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/540002870.jpg 15 hitters contenders could try to acquire at the trade deadline

Offense will be foremost on the minds of contenders, who will try to obtain hitters with track records.

2016 NHL Draft

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Boston took Ryan Lindgren (49th), Joona Koppanen (135th), Cameron Clarke (136th), and Oskar Steen (165th) Saturday.

Colin Miller (above) and Joe Morrow represent the Bruins’ best chance for defensive improvement.

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FLUTO SHINZAWA | ON HOCKEY

Upgrade options are more limited after the draft

There isn’t much out there for the Bruins in the free agent market.

FLUTO SHINZAWA | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

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Friendships do not matter for GMs Don Sweeney, Peter Chiarelli, and Jim Benning as they pursue talent.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/shaughnessy.jpg Teammates forever have a special connection

The death of a friend is a reminder of the family-like bond all former teammates share.

Chatham’s D.J. Artis slid back as the throw goes to Yarmouth-Dennis's Brendan Skidmore in a game at Red Wilson Field in South Yarmouth — the first of five stops a reporter made on a one-day Cape Cod League odyssey.

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STAN GROSSFELD

Touching all the bases in the Cape Cod League

An intrepid reporter carves out a slice of baseball heaven by attending all five league games in one day.

Bob Ryan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/bob_ryan_20131006.jpg Coming to the defense of LeBron James

The King just had a series in which he led both teams in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals, and blocks.

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/542154774.jpg How Rich Paul played a role in Cavaliers’ title run

Paul struck a friendship with LeBron James 14 years ago and eventually became his agent.

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The hockey Hall of Famer was in a two-car crash in Andover on Friday night.

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Globe All-Scholastics: Honoring the area’s best

See who earned Players of the Year and All-Scholastics honors for their performances this spring.

D.C. Untied 2, Revolution 0

Revolution get shut out in D.C.

It’s the fourth consecutive loss at RFK Stadium for New England.

Copa America Centenario

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The 31st-ranked Americans were beaten by No. 3 Colombia for the second time in the tournament.

BEN VOLIN I SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/25/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/541955242.jpg Rookie Transition Program is more attuned to needs of today’s NFL

The NFL canceled the Rookie Symposium and instead enlisted all 32 teams to provide their own orientation.

Here in the City of Good Neighbors, last we checked, they’ve gone 0-for-ever along the parade route.

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KEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON SECOND THOUGHT

It’s Buffalo turn to end the sports agony

Cleveland, it’s time to share the championship karma with your Rust Belt sister city of sorrow.

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“It’s a huge opportunity for me to maybe turn around the season,” said the owner of 17 Grand Slam titles.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

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The return of Ryan Hanigan will require some roster juggling.