RED SOX 5, BLUE JAYS 3
Ortiz does it again with home run to lift Red Sox
Honored before the game, Ortiz proceeded to break a 3-3 tie in the seventh inning with a two-run homer.
From spring training to the playoffs, Globe Red Sox beat writer Peter Abraham documented key moments from David Ortiz’s last season on the field.
RED SOX 5, BLUE JAYS 3
Game 1 is Thursday, although home field is yet to be determined.
RED SOX NOTEBOOK
A group of children who received what in some cases was life-saving surgery from the David Ortiz Children’s Fund were on the field to represent the 563 children who have been helped.
The 34-old-defenseman played on team Europe with Zdeno Chara in the World Cup.
Harvard 31, Georgetown 17
Harvard, gearing up for next week’s Ivy League matchup, had not trouble against Georgetown.
108 Stitches: The Podcast
Dan Shaughnessy’s controversies involving David Ortiz are among the topics on our latest Red Sox podcast.
BILLS AT PATRIOTS | SUNDAY, 1 P.M. (CBS)
A closer look at Sunday’s game, with an emphasis on the matchups on offense and defense.
Bruins 2, Red Wings 1
Spooner scored in overtime as the Bruins tipped the Red Wings, 2-1.
The Bruins want to give the rookie scorer a longer look in training camp.
The aggressive tone set by the Patriots linebacker is contagious, and his teammates feed off him.
Veteran strength coach Bryan Doo saw generous and thoughtful sides of the retiring big man.
Yu Darvish looked playoff-ready, striking out 12 in a 3-1 victory over the Rays.
RYDER CUP: US 5, EUROPE 3
Rory McIlroy’s 20-foot eagle putt gave Europe a 3-1 victory in fourball after the US swept the morning foursomes.
Xaverian at Catholic Memorial, King Philip at Mansfield, and Lexington at Reading are among this week’s top matchups.
The Yankees’ pregame ceremony for the retiring Red Sox slugger was short, sweet, and dignified.
FLUTO SHINZAWA I ON HOCKEY
Patrice Bergeron scored the tying goal for Canada.
Fluto Shinzawa | Hockey Food
However, our man still hasn’t found what he’s looking for when it comes to Greek food.
The team gifted Ortiz a leather-bound book of letters to him penned by current and former Yankees players.
SPORTING KC AT REVOLUTION | SATURDAY, 7:30 (CSN)
Both teams will be fighting to keep their playoff hopes alive when they meet Saturday.
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The 24-year-old lefthander has shown enough potential for management to maintain a patient approach.
He was cut by the Browns last week after he missed time during training camp.
The ultimate goal is to have the rookie capable of playing more than one position.
At 39, the Bruins captain knows the clock is ticking, and he is appreciative of the playing time he has left.
The Eagles graduated some superb talent, but the junior defenseman just may be able to fill the void.
The Americans are heading into the team tournament with a fresh outlook.
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