Doug Fister solid but Red Sox drop rubber game to Angels

Boston, MA - 6/25/2017 - Boston Red Sox's pitcher Doug Fister delivers a pitch in the inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Boston, MA, June 25, 2017. (Keith Bedford/Globe Staff)

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Fister pitched into the seventh inning and gave up three runs in his Sox debut.


// David Price dealing with split fingernail on pitching hand

The Red Sox expect the lefthander to make his scheduled start Thursday.

// John Farrell still thinks umpire blew the call Saturday

A day later, the Red Sox manager held his ground over the timing of a balk call in Saturday’s loss.

Boston, MA - 3/22/2017 - (1st quarter) Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown (7) drives past Indiana Pacers guard Monta Ellis (11) during the first quarter. The Boston Celtics host the Indiana Pacers at TD Garden. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Adam Himmelsbach, Topic: 23Celtics-Pacers, LOID: 8.3.1978139473.

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Celtics in a holding pattern with best assets

What’s on the horizon for the Celtics?

// Red Sox looking for answers on offense

Aside from two solo homers, Boston struggled against the Angels’ rookie starter.


// Options limited for Bruins in hunt for a left-shot defenseman

Wild GM Chuck Fletcher does not sound ready to deal.

JUNE 15, 2017--SUNRISE, FLORIDA Shawn Thornton, a former Boston Bruins player known as the team's enforcer, is now the Florida Panthers VP for business operations. (Angel Valentin for the Boston Globe)

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Shawn Thornton traded the penalty box for the front office

The former Bruin enforcer is now the Panthers’ vice president of business operations.

Houston, TX 2-2-17: Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Patriots cornerback Mike Haynes is pictured as he does an interview on

Ex-Patriot Mike Haynes leads NFL campaign against prostate cancer

“Cancer doesn’t really care what kind of shape you’re in,” said Haynes. “It doesn’t matter that I’m a Hall of Famer.”

Tommy Piatcheck photo illustration; Photos by Jim Davis and Jonathan Wiggins/Globe Staff

For Celtics, the Nets trade is a gift that keeps on giving

So far, the blockbuster trade has landed three players in Boston, with two more to come.


// The Celtics’ boring draft night, and other notes

The Timberwolves did what the Celtics should have done.

06/25/2017 BOSTON, MA Joan Chelimo (cq) wins the BAA 10k race held at the Boston Common. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

Along with the temperature, Kenyans rise at BAA 10K

Daniel Chebii and Joan Chelimo took the top spots Sunday in Boston.

Golf roundup

// Jordan Spieth holes out to win Travelers playoff

Spieth joined Tiger Woods as the only players with 10 victories before turning 24


// Minnesota Twins move back into first

The Twins hadn’t swept a three-game series in Cleveland since 1991

Toyota/Save Mart 350

// Kevin Harvick wins first NASCAR race of season

Kevin Harvick, 41, easily beat teammate Clint Bowyer on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.

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// Even winners like the Blackhawks are looking for youth

Trades and picks help Chicago get younger.

// Forward Jack Studnicka headlines Bruins’ Day 2 draft picks

Boston added a pair of forwards, two defensemen, and a goalie in Rounds 2-7 on Saturday.