Ben Volin | Sunday football notesJosh McDaniels and the Raiders are putting on a good face, but Jimmy Garoppolo’s foot injury is a disasterThe bottom line is if the Raiders don’t like what they see with Garoppolo’s foot during preseason, they can flunk his physical and release him with no penalty. 8:31 a.m.
Kevin Paul Dupont | Sunday hockey notesThe Golden Knights entered the Stanley Cup Final with just one player they drafted, so there are different ways to build a winnerThe Panthers planned to suit up only three of their own draftees: Aleksander Barkov (No. 2, 2013), Aaron Ekblad (No. 1, 2014), and Anton Lundell (No. 12, 2020). 2 hours ago
RED SOXRed Sox place Chris Sale on injured list with left shoulder inflammationAfter making only 11 starts over the past three years, Sale had taken all 11 of his turns in the rotation this season. “If there’s anything I can prove it’s you’re not going to keep me down — you knock me down I get back up,” Sale said.
Jacob deGrom away on paternity leave, delaying decision on next steps in recovery
DeGrom had been with the team and thrown five bullpen sessions since going on the injured list the day after he last pitched — which was the second time in three starts he exited early because of injury concerns.
Novak Djokovic laments the negative reactions of fans at the French Open but goes on to win
Against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, Djokovic played the longest three-set Grand Slam match of the 22-time major champion Djokovic’s long and distinguished career, clocking in at 3 hours, 36 minutes.
MIAA softball tournamentComplete high school coverage
In a bittersweet ending, the Saint Joseph Prep/Matignon co-op bows out of the Division 5 softball tournament as both Catholic schools are shuttered
With both schools permanently closing their doors, the Warriors' 13-5 loss to No. 31 Carver marked the final time players would represent either school in any sport.
MIAA BASEBALL TOURNAMENT
State baseball tournament: Favorites, sleepers, players to watch and analysis
Franklin, Taunton, Westford, and Central Catholic headline a deep and potent D1 field. Milton is No. 1 in D2, Taconic, Medfield, and Foxborough top D3 and unbeaten English is vying to make history in D4.
‘Everybody was all one family:’ Closure of several Catholic schools leaves many talented athletes in search of a new home
The shuttering of schools such as Matignon, Bishop Connolly, Mount Alvernia, and Saint Joseph Prep have shocked and saddened athletes who now have to uproot themselves.
MIAA tennis tournament roundup
Brookline girls’ tennis notches a Division 1 first-round win over Bay State Conference rival Natick
The No. 13 seed Warriors (13-6) took a 4-1 first-round victory over the Redhawks (8-9) to earn a second-round matchup against No. 4 Wellesley, another Bay State Conference foe.
THURSDAY'S SCHOOLS ROUNDUP
Chris Cannuscio helps Marblehead hold off furious rally by Somerville in preliminary-round win of Division 2 baseball tournament
The junior righthander roared triumphantly after striking out the final batter to seal a 13-11 win for the No. 29 Magicians (13-8) over No. 36 Somerville (10-11).
Max Scherzer rips into pitch clock, says umpires want discretion to ‘allow the game to be normal’
Scherzer had praised the clock earlier this season for eliminating dead time, but declared "Why do we have to be so anal about this?" when the between-innings clock denied him a final warmup pitch on Thursday.
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