GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL
This was a ‘prove it’ season for Dorchester native Bruce Brown, and in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, he did just that
Brown, a Wakefield High product, scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter on Friday as Denver moved to within one win of its first NBA title with a 108-95 victory.
RED SOX 3, YANKEES 2Box score: Red Sox 3, Yankees 2MLB scoreboard
Weekend in New York begins on a positive for Red Sox when Rafael Devers helps produce a win
Devers homered off Yankees starter Gerrit Cole again and Kiké Hernández also went deep for the Red Sox, who hung on in the ninth behind Kenley Jansen for the victory. Garrett Whitlock bounced back from a poor outing to quiet New York for 6⅓ innings.
Peter Abraham | Sunday baseball notesFor Chris Sale and Jacob deGrom, chances for Cooperstown sidelined by injuries DeGrom is out for the season and much of 2024 as he will need a second Tommy John surgery, while Sale is back on the injured list for the eighth time since 2018 with a stress reaction to his shoulder blade. 8:13 a.m.
Gary Washburn | Sunday basketball notesNuggets general manager Calvin Booth had big plans after he was done playing, and now he’s on the brink of a titleMany former players don’t want to endure the tedious process of slowly advancing through front office channels to reach a management position. Booth enjoyed the journey. 8:22 a.m.
MIAA BOYS' VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT ROUNDUPHigh school tournament scoreborad
Newton North boys’ volleyball puts depth and dominance on display while delivering upset of No. 2 Lowell in Division 1 quarterfinals
It was junior Adam Christianson lowering the boom for 17 kills and a pair of blocks that made the Tigers’ presence felt. 1 hour ago 1 hour ago
FRIDAY'S TOURNAMENT ROUNDUPComplete high school coverage
With ‘textbook’ execution in the eighth inning, 13th-seeded North Andover softball dealt No. 4 Wachusett its first loss
Brigid Gaffny plated the winning run with a sacrifice fly and excelled in the circle, striking out nine and scattering five hits. 11 minutes ago 12 minutes ago
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