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RED SOX NOTEBOOK
Red Sox trainer Brandon Henry helps Christian Arroyo off the field in the fifth inning Sunday in Kansas City.

Red Sox in holding pattern after Kevin Plawecki, Christian Arroyo depart injured

Initial indications were that Arroyo, who has a bone bruise on his right shin, could avoid the injured list, and it’s wait-and-see for Plawecki, who left with a hamstring problem. 16 minutes ago

The ball of Mackenzie Hughes is stuck in a tree along the 11th fairway during the final round of the US Open.

Mackenzie Hughes’s ball lands in a tree - and sticks

The ball never came down and Hughes took a double bogey. 20 minutes ago

Sports Log
Sebastian Coe (right), here posing with runner Sifan Hassan this month, is trying to funnel more money to the athletes in his role as World Athletics president.

World Athletics to turn Russia’s fine money into prize money

“My view is it’s been hard, bloody pounding for the athletes for the last year and a half,” said World Athletics president Sebastian Coe. 56 minutes ago

Vegas Golden Knights general manager Kelly McCrimmon has tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-isolation.

Knights’ GM Kelly McCrimmon tests positive for COVID-19

The team said only that McCrimmon is following NHL and local health protocols. 1 hour ago

NBA ROUNDUP
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) celebrates near the end of the second half of their Game 1 win in the NBA basketball Western Conference finals as Clippers guard Terance Mann, right, looks on Sunday.

Devin Booker explodes for triple-double as Suns take 1-0 lead in conference finals

Devin Booker had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double and the Phoenix Suns overcame Chris Paul’s absence to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. 2 hours ago

Road to Tokyo
Gevvie Stone (left) and Kristi Wagner are pulling with all their might to reach the podium in Tokyo.

A powerful pair of Massachusetts rowers team up to train their sights on Tokyo Olympics

Gevvie Stone, 36, of Newton, will compete in her third Olympics, while Kristi Wagner, 28, of Weston, will be in her first. 2 hours ago

ROYALS 7, RED SOX 3
Bobby Dalbec's misplay on Michael A. Taylor's grounder in the second inning got Kansas City on the board Sunday, and was the first hint of an ugly day in the field for Nate Eovaldi and the Red Sox.

Painful Sunday in Kansas City as Red Sox outplayed, outslugged in series finale

An early 2-0 lead evaporated under 15 Kansas City hits, with the Red Sox also losing Kevin Plawecki and Christian Arroyo to injuries as they dropped the series finale to the Royals. 2 hours ago

MLB NOTEBOOK
DJ LeMahieu (left) makes the turn at second base as Oakland's Tony Kemp looks toward first, where the Yankees would finish their third triple play of the season Sunday, this one closing out a 2-1 victory at Yankee Stadium.

Easy as 1-2-3: Yankees walk off Oakland with game-ending triple play

New York, which had never turned more than one triple play in a season, has turned three in the last 31 days, with Sunday's bailing out closer Aroldis Chapman in a one-run game. 2 hours ago