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NASCAR
Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Ford, celebrates with the $1 million dollar check in Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway after winning Sunday night's NASCAR All-Star Race.

Ryan Blaney ‘nets’ $1 million payday with victory in NASCAR’s All-Star Race

The driver of the No. 12 Penske Racing Ford thought he won in regulation, but a late yellow forced him to hold on for a white-knuckled overtime sprint to the finish of a $1 million victory.

SUNDAY'S SCHOOLS ROUNDUP
Isaac Lamson gets a lift from CJ Egrie (22) as they celebrate with Phillip Andover teammates following Lamson's walkoff hit.

Finally up to speed, Isaac Lamson delivers Central New England Prep School baseball title for Phillips Andover

The sophomore hit a walkoff two-run single in the bottom of the seventh as the Big Blue rallied past Deerfield for the program's first championship since 2018.

Red Sox
Marcelo Mayer, the Red Sox first-round draft pick in 2021, will go on the injured list for a sore right wrist.

Red Sox place top prospect Marcelo Mayer on injured list

The 19-year-old prospect has suffered persistent soreness in his right wrist.

Red Sox 8, Mariners 4 (10 inn.)
Christian Arroyo (left), who homered earlier in the game, doused Franchy Cordero with an ice water bath after Cordero highlighted an 8-4 walkoff win over the Mariners with his grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday at Fenway Park.

Red Sox blow ninth-inning lead, but Franchy Cordero walks it off with a grand slam in the 10th

The Sox bullpen blew another save, but Cordero delivered with the bases loaded in extras.

Red Sox notebook
Red Sox starter Nate Eovaldi worked his off-speed splitter to help him record six of his career-high 11 strikeouts in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Mariners at Fenway Park.

Nate Eovaldi stands and delivers for Red Sox in helping secure sweep of Mariners

After getting cuffed around by Astros in his previous start, the righthander went 6-2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits while recording a career-high 11 strikeouts.

HIGH SCHOOLS

With the Elite Football League, yearlong competition and opportunity springs to life

Led by founder John Papas and commissioner Mike Willey, the second-year program has drawn top talent from New England and the interest of college coaches.

MLB notebook
Home plate umpire Nick Mahrley (center) attempts to separate Yasmani Grandal (left) of the Chicago White Sox and Josh Donaldson (right) of the New York Yankees during the fifth inning of Saturday's game at Yankee Stadium that was marred by a bench-clearing melee sparked by Donaldson's off-handed remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson.

Yankees’ Aaron Boone says Josh Donaldson was wrong in making off-handed remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson

MLB to probe Donaldson's racially-tinged remark that sparked Yankees-White Sox melee.

pga championship notebook
Stewart Cink had a rough start in the final round.

No repeat celebration for older generation at PGA Championship

Stewart Cink, the elder statesman on the leaderboard at 49, bogeyed two of his first three holes, all but ending his chase for a second major. He closed with a 4-over 74.