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Jets backup QB Josh McCown retires after 16 NFL seasons

McCown, who will turn 40 on July 4, announced retirement from professional football to coach his two sons in high school.

Justin Rose can’t maintain momentum, finishes T3 at US Open

He opened with a record-tying 65, but he needed more than great putting to stay in contention.

Brooks Koepka sparkles in US Open but settles for second

Koepka became the fourth player to break 70 in all four rounds of the Open — but Gary Woodland was the fifth.

Brooke Henderson sets mark for wins by a Canadian

The 21-year-old from Ontario made the LPGA Meijer Classic her ninth victory, passing Sandra Post.

Viktor Hovland breaks Jack Nicklaus’s amateur record at US Open

Hovland finished tied for 12th at 280, the best score ever by an amateur in the US Open.

Wellesley’s Michael Thorbjornsen finishes 79th in US Open

The 17-year-old closed with a 76 Sunday and was 20 over for the tournament.


Alyssa Thomas leads Connecticut Sun to 12th straight win at home

Thomas scored 20 points and Shekinna Stricklen added 16 as the Sun cruised past Seattle, 81-67.

Adidas Boost Boston Games

Athletes reflect on the life of Gabriele Grunewald

Grunewald, who died Tuesday after battling cancer for a decade, inspired many in the track and field community by continuing to run even after her diagnosis.