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Hoping former MVP Cam Newton is more Kevin Garnett than Bob McAdoo, and other thoughts

Newton is among some former MVPs who came to Boston closer to the end of their careers. 23 minutes ago

MAC cancels fall football season due to virus

The conference became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. 1 hour ago

On the PGA’s biggest stage, Haotong Li makes history

With a 2-shot cushion through 36 holes in San Francisco, the 25-year-old is the first Chinese player to lead a major championship.


Cameron Champ determined to go the distance at TPC Harding Park

Playing close to his native Sacramento, the long hitter is three shots off the pace entering the weekend.

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Giants’ Baker facing at least 10 years for cookout robbery

DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar were attending the cookout when a fight broke out, and Baker pulled out a handgun, according to an arrest warrant. Dunbar was not charged because of insufficient evidence.


Gabriella Ruffels rallies twice, stays on course to make run at a repeat in US Women’s Amateur

The 20-year-old Australian has won 14 holes and lost one from holes No. 9 through No. 16 at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland.

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Artturi Lehkonen, Canadiens advance with upset of Penguins

Montreal, the 12th and final seed in the Eastern Conference, will face either Tampa Bay or Philadelphia after sending Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh to a surprise early exit