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French Open

Novak Djokovic eyes history with 23rd Grand Slam title at French Open in Sunday’s men’s final; Casper Ruud seeks first

They have played four times previous, twice on hard courts and twice on clay, and not only is Djokovic 4-0, but he has won all eight sets. 2 hours ago

French Open

Iga Swiatek holds off Karolina Muchova to win her third French Open in dramatic women’s final

The world's No. 1 player was pushed to the brink by a resilient Muchova, but gutted out a third set to win her fourth career Grand Slam. 2 hours ago

Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

‘Money can be earned any time’: How one man chose doing the right thing over the almighty buck

On his way up Everest, Gelje Sherpa came upon a stranger, a man alone, who was clinging to a rope on the mountain’s death zone. Hopefully the PGA saw what he did next.

Umpires deciding next steps after reported harassment, threats at Taunton Little League game

The president of a local umpire association said he would hold an “emergency meeting” on Friday to decide how to move forward following a confrontation Monday between attendees of a Taunton Little League game and the umpires who were calling it.


Watch: Jim McBride and Alex Speier chat about Red Sox-Yankees, DeAndre Hopkins, and more on Boston Globe Today

The Red Sox and Yankees renew their rivalry. Plus, a look at how DeAndre Hopkins could fit in Foxborough. And, is the PGA-LIV merger a hole-in-one or a double bogey?


UConn students getting expelled for vandalism that followed team’s NCAA championship

Most of the celebrations in Storrs that followed the Huskies' 76-59 win over San Diego State on April 3 were peaceful, but some students pulled down signs and light poles and smashed windows.

Horse Racing

Belmont Park will resume live racing after air quality improves

The NYRA said in a statement that it will actively monitor air quality conditions and forecasts to ensure the environment remains safe for racing participants and fans ahead of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.


Free Jacks eye championship run as Major League Rugby looks to continue growth

New England's rugby team is on an eight-game winning streak and has already clinched a playoff spot.