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Game 1: Warriors 112, Mavericks 87
Stephen Curry (right) displayed his typical shooting touch, and he was tough on the boards.

Stephen Curry has 21 points and 12 rebounds as Warriors pummel Mavericks in Game 1 of Western finals

The Warriors also held Mavericks star Luka Doncic in check. 2 hours ago

Peter Abraham | On Baseball
Just about the only trouble Nick Pivetta encountered was the flying broken bat of Jose Altuve (not pictured).

Nick Pivetta was not coming out of the game against the Astros. Manager Alex Cora said jokingly, ‘I’m going to stay away. He might kill me.’

Pivetta pitched the first complete game for the Red Sox since 2019.

NBA notebook
Scottie Barnes, the No. 4 pick by the Raptors, won Rookie of the Year in the smallest margin under the current format that began in 2002-03.

Barnes, Mobley, Cunningham unanimous choices for NBA All-Rookie first team

Orlando’s Franz Wagner and Houston’s Jalen Green were the other players chosen for the first team by a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.

WEDNESDAY'S SCHOOLS ROUNDUP
After Notre Dame Academy-Hingham pulled within one with 4:23 left, Franklin High goaltender Brigid Earley made several key saves late to preserve a 9-7 victory, the first for the Panthers over NDA in program history.

Brigid Earley backstops Franklin girls’ lacrosse in signature win over Notre Dame Academy-Hingham

The No. 2 Panthers (13-2) outlasted the No. 3 Cougars, 9-7, at Franklin High to cement their first win over NDA in program history.

WEDNESDAY'S SOFTBALL ROUNDUP

Jo Bennett leads King Philip to Hockomock League title in shutout win over Attleboro

The fourth-ranked Warriors shut out host Attleboro, 7-0, Wednesday afternoon behind a three-hitter from Bennett, presenting alum Kate Fallon-Comeau her first league championship as coach.

Red Sox 5, Astros 1
Nick Pivetta was just about untouchable for the Red Sox on Wednesday.

Nick Pivetta silences the Astros bats to help Red Sox win series against Houston

Pivetta threw a complete game, allowing just one run on two hits and striking out eight.

Wednesday's baseball roundup
Central Catholic players begin the celebration as two runs score on a walkoff hit by Tyler Normandie (not pictured) in a 4-3 victory against North Andover in a matchup of Merrimack Valley Conference leaders.

Tyler Normandie walks it off for Central Catholic in Merrimack Valley Conference win over North Andover

The Central Catholic utility player lined a walk-off single to center field in the bottom of the seventh inning, propelling the No. 12 Raiders to a 4-3 win over North Andover Wednesday at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill.

PETER ABRAHAM | ON BASEBALL
Astros shortstop Jeremy Peña launched a homer at Fenway on Tuesday, in front of plenty of friends and family.

Astros’ Jeremy Peña, New England native and son of a big leaguer, is carving his own path in the majors

The Classical High (R.I.) graduate is starring at shortstop for Houston this season.