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Padres’ Gary Sánchez changes jersey number from 24 to 99 in honor of Manny Ramirez
With his preferred jersey number taken, Gary Sánchez opted for a unique second option but one he values dearly
BRAVES 4, ATHLETICS 2
Ozzie Albies’ homer helps New Bedford’s Jared Shuster win consecutive starts for Braves
Shuster — who played for New Bedford High and Tabor Academy before pitching at Wake Forest — allowed two runs, three hits, and four walks in 5⅓ innings.
RAYS 4, CUBS 3
Before heading to Boston, Brandon Lowe and Jose Siri help Rays avoid sweep by Cubs
The Rays pulled out a tight one after dropping 1-0 and 2-1 nail-biters, and dodged their first sweep of the season.
Novak Djokovic struggles for set at French Open after government official critiques his comments on Kosovo
French Sports Minister Amelie Oudea-Castera warned Djokovic on Wednesday morning not to wade into such international issues again at Roland Garros.
The people behind the star-studded The Soccer Tournament beginning this week? Of course they’re from Boston.
The founders of The Basketball Tournament, a winner-take-all summer series, knew they were on to something. So they expanded. This week in North Carolina, 32 teams will play for $1 million.
Sun 81, Fever 78
Tiffany Hayes pours in 22 to help the Sun hold off Aliyah Boston and the Fever
Big nights from Hayes and Brionna Jones helped Connecticut move to 4-1.
NASCAR suspends Chase Elliott one race for deliberately wrecking Denny Hamlin
NASCAR suspended Elliott under a section of rulebook covered under “Member Code of Conduct.”
No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev loses to qualifier ranked 172nd in first round of French Open
Thiago Seybolt Wild needed to win three matches in qualifying rounds last week just to make it into the men’s bracket.