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Golf

Kurt Kitayama leads Pebble Beach as the worst of the wind looms

Kitayama finished birdie-par on two of the tougher holes for a 2-under-par 70 that gave him a one-shot lead.

horse racing

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert testifies that Churchill Downs suspension has hurt his reputation

Baffert is seeking a temporary injunction to stop his two-year suspension levied by the track after the now-deceased Medina Spirit failed a drug test following the 2021 Kentucky Derby.

snowboarding

Former US snowboarders allege sexual abuse by ex-coach Peter Foley

2006 Olympic bronze medalist Rosey Fletcher, Callan Chythlook-Sifsof, and Erin O’Malley are plaintiffs against Foley, the US Olympic and Paralympic Committee, and US Ski & Snowboard.

NFL

One day after warrant issued, menacing charge against Bengals’ Joe Mixon is dismissed

The order dismissing the case said only that the city prosecutor’s office requested the dismissal “in the interest of justice.”

new balance indoor grand prix

For Trayvon Bromell and Sammy Watson, Boston Grand Prix is another step on the comeback trail

The American track stars are among the featured competitors in Saturday's meet at the new facility in Brighton.

NBA

Kyrie Irving requests trade from Nets, according to reports

Irving made the request after talks about a new contract did not go to his liking, news outlets reported Friday.

sports betting

From parlays to how to place a bet, here’s your guide to sports betting in Massachusetts

Betting on sports will be legal in Massachusetts beginning January 31.

Arrest warrant issued for Bengals’ Joe Mixon on menacing charge

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon on a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing, according to court documents. Peter Schaffer, Mixon's agent, told the league-owned NFL Network that he expects the charge to be dropped Friday.