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Sankaty Head Lighthouse overlooks the course in 'Sconset, a village on the easternmost end of the island.

Nantucket is hosting its first USGA championship as US Mid-Amateur tees off this weekend

Sankaty Head — of which Bill Belichick is a member — and the public Miacomet Golf Course are co-hosting some of the nation's top amateur golfers. 45 minutes ago

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Odell Beckham Jr. made it through a full week of practice without any issues with his reconstructed knee.

Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. to return Sunday against Bears

Beckham hasn't played since tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Oct. 25 against Cincinnati. 1 hour ago

The 17th overall pick in the 2006 MLB Draft by the Padres in 2006, Peabody's Matt Antonelli played eight seasons with the Padres, Nationals, Orioles, Yankees, and Indians.

Bishop Fenwick makes a major league hire, naming Peabody’s Matt Antonelli as baseball coach

“Matt’s reputation in the baseball community is unmatched and the Antonelli name is synonymous with excellence,” said Fenwick AD Dave Woods of the former St. John's Prep and Wake Forest standout.

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Tempers flared during the 2003 playoffs, when the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry was at a peak of intensity.

It’s not the glory days of Sox-Yankees 2003-04, but it’s still good, and other thoughts

Folks don't care as much about the rivalry as they did when Sox-Yankees drew SRO crowds, delivered great TV ratings, and featured true star power.

Torey Lovullo is 334-365 as he finishes his fifth season managing the Arizona Diamondbacks, having won Manager of the Year and taken the team to the playoffs in his 2017 debut.

Despite dreadful year, Torey Lovullo gets contract extension in Arizona

The 56-year-old Lovullo was Red Sox bench coach from 2013-16 and interim manager while John Farrell was treated for lymphoma, but the Diamondbacks have backslid severely since a 2017 playoff appearance.

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Jack Eichel's future in Buffalo is uncertain after he was stripped of his captaincy.

Sabres star Jack Eichel loses captaincy after failing physical

This is just another development in the rift between Eichel and the team on how to treat his neck injury.

Justin Thomas (left) and Jordan Spieth, who will play together for Team USA in Friday's foursomes, shake hands during the opening ceremony for the Ryder Cup.

Timing could be right for Team USA to change Ryder Cup fortunes

Despite losing nine of the last 12 times dating to 1995, the American team is the betting favorite with 11 players ranked among the top 16 in the world.

Fans gather near the glass at TD Garden to watch Boston Bruins players warm up before an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Monday, May 10, 2021, in Boston. Massachusetts has moved to the next step in its COVID-19 reopening plan, allowing large indoor and outdoor venues, including TD Garden, Fenway Park, and Gillette Stadium to increase fan capacity from 12% to 25%.

‘We want to get back to life’: Most NHL players get vaccine

The NHL is counting on it and said last week that 98% of its players will be vaccinated by the time the season begins Oct. 12.