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Summer reading list 2021: See the best sports books the Globe recommends

Many of us hope to travel this summer, to hit the road (or the beach) as we used to do. But we will always need the particular kind of transport that books provide. 1 hour ago

Wasabi the Pekingese competed in Best in Show at the 145th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Sunday in Tarrytown, New York.

A pekingese named Wasabi won the Westminster dog show

A Pekingese named Wasabi won best in show Sunday night, notching a fifth-ever win for the unmistakable toy breed. A whippet named Bourbon repeated as runner-up.

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Pato O'Ward celebrates by jumping into James Scott Memorial Fountain after winning the second race of the IndyCar Detroit Grand Prix doubleheader Sunday at Belle Isle in Detroit.

Pato O’Ward makes another splash — and fulfills a promise — with IndyCar win

O’Ward dedicated the win to Arrow McLaren SP teammate Felix Rosenqvist, who was hospitalized following his crash in Saturday’s race.

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Kyle Larson (5) kepts Hendrick Motorsports teammate William Byron (24) at bay in Sunday's $1 million NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway.

Kyle Larson wins $1 million payday with NASCAR All-Star Race triumph

Hendrick Motorsports driver continued his hot steak after winning last Sunday's NASAR Cup Series road course race at Sonoma (Calif.) Speedway.

Andrew McCutchen had a pair of doubles during Philadelphia's shutout win over Rougned Odor (right) and the Yankees on Sunday.

‘We need to step it up, period:’ Aaron Boone bristles after Yankees shut out

The Yankees have lost seven of nine and 13 of 18 after Sunday's 7-0 loss in Philadelphia. They are in fourth place and 8½ games behind AL East-leading Tampa Bay, their largest deficit since September 2018.

Mathew Barzal (center) celebrates his second-period goal Sunday with Anthony Beauvillier, their Islanders beating Andrei Vasilevskiy and the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final on the road.

Islanders stay out of penalty box, begin semifinal series with win at Lightning

Semyon Varlamov won his fourth straight playoff start, joining teammate Ilya Sorokin as only the third pair of goaltenders from the same team to have personal winning streaks of at least four games in a single postseason.

Garrick Higgo, a 22-year-old South African, shot a 3-under-par 68 and finished at 11 under in winning in only his second career tour event at the Palmetto Championship, giving him PGA Tour status through the 2023 season.

A patient Garrick Higgo, 22, earns his first PGA Tour victory at the Palmetto Championship

Higgo had an eagle on the par-5 12th and a birdie on the 14th to get to 11 under, two shots back of Chesson Hadley.

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Worcester routs Mets, stretch winning streak to five

Jarren Duran took a 2-1 pitch over the right field wall for his second homer in three games.