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Lacrosse

Wayland’s Abby Stoller wouldn’t let MS diagnosis keep her from returning to the lacrosse field

The Simmons University graduate student is spending her summer playing for Israel in the Women’s World Lacrosse Championship in Baltimore. 35 minutes ago

NHL

Sharks hire Holliston native Mike Grier as NHL’s first Black GM

Grier, who starred at St. Sebastian's and Boston University before moving on to a 14-year playing career in the NHL, fills the spot that opened when Doug Wilson stepped away for health reasons earlier this year. 1 hour ago

Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic rallies from two sets down to reach Wimbledon semifinals

The three-time defending champion beat 10th-seeded Jannik Sinner of Italy, 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2,

United States 87, Cuba 64

A win on the 4th: US men’s team tops Cuba in Basketball World Cup qualifying

The Americans will start the second round of World Cup qualifying on Aug. 25, with the expectation that the first matchup will be against Uruguay in Las Vegas.

CONCACAF Championship | US 3, Haiti 0

Alex Morgan leads US women over Haiti with two goals

Morgan scored in the 16th and 23rd minutes.

Wimbledon

Calmer Nick Kyrgios holds off Brandon Nakashima in five sets at Wimbledon

Against Nakashima, an unseeded 20-year-old from California, Kyrgios repeatedly was visited during changeovers by a trainer, who massaged and manipulated his right shoulder.

Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner sends letter to President Biden pleading for help

"I’m terrified I might be here forever,” Griner wrote.

As Title IX is celebrated, female athletes worry about repercussions of Roe v. Wade decision

More than 500 current and former athletes signed a brief that was filed with the Supreme Court to express their views on the controversial case.