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Chris Cannuscio helps Marblehead hold off furious rally by Somerville in preliminary-round win of Division 2 baseball tournament

The junior righthander roared triumphantly after striking out the final batter to seal a 13-11 win for the No. 29 Magicians (13-8) over No. 36 Somerville (10-11). 59 minutes ago


Tom Brady talks about returning to Foxborough, his current relationship with Bill Belichick

"I’ve always felt like I’ve been a member of that organization," Brady said of the Patriots. 1 hour ago

Red Sox 8, Reds 2

Red Sox break out in eighth to avoid being swept by Reds, but Chris Sale exits with sore pitching shoulder

Kiké Hernández belted solo homer in the seventh inning that put the Sox ahead, 2-1. He later added a two-run single in the Sox’ six-run eighth. 1 hour ago


Max Scherzer rips into pitch clock, says umpires want discretion to ‘allow the game to be normal’

Scherzer had praised the clock earlier this season for eliminating dead time, but declared "Why do we have to be so anal about this?" when the between-innings clock denied him a final warmup pitch on Thursday. 1 hour ago

MIAA track and field | Meet of Champions

In sweltering conditions, St. John’s Prep’s Nathan Lopez turns up the heat in a record-breaking 2-mile run at the Meet of Champions

n the sweltering 90-degree heat, Lopez won the 2-mile in 8 minutes, 59.29 seconds, breaking Alberto Salazar's 48-year meet record. 1 hour ago

Red Sox

Red Sox starter Chris Sale leaves game against Reds because of left shoulder soreness

Manager Alex Cora came out twice to check on the lefthander, before deciding to pull him from the game. 2 hours ago

MIAA tennis tournament roundup

Brookline girls’ tennis notches a Division 1 first-round win over Bay State Conference rival Natick

The No. 13 seed Warriors (13-6) took a 4-1 first-round victory over the Redhawks (8-9) to earn a second-round matchup against No. 4 Wellesley, another Bay State Conference foe. 2 hours ago

Red Sox notebook

The Red Sox have shown confidence in Tanner Houck as a starter, and he’s determined to prove they made the right call

Though he’s started for most of his life, there’s no comparison to big league hitters. Houck knows that, carrying a 5.30 ERA in 10 starts this season.