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Daredevil Alex Harvill, 28, is survived by his wife and two sons.

Daredevil Alex Harvill’s passion came at the highest price — his death

Harvill, 28, died Thursday, crash-landing his motorcycle trying to jump 351 feet.

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Denmark's Christian Eriksen was taken off the field after he collapsed during a Euro 2020 game June 12.

ESPN producer Amy Rosenfeld said director crossed the line in coverage of Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest

ESPN is taking the world feed from the Euro 2020 soccer matches and did not control the camera as it focused on Eriksen.

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The 18th green and the clubhouse at The Country Club in Brookline, which will host the 2022 US Open golf tournament.

Next on the tee for the US Open: The Country Club of Brookline

TCC has undergone renovations in preparation for a major championship in the Boston area for the first time in 34 years.

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Bryson DeChambeau, back in contention at the US Open, tees off on the seventh hole on Friday.

Bryson DeChambeau dreamed up swing fix in the middle of the night

The epiphany, keeping his right wrist bent a little longer through impact, helped the defending champ get back into contention after two rounds.

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Richard Bland lines up a putt on the eighth green during the second round of the US Open in San Diego.

Richard Bland, Russell Henley share lead after second round of the US Open

Bland shot a 4-under-par 67 while Henley had a 1-under 70 to sit atop a crowded leaderboard going into weekend play.

MLB NOTEBOOK
Shohei Ohtani hit a pair of home run in the Angels' three games at Fenway Park last month.

Shohei Ohtani becomes first player to commit to Home Run Derby

The 26-year-old outfielder, designated hitter and pitcher has 19 home runs, three behind major league leaders Fernando Tatis Jr. of San Diego and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of Toronto.

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Dominique Ducharme (right) had his second vaccination shot June 9 but tested positive anyway and has been isolated from the team.

Without their coach Canadiens turn back Knights on Josh Anderson’s second goal of the game in overtime

The coach reportedly must quarantine for 10 days. His assistants will run the bench as the series against Vegas continues.

Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto, left, and President Seiko Hashimoto attend the news conference after receiving a report from a group of infectious disease experts on Friday, June 18, 2021, in Tokyo.

Top medical adviser says ‘no fans’ safest for Tokyo Olympics

The safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans, the top medical adviser to the Japanese government said in a report on Friday.