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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.

Team Europe (left) and Team World posed at LoPresti Park on the East Boston waterfront Wednesday ahead of facing off this weekend in the Laver Cup at TD Garden.

Laver Cup matchups are set for Day 1, and John McEnroe’s Team World has its work cut out

All six players on Team Europe are ranked in the top 10, including a US Open champ and an Olympic gold medalist.

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Sean O’Mahony eyes a 28-ounce steel ball he uses for Irish road bowling, an historic Irish pastime played on a twisting stretch of road.

It’s time to hit the road — for Irish bowling

The sport traces back centuries, its origins in England and Scotland, some believe to the 1400s. These days, a father-son pair from Hyde Park play on a twisted stretch of road out in Braintree.

Arizona left fielder Jake McCarthy was down after attempting to climb the wall and catch a drive by Adam Duvall in the first inning.

Braves’ Adam Duvall ends up with single on ball that clears fence

Duvall passed teammate Austin Riley on the bases; Riley thought the ball was caught.

Yankees 7, Rangers 3
The Yankees' Gleyber Torres dived for the corner of the plate and just eluded Jose Trevino's tag in the eighth inning.

Yankees rally to sweep Rangers, roll into showdown against Red Sox at Fenway on Friday

The Yankees, winners of three straight, finish the season against the Red Sox, Blue Jays and Rays.