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Italy's Leonardo Fioravanti makes his way into the water for surfing's Olympic debut, at Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach in Ichinomiya, Chiba, Japan.

Sunday, July 25, at the Olympics

Here's a recap of Saturday's events and a preview of Sunday's. 35 minutes ago

Olympics
Cat Osterman pitched six innings of one-hit ball in the 2-0 win.

Cat Osterman pitches US softball over Mexico for 3-0 start

Osterman, who is back in the Olympics at age 38, is not just throwing, but dominating. 1 hour ago

Red Sox notebook
Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale threw 49 pitches over 3⅔ hitless innings in a rehab stint with the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs last week.

Chris Sale continues to make progress, but the Red Sox still taking a cautious approach

Red Sox hope to build up Sale's workload to 80 pitches, 5-6 innings. Said pitching coach Dave Bush: “When you activate guys after a long injury, it’s not just that he’s ready to pitch. You want him to pitch consistently.” 1 hour ago

Baseball Hall of Fame
Nick Cafardo's family was on hand at Fenway Park in August 2019 when the late Globe baseball writer was honored during pregame ceremonies.

Read Ben Cafardo’s speech after accepting the BBWAA Career Excellence Award on behalf of his father, the late Nick Cafardo

Former Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo posthumously received the award on Saturday during a ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y. 1 hour ago

Baseball Hall of Fame
The Globe's Nick Cafardo died while covering the Red Sox at spring training in 2019.

Globe’s Nick Cafardo posthumously receives BBWAA’s Career Excellence Award in Cooperstown

Ben Cafardo accepted the award on behalf of his father. He was accompanied by his mother, Leeanne, and sister Emilee. Grandchildren Annabella and Noah also were on hand. 1 hour ago

NHL notebook
Cam Atkinson scored 213 goals in 627 games with the Blue Jackets.

Flyers acquire Cam Atkinson from Blue Jackets for Jakub Voracek

Voracek, who turns 32 in August, returns to the team that drafted him in 2007 after a much-needed split with the Flyers. 1 hour ago

Olympics
Christen Press (right) celebrates her goal with Lindsey Horan during the Americans' 6-1 victory over New Zealand on Saturday.

US women’s soccer ‘ruthless’ in rebounding with 6-1 win over New Zealand

The game could have been worse for New Zealand but the United States had four disallowed goals, all for offside, in the first half. 1 hour ago

Bruins
The Bruins were slated to make six picks on Day 2 of the NHL Draft.

Bruins make additional picks on Day 2 of NHL Draft, including Oshawa Generals center Brett Harrison in third round

Harrison, who grew up in the Kingston, Ontario, area, played for Team Canada in this past season’s World Junior Championship.