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US International Figure Skating Classic
Czech Republic's Michal Brezina, here performing at the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Stockholm in March 2021, was the class of the field at the US International Figure Skating Classic at the Skating Club in Norwood.

Three-time Olympian Michal Brezina dazzles field at US International Figure Skating Classic

These early-season competitions are key for Brezina as he tries for his fourth Olympic Games in February.

Golf roundup
Brooks Koepka said in a Golf Digest interview the Ryder Cup was a hectic week and "a bit odd" in that it took him away from his individualized routine he was accustomed to on the PGA Tour.

Paul Azinger questions Brooks Koepka’s commitment to US Ryder Cup team

The 2008 Ryder Cup captain called out Koepka's comments in Golf Digest interview. "“If he doesn’t love it, he should relinquish his spot," Azinger said.

Sports Log
The NHL is feeling pretty good about vaccination numbers among its players.

NHL expects near full vaccination rate by start of season

The league projects that only between 10 and 15 of roughly 700 players will not be vaccinated by the time the season begins Oct. 12.

WNBA: Connecticut Sun 98, New York Liberty 69
Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones (center) had 18 points and 13 rebounds.

WNBA-leading Connecticut Sun win 13th straight game

The Sun routed the New York Liberty, 98-69, at Uncasville, Conn.

Sports Log
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson (center) celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's third goal during at 3-2 victory over AC Milan in a Champions League Group B match.

Liverpool rallies past AC Milan in Champions League opener

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson capped a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over visiting AC Milan on Wednesday.

Odell Beckham Jr. tore his left anterior cruciate ligament last October.

Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. not ready to play after surgery, 2021 debut delayed

Beckham will practice on a limited basis this week but will sit out against the Texans Sunday.

figure skating
Maxim Naumov is shown competing in the US Championships in Las Vegas in January, in which he finished fifth.

Norwood’s Maxim Naumov will be on home ice when US International Figure Skating Classic comes to town

Naumov will be one of the favorites in the major international competition, which will be held at the Skating Club of Boston in Norwood.

United States Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman testifies during a Senate Judiciary hearing Wednesday.

Aly Raisman criticizes FBI handling of Larry Nassar investigation

Raisman and fellow Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles were among several high-profile gymnasts to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about the FBI’s handling of the Nassar investigation.