NFL notes: Jets' Richardson suspended for first four games

Jets' Richardson suspended 1st 4 games of season for violating NFL's substance abuse policy

England suffers more heartbreak for national soccer team

England wakes to more soccer pain as women's team exit World Cup in agonizing fashion

Feeble Mets swept by Cubs

Frustrated deGrom punches cooler, feeble Mets shut down 6-1 as Cubs complete 3-game sweep

Rangers' Martin St. Louis retires after 16 seasons

Rangers' Martin St. Louis retiring after 16 seasons, 1 Cup and 7 All-Star selections

Nadal loses early at Wimbledon for fourth straight year

Twice a Wimbledon champion, Nadal exits early for 4th year in row against low-ranked opponent


'Mean tweets' don't bother Delle Donne whatsoever

It is unclear whether the term “hater” existed before the Internet. Doubtful. Just...

Connecticut's survival skills are just fine

Anne Donovan ... nah. Scratch that. Make that poor Anne Donovan, sat down in the interview room,...



Punchless Mets lose again

Starlin Castro legged out a run-scoring infield single in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs blanked the punchless New York Mets 2-0 Wednesday night for their second consecutive shutout at Citi Field.

Porcello's struggles continue, Blue Jays rout Red Sox

Porcello gives up 3 HRs in 2 innings as winless slump continues, Blue Jays rout Red Sox 11-2

Major League Baseball roundup

Carrasco loses no-hitter, shutout with 1 strike to go in 9th, Indians beat Rays 8-1.


Patriots sign top draft pick, DL Malcom Brown of Texas

Patriots sign first-round draft pick, DL Malcom Brown of Texas; release TE Fred Davis

Hamstring keeps Odell Beckham Jr. out at Giants minicamp

Coughlin expects Beckham to be ready for training camp despite hamstring problems

Pats defenders line up to replace departing Wilfork

Pats defensive linemen try to prove themselves as able replacements for Vince Wilfork

Learning curve less steep for Giants on offense

In second year under coordinator Ben McAdoo, learning curve less steep for Giants on offense


For Jeremy Roy, the wait at draft was both long and short

For Jeremy Roy, the wait to hear his name on 2nd day of the NHL draft was both long and short

No surprise: Connor McDavid goes No. 1 in NHL draft

McDavid enters the NHL with long-expected fanfare, going No. 1 to Edmonton on draft night


Sun forced to face Sky without Kelsey Bone following suspension

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone has been suspended one game and will miss tonight's home game against the Chicago Sky as punishment for throwing an elbow to Natalie Achonwa's head during Tuesday's loss to the Indiana Fever.

Fever end Sun's win streak at seven

Connecticut Sun center Kelsey Bone made a costly flagrant foul late in Tuesday's game as it had its seven-game winning streak snapped by the Indiana Fever, 92-84.


Top-ranked Djokovic, Williams win on Wimbledon's hottest day

The Heat is On: Djokovic and Serena Williams keep cool with wins on Wimbledon's hottest day

Own goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup semifinal

Bassett's own goal in stoppage time lifts Japan to 2-1 win over England in World Cup semifinal

Defense is delivering for U.S. team at Women's World Cup

Stellar defense has helped the United States reach the Women's World Cup final

Yankees end their slide

Garrett Jones, Nathan Eovaldi salvage Yankees' trip finale, 3-1 over Angels



1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710) — MLB: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets.

7 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays.

7 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Diego Padres at St. Louis Cardinals.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Lowell Spinners.

8:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA exhibition: Home Run Derby from Omaha, Neb.


7 p.m., — WNBA: Chicago Sky at Connecticut Sun.


8:30 p.m., ESPN2 — CFL: Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Winnipeg Blue Bombers.


9:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.

12:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Nova Scotia Open from Halifax.

4 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Greenbrier Classic from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

4:30 a.m. (Friday), Golf Channel — European PGA: French Open from Paris.


7 a.m., ESPN — Wimbledon from London.