Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident


Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been killed in a boating accident

Pedroia's slam rallies Sox and clinches AL playoff bid

Dustin Pedroia hit his fourth career grand slam to help Rick Porcello get his major league-leading 22nd win, and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 Saturday night for their 10th consecutive win

Mets can't overcome 10-run deficit in 10-8 loss to Phillies

The Mets fell behind by 10 runs early and finished just short of what would have been the largest comeback victory in team history, losing 10-8 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

Yankees shut out for the third straight game

Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer off Tyler Clippard in the eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-0 Saturday to send New York to its third consecutive shutout defeat. New York has been blanked in three straight games for the...

Johnson, Chappell tied for Tour Championship lead

Dustin Johnson overcame a double bogey with a birdie on the final hole Saturday for a 1-under 69 and a share of the lead going into the final round of the Tour Championship.

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Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been killed in a boating accident

Pedroia's slam rallies Sox and clinches AL playoff bid

Dustin Pedroia hit his fourth career grand slam to help Rick Porcello get his major league-leading 22nd win, and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 Saturday night for their 10th consecutive win

Mets can't overcome 10-run deficit in 10-8 loss to Phillies

The Mets fell behind by 10 runs early and finished just short of what would have been the largest comeback victory in team history, losing 10-8 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

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Brissett would make Pats history as first black QB to start

Jacoby Brissett could become the first African-American quarterback to start a regular-season game for the Patriots

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Adrian Peterson will have surgery on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus, putting his season and perhaps his 10-year tenure with Minnesota in question.

Vikings' Adrian Peterson to have knee surgery, season in flux

Adrian Peterson will have surgery on his right knee to repair a torn meniscus, putting his season and perhaps his 10-year tenure with Minnesota in question

Belichick tight-lipped as Garoppolo returns to practice

Jimmy Garoppolo was a limited participant in practice Tuesday as he continues to recover from the right shoulder injury he sustained late the first half of New England's win over the Miami Dolphins last week.

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Knicks not concerned about possible Rose rape trial

The New York Knicks don't expect Derrick Rose's season to be affected because of a potential rape trial, but won't say if he might miss any games

Heat forward Chris Bosh fails physical, future in doubt

Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has failed his physical, a move that casts doubt on whether the 11-time All-Star will be able to resume his career.

NBA, NBPA send players memo seeking ideas for social changes

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association sent a memo to players Wednesday, urging players to help come up with ways to promote positive social change amid unrest in many communities

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U.S. eliminated from World Cup of Hockey after loss to Canada

The United States has been eliminated from contention at the World Cup of Hockey after a 4-2 loss to Canada on Tuesday night that featured a clinical, dominant performance by the tournament favorite.

Halak, Team Europe stun United States in World Cup opener

Marian Gaborik, Leon Draisaitl and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored and Jaroslav Halak made 35 saves as Team Europe upset the United States 3-0 Saturday afternoon in a stunning opening game at the World Cup of Hockey

Americans say 'it's time' to break through at World Cup

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Ogwumike sisters, Stewart earn top WNBA honors from AP

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Sun end WNBA season with impressive win over Mystics

Rookie Jonquel Jones scored a career-high 21 points and three players recorded double-doubles as Connecticut ended its 2016 WNBA season with an impressive 87-78 victory over the Washington Mystics.

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Kenseth goes for third consecutive win at Loudon

Matt Kenseth is trying for his 3rd consecutive New Hampshire Motor Speedway victory. Kenseth has certainly figured out New Hampshire Motor Speedway since making the move in 2013 to Joe Gibbs Racing.

Giants host winless Redskins

While the New York Giants are off to their best start since 2009, the obituaries are seemingly being prepared for the defending NFC East champion Washington Redskins. Jay Gruden's team is 0-2.

Red Sox win ninth straight and reduce magic number to two

David Ortiz hit a two-run homer in the first inning to set the RBIs record for a player in his final season, and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Friday night for their ninth straight win

Fading Yankees blanked by Blue Jays

Francisco Liriano and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Troy Tulowitzki had four RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the New York Yankees 9-0 on Friday to maintain a one-game lead in the AL wild card standings.

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Auto Racing

2 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Bad Boy Off Road 300 from Loudon, N.H.

2 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Midwest Nationals from Madison, Ill.

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays.

1 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays.

1 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets.

4 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLB: St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs.

Basketball

1 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA playoffs: Atlanta Dream at Chicago Sky.

Equestrian

9 p.m., NBCSN — Central Park Horse Show from New York. (taped today)

Football

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WCBS (880-AM) — NFL: Washington Redskins at New York Giants.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: New York Jets at Kansas City Chiefs.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys.

Golf

6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: European Open from Bad Griesbach, Germany.

Noon, Golf Channel — PGA Tour Championship from Atlanta.

1:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA Tour Championship from Atlanta.

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship from Columbus, Ohio.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Pacific Links Championship from Victoria, British Columbia.

Hockey

1 p.m., ESPN — World Cup: Sweden vs. Europe in semifinal from Toronto.

Rugby

7 p.m., NBCSN — English Premiership: Bath at Leicester. (taped today) 

Soccer

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Schalke at Hoffenheim.

11 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Southampton at West Ham.

4 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Seattle Sounders at Los Angeles Galaxy.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: New England Revolution at Columbus Crew.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — NWSL: Seattle Reign at Houston Dash.             

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — Coverage of ATP St. Petersburg (Russia) Open, ATP Moselle Open from Metz, France, and WTA Korea Open from Seoul, South Korea.