Rafael Devers hit his first career grand slam, Rick Porcello threw six scoreless innings and the Boston Red Sox extended their best start in franchise history with a 9-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night
Jack Biggs has coached in six state championship games since his arrival at East Lyme High School in 1997, four in volleyball (2006, 2010-12) and two in baseball (2015, 2016), winning CIAC Class L volleyball titles in 2010 and 2011.
Kassidy Standish and Audrey Gavin combined on a no-hitter and Maddie Cann had two doubles, three RBI and two runs as Old Lyme overwhelmed Portland 19-0 in a five-inning Shoreline Conference softball game Tuesday.
Yoenis Cespedes launched a grand slam during a nine-run outburst in the eighth inning that rallied the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 11-5 on Wednesday night, preventing a three-game sweep.
LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one game apiece.
A feisty Nikita Kucherov scored two goals, set up another and knocked New Jersey's top defenseman out of the game with a big hit, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 series lead.
Eddie Rosario scored the winning run in his homeland in the 16th inning, coming around on Ryan LaMarre's single to lift the Minnesota Twins over the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Wednesday night for a split of their two-game series in Puerto Rico.
The Connecticut Sun drafted Duke guard Lexie Brown with the ninth overall pick in Thursday’s WNBA Draft. Brown, 5-foot-9, averaged a 19.4 points, 4.4 assists and was fifth in the nation in steals (3.7).