Max Kepler's RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Minnesota a 4-3 victory Thursday over Boston — stopping a five-game losing streak for the Twins and breaking a nine-game winning string for the Red Sox.
Devyn Jordan had five goals and an assist as Fitch began a new season on its new turf field with a 16-6 victory over Waterford in an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I boys' lacrosse game on Thursday.
Jaylen Brown scored four of his 40 points in the final minute, and Boston blew most of a 27-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on for its fifth straight victory, 121-113 over the Lakers on Thursday night.
Two officials in Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they still could be canceled, and the other said even if they proceed, it might be without any fans.
It's been so long since the East Lyme High school girls' lacrosse team played, sitting out the 2020 season along with every other spring team in Connecticut due to COVID-19, that even coach Phil Schneider has forgotten some of the details.
Memphis running back Kenneth Gainwell was set to play in college last season. Then his uncle became the fourth in the family to die of COVID-19. Gainwell changed his mind and spent his time training for the NFL.
The NCAA made it official Thursday, announcing the Division I Council had voted to approve a plan that will allow all college athletes to transfer one time as an undergraduate without having to sit out a season.
It’s been a chaotic few months for second-tier football schools playing this spring. They faced many of the same coronavirus issues other colleges dealt with in the fall, and on Sunday the 16-team FCS playoff bracket is set.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic lost 6-4, 7-5 to Dan Evans on Thursday in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters for his first defeat of the year, while Rafael Nadal routed Grigor Dimitrov to reach the quarterfinals.