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Jackson first MLB HR, Neidert first win as Marlins edge Mets 5-4

The Mets' Javier Baez (23) is restrained on the field by Pete Alonso after flying out during the eighth inning of the team's 5-4 loss to the Marlins on Tuesday in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)

Newly acquired Alex Jackson hit his first career home run, Nick Neidert earned his first big league win and the Miami Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 5-4

Olympic format of stroke play is dull, but it works

Xander Schauffele of the United States bites his gold medal after winning men's golf Sunday at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Kawagoe, Japan. (Andy Wong/AP Photo)

Everyone seemed to have a solution for how to make the Olympics better until they couldn't stop watching the finish

Opinion: NHL quickly responds to Kane betting allegations

San Jose left wing Evander Kane moves the puck during the team's March 26 game against the Arizona in Glendale, Ariz. The NHL says it will investigate an allegation made by Kane’s wife that he bets on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit. (Rick Scuteri/AP Photo)

The NHL was so alarmed by allegations made by San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane's wife that he bet on his own games that the league immediately launched an investigation into them

Golf notes: Silver for Sabbatini who now he tries to keep PGA Tour card

Silver medal winner Rory Sabbatini of Slovakia stands on the podium after the men's golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Sunday at the Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kawagoe, Japan, (Andy Wong/AP Photo)

Rory Sabbatini locked up the silver medal for Slovakia in the Olympics

Scottish Open added to PGA Tour schedule, two WGCs out

Rory McIlroy watches his tee shot on the first hole during the third round of the men's golf event at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 31 in Kawagoe, Japan. (Andy Wong/AP Photo)

The PGA Tour for the first time will have a tournament in Scotland that doesn't award a claret jug

Jets' Clark has bruised spinal cord, should fully recover

Jets offensive tackle Cameron Clark is shown during a practice on Aug. 22, 2020 in Florham Park, N.J. Clark was taken to a hospital by ambulance after injuring his neck late in practice Tuesday. (Adam Hunger/AP Photo)

New York Jets offensive lineman Cameron Clark has a bruised spinal cord and is expected to make a full recovery after he was hospitalized with a neck injury

Doctor says Charles Woodson's future includes saving lives

Former NFL player Charles Woodson poses next to his collegiate Jim Thorpe Award, Heisman Trophy and clubfoot brace shoes while reflecting on his life and career as he prepares for induction into the NFL Hall of Fame during an interview at his home on June 15 in Orlando, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo)

Charles Woodson walked onto his covered patio to share some sources of pride with visitors

NFL notes

Carolina wide receiver Keith Kirkwood runs after a catch during practice at training camp on July 29 in Spartanburg, S.C. Kirkwood was hit in the neck area during practice Tuesday and was placed on a board and taken away in an ambulance. (Nell Redmond/AP Photo)

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Keith Kirkwood was hit in the neck area during practice Tuesday, carted off the field and taken away by ambulance

First padded glimpse of Cam Newton-led offense offers hope

Patriots quarterback Cam Newton passes during Tuesday's practice in Foxborough, Mass. (Steven Senne/AP Photo)

Karen Guregian: First padded glimpse of Cam Newton-led offense offers hope

Yankees' Montgomery joins Cole on sideline with COVID-19

Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery has tested positive for COVID-19, joining fellow starter Gerrit Cole among New York players sidelined by the virus

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Jackson first MLB HR, Neidert first win as Marlins edge Mets 5-4

The Mets' Javier Baez (23) is restrained on the field by Pete Alonso after flying out during the eighth inning of the team's 5-4 loss to the Marlins on Tuesday in Miami. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo)

Newly acquired Alex Jackson hit his first career home run, Nick Neidert earned his first big league win and the Miami Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 5-4

Yankees' Montgomery joins Cole on sideline with COVID-19

Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery has tested positive for COVID-19, joining fellow starter Gerrit Cole among New York players sidelined by the virus

Brinson's slam carries Marlins past Mets 6-3

Miami Marlins' Lewis Brinson, right, is met by Jesus Aguilar (24) after hitting a grand slam off New York Mets starting pitcher Tylor Megill during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Lewis Brinson connected for a first-inning grand slam to back Jesús Luzardo in his Miami debut, and the last-place Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 6-3

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Newton, Jones embracing budding friendship and competition

New England quarterback Cam Newton throws a pass during Friday's practice in Foxborough, Mass. (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Cam Newton and Mac Jones have both had their highlights during the first few days of training camp

Brady's knee feels fine, happy to be back to work

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady throws a pass as quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen looks on during Tuesday's practice in Tampa, Fla. (Chris O'Meara/AP Photo)

Tom Brady says his surgically repaired knee feels good and he’s happy to be back to work with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Bradberry, Jackson give Giants' secondary two cover guys

When the New York Giants signed Adoree Jackson as a free agent in March, the hope was the cornerback would give the defense shutdown guys on both sides of the field

Jets' Wilson rusty as expected in first training camp practice

Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson speaks to reporters after his first practice at training camp on Friday in Florham Park, N.J. (Dennis Waszak Jr./AP Photo)

Zach Wilson began his first training camp practice on a good note by heaving a pretty 40-yard pass to fellow rookie Elijah Moore for a big gain

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Paul staying with Suns as NBA free agency heats up

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Point guards were the immediate focus when the NBA’s free agency window opened Monday night, with Kyle Lowry headed to the Miami Heat, Lonzo Ball on his way to the Chicago Bulls while Chris Paul and Mike Conley landed lucrative deals to...

Dunn traded to the Celtics, but could be become part of another deal?

New London's Kris Dunn was traded from the Atlanta Hawks to Boston Celtics on Friday night, but there's still a chance he may be moved as part of another NBA deal, according to multiple reports. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Brad Stevens acquired New London’s Kris Dunn, Bruno Fernando and a 2023 second-round pick from the Atlanta Hawks for Tristan Thompson on Friday night and followed up that deal with a Josh Richardson acquisition from the Dallas Mavericks for a...

Celtics draft 18-year-old French pro Begarin in second round

Boston selected 18-year-old French wing player Juhann Begarin with the No. 45 pick, the second straight year it has added an overseas player likely a few years away from playing an NBA game.

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Opinion: NHL quickly responds to Kane betting allegations

San Jose left wing Evander Kane moves the puck during the team's March 26 game against the Arizona in Glendale, Ariz. The NHL says it will investigate an allegation made by Kane’s wife that he bets on his own games and has intentionally tried to lose for gambling profit. (Rick Scuteri/AP Photo)

The NHL was so alarmed by allegations made by San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane's wife that he bet on his own games that the league immediately launched an investigation into them

Flyers trade Voracek to Blue Jackets on busy Day 2 of draft

In this May 8 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek warms up before a game against the Washington Capitals in Washington.  (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

The Philadelphia Flyers have traded Jakub Voracek to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Cam Atkinson in the first major trade on the second day of the NHL draft

Sabres Power up; select Michigan defenseman first in NHL draft

In this Dec. 8, 2020, file photo, Michigan's Owen Power (22) watches the puck while working against Minnesota's Cullen Munson (13) during a game in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

The Buffalo Sabres selected Michigan defenseman Owen Power with the first pick in the NHL draft

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Ogunbowale, Jonquel Jones lead WNBA All-Stars over U.S. Olympic team 93-85

Team WNBA's Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun drives into Brittney Griner of the U.S. Olympic team during the first half of the WNBA All-Star game Wednesday in Las Vegas. Jones had 18 points, 14 rebounds, four assists, three steals and a blocked shot to help lift the WNBA All-Stars to a 93-85 victory. (John Locher/AP Photo)

Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 points and the WNBA All-Star team beat the U.S. Olympic team 93-85 in the league’s All-Star Game

U.S. Olympic team expects competitive game vs WNBA All-Stars

Jonquel Jones of the Connecticut Sun shoots during practice for the WNBA All-Star team Tuesday in Las Vegas. The All-Stars will take on the U.S. Olympic team on Wednesday at Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (John Locher/AP Photo)

Both the U.S. Olympic team and the WNBA All-Stars expect a competitive game in the league’s showcase

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First padded glimpse of Cam Newton-led offense offers hope

Patriots quarterback Cam Newton passes during Tuesday's practice in Foxborough, Mass. (Steven Senne/AP Photo)

Karen Guregian: First padded glimpse of Cam Newton-led offense offers hope

Yankees' Montgomery joins Cole on sideline with COVID-19

Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery has tested positive for COVID-19, joining fellow starter Gerrit Cole among New York players sidelined by the virus

Brinson's slam carries Marlins past Mets 6-3

Miami Marlins' Lewis Brinson, right, is met by Jesus Aguilar (24) after hitting a grand slam off New York Mets starting pitcher Tylor Megill during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Lewis Brinson connected for a first-inning grand slam to back Jesús Luzardo in his Miami debut, and the last-place Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 6-3

Yankees lose game, then ace Gerrit Cole, who tests positive for COVID-19

A member of the Yankee Stadium grounds crew tries to catch a cat who entered the field in the eighth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

In a game delayed for several minutes while a bevy of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off Yankees newcomer Andrew Heaney to beat New York 7-1

Paul staying with Suns as NBA free agency heats up

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) drives to the basket against Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Point guards were the immediate focus when the NBA’s free agency window opened Monday night, with Kyle Lowry headed to the Miami Heat, Lonzo Ball on his way to the Chicago Bulls while Chris Paul and Mike Conley landed lucrative deals to...

Annika Sorenstam wins U.S. Senior Women's Open by 8 strokes

Annika Sorenstam ran away with the U.S. Senior Women’s Open on Sunday, closing with a 4-under 68 for an eight-stroke victory

Mets fail to sign Kumar Rocker, 10th overall draft pick

In this June 25 file photo, Vanderbilt starting pitcher Kumar Rocker throws against North Carolina State in the College World Series, at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)

The New York Mets have failed to sign their top pick from last month’s amateur draft, Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker, over concern about his medical scans

Schrock 5 hits, homers filling in for Votto, Reds beat Mets

Cincinnati Reds' Max Schrock (32) celebrates with first base coach Delino DeShields (90) after hitting a single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Rookie Max Schrock went 5 for 5 with a home run while giving All-Star Joey Votto a break, leading fellow newcomer Vladimir Gutierrez and the Cincinnati Reds over the New York Mets 7-1

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

Basketball

7 p.m., NBA TV — NBA Summer League: Memphis Grizzlies at Utah Jazz Blue.

8 p.m., ESPN2 — NBA Summer League: Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Lakers from Sacramento, Calif.

9 p.m., ESPN — The Basketball Tournament final from Dayton, Ohio.

9 p.m., NBA TV — NBA Summer League: San Antonio Spurs at Utah Jazz White.

11 p.m., ESPN2 — NBA Summer League: Golden State Warriors at Sacramento Kings.

Soccer

8 p.m., FS2 — CONCACAF League: FC Santa Lucia vs. Metropolitan FA from Guatemala City, Guatemala.

10 p.m., FS2 — CONCACAF League: Diriangén FC vs. C.D. Marathón from Managua, Nicaragua. 

Tennis

1 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Citi Open from Washington; WTA Silicon Valley Classic from San Jose, Calif.

Summer Olympics

4 a.m., NBCSN, USA, CNBC — Coverage continues from Tokyo.

6:30 p.m., Golf Channel — Coverage from Tokyo.

8 p.m., Ch. 30, NBCSN, USA, CNBC — Coverage resumes from Tokyo.