Price goes seven, Martinez hits 38th HR as Red Sox beat Rays 5-2

David Price of the Boston Red Sox pitches during the first inning Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston. The Red Sox scored four runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Rays 5-2. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

David Price pitched seven solid innings, J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 38th homer after Boston jumped to a quick lead and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 Saturday night for their 17th win in 20 games

Kurt Busch steals spotlight from younger brother at Bristol

Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother at Bristol Motor Speedway to grab an overdue short-track victory

Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a game Sunday, Aug. 12, in Baltimore. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list; Red Sox taking no chances with ace as stretch run nears

DeGrom goes distance, drops ERA to 1.71, Mets top Phils 3-1

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws during the first inning of Saturday's game against the Phillies at Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Jacob deGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, weathering a rain delay and leading the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Saturday.

Norway's Hovland, UCLA's Bling advance to U.S. Amateur final

Viktor Hovland of Norway follows his chip onto the ninth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the semifinals of the USGA Amateur Golf Championship on Saturday in Pebble Beach, Calif. Hovland won his match against Cole Hammer 3 and 2. (Eric Risberg/AP Photo)

Norway's Viktor Hovland, UCLA sophomore Devon Bling advance to US Amateur final at Pebble Beach

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Price goes seven, Martinez hits 38th HR as Red Sox beat Rays 5-2

David Price of the Boston Red Sox pitches during the first inning Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays in Boston. The Red Sox scored four runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Rays 5-2. (Michael Dwyer/AP Photo)

David Price pitched seven solid innings, J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading 38th homer after Boston jumped to a quick lead and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 Saturday night for their 17th win in 20 games

Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a game Sunday, Aug. 12, in Baltimore. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list; Red Sox taking no chances with ace as stretch run nears

DeGrom goes distance, drops ERA to 1.71, Mets top Phils 3-1

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws during the first inning of Saturday's game against the Phillies at Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

Jacob deGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, weathering a rain delay and leading the New York Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Saturday.

PRO FOOTBALL

Eli Manning responds to criticism by Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey: ‘Who?’

Giants quarterback Eli Manning takes a snap Tuesday during a joint practice with Detroit in Allen Park, Mich. (Carlos Osorio/AP Photo)

Ramsey had plenty to say about a lot of quarterbacks in an article in GQ that was published on Wednesday. On Manning, Ramsey said he thinks the quarterback is being carried by his wide receiver.

Sam Darnold could start Jets' preseason game tonight

Jets quarterback Sam Darnold warms up Tuesday during training camp in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Rookie quarterback Sam Darnold could start the Jets' preseason game against veteran Alex Smith and the Redskins

Tom Brady sees 'urgency' in preseason game vs. Super Bowl foe

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady watches from the sideline last Thursday during the first half of a preseason NFL game against the Redskins in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

It's just an exhibition game, but you wouldn't know it from talking to Tom Brady

Giants rookie Saquon Barkley sits out practice with strained hamstring

Giants running backs Saquon Barkley (26) and Wayne Gallman Jr. walk off the field Tuesday at the Detroit Lions football training facility in Allen Park, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

How long he’ll remain out of the action remains to be seen, but the Giants seem to think it won’t be significantly long.

PRO BASKETBALL

Vandersloot, DeShields help Sky beat Fever 115-106 in 2OT

Diamond DeShields scored 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting and Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 115-106 in double overtime

WNBA roundup

The Storm's Breanna Stewart tries to get a shot off between New York's Tina Charles, left, and Brittany Boyd during the first half of Friday's game in Seattle. The Storm won, 85-77, to clinch the top seed in the WNBA playoffs. (Elaine Thompson/AP Photo)

Natasha Cloud made a fade-away jumper just before the buzzer to give the Washington Mystics a 69-67 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks

Stephen Curry supports women's game by hosting girls camps

Golden State's Stephen Curry greets basketball camp participants after taking a group photo Tuesday at Ultimate Fieldhouse in Walnut Creek, Calif. For the first time, Curry hosted only girls for a free, Warriors-run camp Monday and Tuesday. Last week at the same facility that he has also chosen in recent years, the Golden State star held his Under Armour

Warriors star Stephen Curry has hosted two top high school girls in his select camp with the boys

PRO HOCKEY

Teams re-sign stars a year ahead of free agency

Ottawa's Erik Karlsson moves the puck against the Carolina during the first period of a Jan. 30 game in Raleigh, N.C. Karlsson, Ottawa's Norris Trophy-winning captain, is a free agent. (Karl B DeBlaker/AP Photo)

The Coyotes, Kings, Sharks and Lightning all made sure they wouldn't fall into the same trap as the Islanders with John Tavares by re-signing top players a year before they could hit free agency

James Neal signs 5-year, $28.75 million contract with Flames

Vegas left wing James Neal leaps over Predators defenseman P.K. Subban in the third period of a Jan. 16 game in Nashville, Tenn. Calgary has added a much-needed scorer to their lineup, signing Neal on Monday. The deal is worth $28.75 million over five years with an annual average salary of $5.75 million. (Mark Humphrey/AP Photo)

The Calgary Flames have landed the top free agent still on the market by signing forward James Neal to a five-year, $28.75 million contract

Homeward bound: Star center John Tavares chooses Maple Leafs

Islanders center John Tavares (91) celebrates his goal against the Red Wings in a game on Feb. 21, 2017 at Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

John Tavares needed to post only one picture on his Twitter account to explain the grip the Maple Leafs have had on him since he was a youngster growing up in suburban Toronto.

CT SUN

Sun's Clarendon is a jack of all trades and master of them all

Connecticut Sun guard Layshia Clarendon, right, charges Minnesota Lynx guard Sydney Colson on defense in the second half of Friday night's WNBA game at Mohegan Sun Arena. Clarendon finished with 14 points, five assists and three steals in 23 minutes off the bench in the Sun's 96-79 victory. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Layshia Clarendon is cool with whatever role the Connecticut Sun needs from her. She's helped put them in position to earn a first-round bye in the playoffs, provided they beat the Los Angeles Sparks in Sunday's regular-season finale.

Sun thump Lynx, earn home playoff game

Connecticut Sun center Jonquel Jones, left, and guard Courtney Williams, middle, congratulate teammate Layshia Clarendon after she scored and was fouled on a play against the Minnesota Lynx on Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Sun used a strong second half to roll to the 96-79 win over the defending WNBA champion Lynx. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Jonquel Jones scored 20 of her game-high 26 in the second half and added five rebounds and four blocks as the Connecticut Sun beat the defending WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx on Friday night 96-79 before 7,089 at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Snedeker leads Wyndham with play held up due to weather

Brandt Snedeker watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship on Saturday at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. (Chuck Burton/AP Photo)

Brandt Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday in the Wyndham Championship when the third round was suspended because of severe weather

Vandersloot, DeShields help Sky beat Fever 115-106 in 2OT

Diamond DeShields scored 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting and Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists to help the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 115-106 in double overtime

Jets' Darnold one of most impressive rookies McCown has seen

Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to pass as Redskins defensive end Jonathan Allen (93) is blocked during the first half of Thursday's preseason game at Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

The veteran New York Jets quarterback has also watched some youngsters thrive in the pressure, so he could be considered a bit of an expert on the topic.

Shurmur won't say if Odell Beckham Jr. will play vs. Jets

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham smiles on the sidelines during the first half of Friday's preseason game against the Lions at Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur isn't looking at the annual preseason game against the Jets as a final dress rehearsal for the upcoming season.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 p.m., FS1 — IMSA Michelin GT Challenge from Alton, Va.

2 p.m., NBCSN — IndyCar ABC Supply 500 from Long Pond, Pa.

2 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Lucas Oil Nationals from Brainerd, Minn.

Baseball

9 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Seoul (South Korea) vs. Matamoros (Mexico) from Williamsport, Pa.

11 a.m., ESPN — LLWS: Staten Island (N.Y.) vs. Houston (Texas) from Williamsport, Pa.

Noon, ESPN2 — Junior League: Taoyuan (Taiwan) vs. Lufkin (Texas) in final from Baylor, Mich.

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

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

1 p.m., ESPN — LLWS: Kawaguchi (Japan) vs. Arraijan (Panama) from Williamsport, Pa.

1 p.m., ESPNU — American Legion: Braintree (Mass.) vs. Wilmington (Del.) in World Series from Shelby, N.C.

2 p.m., Ch. 8 — LLWS: Grosse Pointe Woods (Mich.) vs. Honolulu (Hawaii) from Williamsport, Pa.

3 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Aberdeen IronBirds at Connecticut Tigers in a doubleheader. 

4 p.m., ESPNU — American Legion: Midland (Mich.) vs. Meridian (Idaho) in World Series from Shelby, N.C.

7 p.m., ESPN, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies from Williamsport, Pa.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU — American Legion: Las Vegas (Nev.) vs. Randolph (N.C.) in World Series from Shelby, N.C.

Basketball

3 p.m., NBCSB — WNBA: Los Angeles Sparks at Connecticut Sun.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Washington Mystics at Minnesota Lynx.

Golf

7 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Nordea Masters from Gothenburg, Sweden.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Wyndham Championship from Greensboro, N.C.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Wyndham Championship from Greensboro, N.C.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Dick's Sporting Goods Open from Endicott, N.Y.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — USGA U.S. Amateur Championship final from Pebble Beach, Calif.

5 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Women in Tech Championship from Indianapolis.

7 p.m., Golf Channel — Web.com: Portland Open from North Plains, Ore.

Gymnastics

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — U.S. Championships women's events from Boston.

Soccer

8:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Huddersfield Town at Manchester City.

11 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at Brighton & Hove Albion.

11:55 a.m., ESPNews — Serie A: AS Roma at Torino.

7:30 p.m., FS1 — MLS: New England Revolution at D.C. United.

Tennis

2 p.m., ESPN2 — Western & Southern Open from Mason, Ohio.

Volleyball

4:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — AVP: Manhattan Beach (Calif.) Open.