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AL East-leading Red Sox get Schwarber in trade with Nats

Then-Nationals' outfielder Kyle Schwarber gets hit by a pitch during the third inning of a June 30 game against Tampa Bay in Washington. The Nationals traded Schwarber to Boston late Thursday night. (Nick Wass/AP Photo)

The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox have acquired All-Star slugger Kyle Schwarber from the Washington Nationals for a minor league pitcher

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.

Knicks get Houston's Grimes after trading first two picks

Then-Houston guard Quentin Grimes passes the ball against Syracuse in the second half of an NCAA tournament game on March 27 in Indianapolis. Grimes was selected by New York in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday. (Michael Conroy/AP Photo)

The New York Knicks ended up with guard Quentin Grimes with the No. 25 pick in the NBA draft after dealing two picks that were higher.

Nets pick Thomas, acquire rights to Sharpe late in first round

Cameron Thomas answers questions during an interview after being selected 27th overall by Brooklyn during Thursday night's NBA draft in New York. (Corey Sipkin/AP Photo)

The Brooklyn Nets took LSU's Cameron Thomas on Thursday night with the No. 27 pick in the NBA draft, adding the SEC's leading scorer to their high-powered roster.

Guerrero hits three-run homer out of Fenway as Jays rout Red Sox

Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tosses his bat after hitting a three-run home run out of Fenway Park during the fifth inning of his team's 13-1 rout over Boston on Thursday. (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1

MLB roundup

The Giants' Thairo Estrada rounds third base to score on a single by Austin Slater during the fourth inning of Thursday's 5-0 win over the Dodgers in San Francisco. (Tony Avelar/AP Photo)

Brandon Crawford doubled home two runs in his first at-bat after coming back from a left oblique strain and majors-leading San Francisco beat the Dodgers 5-0 Thursday.

AP sources: Lakers acquiring All-Star Westbrook from Wizards

Wizards guard Russell Westbrook handles the ball in Game 3 in a first-round NBA playoff series against Philadelphia on May 29 in Washington. The Lakers are acquiring Westbrook from the Wizards for three players and this year's first-round draft pick. According to two people with knowledge of the deal, the Lakers are trading Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Montrezl Harrell to Washington for Westbrook. (Nick Wass/AP Photo)

The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and this year’s first-round draft pick

Patiño blanks Yanks as Rays pound Cole, bullpen in 14-0 rout

Yankees starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, left, reacts after being taken out of the game against Tampa Bay by manager Aaron Boone, center, during the sixth inning of Thursday’s game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tampa Bay won, 14-0. (Chris O’Meara/AP Photo)

Luis Patiño outpitched Gerrit Cole, Brett Phillips hit a grand slam during a 10-run sixth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by routing the New York Yankees 14-0 on Thursday.

Braves win series, inch closer to Mets

Atlanta right fielder Abraham Almonte follows through on a home run against the Mets during the fourth inning of Thursday's game at Citi Field. Atlanta won, 6-3. (Noah K. Murray/AP Photo)

Austin Riley concluded his big week at Citi Field by hitting a two-run homer and finishing with three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves inched closer to the NL East-leading New York Mets with a 6-3 victory

Patriots RB Damien Harris looking ahead to more playing time

New England running back Damien Harris wears headphones during an interview following Thursday's practice in Foxborough, Mass. (Steven Senne/AP Photo)

The first start of his NFL career wasn’t bad _ for starters

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UConn football: forgotten, but not gone

UConn football about to begin after a year hiatus

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AL East-leading Red Sox get Schwarber in trade with Nats

Then-Nationals' outfielder Kyle Schwarber gets hit by a pitch during the third inning of a June 30 game against Tampa Bay in Washington. The Nationals traded Schwarber to Boston late Thursday night. (Nick Wass/AP Photo)

The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox have acquired All-Star slugger Kyle Schwarber from the Washington Nationals for a minor league pitcher

Guerrero hits three-run homer out of Fenway as Jays rout Red Sox

Toronto's Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tosses his bat after hitting a three-run home run out of Fenway Park during the fifth inning of his team's 13-1 rout over Boston on Thursday. (Elise Amendola/AP Photo)

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer all the way out of Fenway Park, Hyun Jin Ryu held Boston to two hits over six innings and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the Red Sox 13-1

MLB roundup

The Giants' Thairo Estrada rounds third base to score on a single by Austin Slater during the fourth inning of Thursday's 5-0 win over the Dodgers in San Francisco. (Tony Avelar/AP Photo)

Brandon Crawford doubled home two runs in his first at-bat after coming back from a left oblique strain and majors-leading San Francisco beat the Dodgers 5-0 Thursday.

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NFLPA President criticizes league on vaccine wristbands

Cleveland offensive lineman JC Tretter runs during a June 15 practice in Berea, Ohio. Tretter is president of the NFLPA. (David Dermer/AP Photo)

Browns center and NFLPA President JC Tretter feels the NFL is trying to shame players by urging teams to require vaccinated and unvaccinated players to wear different colored wristbands

James' unique style took him on Hall of Fame journey

Then-Indianapolis running back Edgerrin James takes a pass from quarterback Peyton Manning 27 yards for a touchdown during the third quarter of a Sept. 3, 2000 game against the Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The man drafted fourth overall in 1999 — ahead of Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams and as the hand-picked replacement for Marshall Faulk  — carved out his own Hall of Fame career with a gritty work ethic, a freewheeling personality and a commitment to stay true to his roots. (Ed Zurga/AP Photo)

Edgerrin James took pride in exceeding his standards — and ignoring everyone else’s

Rodgers arrives in Green Bay for start of training camp

In this Jan. 24 file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers walks off the field after the NFC championship game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Aaron Rodgers has made it to Green Bay on the eve of the Packers’ first training-camp workout

Colts head coach Frank Reich tests positive for COVID-19

Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich will miss the start of training camp after testing positive for COVID-19

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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.

Knicks get Houston's Grimes after trading first two picks

Then-Houston guard Quentin Grimes passes the ball against Syracuse in the second half of an NCAA tournament game on March 27 in Indianapolis. Grimes was selected by New York in the first round of the NBA draft Thursday. (Michael Conroy/AP Photo)

The New York Knicks ended up with guard Quentin Grimes with the No. 25 pick in the NBA draft after dealing two picks that were higher.

Nets pick Thomas, acquire rights to Sharpe late in first round

Cameron Thomas answers questions during an interview after being selected 27th overall by Brooklyn during Thursday night's NBA draft in New York. (Corey Sipkin/AP Photo)

The Brooklyn Nets took LSU's Cameron Thomas on Thursday night with the No. 27 pick in the NBA draft, adding the SEC's leading scorer to their high-powered roster.

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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

Blackhawks acquire Seth Jones, agree on $76M, eight-year deal

Then-Blue Jackets defenseman Seth Jones plays against Nashville during a May 3 game in Columbus, Ohio. Jones was been traded from the Blue Jackets to Chicago on Friday. (Jay LaPrete/AP Photo)

Seth Jones has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Chicago Blackhawks in a blockbuster trade completed just before 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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Braves win series, inch closer to Mets

Atlanta right fielder Abraham Almonte follows through on a home run against the Mets during the fourth inning of Thursday's game at Citi Field. Atlanta won, 6-3. (Noah K. Murray/AP Photo)

Austin Riley concluded his big week at Citi Field by hitting a two-run homer and finishing with three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves inched closer to the NL East-leading New York Mets with a 6-3 victory

Patriots RB Damien Harris looking ahead to more playing time

New England running back Damien Harris wears headphones during an interview following Thursday's practice in Foxborough, Mass. (Steven Senne/AP Photo)

The first start of his NFL career wasn’t bad _ for starters

Giants S Xavier McKinney a bit of a rookie in second season

Giants head coach Joe Judge, background left, looks on during training camp on Wednesday in East Rutherford, N.J. (Corey Sipkin/AP Photo)

Safety Xavier McKinney is entering his second season with the New York Giants a little smarter, more experienced and still feeling like there is much to learn

Jets give rookie QB Zach Wilson 4-year, $35.15 million deal

FILE - New York Jets first round draft pick Zach Wilson works out during NFL rookie camp in Florham Park, N.J., in this Friday, May 7, 2021, file photo. The New York Jets and quarterback Zach Wilson have agreed to terms on his four-year rookie contract, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal. Wilson, the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL draft in April, missed the first two days of training camp practices while the two sides hammered out details. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

After missing the first two practices of training camp, rookie quarterback Zach Wilson arrived at the Jets' facility and inked his fully guaranteed four-year, $35.15 million rookie contract

Packers GM says they added Cobb because Rodgers wanted him

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a laugh with assistant athletic trainer Kurt Fielding during Wednesday's training camp in Green Bay, Wis. (Matt Ludtke/AP Photo)

Randall Cobb can thank MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers for triggering the veteran receiver’s return to Green Bay

Washington president says list of names substantially narrowed down

Washington quarterbacks Taylor Heinicke (4) and Ryan Fitzpatrick throw passes during Wednesday's practice in Richmond, Va. (Ryan M. Kelly/AP Photo)

Washington Football President Jason Wright tells The Associated Press the organization has substantially narrowed the list of potential names for the team

NFLPA President criticizes league on vaccine wristbands

Cleveland offensive lineman JC Tretter runs during a June 15 practice in Berea, Ohio. Tretter is president of the NFLPA. (David Dermer/AP Photo)

Browns center and NFLPA President JC Tretter feels the NFL is trying to shame players by urging teams to require vaccinated and unvaccinated players to wear different colored wristbands

James' unique style took him on Hall of Fame journey

Then-Indianapolis running back Edgerrin James takes a pass from quarterback Peyton Manning 27 yards for a touchdown during the third quarter of a Sept. 3, 2000 game against the Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The man drafted fourth overall in 1999 — ahead of Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams and as the hand-picked replacement for Marshall Faulk  — carved out his own Hall of Fame career with a gritty work ethic, a freewheeling personality and a commitment to stay true to his roots. (Ed Zurga/AP Photo)

Edgerrin James took pride in exceeding his standards — and ignoring everyone else’s

ON THE AIR

Australian Rules Football

11:30 p.m., FS2 — AFL: Geelong Cats at North Melbourne Kangaroos.

1 a.m. (Saturday), FS1 — AFL: Melbourne Demons at Gold Coast Suns.

2:30 a.m. (Saturday), FS2 — AFL: West Coast Eagles at Collingwood Magpies.

Auto Racing

5:25 a.m., ESPN2 — Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix practice from Mogyoród, Hungary.

8:55 a.m., ESPNU — Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix practice from Mogyoród, Hungary.

5:55 a.m. (Saturday), ESPN2 — Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix practice from Mogyoród, Hungary.

Baseball

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

7 p.m., WCCT, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Miami Marlins.

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

Fitness

11 p.m., CBSSN — CrossFit Games from Madison, Wis. (taped today)

Golf

9 a.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Handa World Invitational from Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

Horse Racing

1 p.m., FS2 — Racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Lacrosse

5 p.m., CBSSN — Athletes Unlimited from Boyds, Md.

8 p.m., FS1 — Athletes Unlimited from Boyds, Md.

Rugby

5:30 a.m. (Saturday), FS2 — NRL: Penrith Panthers at Melbourne Storm.

Soccer

7 p.m., YES — MLS: Columbus Crew at New York City FC.

8 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Atlanta United at Orlando City SC.

9:30 p.m., FS2 — Canadian Premier: Calvary FC at Pacific FC.

10 p.m., ESPN — MLS: Portland Timbers at Los Angeles Galaxy.

Tennis

6:30 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Generali Open from Kitzbuhel, Austria.

10 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Atlanta Open.

Summer Olympics

5 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.