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FILE - Olympic gold medalist Kacey Bellamy poses for a photo with Addie Raymond, 4, of Westfield during a meet and greet reception at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield, in Bellamy's hometown.

Three-time Olympian Kacey Bellamy retires from US women’s national hockey team

The Westfield native is one of just two members of the US Women’s National Team to win eight world championships. 21 minutes ago

patriots notebook
Linebacker Josh Uche had a productive rookie season, with seven quarterback hits and a sack in nine games.

Young Patriots Josh Uche and Kyle Dugger heed the advice of retired Patrick Chung

Uche and Dugger also said they are forming closer relationships with teammates, coaches, and staff now that offseason COVID restrictions have eased. 31 minutes ago

Wrestling was among the programs to be cut by Stanford.

Stanford athletics can retain 11 teams that were scheduled to be cut

The university cited an improved financial picture in restoring the sports. 38 minutes ago

MLB NOTEBOOK
Kevin Pillar was hit square in the nose by a 95-mph fastball from Atlanta reliever Jacob Webb on Monday night, sending the outfielder to the injured list, but he was at the ballpark on Tuesday saying he felt relatively good.

‘I feel good, I feel lucky’: Kevin Pillar placed on injured list, but upbeat after taking fastball to the face

The Mets outfielder, who spent half the 2020 season with the Red Sox, is expected to be out for an extended period, but was back at the ballpark in Atlanta on Tuesday after a CT scan showed no serious damage. 54 minutes ago

Red Sox at Blue Jays | 7:37 p.m. (NESN)
In 15 appearances (14 starts) against the Blue Jays, Eduardo Rodriguez is 5-4 with a 4.52 ERA.

Game 43: Red Sox at Blue Jays lineups and notes

Eduardo Rodriguez will be on the mound when the Red Sox open a three-game series against Toronto ... in Florida. 56 minutes ago

PGA Championship
Jordan Spieth Spieth has finished in the top 10 in seven of his last nine tournaments, including the last four.

Jordan Spieth in a good place at he tries for career Grand Slam at PGA Championship

None of the other five players with the career Grand Slam — Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan, and Gene Sarazen — got the final piece at the PGA. 59 minutes ago

bruins notebook
Charlie McAvoy mixes it up with Washington's Carl Hagelin in Game 2 Monday.

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy marvels at Charlie McAvoy’s game management

"The thing that goes unnoticed with Charlie is he plays a lot of hard minutes and recovers well," said the coach. 1 hour ago

bruins
A trickling puck found its way past Tuukka Rask in the first period of Game 2, but it was not as bad as it looked.

Did Tuukka Rask give up a soft goal in Game 2? A closer look says no

Some Bruins fans will pile on Rask, expecting him to be perfect in net, but he is giving the Bruins a solid chance to win every night he plays. 2 hours ago