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Cool Runnings 2.0? Jamaica steps foot into international curling

Slide over, Jamaican bobsledders. A group of expats from the ice-free island are hoping to bring a whole new winter sport to their tropical homeland: curling.

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years — the last two as the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport — and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday. He was 88.

Blue Jays' bats explode early in sweep of Red Sox

Raimel Tapia had three hits and drove in four runs, giving him 10 RBIs for the series, and Vladimir Guerrero had four hits for the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday as they pounded the bumbling Boston Red Sox 8-4 to complete a three-game sweep.

Researchers diagnose case of CTE in former MLS player for 1st time

Researchers have diagnosed chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a Major League Soccer player for the first time, saying Tuesday that defender Scott Vermillion suffered from the degenerative brain disease.
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Curry leads Warriors' 4th-quarter surge to even NBA Finals series against Celtics

Stephen Curry scored 43 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 107-97 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday night, sending the series back to San Francisco knotted at two games apiece.
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Butler pours in 47 points as Heat force Game 7 against Celtics

Jimmy Butler had 47 points, nine rebounds and eight assists and the Miami Heat forced the Eastern Conference finals to a decisive seventh game by beating the Boston Celtics 111-103 on Friday night.
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Heat top Celtics behind Adebayo's double-double for series lead, but lose Butler to injury

Bam Adebayo scored 31 points with 10 rebounds for the Miami Heat, who blew a 25-point, first-half lead and lost Jimmy Butler to a knee injury but held on to beat the hosts Boston Celtics 109-103 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.

Gausman spins gem as Blue Jays edge Red Sox to win series against division rival

Kevin Gausman took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Jordan Romano escaped with a save on Thursday as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2.

Olympic champion Peres Jepchirchir, Evans Chebet complete Kenyan sweep in Boston Marathon

Peres Jepchirchir celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Boston Marathon women's division by winning a see-saw sprint down Boylston Street on Monday as the race returned to its traditional Patriots' Day spot in the schedule for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Niklas Edin skips Sweden to long-awaited Olympic curling gold

Five-time world champion. Olympic bronze medallist. Olympic silver medallist. And now, finally, Niklas Edin of Sweden has claimed the only major title missing from a career in which he's established himself as the most decorated skip in curling history.

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