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Homers abound as U.S. beats the World in All-Star Futures Game

WASHINGTON — New York Mets prospect Peter Alonso hit a two-run homer that reminded manager Torii Hunter of Mark McGwire as the United States beat the World 10-6 on Sunday in a long ball-filled All-Star Futures Game. Alonso’s seventh-inning home run came off Philadelphia Phillies

Thidapa Suwannapura gets first LPGA Tour win at Marathon Classic

SYLVANIA, Ohio — Thidapa Suwannapura won her first LPGA Tour event on Sunday, closing with a 6-under 65 and birdieing the first playoff hole to defeat Brittany Lincicome at the Marathon Classic. The 25-year-old Thai player is the sixth first-time winner on tour this year.

Former goalie Ray Emery drowns while swimming

7:34 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery drowned while swimming in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, on Sunday. He was 35. According to the Hamilton Police Department, Emery was reported missing just after 6 a.m. Sunday in Hamilton Harbour, which is on

Yankees manager Aaron Boone says Red Sox win every day

CLEVELAND — As the Boston Red Sox keep piling up wins entering the All-Star Break, one of their rivals has been paying attention. Although New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone hasn’t been on the hunt for daily updates about the recently hot Red Sox, it

John Daly withdraws from Open Championship

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — John Daly is missing The Open for only the fourth time since he first became eligible as a surprise major champion. Daly has notified the R&A that he is withdrawing because of a knee injury. Daly also cited his knee injury in