RED SOX 9, MARINERS 3

Rafael Devers, Red Sox power way past Mariners

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 17: Rafael Devers #11 of the Boston Red Sox high-fives with Mitch Moreland #18 after hitting a three run home run in the third inning at Safeco Field on June 17, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images)

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Devers belted a three-run homer, and Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts also homered to help Boston salvage a split in Seattle.

ADAM HIMMELSBACH

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The Boston College guard will likely become the first Eagle taken in the first round since guard Reggie Jackson was chosen 24th overall by the Thunder in 2011.

names -- Tom Brady and Oprah Winfrey (OWN)

5 takeaways from Tom Brady’s interview with Oprah

The quarterback talked family, retirement, his relationship with Bill Belichick and the Patriots, and more.

US OPEN

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The 28-year-old finished 1-over par to become the seventh player to win back-to-back titles.

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NICK CAFARDO/ON BASEBALL

Father’s Day always an emotional day for Alex Cora

The Red Sox manager teared up when talking about his dad, who died when he was only 13.

Matt Parziale, right, takes a club from his caddie and father, Vic Parziale, on the first fairway during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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US OPEN

Matt Parziale impresses with tie for low amateur at US Open

Brockton firefighter shot 75 Sunday to finish with a four-day 16-over 296, tying Luis Gagne as the top scorers among 20 amateurs in the field.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

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Manager Alex Cora said he is trying to persuade the shortstop to stop diving into first base.

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 15: Kelvin Herrera #40 of the Kansas City Royals pitches in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on May 15, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

NICK CAFARDO | ON BASEBALL

Red Sox in market for bullpen help: Here are the possibilities

The Sox find themselves in the same boat as most contenders as they seek an upgrade in the pen.

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Tom Brady explained what he learned from Deflategate

“In some ways, it was a great experience in my life, [even though] it was a really tough experience in my life,” Brady told Oprah.

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 16: Wade LeBlanc #49 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning during their game at Safeco Field on June 16, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

MARINERS 1, RED SOX 0

Red Sox shut down by Wade LeBlanc and Mariners

LeBlanc pitched shutout ball into the eighth and the bullpen did the rest in Seattle’s victory.

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) moves the ball up court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 112-80. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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GARY WASHBURN I SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

If the Spurs trade Kawhi Leonard, where might he land?

Boston does not want to give up a significant part of the future core for one year of Leonard.

BEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES

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The Jets’ Sam Darnold is closer to being a Week 1 starter than the Browns’ No. 1 overall pick, Baker Mayfield.

NICK CAFARDO | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES

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Would Boston flip Rafael Devers to Baltimore for only a half-season of Machado, and no guarantees of signing him long term?

KEVIN PAUL DUPONT I SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES

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The Blueshirts are the docket to make five of the top 48 picks next weekend.

TARA SULLIVAN

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The Brockton firefighter’s three-day 11-over total has him first among all amateurs.

GLOBE FOUNDATION | RICHARD J. PHELPS SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARDS

Area’s finest scholar-athletes honored

The Portland Trail Blazers’ Pat Connaughton, a former basketball and baseball Globe All-Scholastic at St. John’s Prep, spoke to this year’s recipients

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MEXICO 1, GERMANY 0

Mexico upsets World Cup champion Germany

In his World Cup debut, Hirving Lozano scored Mexico’s winning goal in the 35th minute.

ROSTOV-ON-DON, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: Neymar Jr of Brazil looks dejected following his sides defeat during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at Rostov Arena on June 17, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

BRAZIL 1, SWITZERLAND 1

Switzerland springs surprise, holds Brazil to a 1-1 draw

Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup.

Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

SERBIA 1, COSTA RICA 0

Aleksandar Kolarov scores from free kick as Serbia tops Costa Rica

After David Guzman was handed a yellow card, Kolarov curled the ensuing free kick over the wall.

SOUTHAMPTON, NY - JUNE 16: Phil Mickelson of the United States smiles on the third green during the third round of the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club on June 16, 2018 in Southampton, New York. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

US Open notebook

Phil Mickelson’s explanation was more ridiculous than his rule breach

Mickelson hit a moving ball with his putter on No. 13, then claimed he did it on purpose.

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“Well-executed shots were not only not regarded, but were punished,’’ said Mike Davis, the USGA’s executive director.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy_20131006.jpg David Price has come up big but we need to see him vs. Yankees, and other thoughts

He’s 6-0 with a 2.64 ERA in his last seven starts, and the Sox have won all seven games.

RAYS 3, YANKEES 1

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Tampa Bay struck early against CC Sabathia then hung on to avoid a sweep in New York.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

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Red Sox manager Alex Cora wants to lessen the workload of the struggling Moreland, while getting Swihart some needed at-bats.

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MIAA SOUTH BASEBALL FINALS

Archbishop Williams rides dramatic rally to capture Division 4 South title

The Bishops scored four in the seventh to tie, went ahead in the eighth, and a diving catch by center fielder David Ryan saved the victory.

Hingham MA 6/15/18 Norwell High players celebrate their 12-11 victory over Cohassset High capturing the MIAA D3 South girls' lacrosse finals at Hingham High. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: 17schgirlslax reporter:

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MIAA GIRLS’ LACROSSE TOURNAMENT

Wellesley stops Notre Dame; Norwell tips Cohasset

Caitlin Chicoski scored five goals Wellesley, which captured its first sectional title in program history.

MIAA SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

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The Bears bounced back to beat Middleborough in extras; Logan MacDonald, Austin Prep blank Amesbury in D3 North.

Bob Ryan

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Schoendienst was, in fact, the St. Louis answer to Boston’s Johnny Pesky.

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Kevin Paul Dupont | On Second Thought

How former Bruin Bobby Robins survived the depths of despair

Convinced he was going to die, the former hockey brawler prayed for help — and he believes his prayer was answered.

Kevin Paul Dupont

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Read his recent “On Second Thought” columns and more features from the longtime Globe writer.