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BOSTON (AP) - Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 in matchup of two of the AL's top teams. Dustin Pedroia had two hits and drove in a run and Moreland added a sacrifice for Boston, which kept pace with the New York Yankees atop the East.

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says she supports new legislation by Pawtucket's mayor that outlines how to finance a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium. The Democratic governor said Monday that under Mayor Donald Grebien's revised bill, the state ultimately pays nothing for the new ballpark.

(AP) - Teemu Selanne and longtime Ducks teammate Paul Kariya headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2017. Selanne and Kariya are joined by Dave Andreychuk, Mark Recchi, women's star Danielle Goyette, coach Clare Drake and Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs.

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA. The Kiwis claimed the oldest trophy in international sports on the Great Sound, winning Race 9 to clinch the match at 7-1. It was sweet atonement for the Kiwis. In 2013 on San Francisco Bay, Team New Zealand reached match point at 8-1. Oracle then staged one of the biggest comebacks in sports, winning eight straight races to retain the Auld Mug.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They need little reminding of what's at stake _ spot on the World Cup roster. Past regional championships gave the likes of Clint Dempsey and DaMarcus Beasley a chance to showcase their skills. The U.S. plays Ghana in an exhibition Saturday in Connecticut. It begins the Gold Cup in Nashville on July 8. World Cup qualifying resumes Sept. 1 against Costa Rica.

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - Two-time major champion John Daly has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open with a shoulder injury. Daly has not played since he tied for 17th in the Senior PGA Championship on May 28. The U.S. Senior Open begins Thursday at Salem Country Club in Massachusetts.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford swimmer Katie Ledecky has won the Honda Cup as the nation's top collegiate female athlete. Ledecky won five medals, including four golds, and set two world records at last summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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