BOSTON (AP) - The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 last night for a series sweep. Mark Buehrle pitched 6 2-3 innings to earn his first win in almost two months, and Dioner Navarro had three hits and three RBIs. Boston's Brandon Workman fell behind quickly after being called up from Triple-A to replace trade bait Jon Lester.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have traded left-hander Felix Doubront to the Chicago Cubs for a player to be named. The Red Sox announced the deal before last night's game against Toronto. The 26-year-old Doubront was 2-4 with a 6.07 ERA in 17 games. He began the season in the rotation and was moved to the bullpen in late June.
BOSTON (AP) - ESPN announcers will call Sunday night's Red Sox-Yankees game from atop Fenway Park's Green Monster. The network says Dan Shulman and John Kruk will be located in Section 9 of the stands above the stadium's famous Wall. Boston first installed the Green Monster seats in 2003.
FOSBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 last night to end an eight-game losing streak. New England had only scored four goals during the losing streak that was one short of the club record.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - James Develin is getting more practice time at tight end because of injuries, while continuing to run plays from his usual fullback position. Rob Gronkowski isn't ready for full-time practice as he continues his recovery from knee surgery, and Michael Hoomanawanui has been sidelined the past two practices with an undisclosed injury.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado basketball coach Tad Boyle has signed Providence College transfer Josh Fortune to a financial aid agreement and will add the junior to the 2014-15 roster. Fortune will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the upcoming season under NCAA rules.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) - The NCAA has granted a medical hardship waiver to UConn forward Morgan Tuck, who underwent two knee surgeries and missed most of last season's national championship run. The school says Tuck, a junior academically, was awarded an extra year of eligibility and now has three remaining.
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - A long-time Newport resident has been selected for induction into the National Sailing Hall of Fame. The Annapolis, Maryland-based hall of fame announced this week that Harry Anderson Jr. is among the eight inductees into the class of 2014.
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