Sox fall to Rangers


2 homers are Hamilton's 1st since delayed season debut; Rangers beat Red Sox 7-4

Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

The Tampa Bay Lightning will play for the Stanley Cup, winning their third straight game at Madison Square Garden 2-0 on Friday night to beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals in seven games.

Gray goes eight in A's 6-2 win over Yankees

Lawrie homers to back Gray in Athletics' 6-2 win over Yankees

One mistake costs Harvey, Mets

Bour hits 3-run homer against Harvey, Marlins end 3-game skid by holding off Mets 4-3

Major League Baseball roundup

Lackey strikes out 9 in 7 scoreless innings, Cardinals beat Dodgers 3-0 for 5th win in row

COLUMNS

We've all been having a ball around here, thanks to Etess

It would be an otherwise inconspicuous concrete wall, except for what’s written on it:...

PRO FOOTBALL

What offseason? Key NFL owners meetings this week

What offseason? NFL owners to discuss deflated balls, relocating to LA, extra point changes

'Deflategate' appeal could test powers of NFL commissioner

In 'Deflategate' appeal, Brady threatens to put powers of NFL commissioner on trial

Former Dolphins kicker Garo Yepremian dies at 70

Garo Yepremian, former Dolphins kicker best known for Super Bowl gaffe, dies at 70

Brady to argue suspension on deflated footballs; Goodell will hear appeal himself

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appeals 4-game suspension on deflated balls; team rebuts NFL

PRO HOCKEY

Lightning face Rangers with trip to Cup finals on the line

Game 7 of Eastern Conference Finals: Lightning need to find a way to beat Lundqvist

Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finals

Keith helps Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in Western Conference finals

CT SUN

Hip surgery to sideline Sun's Griffin indefinitely

Connecticut Sun forward Kelsey Griffin underwent arthroscopic surgery on her left hip on Friday morning and will be sideline indefinitely.

Sun end preseason with loss to Sparks

The Connecticut Sun conclude their WNBA preseason with a 64-57 loss to the Los Angeles Sparks at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thursday night

MORE PRO SPORTS

Golf roundup

Morgan Pressel closes birdie-eagle for 66 and ShopRite LPGA Classic lead

So far, so very good for Federer at the French Open

Tennis as art in Roger Federer's smooth progression at French Open; Sharapova gets job done

Hamlin wins the pole at Dover International Speedway

Hamlin tops Truex to win the pole at Dover International Speedway

Belichick avoids direct answers on deflated footballs

Questions but no answers: Belichick sheds little light on report on underinflated footballs

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 practice from Dover, Del.

11 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Xfinity Buckle Up 200 qualifying from Dover, Del.

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup FedEx 400 final practice from Dover, Del.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Xfinity Buckle Up 200 from Dover, Del.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — IndyCar Dual in Detroit race 1.

Baseball

Noon, ESPN2 — NCAA: Auburn vs. College of Charleston in Division I tournament regional from Tallahassee, Fla.

4 p.m., WCCT, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets.

4 p.m., FS1 — MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Milwaukee Brewers.

7 p.m., Ch. 61, WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Texas Rangers.

10 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Oakland Athletics.

Football

10 p.m., ESPN2 — Arena: Arizona Rattlers at Spokane Shock.

Golf

8:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Irish Open from Newcastle, Northern Ireland.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Byron Nelson Championship from Irving, Texas.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: ShopRite Classic from Galloway, N.J.

Hockey

8 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks at Anaheim Ducks.

Motorcycle Racing

6:30 p.m., NBCSN — AMA Motocross from Lakewood, Colo. (taped today)

Rugby

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Collegiate Championship pool play from Philadelphia.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — Collegiate Championship pool play from Philadelphia.

Soccer

Noon, Ch. 61 — FA Cup: Arsenal vs. Aston Villa in final from London.

3:25 p.m., ESPN2 — Primera Division: Bilbao at Barcelona in Copa del Rey final.

4:30 p.m., ESPN — Women's exhibition: United States vs. South Korea from Harrison, N.J.

5:55 p.m., ESPNEWS — Men's exhibition: Mexico vs. Guatemala from Mexico City.

7 p.m., YES — MLS: Houston Dynamo at New York City FC.

Softball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA: Auburn vs. Tennessee in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

2:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Alabama vs. Oregon in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Louisiana State vs. Auburn-Tennessee winner in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: UCLA vs. Alabama-Oregon winner in College World Series from Oklahoma City.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — French Open from Paris.

Noon, Chs. 10, 30 — French Open from Paris.

Track & Field

3:30 p.m., NBCSN — Prefontaine Classic from Eugene, Ore.

4:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Prefontaine Classic from Eugene, Ore.