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Late Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo wins Spink Award

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe was awarded the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday, 10 months after he collapsed and died while covering the Red Sox during spring training. Jim Reeves of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram got 108 votes and Patrick Reusse of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis received 76. A native of Weymouth, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Suffolk University, Cafardo joined the Globe in 1989 from The (Quincy) Patriot Ledger, where he had been on the baseball beat.

Late Boston Globe writer Nick Cafardo wins Spink Award

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe was awarded the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday, 10 months after he collapsed and died while covering the Red Sox during spring training. Cafardo received 243 of 427 votes cast by BBWAA members with 10 or more consecutive years of service. Jim Reeves of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram got 108 votes and Patrick Reusse of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis received 76.

10.21.19 Rick Horrow interviews Abby Warner

Monday, October 21st, 2019

In the latest edition of Rick Horrow's Sports Business Podcast, Rick interviews Indy Women in Tech Summit Co-Chair Abby Warner and shares the biggest sports business stories of the past week. 1. Top cyber protection software provider Acronis is leading the way in data protection for the modern enterprise. Sports partners include Boston Red Sox, NIO Formula E, Arsenal FC, ROKiT Williams Racing, SportPesa Formula 1, Manchester City FC, and more.

Yaz’s grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Mike Yastrzemski rounded the bases to the cheers of the Fenway Park fans after hitting a solo homer for San Francisco - like his grandfather heard numerous times during his illustrious career with the Red Sox. The 29-year-old grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski hit his homer in his first game in Fenway, and Alex Dickerson had a pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the 15th inning to lift the Giants to a 7-6 victory over Boston on Tuesday night. Brandon Belt also had a solo homer for the Giants, who posted their first victory in Fenway after going 0-5 in interleague play.

Yaz’s grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Mike Yastrzemski rounded the bases to the cheers of the Fenway Park fans after hitting a solo homer for San Francisco — like his grandfather heard numerous times during his illustrious career with the Red Sox. The 29-year-old grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski hit his homer in his first game in Fenway, and Alex Dickerson had a pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the 15th inning to lift the Giants to a 7-6 victory over Boston on Tuesday night. Brandon Belt also had a solo homer for the Giants, who posted their first victory in Fenway after going 0-5 in interleague play.

Red Sox part ways with baseball boss Dave Dombrowski

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Dave Dombrowski built World Series champions in Florida and Boston in a 40-year career in baseball and helped the Detroit Tigers win two AL pennants. The Red Sox parted ways with Dombrowski shortly after midnight Monday, less than a year after winning the World Series and setting a team record for victories. In three years as president of baseball operations, he took the club from back-to-back last-place finishes to three straight AL East titles.

Weekend Sports in Brief

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Rafael Nadal and Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu are U.S. Open champions. Nadal edged Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to win his fourth U.S. Open title and 19th Grand Slam trophy overall. The second-seeded Nadal's victory Sunday moves him within one major championship of Roger Federer for the most by a man in tennis history.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati Top seeded Ash Barty overcame a slow start to defeat Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1, while Simona Halep battled past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday. French Open champion Barty double faulted to give Sharapova a 2-1 lead in the first set and it looked like an upset could be brewing in the showdown between the two former world number ones.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. MLB roundup: Sale makes strikeout history in Boston's win Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the 10th inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox overcame blowing a five-run lead to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Tuesday night. After the Indians tied the score on Francisco Lindor's RBI double in the bottom of the ninth, Bradley's one-out homer off Nick Wittgren (4-1) in the 10th restored the Red Sox's lead.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Bogaerts later added a solo shot and had four hits, and Rafael Devers and Sandy Leon also hit homers as the Red Sox set a single-game franchise record for scoring against the Yankees. Boston slugged 10 doubles among its 23 hits on its way to beating New York for just the second time in eight meetings this season. Athletics: Felix advances in first race in 13 months on time qualifier A humble Allyson Felix returned to racing for the first time in 13 months on Thursday and made the semi-finals of the 400 meters on a time qualifier at the U.S. national championships.