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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Jerry Remy, honored at Fenway for 30 years as Red Sox broadcaster: "I am fully confident I will be back in that booth for Opening Day next year -- when the Red Sox lift another pennant." Remy begins chemotherapy tomorrow to treat relapse of lung cancer.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Drew Pomeranz will throw a bullpen session Monday but is in line to make his scheduled start Wednesday night in Cleveland. Pomeranz left Friday night's game in the fourth inning because of back spasms. He has responded favorably to treatment over the past few days.

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Sale joins rare company with K pace

With nine K's against the Yankees on Saturday, Chris Sale now has 250 strikeouts in 25 games this season. He's one of three pitchers-- along with Randy Johnson and Pedro Martínez -- to reach 250 strikeouts in a season in 25 games or fewer. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Devers becoming thorn in Yankees' side

Red Sox rookie Rafael Devers homered again against the rival Yankees on Saturday. He's the first player to go deep in three straight games against the Yankees before turning 21 years old since Babe Ruth in 1915.

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Sabathia continues Red Sox domination

With Saturday's win, CC Sabathia is now 3-0 with a 0.90 ERA in three starts against Boston this season. Since earned runs became official in the AL in 1913, four other Yankees pitchers have won their first three starts against the Red Sox in a season with a sub-1.00 ERA: Lefty Gomez in 1934 (0.33), Hank Borowy in 1945 (0.35), Whitey Ford in 1956 (0.67) and Scott Sanderson in 1991 (0.43), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.

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Saturday's longest home runs

Rougned Odor teed off twice against the White Sox, with his second blast reaching the upper deck in right field at Globe Life Park. A pair of rookies flexed their muscles in Saturday's Red Sox-Yankees tilt while Mike Trout's multihomer game in Baltimore gave him six seasons with at least 25 home runs, tying Tim Salmon's Angels record.

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Keep the strikeouts coming

When Chris Sale takes the mound against the Yankees tonight, the lefty will be looking to add to his impressive season with another 10-strikeout game.

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Judging by the struggles

Yankees RF Aaron Judge got off to a red-hot start to his rookie season, but the Red Sox are one team that has consistently given him trouble. His stats have increasingly declined when facing off against Boston this year.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Celtics announced Friday that they will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 after a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Feb. 11, 2018. Pierce's 34 will be the 22nd number retired by the Celtics and first since Cedric Maxwell's No. 31 was retired in December 2003.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics co-owner owner Steve Pagliuca said Thursday that the team will retire Paul Pierce's No. 34 jersey this season. The Celtics plan to announce their plans soon with fans eager to purchase tickets to the game where Pierce's number heads to the rafters.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Celtics rookie Guerschon Yabusele owns the nickname "Dancing Bear." During a community event at Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire on Thursday, he found a restaurant that shares that name.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

After missing summer league to rehab following ankle surgery, Celtics 2016 first-round pick Guerschon Yabusele said he expects to be full-go at the start of training camp later this month and will resume basketball activities with informal practices on Monday.

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Guide to every NHL team's prospects

An in-depth examination of all 31 NHL prospect groups -- including each team's top 10 and their impact this season -- shows that the Flyers could soon be back among the East's top contenders.

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Gordon Hayward shows off new uniform

The new Celtics star sported his new green uniform for fans on Instagram using the appropriate flame emoji and clover emoji as his caption. (Credit: gdhayward/Instagram)

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Chris Sale striking out batters at historic rate

Entering Wednesday, the Red Sox ace leads the majors in innings pitched (168 1/3) and strikeouts (241). Sale is on pace to record one of the highest K/9 rates in MLB history.

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Top 100 NHL prospects for 2017-18

Who are the top rookie-eligible players heading into the 2017-18 NHL season? An American-born Coyote and Canadian-born Islander both make the top 3. We rank them 1-100 here, plus the top 20 goalie prospects.

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Benintendi exits Tuesday's game

Red Sox LF Andrew Benintendi left Tuesday's game vs. the Cardinals after taking a pitch off his knee in the fifth inning. Chris Young replaced him on defense to start the sixth inning. Benintendi finished the night 1-for-3 with two runs scored.

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NBA's best will have the brightest lights

Not surprisingly, the five teams set to make the most nationally televised appearances next season all made the playoffs and have some of the NBA's top superstars.

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Ranking every NHL team by prospect pipeline

Which NHL team has the best batch of rookie-eligible talent heading into the 2017-18 season? Here are the rankings from 1 to 31, wherein it appears that the hockey future is always sunny in Philadelphia.

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Fans will have to wait a while to see Gordon Hayward return to Utah after leaving for the Celtics in free agency. He'll make his return on March 28, the final game of a 4-game road trip for Boston. He will get a chance to play his former team at home on December 15.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Gordon Hayward won't return to Utah until March 28. The Jazz play in Boston on Dec. 15.