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Red Sox clinch wild card game vs. Yankees after Raphael Devers homer



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Devers finished with a monstrous stat line and perhaps the biggest hit of his career.

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Rafael Devers of the Boston Red Sox hits a home run against the Washington Nationals. The Red Sox clinched their wildcard berth on Sunday. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Rafael Devers ripped two homers including the go-ahead two-run blast in the top of the ninth inning on Sunday, lifting the Red Sox over the Nationals to clinch the top wild card slot in the American League.

Devers finished the game 4-for-5 with two homers, four RBIs, and three runs. He singled and scored in the seventh on Alex Verdugo’s game-tying two-run double, which set the table for perhaps the biggest hit of Devers’s career in the top of the ninth.

The Red Sox will now face the Yankees on Tuesday in the AL wild card game. Thanks to their victory on Sunday, the

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New Charlotte sports card shop opens today with beer and a 100K LaMelo rookie card

New Charlotte sports card shop opens today with beer and a 100K LaMelo rookie card

Photo: Courtesy One Stop Sports

One unexpected flower re-blooming in the shadows of the long pandemic winter: sports trading cards.

Yes, the things kids in the 1950s and ’60s put in their bike spokes, and kids from the 1980s and ’90s stuffed into protective casing, are popular again in the 2020s.

Driving the news: Our city will get a card store for the modern Charlottean today when One Stop Sports opens in South End. It’ll have a bunch of cards, of course, but it’ll also be a place to hang out and have a cold drink and watch sports.

  • They’ll have a LaMelo Ball rookie card valued at $100K at the store today for the grand opening, which starts at noon today.

Why it matters: The sports trading card industry exploded during the pandemic, as people cleaned out their homes and rediscovered old joys like this buried in an attic

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Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. explained: Start time, how to watch, full fight card

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It’s really happening.


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Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are fighting this weekend — yep, it snuck up on me too. Their long-discussed boxing match takes place on June 6 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

Here’s everything you need to know…

Start time

In the US the PPV starts at 8 p.m. EDT (5pm PDT) on Sunday, June 6.

In the UK the PPV starts at 1 a.m. BST on Monday, June 7.

In Australia the PPV starts at 10 a.m. AEST on Monday June 7.

How to watch

The easiest way to watch online is via Fanmio

Those who want to see the fight will need to get pay-per-view access. A ticket to watch the fight comes with a T-shirt and costs $49.99 (£36, AU$64). 

Fanmio’s site says that 20

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The Feb. 6 lineup card for The Sports Page | Mdt Format Antenna

“The Sports Page:” live on WKVL 100.9 FM and 850 AM from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Bluetick Tavern in Maryville with hosts Mike Edwards, Donnie Moore and Charlie Puleo.

Facebook:@thesportspagetn (watch live)

Insurance Agency lineup card:

ALCOA TENN FEDERAL CREDIT UNION HEADLINES: Sports Page newshound Donnie Moore digs deep to find the headlines not involving the Super Bowl.

GOTEEZ GOVOLS REPORT: Vol legends Lon Herzbrun and Ray Trail add their head scratching to the mystery of UT men’s basketball. Then the panel looks at what else is going on around the conference in the WATERS’ EQUIPMENT SEC NOTEBOOK.

ANDERSON LUMBER COMPANY PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Seymour girls’ basketball coach Greg Hernandez along with Lady Eagles Maci Pitner and Emily Russell reign 3s down on Daily Times sports editor Troy Provost-Heron.

LAMAR PRINTING MARC IT DOWN: The Alcoa boys middle school basketball team talks about tonight’s sectional game as

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