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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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Hamilton’s QB vomited during the final TD pass of the wild comeback over Bishop Gorman

As if the Hamilton High School (Chandler, Ariz.) comeback victory over Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) couldn’t get any crazier, Huskies quarterback Nicco Marchiol led the comeback while sick. Sick enough that he threw up during game play.



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Sick enough that he vomited as the football was being snapped to him on the final touchdown throw of the night, the one that would end up putting the Huskies in position to complete a two-point conversion and complete the 25-24 comeback victory in which they scored 18 points in less than 70 seconds.

And of course they went for the two-point conversion. After all, with your quarterback sick and all the momentum after recovering two onside kicks and scoring two touchdowns, you’re not going to allow overtime to take place.

There’s even video of the incident.

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Wild Heat-Bucks ending was eerily similar to this 1974 Celtics playoff finish

Wild Heat-Bucks ending eerily similar to this ’74 Celtics finish originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

The fiasco that was Game 2 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat had fans from both teams up in arms.

But somewhere, the late JoJo White is looking down and smiling knowingly.

The Heat defeated the Bucks 116-114 on Wednesday after Jimmy Butler was literally fouled at the buzzer and sank two free throws with no time on the clock.

A team winning a game on a “walk-off” free throw is extremely rare, especially in the postseason.

A club clinching a series on a walk-off free throw? That’s even more rare — and it happened to the 1974 Boston Celtics.

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The Celtics were tied with the Buffalo Braves in Game 6 of their second-round playoff series when Braves star Bob McAdoo fouled White in the act

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