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Euro 2020 roundup

Croatia's Nikola Vlasic, center, celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Scotland's goalkeeper David Marshall during the Euro 2020 soccer championship group D match between Croatia and Scotland at the Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Tuesday, June 22, 2021.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek, Pool)

Croatia has advanced to the round of 16 at the European Championship by beating Scotland 3-1

Searching for sticky stuff: MLB umps start checking pitchers

Third base umpire Ron Kulpa, left, looks inside the cap of Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom after deGrom pitched in the top of the fifth inning in the first game of Monday's doubleheader against Atlanta at Citi Field. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Major League Baseball has started its crackdown on sticky stuff and foreign substances

Mets, Braves split a doubleheader

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom winds up during the second inning of the first game of Monday's doubleheader against Atlanta at Citi Field. The Mets won, 4-2. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Jacob deGrom shouldered the load for New York in his return from another injury scare, pitching one-hit ball over five scoreless innings as the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 to open a doubleheader

Mets fire two high-ranking employees after workplace review

In this  April 28, 2019, file photo, then-New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway stands by the dugout before a game against the Milwaukee Brewers in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The New York Mets have fired two high-ranking employees and will overhaul their legal and human resources departments on the recommendation of independent investigators hired to review the organization following allegations of sexual misconduct...

MLB roundup

Padres stater Yu Darvish pitches during the first inning of Monday's game against the Dodgers in San Diego. The Padres won, 6-2. (Denis Poroy/AP Photo)

Yu Darvish struck out 11 in six brilliant innings to become the fastest big leaguer to reach 1,500 for his career, Manny Machado and Jake Cronenworth homered and San Diego beat the Dodgers 6-2 on Monday night.

Stevens adjusting to new role with Celtics, mum on new coach

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens directs his team against the Brooklyn Nets in the first half of Game 5 during an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Brad Stevens says he’s still getting used to his new job as the Celtics' president of basketball operations

Embrace the silence: Suns push for another win without Paul

Suns guard Devin Booker grabs a rebound in front of Clippers forward Marcus Morris Sr. (8) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference finals on Sunday in Phoenix. The Suns won, 120-114. (Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo)

The Phoenix Suns found a way to persevere in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals without the veteran, talkative presence of 11-time All-Star Chris Paul, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday

Rahm finds perspective to go with passion and wins a U.S. Open

Jon Rahm holds the champions trophy for photographers after winning the U.S. Open on Sunday at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (Jae C. Hong/AP Photo)

Jon Rahm’s road to becoming a U.S. Open champion might have started with a pair of bogeys

Stewart realistic about SHR's current struggles

Tony Stewart, right, speaks to Mark Rushbrook, left, Ford Performance Motorsports Global Director, and NASCAR driver Cole Custer before Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Speedway in Lebanon, Tenn. Stewart attended his first Cup race since the start of the pandemic and his trip to Nashville Superspeedway was rewarded when a pair of Stewart-Haas Racing drivers scored top-five finishes. (Jenna Fryer/AP Photo)

Retired star Tony Stewart made his first visit to a NASCAR Cup Series race since the start of the pandemic when he visited Nashville Superspeedway over the weekend

Euro 2020 roundup

Denmark's Mikkel Damsgaard, right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during an Euro 2020 group B match against Russia on Monday in Copenhagen, Denmark. Denmark won, 4-1. (Jonathan Nackstrand/Pool via AP)

Denmark finally has a reason to celebrate at the European Championship

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Happy retirement, Ann Miller: Nobody else did it better

Miller retires after 39 years in NL public schools

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Searching for sticky stuff: MLB umps start checking pitchers

Third base umpire Ron Kulpa, left, looks inside the cap of Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom after deGrom pitched in the top of the fifth inning in the first game of Monday's doubleheader against Atlanta at Citi Field. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Major League Baseball has started its crackdown on sticky stuff and foreign substances

Mets, Braves split a doubleheader

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom winds up during the second inning of the first game of Monday's doubleheader against Atlanta at Citi Field. The Mets won, 4-2. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Jacob deGrom shouldered the load for New York in his return from another injury scare, pitching one-hit ball over five scoreless innings as the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 to open a doubleheader

Mets fire two high-ranking employees after workplace review

In this  April 28, 2019, file photo, then-New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway stands by the dugout before a game against the Milwaukee Brewers in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The New York Mets have fired two high-ranking employees and will overhaul their legal and human resources departments on the recommendation of independent investigators hired to review the organization following allegations of sexual misconduct...

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Patriots' Gilmore absent as team opens mandatory minicamp

Patriots quarterbacks Brian Hoyer (5) and Cam Newton (1) and tight end Jakob Johnson, right, perform field drills during Monday's off-season practice on Monday in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Patriots starting quarterback Cam Newton has returned to the field

Dolphins, LB Baker agree on 3-year, $39 million extension

The Miami Dolphins and linebacker Jerome Baker have agreed on a three-year, $39 million contract extension

Rodgers an expected no-show, Brady full-go at minicamps

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass during an NFL football minicamp Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Aaron Rodgers was a no-show and Tom Brady was full-go

Jim Fassel, coach who took Giants to Super Bowl, dies at 71

In this Oct. 22, 2001, file photo, New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel reacts after referees overturned a ruling on a completed Philadelphia Eagles pass in a game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Jeff Zelevansky)

The former New York Giants coach Jim Fassel has died

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Stevens adjusting to new role with Celtics, mum on new coach

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens directs his team against the Brooklyn Nets in the first half of Game 5 during an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, June 1, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Brad Stevens says he’s still getting used to his new job as the Celtics' president of basketball operations

Embrace the silence: Suns push for another win without Paul

Suns guard Devin Booker grabs a rebound in front of Clippers forward Marcus Morris Sr. (8) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference finals on Sunday in Phoenix. The Suns won, 120-114. (Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo)

The Phoenix Suns found a way to persevere in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals without the veteran, talkative presence of 11-time All-Star Chris Paul, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday

Suns beat Clippers 120-114 in Game 1

Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton scores against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Sunday, June 20, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Devin Booker had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double and the Phoenix Suns overcame Chris Paul’s absence to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals

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Lightning rout Islanders, take 3-2 series lead

New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin, right, reacts after Tampa Bay Lightning players celebrate another goal during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series Monday, June 21, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist and Andrei Vasilevskiy notched his fourth career playoff shutout, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning rout the New York Islanders 8-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup semifinal series

Vegas-Montreal series tied 2-2

Montreal Canadiens' Paul Byron (41) and teammate Cole Caufiled (22) move in on Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner during the second period of Game 4 in an NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey semifinal in Montreal, Sunday, June 20, 2021. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nicolas Roy scored on his own rebound 1:18 into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights rallied for a 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Sunday night, tying the Stanley Cup semifinal round playoff series at 2-all

Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series

New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) and teammates celebrate a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jim McIsaac)

Matt Martin capped New York’s three-goal second period and the Islanders held on to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 to even their Stanley Cup semifinal series at two games apiece

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Sun look to get back to winning ways

Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller gives instruction to his team in the huddle during a timeout against the Seattle Storm in a WNBA game on June 13 at Mohegan Sun Arena.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun are on a three-game losing streak, some of which can be attributed to the absence of star post Jonquel Jones. They play host to the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night (7, NESN Plus).

Sun come unhinged late in loss to Chicago

Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot (22) grabs a rebound from Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones (42) during Saturday's WNBA game in Chicago, where the Sky added the Sun their third straight defeat, 91-81. (AP Photo/Eileen T. Meslar)

The Connecticut Sun’s offense went out of whack in the final minutes of Saturday’s game at Chicago as they lost their third straight game, 91-81, before 1,293 at Wintrust Arena.

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Stewart realistic about SHR's current struggles

Tony Stewart, right, speaks to Mark Rushbrook, left, Ford Performance Motorsports Global Director, and NASCAR driver Cole Custer before Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Speedway in Lebanon, Tenn. Stewart attended his first Cup race since the start of the pandemic and his trip to Nashville Superspeedway was rewarded when a pair of Stewart-Haas Racing drivers scored top-five finishes. (Jenna Fryer/AP Photo)

Retired star Tony Stewart made his first visit to a NASCAR Cup Series race since the start of the pandemic when he visited Nashville Superspeedway over the weekend

Euro 2020 roundup

Denmark's Mikkel Damsgaard, right, celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during an Euro 2020 group B match against Russia on Monday in Copenhagen, Denmark. Denmark won, 4-1. (Jonathan Nackstrand/Pool via AP)

Denmark finally has a reason to celebrate at the European Championship

Manning rejoining Giants, working with business, fan roles

Former Giants quarterback Eli Manning announces his retirement on Jan. 24, 2020 in East Rutherford, N.J. Manning has a new job with the Giants. The two-time Super Bowl MVP is rejoining the organization to work in business opportunities and fan initiatives. The Giants announced the hiring Monday, roughly 18 months after Manning retired following the 2019 season. (Adam Hunger/AP Photo)

Eli Manning has a new job with the New York Giants

Baseball Hall of Fame induction set for full capacity

The Baseball Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony is returning to its standard seating format, opening the door for a big crowd to see former Yankees star Derek Jeter be enshrined

Raiders' Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

In this Nov. 29, 2020, file photo, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib leaves the field after al game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib on Monday became the first active NFL player to come out as gay

Lightning rout Islanders, take 3-2 series lead

New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin, right, reacts after Tampa Bay Lightning players celebrate another goal during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup semifinal playoff series Monday, June 21, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Steven Stamkos had two goals and an assist and Andrei Vasilevskiy notched his fourth career playoff shutout, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning rout the New York Islanders 8-0 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup semifinal series

Rahm birdies last 2 holes to win U.S. Open at Torrey Pines

Jon Rahm, of Spain, reacts to making his birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Two career-changing putts for Jon Rahm brought two trophies Sunday

Yankees turn game-ending triple-play, beat A's 2-1

New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with closer Aroldis Chapman after completing a triple play to defeat the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game, Sunday, June 20, 2021, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

The New York Yankees turned their third triple play of the season to strand the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth, bailing out closer Aroldis Chapman in a shaky outing and closing down a 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics

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Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Cincinnati Reds at Minnesota Twins.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA: Tennessee vs. Texas in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

7 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays.

7 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — MLB: Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WCBS (880-AM) — MLB: Atlanta Braves at New York Mets.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: Mississippi State vs. Virginia in College World Series from Omaha, Neb.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres.

Basketball

7 p.m., NESN Plus — WNBA: Dallas Wings at Connecticut Sun.

8:30 p.m., ESPN — NBA Draft Lottery from New York.

9 p.m., ESPN — NBA playoffs: Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns.

Hockey

9 p.m., NBCSN — NHL playoffs: Montréal Canadiens at Vegas Golden Knights.

Soccer

3 p.m., ESPN — UEFA Euro: Czech Republic at England from London.

3 p.m., ESPN2 — UEFA Euro: Croatia at Scotland from Glasgow.

Tennis

6 a.m., Tennis Channel — Viking International from Eastbourne, Great Britain; WTA Bad Homburg Open from Hamburg, Germany; ATP Mallorca Championships from Spain.