- Aaron Hernandez, ex-Patriot, on prison life: ‘I’m way less stressed in jail’
- Man pulled from water believed to be disgraced D.C. cop
- Kabul airport hit by suicide bomber who targeted NATO gate
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Sports Briefs: White Sox acquire Youkilis from Red Sox
Will Middlebrooks’ emergence in Boston made Youkilis expendable after a successful 8 1/2-year run with the Red Sox. The versatile All-Star, who can play both of the corner infield spots, is a career .286 hitter with 133 homers and 563 RBI.
“I just got off the phone with him, he’s very excited to join our club and he’s got a little edge to him that I like,” White Sox general manager Kenny Williams said. “I can’t tell you exactly what he said, but he wants to come in and prove some people wrong.”
PADRES: Bullpen coach Darryl Akerfelds, who pitched for five seasons in the major leagues, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer. He was 50. San Diego manager Bud Black called Akerfelds “an invaluable member of the Padres coaching staff.”
Leishman shoots final-round 62, captures title at Travelers
CROMWELL, Conn. — Marc Leishman shot an early 8-under 62 and won the Travelers Championship for his first PGA Tour title when Charley Hoffman blew a two-stroke lead. Leishman began the day six strokes behind the leaders, but made eight birdies and no bogeys, then sat in the clubhouse for more than two hours and watched. He finished at 14-under 266.
• Mark Calcavecchia won the Montreal Championship in Sainte-Julie, Quebec, for his second Champions Tour title, matching the course record with an 8-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Brad Bryant. Calcavecchia, 52, He finished at 16-under 200.
• From wire dispatches and staff reports
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