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Scoreboard for Friday, June 11, 2021

Friday's Games NBA Playoffs Best-of-Seven Second Round Philadelphia 127 Atlanta 111 (Philadelphia leads series 2-1) Phoenix 116 Denver 102 (Phoenix leads series 3-0) --- MLB American League Tampa Bay 4 Baltimore 2 Cleveland 7 Seattle 0 Chicago White
Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a line drive off the Green Monster to drive in the game-winning run in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Friday night. Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Former Canadian ice dancing champion Kaitlyn Weaver comes out as queer woman

Former Canadian ice dancing champion Kaitlyn Weaver comes out as queer woman

Pride month means a little bit more to Canadian figure skater Kaitlyn Weaver this year. The two-time Olympian and former Canadian ice dancing champion publicly came out as a queer woman on Friday in an interview with CBC and in a post on Instagram.
Queen Elizabeth honors key women in UK's rapid vaccine drive

Queen Elizabeth honors key women in UK's rapid vaccine drive

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has used her birthday honors list to celebrate those at the forefront of the U.K.
Akim Aliu, Hockey Diversity Alliance continue push to end racism in hockey

Akim Aliu, Hockey Diversity Alliance continue push to end racism in hockey

In the midst of a global pandemic, Akim Aliu has been places he'd never dreamt of.
Quebec health officials weigh Montreal Canadiens' request for more fans

Quebec health officials weigh Montreal Canadiens' request for more fans

MONTREAL — Quebec's Health Department says the Montreal Canadiens have made a request to increase capacity during home games at the Bell Centre. It said in an emailed statement Friday the request is being analyzed.
Canada's top speedskaters back on Olympic Oval ice after months without it

Canada's top speedskaters back on Olympic Oval ice after months without it

CALGARY — Canada's top speedskaters have started getting back to normal after a double-whammy winter of a pandemic and no ice in Calgary's Olympic Oval.
Paul Maurice says he's proud of the job Jets coaches did this year

Paul Maurice says he's proud of the job Jets coaches did this year

WINNIPEG — The season ended with his team being swept in the second round of the NHL playoffs, but Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice says he's proud of the job the Jets coaching staff did this season while playing in a global pandemic.
'We believe in ourselves': Canadiens comfortable as underdogs against Golden Knights

'We believe in ourselves': Canadiens comfortable as underdogs against Golden Knights

Dominique Ducharme's Montreal Canadiens have beat the odds twice already in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Completing the trifecta — versus the team from Sin City, no less — would be their biggest accomplishment yet.

Lobster diver injured when caught in whale's mouth

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A commercial lobster diver who got caught in the mouth of a humpback whale off the coast of Cape Cod on Friday morning said he thought he was going to die.