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--JUSTIN TIME: MASTERSON GOES 7 SHUTOUT INNINGS, INDIANS END BOSTON’S 7-GAME WINNING STREAK 3-2
Justin Masterson found the strike zone after a rocky start and pitched seven scoreless innings as the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 3-2 to end Boston’s seven-game winning streak.
--RAFAEL NADAL TAKES 32-MATCH FRENCH OPEN STREAK INTO QUARTERFINALS
For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal will make a fifth straight appearance in the French Open quarterfinals.
Nadal won a record 32nd straight match at Roland Garros on Monday, beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 to improve on his own record by one.
---LEONARD, NOH AND THOMAS SHARE MEDALIST HONORS IN 36-HOLE US OPEN QUALIFIER IN COLUMBUS
After three years of coming up short in qualifying, Justin Leonard earned a return to the U.S. Open.
The 1997 British Open champion, who has won 12 times on the PGA Tour but not since 2008, was among the 16 players at the Columbus site who qualified for the U.S. Open at Pinehurst June 12-15.
--THOUSANDS OF FANS SHOW UP FOR BRAZIL’S TRAINING SESSION AHEAD OF WORLD CUP WARM-UP
Thousands of fans watched Brazil’s final training session before its World Cup warm-up game against Panama. Fans arrived early at the Serra Dourada Stadium to get a glimpse of the players who will try to win the World Cup at home beginning next week.
SPAIN’S DAVID VILLA SIGNS 3-YEAR DEAL WITH NYC, BECOMING 1ST PLAYER ON NEW MLS CLUB
David Villa of Spain has signed a three-year contract with New York City FC, becoming the first player on the expansion Major League Soccer team that starts play next season at Yankee Stadium.