Graeme McDowell Makes It Home, but Just Barely

Buried amid the list of hopefuls signed up for the British Open final qualifying — a 36-hole Tuesday at St.]For nearly a decade, McIlroy, McDowell and Darren Clarke had been pushing to bring the Open back to their homeland.

Mets Go Ahead in 9th, but Lose on Home Run by Phillies

Baseball|Mets Go Ahead in 9th, but Lose on Home Run by PhilliesImagePhiladelphia Phillies players mobbed Jean Segura at home plate after he hit a three-run game winning walk-off home run in the ninth inning.He has blown four saves this season, one shy of his career high.

Yankees Hit Home Run in 27th Straight Game, Tying Major League Record

Sports|Yankees Hit Home Run in 27th Straight Game, Tying Major League RecordYankees 10, Blue Jays 8ImageGiancarlo Stanton’s three-run homer in the sixth inning proved to be the winning blow for the Yankees against the Blue Jays on Monday night.CreditCreditMichael Owens/Getty ImagesAaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees’ home run streak to a record-tying 27 games in a 10-8 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night at Yankee Stadium.

Rays to Explore Making Montreal a Part-Time Home

Sports|Rays to Explore Making Montreal a Part-Time HomeImageCommissioner Rob Manfred stressed on Thursday that the Rays’ proposal was simply an exploration, for now.In their lease, the Rays have committed to playing all of their home games at Tropicana Field through the 2027 season.

Bullpen Woes Follow Mets Back Home From the Road

Sports|Bullpen Woes Follow Mets Back Home From the RoadGiants 9, Mets 3ImageStephen Vogt hit a two-run double as part of a six-run 10th inning as the San Francisco Giants took the first game of a series against the Mets.The Giants went ahead 2-0, the Mets came back to take the lead and then the bullpen faltered again.

Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home Run

Sports|Yankees Defeat Red Sox on Gary Sanchez Home RunYankees 5, Red Sox 3ImageGary Sanchez hitting the tiebreaking home run for the Yankees against the Red Sox on Saturday night.After starter Domingo Germán was chased early, six Yankees relievers combined to lock down another victory over the rival Red Sox — the Yankees are 4-0 to start the season series for the first time since 2012.

‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’ Review: Play Ball, Fight Nazis

Movies|‘The Spy Behind Home Plate’ Review: Play Ball, Fight NazisA documentary tells the story of Moe Berg, a major-league catcher who went undercover during World War II.ImageMoe Berg in a scene from “The Spy Behind Home Plate,” a documentary directed by Aviva Kempner.

Stanley Cup Finals: Bruins Rally at Home for Game 1 Win

Sports|Stanley Cup Finals: Bruins Rally at Home for Game 1 WinImageThe Bruins’ Torey Krug leveled Robert Thomas in the third period on Monday night.Brayden Schenn made it 1-0 lead midway through the first period on a third-chance shot.

For Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, It’s a Home-Field Advantage

ImageCharles Leclerc is the first Monegasque Formula One driver to represent Ferrari at his home grand prix.CreditCreditAndrej Isakovic/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesThis weekend, Charles Leclerc, 21, will enter the history books as the first Monegasque Formula One driver to represent Ferrari at his home grand prix.

Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes

Hurricanes 2, Islanders 1 | Carolina leads series, 2-0ImageJordan Eberle with one of the Islanders’ four shots that hit the post or the crossbar in the third period against the Hurricanes on Sunday.The Islanders did not deserve to win on Sunday any more than did Carolina, which filched another one-goal victory at Barclays Center, this one by 2-1.