O’Connell, Bell carry Purdue past No. 2 Iowa, 24-7

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Aidan O’Connell threw for 375 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, David Bell had a career-best 240 yards receiving and Purdue continued its recent mastery over No. 2 Iowa with a 24-7 victory Saturday.

Correa’s time: Late HR helps Astros top Red Sox in ALCS opener

HOUSTON — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate, tapping the spot on his wrist where a watch would be, after hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning that propelled the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Friday night in the AL Championship Series opener.

Big Islanders compete in 125th Boston Marathon

For the first time in its 125-year history, the Boston Marathon was held in October — not in April as part of the Patriots’ Day holiday commemorating the start of the Revolutionary War — but occurring just a day after the 2021 Chicago Marathon.