Ryan Hissey blasted his first home run of the season to lead off the bottom of the eighth off Austin Maddox to help the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 5-3 win over the Portland Sea Dogs Wednesday night in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Maddox, who is on a rehab assignment from the Red Sox, also gave up a homer in the seventh to Connor Panas that tied the game at 3.

Maddox gave up three runs, two earned, in two innings and took the loss.


MEN’S BASKETBALL: UCLA guard Jaylen Hands has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore season.

Hands joins guard Kris Wilkes and forward Cody Riley in deciding to forgo the pro ranks.

Michigan’s Charles Matthews is removing his name from consideration for the NBA draft.

Clemson’s starting backcourt of Marquise Reed and Shelton Mitchell is returning for one more season.

Reed and Mitchell both announced they have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play one more year.

Big East freshman of the year Omari Spellman is staying in the NBA draft after helping Villanova win the national championship.

Boston College guard Ky Bowman will return to school for his junior year after deciding to withdraw from the NBA draft.

Kansas forward Udoka Azubuike withdrew his name from the NBA draft, choosing to return for his junior season after participating in the combine.

Maryland’s Kevin Huerter said he is forgoing his final two seasons of college eligibility and staying in the draft, after a strong showing at the predraft combine in Chicago earlier this month.

Florida guard Jalen Hudson, the team’s leading scorer last season, will return to school for his senior year.


G LEAGUE: The mother of a G League basketball player who died in March after collapsing on the court during a game has filed a lawsuit accusing the NBA and the Detroit Pistons of negligence.

Zeke Upshaw played for the Grand Rapids Drive, a G League affiliate of the Pistons. He collapsed during a game at Grand Rapids on March 24 and died two days later .

The lawsuit alleges that medical personnel at the game failed to attempt lifesaving measures in a timely fashion.


U.S WOMEN’S OPEN: The course at Shoal Creek in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, has been drenched by nearly five inches of rain this week.

Practice rounds were canceled Tuesday and the course closed, other than some late-afternoon trips to the driving range.

More rain followed overnight and into Wednesday on the eve of the major championship, but the course finally reopened by early afternoon in time for some of the 156 players to get in practice.

PGA: Ten years after leaving Michigan, the PGA Tour is bringing a new tournament to Detroit.

Detroit-based Quicken Loans has signed an agreement to host a PGA Tour event in the Motor City starting next summer.

Still to be determined is the name of the tournament and when it will be played, though it likely would be two weeks after the U.S. Open.

It is expected to be held at Detroit Golf Club, a century-old course designed by Donald Ross.

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