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BASEBALL: Boston bid farewell to Curt Gowdy in a funeral procession that circled Fenway Park, where the veteran broadcaster began a 15-year run doing play-by-play for the Red Sox. Gowdy, 86, who died Monday of leukemia, also covered the first Super Bowl and the 1976 Olympics.

BOXING: Former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, who sustained brain damage during a 2001 fight, remained on life support in Louisville, Ky.

CYCLING: Floyd Landis kept his overall lead in the sixth stage of the Tour of California, likely securing the title. Olaf Pollack of Germany, who underwent two operations last year, emerged from a large pack to claim the 89.5-mile Santa Barbara to Thousand Oaks road race by more than a bike length in 3 hours, 26 minutes, 39 seconds.

TRACK AND FIELD: Reese Hoffa emerged from a field that included Olympic medalists to win his first shot put title at the U.S. Indoor Championships at Boston with a throw of 70 feet, 10 3/4 inches.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING: Italian Marco Cattaneorepeated as men's champion and fellow Italian Anna Santer won the women's race at the 33rd American Birkebeiner event at Hayward, Wis.

Compiled from Times wires.