Revolution midfielder and Leominster native Diego Fagundez was named the MLS player of the week. Fagundez scored a goal and had two assists in the Revolution’s 5-0 win over the Galaxy on Sunday. It was the 18-year-old’s first multiple point game of his career. Fagundez has now scored a goal in four straight games.
Boston Breakers and US women’s national team forward Sydney Leroux said she was the object of a series of racist and sexist tweets in recent days.
The Big Ten is adding lacrosse as a sport in 2015 and welcoming powerhouse Johns Hopkins as an affiliate member for men’s lacrosse only, two moves that could further boost the profile of the conference in the East. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.