Luke Scott and Evan Longoria hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning to break up a 1-1 game as the Rays beat the Twins 4-3 at Tropicana Field. Mike Pelfrey allowed three runs in six frames to fall to 4-and-7 for Minnesota. Jamie Carroll had an RBI single in the sixth and Joe Mauer singled in two in the eighth for the Twins, who have dropped 11 of their last 12.
Boston backed out of its effort to host the 2024 Olympics, hours after the mayor said he would not "commit" to a deal if it meant taxpayers would foot the bill for hosting such a large-scale event.
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Congress is facing a difficult task of trying to pass a long term highway bill before the end of the…