The Boston Bruins clinched the NHL’s best record and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs with a 4-1 win over the league-worst Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.
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The AHL presented the Springfield Falcons Friday night with the F.G. Teddy Oke Trophy, given to the Northeast Division’s champion. On the same night, the Falcons also announced the team’s first two home playoff games.
The Springfield Falcons (45-21-1-5) defeated the Portland Pirates by the final score of 5-2 Friday night at the MassMutual Center, matching a franchise record for most wins in a season with 45.
Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox finally gave Jon Lester enough run support for his first win of the year, 4-2 over the New York Yankees on Friday night.
Chase Elliott passed Elliott Sadler on the final lap night to win his second straight Nationwide Series race, going from fifth to first on the final two laps Friday night.
Avery Bradley scored 22 points, Phil Pressey had a career-high 13 assists and the Boston Celtics held off a late surge by the Charlotte Bobcats for a 106-103 win that snapped a nine-game losing streak on Friday night.
Paul Pierce has become the 18th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points.
The Springfield College baseball team picked up an important league victory on a rainy Friday afternoon as it bested Clark University, 6-5, at Berry-Allen Field in New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play.
Phil Mickelson will be watching the final two rounds of the Masters from home for the first time in 17 years.
Boston College forward Johnny Gaudreau won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday night as the top Division I college hockey player, and signed with the Calgary Flames.
Eager to win another green jacket, Bubba Watson surged to the Masters lead with a spree of birdies on the back side Friday.
Michael Pineda is only the latest in a long line of pitchers suspected of nefarious conduct on the mound.
The Final Four was a record-breaker.
Greg Biffle and Roush Fenway Racing are getting closer to a contract extension and could have an announcement soon.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single off old roommate Clay Buchholz in his first game against the Red Sox, Michael Pineda won while pitching with some noticeable substance on his hand, and the New York Yankees beat Boston 4-1 Thursday night.
Daniel Ciampini broke a third-period tie with the second of his three goals to help Union beat Boston College 5-4 in the NCAA hockey semifinals Thursday night.
Jacoby Ellsbury’s family changed game attire along with their star son.
Manny Pacquiao’s latest pastor wants him up at 5 a.m. every day for prayers. The eight-division champion sometimes has 100 people and a yappy dog named Pacman in his home after training sessions, playing darts and carousing into the night.
Lance Armstrong has given sworn testimony naming several people he says knew about his performance-enhancing drug use, insisting he didn’t pay anyone or any organization to keep his doping secret.