Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their stars in preparation for the playoffs later this week.
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Organizers of a weekend parade for the University of Connecticut men’s and women’s national championship basketball teams say they expect hundreds of thousands of people to show up in Hartford for the celebration.
Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points and the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-99 on Saturday night.
Brian McCann put an emphatic end to his season-opening slump, hitting his first two home runs for the New York Yankees to help beat John Lackey and the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Saturday.
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.