Celtics rally from big deficit to beat Hornets 106-98


Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points and the Boston Celtics recovered from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to defeat the Charlotte Hornets 106-98 on Friday night.

NBA roundup

Shane Larkin's three-point play in the final minute of the second overtime helped the New York Knicks snap their eight-game losing streak with a 121-115 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.

NBA roundup

LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 110-99 on Thursday night for their 18th victory in 20 games.

COLUMNS

Meet Maya Bell, NFA's court jester

It was all there in one photo. The littlest big one saving the day again. And Peter Huoppi, our...

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Celtics rout Knicks 115-94

Evan Turner had his first career triple-double with 10 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Boston pulled away with 20 unanswered points in the second half and extended New York's losing streak to eight with a 115-94 win on Wednesday night.

NBA roundup

Quincy Pondexter scored a career-high 25 points and the New Orleans Pelicans won their third straight, 102-96 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

Mavericks' Rondo suspended for one game

The Mavericks suspended Rajon Rondo for Wednesday’s night game in Atlanta for conduct detrimental to the team, a day after the point guard had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle and was benched.

UCONN

Mosqueda-Lewis, Stokes get their senior moment today in Storrs

Perhaps as they are standing on the same Gampel Pavilion floor that has been the scene of some of their most memorable moments, UConn seniors Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Kiah Stokes will recall images of those nervous early meetings that must seem...

Ex-Husky Hamilton retires after 14 NBA seasons

Richard “Rip” Hamilton, one of a select number of basketball players to win both an NCAA and NBA championship, announced his retirement on Thursday.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points and No. 2 South Carolina beat No. 11 Mississippi State 69-50 on Thursday night to clinch a share of its second straight Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

College basketball roundup

Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start to cruise to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Sunday's Schedule

Sunday's local college and high school games.

Local roundup: Montville advances four wrestlers to State Open quarters

Montville High School advanced four wrestlers to the quarterfinal round of the CIAC State Open tournament on Friday night at the Floyd Little Athletic Center.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night after blowing a two-goal third-period lead.

Who’s the ace? Red Sox starters want to prove they have many

Who's the ace? It's a question the Boston Red Sox have been asked to address since Jon Lester was traded last summer and then signed a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs rather than return to Fenway Park.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

9 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 250 qualifying from Hampton, Ga.

10:30 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 qualifying from Hampton, Ga.

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup QuickTrip 500 final practice from Hampton, Ga.

2 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Xfinity Hisense 250 from Hampton, Ga.

5:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 from Hampton, Ga.

Basketball

Noon, Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Georgetown at St. John's.

Noon, ESPN - NCAA men: Michigan at Maryland.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Louisville at Florida State.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA men: East Carolina at Central Florida.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Missouri at Georgia.

Noon, NESN - NCAA men: North Carolina State at Boston College.

Noon, WCCT - NCAA men: Georgia Tech at Clemson.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Rhode Island at La Salle.

2 p.m., CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: Memphis at UConn.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: North Carolina at Miami.

2 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA men: Villanova at Xavier.

2 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Northern Iowa at Wichita State.

2 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Dayton at Virginia Commonwealth.

2 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Cincinnati at Tulane.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas Christian at Oklahoma.

2 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Drexel at William & Mary.

4 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA men: Arkansas at Kentucky.

4 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Iowa State at Kansas State.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Oklahoma State at Texas Tech.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: West Virginia at Baylor.

4 p.m., WCCT - NCAA men: Virginia Tech at Virginia.

4 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Hofstra at James Madison.

5 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Texas at Kansas.

6 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee at Florida.

6 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Iowa at Penn State.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Syracuse at Duke.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Richmond at Saint Joseph's.

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Boise State at San Diego State.

8 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Tulsa at Memphis.

8:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Dallas Mavericks.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Arizona at Utah.

10 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Brigham Young at Gonzaga.

10 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: New Mexico at Fresno State.

Midnight, ESPN2 - NCAA men: UC Irvine at UC Santa Barbara.

Golf

5:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Joburg Open from Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - PGA: Honda Classic from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

1 a.m. (Sunday), Golf Channel - LPGA Thailand from Chonburi.

Hockey

5:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at at Columbus Blue Jackets.

5:30 p.m., NESN - NHL: Arizona Coyotes at Boston Bruins.

6 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Boston College at Notre Dame.

8 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NHL: New York Rangers at Philadelphia Flyers.

8:30 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: Northeastern at Boston University. (time approximate, joined in progress)

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Crystal Palace at West Ham.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Sunderland at Manchester United.

Tennis

10 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Dubai Championship from United Arab Emirates; WTA: Qatar Total Open from Doha; ATP: Argentina Open from Buenos Aires.

10 p.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Abierto Mexicano Telcel from Acapulco, Mexico.

Track & Field

4 p.m., NBCSN - USA Indoor Championships from Boston.

Winter Sports

2:30 p.m., NBCSN - USSA Grand Prix from Park City, Utah.

CT SUN

Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.

WNBA All-Star game will return to Mohegan Sun

The WNBA’s best players are headed back to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer.