NBA roundup

Goran Dragic scores 22 as injury-riddled Miami Heat beat Boston Celtics 93-86

NBA roundup

Monta Ellis matched his season high with 38 points and the Dallas Mavericks rallied in the second half to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 101-94 on Tuesday night.

Turner has triple-double, Celts beat Nets 110-91 to end skid

Evan Turner had 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak that had dropped them out of playoff position.

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Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

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Zach Randolph scored 23 points, Marc Gasol had 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot with a 103-82 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night.

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Former UConn star Andre Drummond scored 18 points and grabbed 22 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had seven of his 27 points in overtime and the Detroit Pistons beat the Boston Celtics 105-97 on Sunday.

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Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed Friday night, holding off the Boston Celtics 101-89 after getting a late scare.

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Albany, N.Y. — It is a blessing and curse that Morgan Tuck’s birthplace is Bolingbrook, Ill. Blessing: Tuck’s name is mentioned among the region’s lore and legend of women’s basketball players, including...

A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55

Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

COLLEGES

Severe storm delays arrival of women’s teams in Oklahoma City

Notre Dame women arrived in Oklahoma City late for NCAA after plane was diverted by storms

Notre Dame races past Wichita State 81-70

Elite at last; Notre Dame blitzes Wichita State 81-70 to grab spot in regional finals

LOCAL ROUNDUP

On The Air

Auto Racing 10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 practice from Martinsville, Va. Noon, FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 practice from Martinsville, Va. 3...

Friday's schedule

Today's local college schedule.

PROFESSIONAL

NFL outlaws tactic used by Patriots

A tactic the New England Patriots used in their 35-31 comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff game in January will be penalized going forward.

Red Sox edge Twins 5-4 as Ortiz, Napoli return

David Ortiz, Mike Napoli return to lineup as Red Sox beat Twins 5-4

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

10 a.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 practice from Martinsville, Va.

Noon, FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 practice from Martinsville, Va.

3 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Kroger 250 final practice from Martinsville, Va.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 qualifying from Martinsville, Va.

Baseball

1 p.m., ESPN — Exhibition: Boston Red Sox at Atlanta Braves from Kissimmee, Fla. (subject to blackout)

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels from Tempe, Ariz.

9 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Seattle Mariners at Kansas City Royals from Surprise, Ariz.

Basketball

7:15 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Gonzaga vs. UCLA in Division I Tournament from Houston.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: North Carolina vs. South Carolina in Division I Tournament from Greensboro, N.C.

7:37 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Louisville vs. North Carolina State in Division I Tournament from Syracuse, N.Y.

7:30 p.m., CSN — NBA: Boston Celtics at New York Knicks.

7:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Brooklyn Nets.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Iowa vs. Baylor in Division I Tournament from Oklahoma City.

9:45 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Duke vs. Utah in Division I Tournament from Houston. (time approximate)

9:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Arizona State vs. Florida State in Division I Tournament from Greensboro, N.C. (time approximate)

10:07 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Michigan State vs. Oklahoma in Division I Tournament from Syracuse, N.Y. (time approximate)

10 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Stanford vs. Notre Dame in Division I Tournament from Oklahoma City. (time approximate)

Golf

7 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Agadir, Morocco.

Noon, Golf Channel — Champions: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic from Saucier, Miss.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Boston University vs. Yale in Division I Tournament from Manchester, N.H.

5:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Minnesota-Duluth vs. Minnesota in Division I Tournament from Oklahoma City.

8 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Quinnipiac vs. North Dakota in Division I Tournament from Fargo, N.D. 

Soccer

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 — UEFA European qualifier: Spain vs. Ukraine from Seville, Spain.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.

 

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.