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.

NFL notes

NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes.

Borland walks away from NFL at 24

You can still count on two hands how many players walked away from a pro football career with more good days likely ahead of them than behind. Thatís why Chris Borlandís decision this week to retire at age 24, after a great rookie season with the...


Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...


Wilfork signs with Houston

Longtime New England nose tackle Vince Wilfork has signed with the Houston Texans.

AP sources: All-Pro Murray to join Eagles

DeMarco Murray got the money he wanted from his former team’s biggest rival.

NFL notes

The band is getting back together in the New York Jets' secondary.


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.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.


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


Friday's schedule

Today's local college schedule.


NBA roundup

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

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

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



Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

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