NHL roundup

Loui Eriksson scored 2:14 into overtime, and the Boston Bruins rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 on Sunday night.

NHL roundup

Mats Zuccarrello scored in the tiebreaker, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Panthers in a shootout, 3-2, on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win.

NHL roundup

Michael Hutchinson made 30 saves and Mathieu Perreault broke a tie with 23 seconds left in the second period in the Winnipeg Jets' 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday night.


The best seat in the houses

It was happenstance. Complete happenstance. But because of it, I considered giving the Lou Gehrig...

They're missing the phone calls most of all

Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls’ basketball coach, was in the midst of a...


NHL roundup

Derek Roy scored the only goal of the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

NHL roundup

Ben Smith assisted on the Blackhawks’ first goal and scored their second to lead Chicago to its eighth consecutive victory, 3-2 over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

Mumps spreading through the NHL

Once mumps invades a professional sports dressing room, it finds a fertile breeding ground and the NHL is finding that it is not easy to get rid of.


Fun at the Sun

With the first part of their season finished, Geno Auriemma knows his UConn Huskies arenít as good yet as the teams that won the last two national championships. But they are getting better.

UConn will try to find its groove against defensive Columbia

During one painfully hard to watch offensive possession in Thursday's loss to Duke, a frustrated Kevin Ollie slammed his hand against his bench chair.


Top 25 college basketball roundup

Mike Tobey scored 15 points in the first half and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal before the break in a 76-27 romp on Sunday.

NCAA football roundup

Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns and Air Force beat Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on a soggy Saturday night in Boise.



Pats rewarded with some time off

Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs.

NBA roundup

Luol Deng had 23 points, James Ennis scored 10 of his 16 in the fourth quarter and the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics on Sunday night, 100-84, to end a five-game home losing streak.


Sun to open 2015 season at home, June 5

The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 13th season with a home game against the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the team announced Thursday.



2:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Ohio University vs. George Washington in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: DePaul vs. Colorado in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas at Temple.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Colgate at Syracuse.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Tennessee-Martin at Butler.

7:30 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: Columbia at UConn from Bridgeport.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Wisconsin at California.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Milwaukee at Arkansas.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Providence vs. Miami from New York.

9 p.m., YES - NCAA men: North Dakota at Marquette.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Loyola Marymount vs. Wichita State in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.

1:30 a.m. (Tuesday), ESPNU - NCAA men: Nebraska vs. Hawaii in Diamond Head Classic from Honolulu.


2 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Brigham Young vs. Memphis in Miami Beach Bowl.

8:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.


2:55 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Chelsea at Stoke City.