Wild fall 4-2 to Bruins, fire coach Yeo after game

David Krejci broke a tie in the second period and Jonas Gustavsson made 31 saves to help the Boston Bruins beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Saturday. Krejci added an assist in Boston's sixth straight road victory.

Zach LaVine wins dunk thriller to cap All-Star Saturday

Zach LaVine was perfect just a little longer than Aaron Gordon in the dunk contest, winning a thrilling final event at NBA All-Star Saturday and give him a second straight title.

Hamlin wins opening Daytona race for the third time

Joe Gibbs Racing continues its early domination at Daytona as Denny Hamlin wins opening race for 3rd time. JGR drivers have 3 in a row and 4 of the last 5 Sprint Unlimited races. The last winner of the exhibition race to go on to win the Daytona 500...

Lloyd's late goal gives United States 1-0 win over Mexico

Carli Lloyd scored off a rebound of her own penalty kick in the 80th minute and the United States beat Mexico 1-0 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals

NHL roundup

Tyler Seguin scored twice during a four-goal second period and the Dallas Stars held off the Washington Capitals 4-3 in a battle between two of the NHL's top teams


CIAC's new baseball rule is pitch perfect

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, the state’s governing body for high...



Mets' Mejia given a lifetime ban

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under baseball's drug agreement testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time. Mejia tested positive for Boldenone, the commissioner's office...

With Dombrowski in Boston, trades with Cashman could slow

Now that he's with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn't expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. During Dombrowski's 13 1/2 seasons as Detroit's GM, the pair made several notable swaps.

Union head Clark wants to see changes

With spring training approaching and dozens of players still seeking jobs, Tony Clark concluded baseball's current system needs change. Among those still on the free-agent market are pitcher Yovani Gallardo, shortstop Ian Desmond and outfielder...


NFL notes

The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion.

Newton defends Super Bowl actions: 'I will not conform'

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton admitted he's a "sore loser" but defended walking out of a press conference after the Super Bowl, saying he didn't feel like talking to the media after Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos

Miller's MVP performance was even better than you realized

Von Miller decimated the Carolina Panthers in every way an outside linebacker can. He harassed and flustered Cam Newton, at once stripping away the ball and his confidence at the outset. He tortured right tackle Mike Remmers. He stifled tight end...

Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

A perfectionist at heart, Peyton Manning learned to reinvent himself this season


Pearson's overtime goal powers Kings to 5-4 win over Rangers

Tanner Pearson's goal with 1:50 left in overtime powered the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night

NHL roundup

David Backes, Jaden Schwartz and Robby Fabbri scored in the first period and the St. Louis Blues cruised to a 5-3 win over the Florida Panthers


Miller is settling in with the Sun

First-year Connecticut Sun head coach has had to deftly multitask - and get to know his new players - since being hired in late December.

Connecticut Sun trade Williams for No. 4 pick in 2016 draft

The Connecticut Sun acquired the fourth overall pick in April's WNBA Draft from the Atlanta Dream in exchange for second-year center Elizabeth Williams.


Mickelson takes the lead at Pebble Beach

Away from all the celebrities, Phil Mickelson had a bogey-free 65 at Pebble Beach and took the lead going into the final round. Mickelson will try to tie the record with his 5th win at Pebble.

Rising Stars: LaVine, U.S. beat Wiggins, World 157-154

Zach LaVine had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat the World team 157-154 in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night to kick off the NBA's All-Star weekend

Recovered and ready to race, Vickers set for Daytona return

Brian Vickers will drive the No. 14 Chevrolet in the Daytona 500 for Stewart-Haas Racing. Tony Stewart is sidelined with a fractured vertebra. Vickers had been sidelined with blood clots.

FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general


Auto Racing

1 p.m., Ch. 61 — NASCAR Sprint Cup Daytona 500 qualifying from Daytona Beach, Fla.

5 p.m., FS1 — NHRA Winternationals from Sonoma, Calif.


Noon, ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) — NCAA women: UConn at Temple.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA women: Dayton at George Washington.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Indiana at Michigan State.

1 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Miami at Notre Dame.

1 p.m., SNY — NCAA women: Hofstra at James Madison.

2 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: North Carolina at Florida State.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Washington at UCLA.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Texas at Oklahoma.

3 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: South Florida at Temple.

3 p.m., CSN, SNY — NCAA men: Massachusetts at Duquesne.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Maryland at Northwestern.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Evansville at Loyola of Chicago.

5 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Virginia at Boston College.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Miami at Florida State.

8 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Southern California at Arizona.

8:20 p.m., TNT, TBS — NBA All-Star Game from Toronto.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: UCLA at Arizona State.


1 p.m., ESPN — PBA: USBC Masters from Indianapolis.


5 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Tshwane Open from Waterkloof, South Africa.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Pebble Beach (Calif.) National Pro-Am.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Pebble Beach (Calif.) National Pro-Am.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Chubb Classic from Naples, Fla.


12:35 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Los Angeles Kings at New Jersey Devils.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — NHL: Boston Bruins at Detroit Red Wings.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers.


7 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Leicester City at Arsenal.

9:05 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Aston Villa.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Borussia Monchengladbach at Hamburg.

11:15 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Tottenham at Manchester City.

Track & Field

4 p.m., NBCSN — New Balance Indoor Grand Prix from Boston.

Winter Sports

11:30 p.m., NBCSN — Winter Youth Olympic Games from Lillehammer, Norway. (taped today)