Celtics are all business vs. 76ers


Brandon scored 23 points, Jared Sullinger added 22 and the Boston Celtics sent the Philadelphia 76ers to their 11th straight loss to start the season with a 101-90 victory Wednesday night.

NBA roundup

Kevin Martin shook off an illness to score 37 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves, missing three starters, beat the New York Knicks 115-99 on Wednesday night.

NBA suspends Hornets' Taylor 24 games

The NBA has suspended Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property last month.

COLUMNS

Dinner for a cause highlights Turkey Day rivalry

Food and football, aside from riding the same alliterative boat, are among the co-stars of...

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Collins announces his retirement from NBA

Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday his retirement from the league.

NBA roundup

Markieff Morris scored a career-high 30 points and Eric Bledsoe had a key steal and breakaway dunk in the closing minute to lift the Phoenix Suns to a 118-114 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.

Knicks end a drought with defense

The New York Knicks held Denver to just one basket in the second quarter en route to a 109-93 victory over the Nuggets on Sunday.\n

UCONN

UConn advances to Puerto Rico Tip-Off tourney title game

Last season, UConn was mostly unproven and unnoticed until the Huskies peaked late and won the NCAA title.

Huskies still trying to clean up the mess

When the season ends in a few weeks, UConn should be closer to where it wants to ultimately be.

COLLEGES

The Game finally has some buzz

Harvard has beaten Yale seven times in a row and in 12 of the last 13 years, temporarily draining much of the luster from one of college football’s oldest rivalries. But this year, for the eighth time in the history of The Game, both teams are...

Local roundup: Alvarez, Anderson lead Coast Guard men's hoop to win

Junior Kevin Alvarez hit a game-winning basket from the corner with 12.9 seconds left as the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team edged Roger Williams 55-54 in Wednesday’s home opener.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Saturday's schedule

FOOTBALLCollegeCincinnati at UConn, 8 p.m.

Local roundup: UConn earns return trip to NCAA field hockey final

College Park, Md. - Defending champion UConn advanced to the finals of the NCAA Division I field hockey tournament on Friday with a 1-0 victory over Albany.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

Alex Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his second NHL game, leading the Boston Bruins over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 Friday night.

NFL roundup

Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 a.m. (Sunday), NBCSN - Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying from United Arab Emirates. (taped today)

Basketball

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Nebraska at Rhode Island.

8:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) - NBA: Brooklyn Nets at San Antonio Spurs.

Football

Noon, ESPN - NCAA: Minnesota at Nebraska.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA: Penn State at Illinois.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA: Northwestern at Purdue.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA: SMU at Central Florida.

Noon, FS1 - NCAA: Kansas at Oklahoma.

Noon, SNY - NCAA: Elon at James Madison.

12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Yale at Harvard.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 20 - Virginia Tech at Wake Forest.

2 p.m., ESPN Classic - NCAA: Bethune-Cookman vs. Florida A&M from Orlando, Fla.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3 - NCAA: Mississippi at Arkansas.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Boston College at Florida State.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NCAA: Louisville at Notre Dame.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Arizona at Utah.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Wisconsin at Iowa.

3:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Syracuse at Pittsburgh.

3:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: New Hampshire at Maine.

3:30 p.m., YES - NCAA: Georgia State at Clemson.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 20 - Florida International at North Texas.

4 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Stanford at California.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA: South Florida at Memphis.

7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Miami at Virginia

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Samford at Auburn.

7:30 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA: Oklahoma State at Baylor.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Missouri at Tennessee.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Richmond at William & Mary.

8 p.m. CBS Sports Network, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA: Cincinnati at UConn.

8 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Southern Cal at UCLA.

10:15 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Boise State at Wyoming.

10:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Fresno State at Nevada.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA Tour Championship from Naples, Fla.

9:30 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Masters from Melbourne.

2:30 a.m. (Sunday), Golf Channel - European PGA Tour Championship from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins.

10:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Calgary Flames.

Soccer

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Bromwich at Chelsea.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - Premier League: Arsenal vs. Manchester United from London.

Tennis

9:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: France vs. Switzerland in final from Lille, France.