Bergeron returns and leads Bruins past Devils 2-1

Patrice Bergeron scored the tiebreaking goal with 75 seconds left in his season debut to give the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night

Bergeron expected to return for Bruins' home opener

Scoring leader Patrice Bergeron expected to return for Bruins' home opener

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Joe Pavelski scored with 2:11 left to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night


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David Pastrnak scores fourth of season, Boston beats Jets 4-1

David Pastrnak scored his team-leading fourth goal of the season as the Boston Bruins beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 on Monday night

Kreider's two points lift Rangers to 7-4 win over Sharks

For the third straight game, Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist as the New York Rangers beat the San Jose Sharks 7-4 on Monday night

NHL roundup

Gabriel Landeskog redirected a Nathan MacKinnon shot by Marc-Andre Fleury 22 seconds into overtime to lift the Colorado Avalanche by the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Monday night


UConn football players arrested on drug, weapons charges

Two University of Connecticut football players have been suspended from the team after being arrested on drug and weapons charges

UConn football players face BB gun, marijuana charges

Two University of Connecticut football players have been suspended from the team after being arrested on drug and weapons charges


Former Penn State coach recalls learning of Sandusky complaint

A former Penn State head football coach has testified that Mike McQueary told him years before Jerry Sandusky's arrest that he had made a complaint about Sandusky to university administrators

NCAA accuses Louisville, Pitino of violations in escort case

The NCAA is accusing Louisville of four serious violations and criticizing the conduct of coach Rick Pitino for failing to monitor a former basketball staffer who hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players


Local colleges: No. 4 Quinnipiac men's hockey team beats UConn 5-2

Fourth-ranked Quinnipiac used second-period goals by Brogan Rafferty and Connor Clifton to pull away for a 5-2 men's hockey victory over UConn on Wednesday night.

Coast Guard QB Victory earns Gold Helmet for record-setting performance

Coast Guard Academy quarterback Derek Victory was awarded the New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet for Divisions II and III for his record-setting performance in Saturday's win over Curry College.

Offensive coordinator: Bears backfield takes pride in its versatility

Coast Guard's offense was helped Saturday by the return of sophomore Jeff Porter, who added an extra dimension to the Bears' corps of running backs.


Chargers' Rivers, Falcons' Ryan rank among ironman leaders

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan hasn't missed a start in 105 consecutive regular-season games, the NFL's third-longest active streak for quarterbacks

Seattle run game lagging behind Seahawks' standard

The standard that's become set in Seattle is that the Seahawks are going to be among the better teams in the NFL running the football


Amber Cox named vice president of Sun, Black Wolves

Amber Cox, who has held a variety of executive and administrative posts in professional and collegiate sports, was named vice president of the WNBA's Connecticut Sun and National Lacrosse League's New England Black Wolves on Thursday.


Auto Racing

11 a.m., NBCSN — Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas.

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Fred's 250 practice from Talladega, Ala.

2 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Hellmann's 500 practice from Talladega, Ala.

3 p.m., NBCSN — Formula One United States Grand Prix practice from Austin, Texas.

3 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Truck Fred's 250 final practice from Talladega, Ala.

4:30 p.m., NBCSN — NASCAR Sprint Cup Hellmann's 500 final practice from Talladega, Ala.   


8 p.m., NBA TV — NBA preseason: Charlotte Hornets at Minnesota Timberwolves.

10:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA preseason: Portland Trail Blazers at Golden State Warriors.


6:15 p.m.,WJJF (94.9-FM) — High school: Ledyard at East Lyme.

6:30 p.m., — High school: Fitch at New London.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: South Florida at Temple.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NCAA: Penn at Yale.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — High school: Trinity Christian (Fla.) vs. IMG Academy (Fla.) from Jacksonville, Fla.

10:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA: Oregon at California.

10:30 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA: San Jose State at San Diego State.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Portugal Masters from Vilamoura.

11 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: CIMB Classic from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

3 a.m. (Saturday), Golf Channel — LPGA: Blue Bay from Hainan Island, China.


7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at New York Islanders.

8 p.m., NESN — NCAA men: Vermont at Nebraska Omaha.


7 p.m., YES — NCAA men: Notre Dame at Duke.


6 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP Stockholm Open, WTA Luxembourg Open and ATP-WTA Kremlin Cup from Moscow.