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.

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.

COLUMNS

Duke plays role of villain perfectly

East Rutherford, N.J. It was on this patch of real estate, here off Exit 16W, that...

They're missing the phone calls most of all

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

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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.

Rangers beat Penguins in overtime

Kevin Klein, bloodied earlier by a high stick that ripped off part of his ear, fired in a slap shot 3:45 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night.

NHL roundup

Brad Marchand scored twice, Tuukka Rask stopped 31 shots and the Boston Bruins used a quick start to beat the reeling Arizona Coyotes 5-2 Saturday night and avoid a winless road trip.

UCONN

Huskies roll past DePaul

Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and No. 2 UConn returned from a 13-day break to rout No. 25 DePaul 98-64 on Friday night.

No. 2 Duke holds off UConn 66-56

UConn possessed the effort, energy and tenacity to secure a signature victory on Thursday. The Huskies lacked the offensive firepower to pull it off.\n

COLLEGES

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.

NCAA women's basketball top 25 roundup

Isabelle Harrison scored all 11 of her points in the second half and No. 11 Tennessee used a late run to beat 17th-ranked Rutgers 55-45 on Sunday.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

The Black Wolves are already starting to show some fight

It is his first teleconference heading into a brand new season in a brand new city. The New England Black Wolves of the National Lacrosse League, coached by the engaging Blane Harrison, open their schedule Jan. 2 against Buffalo at Mohegan Sun Arena.

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

Celtics coach Brad Stevens was curious how his team would play in its first game without Rajon Rondo. Boston did just fine. Moving the ball crisply one day after the NBA assists leader was traded to the Dallas Mavericks, the Celtics beat the...

Giants’ rookie class highlights year

It has definitely been a disappointing season for the New York Giants, evidenced by their 5-9 record that will have them missing the NFL playoffs for a third straight season. If there is a highlight for 2014, it would have to be the overall play of...

CT SUN

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.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Southern Methodist at Michigan.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth at Cincinnati.

Noon, FS1 - NCAA men: Louisville at Western Kentucky.

Noon, YES - NCAA men: UNC Charlotte at Georgetown.

1 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Ohio State from Chicago.

1 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA men: Syracuse at Villanova.

2 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Missouri vs. Illinois from St. Louis.

2:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Butler vs. Indiana from Indianapolis.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NCAA men: UCLA vs. Kentucky from Chicago.

4 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA men: Oakland at Pittsburgh.

5 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas Southern at Michigan State.

5 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Wake Forest vs. Florida from Sunrise, Fla.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas A&M vs. Kansas State from Kansas City, Mo.

7 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Iona at George Mason.

7 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Boston University at Dayton.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Oklahoma vs. Washington from Las Vegas.

9:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: North Carolina State vs. West Virginia from New York.

11 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Stanford at Brigham Young.

11:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Utah at UNLV.

Football

11 a.m., ESPN - NCAA: Nevada vs. Louisiana-Lafayette in New Orleans Bowl.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Illinois State at New Hampshire in Football Championship Subdivision semifinal.

2:20 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Utah State vs. Texas-El Paso in New Mexico Bowl from Albuquerque.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Utah vs. Colorado State in Las Vegas Bowl.

4 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Minnesota State-Mankato vs. Colorado State-Pueblo in Division II championship from Kansas City, Kansas.

4:30 p.m., NFL Network - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins.

5:45 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Western Michigan vs. Air Force in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl from Boise.

8:25 p.m., Ch. 3, NFL Network, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers.

9:15 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: South Alabama vs. Bowling Green in Camellia Bowl from Montgomery, Ala.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WCBS (880-AM) - NHL: Washington Capitals at New Jersey Devils.

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Crystal Palace at Manchester City.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN- Premier League: Manchester United at Aston Villa.

Volleyball

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Brigham Young vs. Penn State in Division I tournament final from Oklahoma City.