Bruins lose Zdeno Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

Boston - The Boston Bruins will spend the next four to six weeks trying to fill the hole left by an injury to the tallest player in NHL history. Defenseman Zdeno Chara tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee but will...

Bruins lose Chara in tough loss to Islanders

Boston - Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday...

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Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils in overtime on Tuesday night.

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UConn hockey is a thorn that's here to stay

Bridgeport - Rand Pecknold, who coaches hockey quite well at...

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Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds apart late in the second period, tying a New York Rangers record, and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks.

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Niklas Svedberg made 32 saves in his first NHL shutout, and Boston beat Buffalo on Saturday night.

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Canadiens 6, Bruins 4

UCONN

Huskies lose cornerback Byron Jones to injury

UConn cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season.

UConn, Georgetown to renew men's basketball series

UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their menís basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East Conference. The schools announced Friday they would play a home-and-home series beginning next season.

COLLEGES

Endicott at Coast Guard Academy football preview

When: Today, 1:30 p.m. Where: Cadet Memorial Field, New London. Records: Endicott 4-2 overall, 3-0 New England Football Conference; Coast Guard 3-4, 2-2. Players to watch: Endicott, QB Drew Frenette...

Season to celebrate for Conn College women's soccer

A day after one of the biggest wins in program history, the Connecticut College women's soccer team could still sense the excitement from an upset victory celebration over No. 14 Amherst College.

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Local roundup: ECC volleyball tournament begins today

The Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' volleyball tournament begins today with five first-round matches.

Saturday's schedule

FOOTBALLCollegeEndicott at Coast Guard, 1:30 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL

Maddon's successful run as Tampa Bay Rays manager comes to an end

Joe Maddonís highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over, as Tampa Bay announced Friday that Maddon had exercised an opt-out clause in his contract.

McMurray bests Chase drivers to win the pole

Martinsville, Va. - Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway. McMurray, who did not qualify this year for the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

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Auto Racing

9 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 practice from Martinsville, Va.

10 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Kroger 200 qualifying from Martinsville, Va.

Noon, FS1 - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 final practice from Martinsville, Va.

1:30 p.m., FS1 - NASCAR Truck Kroger 200 from Martinsville, Va.

Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: Kansas City Royals at San Franciso Giants in Game 4.

Football

Noon, ESPN - NCAA: Texas at Kansas State.

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA: Rutgers at Nebraska.

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA: Minnesota at Illinois.

Noon, ESPNEWS - NCAA: Memphis at Southern Methodist.

Noon, MyTV9 - NCAA: Maine at Rhode Island.

12:30 p.m., CSN, SNY - NCAA: Delaware at William & Mary.

12:30 p.m., WCCT - NCAA: North Carolina at Virginia.

1:30 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA: Penn at Yale.

1:30 p.m., WXLM (980-AM) - NCAA: Endicott at Coast Guard.

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

3:30 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Michigan at Michigan State.

3:30 p.m., Ch. 61 - NCAA: Texas Tech at Texas Christian.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: West Virginia at Oklahoma State.

3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Oregon State at Stanford.

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

3:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Florida Atlantic at Marshall.

3:30 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA: Boston College at Wake Forest.

4 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA: UNLV at Utah State.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Syracuse at Clemson.

7:15 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Ole Miss at LSU.

7:15 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Alabama at Tennessee.

8 p.m., Ch. 8 - NCAA: Ohio State at Penn State.

10 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Southern California at Utah.

10 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA: Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State from Birmingham, Ala. (taped today)

10:45 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Arizona State at Washington.

Golf

6:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Perth International from Australia. (taped today)

2 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: McGladrey Classic from St. Simons Island, Ga.

5 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: AT&T Championship from San Antonio. (taped today)

9 p.m., ESPNEWS - Men: Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship from Melbourne, Australia.

11:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA: Blue Bay from Hainan Island, China.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Boston Bruins at Toronto Maple Leafs.

7 p.m., NBCSN - NCAA men: Niagara at Notre Dame.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Ottawa Senators.

Motorcycle Racing

3 a.m. (Sunday), FS1 - MotoGP World Championship Grand Prix of Malaysia from Sepang.

Soccer

7:40 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Manchester City at West Ham.

9:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Hull City at Liverpool.

12:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - Premier League: Leicester at Swansea City.

2:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at Seattle Sounders.

7:30 p.m., CSN - MLS: Toronto FC at New England Revolution.

Tennis

9:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland; Valencia Open from Spain.

4 a.m. (Sunday), Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.