The Boston Bruins were on a mission Sunday night in Florida, and they certainly took care of business. Because of that, they’re now the Eastern Conference’s top team. The Bruins wrapped up a stretch of six games in nine days on Sunday with a rather dominant 5-2 win over the Florida Panthers. In the process, […]
BOSTON — Between Rajon Rondo’s play and Jeff Green’s description, one might wrongly assume that what Rondo did Sunday is easy. Rondo racked up 18 assists and no turnovers, pulling off a feat only 10 players since 1985 had accomplished, as the Boston Celtics topped the Detroit Pistons 118-111 at TD Garden. It was about […]
Final, Celtics win 118-111: Rajon Rondo nabbed a piece of excellence here. The Boston Celtics point guard tallied 11 points and 18 assists without a single turnover as the Celtics (22-41) earned their second straight win. Josh Smith scored 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, all of them largely hollow, for the Detroit Pistons (24-39). […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Saturday was a long day for the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox played two games against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday — one in Sarasota and one in Fort Myers — as part of Boston’s first split-squad day of spring training. The Sox dropped both contests, bringing their Grapefruit League […]
Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan might be getting a call from the NHL Department of Player Safety following an incident Sunday. Late in the second period against the Edmonton Oilers, a scrum ensued when Edmonton’s Jesse Joensuu knocked defenseman Drew Doughty down to the ice for getting too close to Oilers goaltender, Ben Scrivens. […]
Clay Buchholz pitched very well in his second spring training start Sunday with no runs and zero hits allowed in three innings of work against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Red Sox veteran used all of his pitches effectively, including his two-seam fastball. He faced a total of nine batters and threw 27 pitches.
BOSTON — Assistant general manager Mike Zarren grabbed Chris Babb after Sunday’s game to pose one of the easiest questions the Iowa State product had ever answered: Do you want to stick around? “Yeah, sure, why not?” Babb said. “I’ll stick around a few more days.” Thus Babb’s career with the Boston Celtics was extended […]
The Boston University women’s hockey team topped Boston College 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center to capture its third straight Hockey East championship. Boston College held a 2-1 lead going into the third period, but the Terriers tied things up early in the final frame when senior captain Louise Warren […]
High school wrestler Malik Stewart might have lost the Minnesota Class 3A state high school wrestling championship this weekend, but he won more than a few fans at the Xcel Energy Center with his moving gesture after the match. Stewart went up against Mitchell McKee of St. Michael Albertville High School, who wanted to win the […]
The Boston Bruins were up against it Sunday night having to play their second game in less than 24 hours with some travel mixed in between. That task got even tougher when they lost a player shortly after the puck dropped. The B’s would eventually beat the Florida Panthers 5-2, but they were forced to […]
Aaron Rodgers’ doppelganger has been found — unless, of course, the Green Bay Packers quarterback is actually spending his offseason sporting a wig, pretending to be an engineer and appearing on a show on the Science Channel. ESPN Wisconsin’s Jason Wilde passed on a picture of the Rodgers lookalike and the resemblance is uncanny.
Torey Krug’s first goal since Feb. 1 ended up being the game-winner in the Boston Bruins’ 5-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night. With about 12 minutes left in the third period, Krug jumped into the rush and beat Panthers goaltender Roberto Luongo after taking a sweet pass from Bruins winger Brad Marchand.
The Florida Panthers lost 5-2 on Sunday night to the Boston Bruins, but the score wasn’t the most embarrassing part of the evening for the home team. The Panthers executed one of the most hilarious line changes of the season and were caught with 11 players on the ice at one point. Check out the […]
Jaromir Jagr is no stranger to one-year contracts, having signed with the Philadelphia Flyers for 2011-12 and the Dallas Stars for 2012-13, but he seems to have found a home with the New Jersey Devils. The 42-year-old forward wants to re-sign with the Devils for another season, according to the New York Post. “I like […]
The annual NHL general managers meetings begin Monday in Boca Raton, Fla., and one of the topics on this year’s agenda is extending the length of overtime. Entering Sunday’s slate of games, 12.57 percent of games (121 of 962) this season have been decided in a shootout.
PHOENIX — Running back Rashard Mendenhall is retiring from the NFL at the age of 26. Agent Mike McCartney confirmed via Twitter on Sunday that Mendenhall had decided to end his playing career after six NFL seasons, all but one of them with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Mendenhall, the Steelers’ first-round draft pick and 23rd overall […]
Following his Tuesday trade from the Anaheim Ducks, Washington Capitals forward Dustin Penner is already making an impression with his new fans. Penner sent out a SOS message to his Twitter followers on Friday night, saying that he was stranded at the grocery store without a ride home. The 31-year-old begged his fans in the […]
The Boston Bruins created a ton of scoring chances in the first period of Sunday night’s game against the Florida Panthers.
The New Hampshire Avalanche advanced to the quarterfinals of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 boys’ 10-under bracket with an impressive victory over the Portland Jr. Pirates.
Forward Matt Stajan is taking an indefinite leave of absence following the death of his newborn son, Emerson, the Calgary Flames announced Sunday. Stajan has been out of the lineup for the past four games for Calgary, and the tragic explanation for his absence was explained today. “It is with great sadness we inform that […]