BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Big Papi appears headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame -- no last-minute walk-off needed.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College athletic director Bob Driscoll says he is retiring after 21 years at the school.
The Patriots might be done as far as the 2021 season but there's still plenty to talk about heading into the offseason. WPRI 12's Taylor Begley joins Pawtucket Times/Woonsocket Call sports writer Brendan McGair on the "Ocean State Sidelines" podcast to look back at the season and what lies a…
Winnipeg Jets (17-13-6, fifth in the Central) vs. Boston Bruins (23-12-2, fourth in the Atlantic)
BOSTON (AP) — Charlie McAvoy scored a power-play goal with 45 seconds left in the third period, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Noah Fernandes had 24 points as UMass defeated Saint Louis 91-85 on Thursday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Cameron Swartz scored 28 points, Makayla Dickens added 20 and Boston College erased a 14-point deficit to defeat No. 19 Notre Dame 73-71 on Thursday night.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence coach Ed Cooley wasn't sure what to expect from his team after five days locked in hotel rooms in quarantine and two days of practice following a COVID-19 outbreak.
The disappointment of the NHL not participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics quickly turned to excitement for a handful of U.S. players at the world junior championship.
Portland Trail Blazers (18-26, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (23-23, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Bryant Bulldogs (9-8, 5-1 NEC) at Merrimack Warriors (9-10, 4-2 NEC)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sidney Curry returned from injury to score 13 points, Noah Locke and Jae'Lyn Withers each added 10 points and Louisville beat Boston College 67-54 on Wednesday night to end a three-game losing streak.
BOSTON (AP) — LaMelo Ball had a triple-double with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Charlotte Hornets to a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sukhmail Mathon scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Walter Whyte scored 15 to lift Boston University to a 67-50 win over Loyola (MD) on Wednesday night.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Allin Blunt had a career-high 23 points as UMass Lowell beat Maine 71-62 on Wednesday night.
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Ishmael Leggett's layup with 23 seconds remaining and Makhi Mitchell's 10 points helped carry Rhode Island to its eighth straight home win as it beat La Salle 56-54 on Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets acquired veteran wing player Bryn Forbes from San Antonio on Wednesday as part of a three-team deal that also included Boston.
Washington Capitals (22-9-9, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Boston Bruins (22-12-2, fourth in the Atlantic)
BOSTON (AP) — The Hurricanes looked lost in a shutout loss against Columbus last week without defenseman Jaccob Slavin.
BOSTON (AP) — Willie O’Ree’s No. 22 now has a permanent home in Boston's TD Garden.
The Premier Hockey Federation is more than doubling each teams’ salary cap to $750,000 and adding two expansion franchises next season in a bid to capitalize on the wave of attention women’s hockey traditionally enjoys following the Winter Olympics.
Charlotte Hornets (24-20, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (23-22, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Peter Kiss had 31 points, nine rebounds and six assists to lead Bryant to an 82-52 rout of St. Francis of Pennsylvania on Monday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Dylan Painter had 20 points as Delaware beat Northeastern 82-76 in overtime on Monday night.
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Noah Kirkwood had 24 points as Harvard edged past Dartmouth 60-59 on Monday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Willie O’Ree has experienced many honors during his lifetime, from becoming the NHL's first Black player in 1958 with the Boston Bruins to being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Azar Swain scored 22 points and Yale beat Brown 66-63 on Monday.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Malik Jefferson registered 16 points, nine rebounds and three blocks as Mount St. Mary's beat Merrimack 57-50 on Monday.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics erased an 18-point first-half deficit with a 104-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Talk of a resurgence by the New England Patriots this season appears to have been a bit premature.
The NBA had enormous problems. Drug abuse among players was believed to be rampant. Many arenas were half-empty or worse on game nights. Most franchises were losing money. Some were on the cusp of folding. And when games were on television, nobody was watching.
The 2021 Call/Times All-Area Football Team features 24 selections – a healthy sum that speaks to just how strong the local talent pool was this past season. Let’s raise those helmets high in the air as we shine the spotlight on this noteworthy group that was arranged in alphabetical order pe…
BOSTON (AP) — June 12, 1984: The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-102 in Game 7 in the first NBA Finals between Boston’s Larry Bird and Los Angeles’ Magic Johnson. They would meet in the finals two more times, with the Lakers winning both. The Associated Press is republishing v…
Michael Jordan scores 63 points in a 135-131 double-overtime playoff loss to the Boston Celtics. Jordan broke records held by Elgin Baylor, Bob Cousy and Wilt Chamberlain. But Jordan couldn’t stop Boston from making its own bit of history. The Celtics tied a single-season league record of 33…
Carolina Hurricanes (25-8-2, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Boston Bruins (22-11-2, fourth in the Atlantic)
It’s not often someone gets to experience two chances of a lifetime. For Joel Johnson, opportunity came knocking a mere two months apart.
BOSTON (AP) — Patrick Dorsey had 12 points off the bench to lead Navy to a 72-65 win over Boston University on Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) — Louisville's signature is defense. That's all the third-ranked Cardinals needed to get them going on a tough day against Boston College.
New Orleans Pelicans (16-27, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (22-22, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After gaining so much ground during Mac Jones’ rookie season, the New England Patriots faltered at the finish.
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (5-11, 1-4 NEC) at Merrimack Warriors (9-8, 4-1 NEC)
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The lingering sting of being embarrassed on home turf by the New England Patriots didn’t sit well with defensive end Jerry Hughes and the Buffalo Bills.
BOSTON (AP) — Robert Williams hit a pair of free throws with 9.7 seconds left and the Boston Celtics scored the final eight points to edge the Chicago Bulls 114-112 on Saturday night.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Brevin Galloway sank a go-ahead 3-pointer with 26 seconds left and Boston College rallied from a 23-point first-half deficit to beat Clemson 70-68 in Atlantic Coast Conference play on Saturday.
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Makhel Mitchell scored 20 points to lead Rhode Island to an 81-68 win over UMass on Saturday.
BOSTON (AP) — Camren Winter scored a season-high 26 points and Amari Williams had a double-double and Drexel beat Northeastern 76-68 on Saturday.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Marlon Hargis scored 15 points and Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) defeated Merrimack 62-46 on Saturday, handing the Warriors their first Northeast Conference loss of the season.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Tosan Evbuomwan scored 21 points to lead five in double figures as Princeton held off Brown for a 76-74 victory on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Kirkwood scored 28 points, tying his career high, and Harvard defeated Columbia 91-82 on Saturday.