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Little Lifts Jets Past Bruins 2-1 In Shootout

April 11, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Michael Hutchinson’s first NHL victory was a little extra special. The Winnipeg goalie made 32 saves in his second game, beating the team that drafted him as the Jets topped the Boston Bruins 2-1 in a shootout Thursday night.

Red Sox Lose To Yankees, 4-1

April 11, 2014
Boston Red Sox right fielder Daniel Nava shows the ball to the umpire after making a sliding catch on a third-inning fly-out hit by New York Yankees' Yangervis Solarte in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Kathy Willens/AP)

NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single off old roommate Clay Buchholz in his first game against the Red Sox, a 4-1 victory for the New York Yankees on Thursday night.

Teague, Korver Help Hawks Improve Playoff Chances In Win Over Celtics

April 10, 2014
Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap, right, reaches for a loose ball against Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley in the fourth quarter. (David Goldman/AP)

ATLANTA — Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

Boston Marathon: A Race Steeped In History

April 10, 2014

BOSTON — There were only 18 participants in the first Boston Marathon. This year, there will be 36,000 running in the footsteps of more than 100 years of marathon history that started with a race in Athens on April 10, 1896.

Ortiz Powers Red Sox Past The Rangers

April 10, 2014

BOSTON — David Ortiz hit a three-run homer high over Fenway Park’s right-field foul pole on Wednesday, helping the Boston Red Sox rally for a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers.

UMass Sophomore Becomes 1st Openly Gay D-I Men’s Basketball Player

April 9, 2014
UMass sophomore Derrick Gordon averaged 9.4 points per game for the Minutemen this past season. (Ty Wright/AP)

BOSTON — “I just didn’t want to hide it anymore,” UMass starter Derrick Gordon said in his announcement.

Wild Notch Shootout Win Vs. Bruins

April 9, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mikko Koivu had the only score in the shootout after Ryan Suter’s goal tied the game with 65 seconds remaining in regulation, and the Wild beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night.

UConn Routs Notre Dame 79-58, Wins 9th Title

April 9, 2014
Connecticut players celebrate their national championship win over Notre Dame. (Mark Humphrey/AP)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Connecticut reached the pinnacle in style, routing Notre Dame in the first NCAA women’s basketball championship game featuring undefeated teams.

Red Sox Lose To Rangers

April 9, 2014

The Rangers withstood a late rally and beat the Red Sox 10-7 on Tuesday night.

Turning Left On Boylston: Thousands Return To Boston To Finish What They Started

April 9, 2014
Boston Police stop marathon runners with less than a mile to go, minutes after word of a explosions near the finish line. (Courtesy Kevin Donovan)

BOSTON — Last April, 5,633 runners passed the halfway mark of the 2013 Boston Marathon before being stopped on the course and told their race was over. We speak to four who are coming back to finish what they started.

Lackey Is Sharp Again As Sox Beat Rangers

April 8, 2014

Veteran right-hander John Lackey and rookie outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. teamed up to give the Red Sox their first win at home.

UConn Wins NCAA Title, 60-54, Over Kentucky

April 8, 2014
UConn point guard Shabazz Napier (13) scored 22 points in the Huskies' win. (Chris Steppig/AP)

ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win over Kentucky’s freshmen and bring home a championship hardly anyone saw coming.

One Last Boston Marathon For Legendary Father-Son Team

April 8, 2014
Rick and Dick Hoyt, Boston Marathon stalwarts since 1981, by the Hamilton Reservoir behind their home in Holland, Mass. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

BOSTON — The 2014 Boston Marathon will be the final one for Dick and Rick Hoyt, who’ve competed in the event since 1981. This year they are racing for the victims of last year’s bombing.

Ortiz In New Hampshire To Promote Red Sox Scratch Ticket

April 7, 2014

CONCORD, N.H. — A couple hundred cheering residents of the Red Sox Nation, New Hampshire Chapter were waiting for him.

TD Garden In Boston To Get $70M Makeover

April 7, 2014

BOSTON — The arena’s loge and balcony concourses will receive a complete floor-to-ceiling redesign that will include an increased variety of concessions options.

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