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Rangers put Penguins in 3-1 hole with OT victory

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Kevin Hayes scored at 3:14 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins last night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference first-round series. The Rangers lead the series, 3-1, heading back to New York for Game 5 tomorrow night. In overtime, Martin St. Louis started a goalmouth scramble when he threw the …

Franklin Pierce baseball team ranked No. 1 in the country

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

For the first time ever, the Franklin Pierce University baseball team is holding the No. 1 spot in the country, as the Ravens were moved …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Hill remembered at arena where she made layup CINCINNATI – Lauren Hill was remembered with her own music and words in the basketball …

Calipari, Kaminsky take top honors from the Associated Press

Saturday, April 4, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – John Calipari has been dealing with detractors for years. They call him the embodiment of everything that’s wrong in the one-and-done world of college basketball. He’s a crook who landed two programs on probation, a snake-oil …

Eichel, McIntyre, Vesey selected Hobey Baker award finalists

Friday, April 3, 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Boston University forward Jack Eichel, North Dakota goalie Zane McIntyre and Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey were selected as the three finalists for the Hobey Baker award for the best player in college hockey. The Hobey Baker organization made the announcement yesterday. The winner will …

UNH goalie Tirone named Hockey East goalie of the month

Friday, April 3, 2015

University of New Hampshire freshman goalie Danny Tirone was named the Hockey East Goalie of the Month for March yesterday. Tirone posted a 4-2-0 record with one shutout, a goals-against average of 1.44 and a save percentage of .950. Four of UNH’s six games were against teams ranked …

Kentucky’s Calipari citing more numbers than ‘1-and-done’

Friday, April 3, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn’t care if you want to hear them or not: Kentucky’s grade-point average: 3.1 Number of players with a 3.0 GPA or better: 13. Number of players who have graduated …

Kentucky looking to do what UNLV couldn’t 24 years ago

Friday, April 3, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty-four years ago, UNLV arrived in Indianapolis for a coronation disguised as a Final Four. The Runnin’ Rebels were a college basketball juggernaut. They hadn’t lost all season. In fact, they hadn’t lost for 45 straight …

BU’s Quinn joins his old team in Boston at Frozen Four

Thursday, April 2, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – It was the summer of 1996, and Mike Kemp was attending a USA Hockey camp at Lake Placid when he got the call telling him he had been hired to coach the startup Nebraska-Omaha program. …

Cadet Plumlee joins brothers, playing in Final Four for Duke

Thursday, April 2, 2015

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s Marshall Plumlee spends his practices trying to match up with a possible No. 1 overall NBA draft pick and most games seeing only spot duty on the Blue Devils’ latest Final Four team. It’s …

Kentucky’s 5-foot-9 Tyler Ulis coming up big in NCAA Tournament

Thursday, April 2, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Being Kentucky’s smallest player on the floor hasn’t prevented 5-foot-9 point guard Tyler Ulis from repeatedly coming up big for the Wildcats. He’ll likely need to do it again this weekend. Next up for Ulis …

Duke’s Krzyzewski adjusts to college basketball’s one-and-done world

Thursday, April 2, 2015

DURHAM, N.C. – There was a time when Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans. No longer, not in today’s one-and-done world in which top players …

Plymouth State baseball Coach McManus set to leave his team on his terms

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

After 31 years as a head coach, Dennis McManus knows how to create a game plan. For the past three years, the Concord native has been crafting a long-term plan for himself and his Plymouth State baseball program. …