| Dec 15, 2013
| 6:45 PM
CHICAGO — While it’s inevitable that all good things must come to an end, the Kings’ long-sustained excellence ended with a thud Sunday against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Blackhawks.
Chicago showed why it’s the NHL’...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik is recovering from an apparent concussion after he was dragged to the ice from behind by Boston Bruins winger Shawn Thornton and repeatedly punched while defenseless in the first period Saturday night at TD...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton has been suspended for 15 games by the NHL for punching and injuring Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7 in Boston, the longest suspension in the regular season handed down by Brendan Shanahan, the league's chief...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:22 PM
When this weekend ends, the high school football regular season will be at the midway point and, amazingly enough, it's sayonara to September on Monday. October brings colorful leaves, earlier and earlier times of darkness, Halloween decorations and...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:41 PM
BOSTON — As if to steady himself from the shock afflicting everybody, Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz laid one hand on President John McDonough and the other on Vice President Jay Blunk.
All three men were walking down a hallway inside TD Garden...
| Jun 25, 2013
BOSTON — They played until the Boston days turned to 95 degrees and the Boston nights turned into a steam bath. They played until the TD Garden ice turned to the river Charles.
And when Milan Lucic scored with less than eight minutes remaining...
| May 26, 2013
BOSTON — Playoff legends arrive in all sizes and shapes and this one has rolled off the assembly line from Michigan via Providence at 5 feet 9 — maybe — and 180 pounds.
Torey Krug seems as wide as he is tall, like a Chevy Tahoe LTZ...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win.
The Yankees' Andy Pettitte might be the king of Game 2 in New York postseason lore, but Henrik Lundqvist had developed into the lord of Game 3. Entering this third game of the...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:24 PM
I've covered games six of the last eight nights and saw 10 different teams in that stretch (Parkland and Easton twice). Here's what we learned: 1. Easton's Ezra Gaines and Freedom's Nyreef Jackson are the best players on their teams at the moment....
| Feb 1, 2013
| 5:59 PM
This is Half-Baked Jake, Super Bowl edition. Warning: Numerals subject to appear in their Roman form.
News: Caleb Moore dead at XXV after a crash at Winter X Games in Colorado. His snowmobile fell on him as he tried to complete a backflip. Views: This...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
When the Boston Bruins were at a crossroads in their Stanley Cup playoff journey, left wing Shawn Thornton and right wing Mark Recchi decided to play an unusual version of show-and-tell for their teammates. Before the Bruins faced the Tampa......
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Greetings from Boston, where the Stanley Cup will be in the house Monday night and will be awarded to the Vancouver Canucks if they defeat the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. “I don’t want to see it,” Bruins winger Shawn......