| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:41 AM
A somber New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saluted Boston firefighters who battled a nine-alarm blaze at a brownstone just doors down from his home Wednesday that killed two in the line of duty.
Brady was among those who watched the Back Bay...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:01 PM
EditorsNote: update2: fixes wording to "their" late in first graf
Raptors extend division lead with win over Celtics
BOSTON -- The Toronto Raptors left TD Garden after Wednesday night's 99-90 victory over the Boston Celtics knowing a loss by the New...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:07 PM
NEW YORK – Oscar Robertson is one of the great names in basketball history, but he is not a bronze statue, not a hazy figure on a grainy old film.
He's 76, but still solidly built, and can take over a room as surely as he used to take over games....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State.
Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg was available to reporters on a conference call today. We’ll have much more later, but here are some tidbits:
On Kevin Ollie:
“I consider Kevin a very good friend. He was one of the best teammates I ever had....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:12 PM
EditorsNote: correction in fifth graph, Canadiens tied for second, not in second place
Canadiens end Bruins' streak with shootout win
BOSTON -- The Montreal Canadiens had more on their minds than ending the 12-game winning streak of the rival Boston...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 8:58 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Snowing like a son-of-a-gun as we pull out of town on the Amtrak early Sunday morning.
It’s a good time to be getting out of Buffalo.
It’s especially a good time if you’re the Huskies, who came, saw, survived...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The madness largely has been muted since 2003, when Pat Riley, during a workout in the midst of his coaching career, became smitten with a certain guard from Marquette while watching the NCAA Tournament on a treadmill.
Since then, the Miami Heat...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:05 AM
STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes.
He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:57 PM
His name is Rocket. His father's name is Deuce. His mother is Chloe. And although we are convinced that Rocket doesn't believe he is better than any other dog or cat, we have papers going back five generations to prove he's a purebred Labrador retriever....
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:58 PM
In Boston last fall to speak at Harvard University, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat in the back of a sedan as his driver pulled out of a city tunnel and pointed in the direction of TD Garden.
"The guy says, 'Over there is where the great sin occurred,''' Emanuel...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
BOSTON — The Orlando Magic aren't concerned that the soreness in Jameer Nelson's left knee is due to a significant injury, even though Nelson remained in Central Florida during the team's current road trip to Boston and Indianapolis.