April 20, 2019

Cale Makar, Colorado Avalanche advance to 2nd round

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — After getting shut out in the series opener, the Colorado Avalanche clamped down defensively to shut down the Western Conference-leading Calgary Flames.
April 20, 2019

What Tuukka Rask and Bruce Cassidy had to say about the goaltender interference non-call in Game 5

The Bruins and Maple Leafs were locked in a scoreless tie midway through the third period of Game 5 when Toronto forward Zach Hyman made contact with Tuukka Rask. Rask couldn’t recover from the contact in time to slide across and stop Auston Matthew’s one-timer.
April 20, 2019

three takeaways from the Bruins’ Game 5 loss to the Maple Leafs

The Bruins didn’t exactly have a sharp outing against the Maple Leafs in Game 5. But they didn’t have any good bounces either.
April 20, 2019

three issues to learn about newly promoted Red Sox infielder Michael Chavis

The Red Sox called up top prospect Michael Chavis on Friday to shore up their infield.Boston was thin at the positions with Dustin Pedroia, Eduardo Nuñez, and Brock Holt unavailable due to injury. Tzu-Wei Lin, who was also called up Friday from Triple-A Pawtucket, will play regularly at second base, according to Alex Cora. The Red Sox manager noted Chavis was not quite ready for second base, but the team wants his bat in the lineup and will insert him at first and third base.
April 20, 2019

Jaylen Brown on course for the Celtics in Game 3

INDIANAPOLIS — Jaylen Brown was nearly perfect Friday night.In Game 3 of Boston’s first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Brown tallied 12 points in the first 12 minutes to help power the Celtics to a 13-point, first-quarter lead. In the first quarter alone, he eclipsed his scoring total (8) and matched his number of field goals made (4) from Games 1 and 2 combined.
April 20, 2019

New England Revolution vs. New York Red Bulls: TV Guide, Live Stream Info and Odds for MLS This Weekend

Two teams in desperate need of points meet in Massachusetts this weekend, as the New England Revolution host the New York Red Bulls in Week 8 of the MLS regular season.
April 20, 2019

‘Hillary and Clinton’: Two Political Animals Play a High-Stakes Game on Broadway

A long time ago in a universe far, far away, when election meddling was a cottage industry, not yet outsourced to the Russians, two people named Hillary and Bill Clinton meet in a New Hampshire hotel room to talk about life, liberty and the pursuit of the White House. The result is Hillary and Clinton, Lucas Hnath’s thoughtful and intelligent examination of marriage (specifically the Clintons') and politics (presidential and sexual).
April 20, 2019

The Celtics beat the Pacers 104-96 to take 3-Zero sequence lead

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.
April 20, 2019

Blue Jays tremendous prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. feels prepared for majors

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — While saying he’s ready to make his major league debut, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero didn’t need a translator to insist he’s not frustrated over still playing in the minors.
April 20, 2019

Auston Matthews and Kasperi Kapanen rating late because the Maple Leafs edge the Bruins 2-1

BOSTON (AP) — Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie in the third period, Kasperi Kapanen added another goal and the Toronto Maple Leafs hung on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 Friday to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.