UConn's record 111-game winning streak came to a startling end when Mississippi State pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in women's basketball history, stunning the Huskies 66-64 on Morgan William's overtime buzzer beater in the national semifinals Friday night.
Archive for March, 2017
Matt Stajan's first goal in 24 games was part of a three-goal second period as the Calgary Flames clinched a playoff spot Friday night with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
Roger Federer's season of resurgence took another thrilling turn Friday night when he won a seesaw semifinal against Nick Kyrgios at the Miami Open, 7-6 (9), 6-7 (9), 7-6 (5).
Brianna Decker and Gigi Marvin scored for the United States in a 2-0 win over Canada to open the women's world hockey championship.
DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points to help Toronto beat the Pacers 111-100 Friday, allowing the Raptors to keep up in the congested race for the top of the Eastern Conference while dealing a blow to Indiana's post-season hopes.
Tim Raines returned to Olympic Stadium as a hero. The former Montreal Expos outfielder, got a long, thunderous ovation when he was introduced in a pre-game tribute Friday night before a pre-season game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Women's hockey took a step forward and a step back in the span of a day this week. Over 100 players in and outside the United States national team pool exercised collective power to wring financial concessions out of USA Hockey.