Jimmy Howard made 28 saves for his first playoff shutout this season and the Red Wings topped the top-seeded Blackhawks 2-0 to take a 3-1 series lead back to Chicago for Game 5.
Chris Kreider scored 7:03 into overtime and the Rangers avoided a sweep with a 4-3 win over the Bruins. Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves, including six in OT.
Former LSU defensive back Tyrann Mathieu has signed a four-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals.
Rob Ryan figures his firing in Dallas will only help him relate to a Saints defense humbled by a historically bad season.
The future of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce with the Boston Celtics might be up in the air, but the team has reportedly made it clear in no uncertain terms that head coach Doc. . .
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Former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis made more from the school in the 2011 season than Brian Kelly, the man who actually coached the Irish that season.
Elon is joining the Colonial Athletic Association for the 2014-15 season.
Led by a new manager, some key additions and an offense that leads the AL in home runs, the Indians are making sweet music heading into a noteworthy series, writes Jay Jaffe.
Phillies' Utley goes on DL with mild oblique strain
Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Los Angeles Kings moved to the brink of their second straight trip to the Western Conference finals. . .
This Chris Kreider kid isn't so bad.The former Boston College forward saved the New York Rangers' season tonight at Madison Square Garden when he redirected home Rick Nash's c. . .
Jay Haas and Duffy Waldorf shared the first-round lead Thursday in the Senior PGA Championship, shooting 5-under 66 in breezy, cool conditions at Bellerive Country Club. . . .
American Ryan Palmer took advantage of ideal scoring conditions and local knowledge with a birdie fest as he charged into a one-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the Cr. . .