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The Lightning traded Brian Boyle to the Maple Leafs Monday in exchange for a 2017 second-round pick and forward Byron Froese.

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Lightning trade Brian Boyle to Maple Leafs

Toronto hopes the 32-year-old Hingham native and former BC star will bring veteran leadership to a young dressing room.

Boston, MA- 12-06-16: Northeastern's Alex Murphy (0) is pictured during the game. Northeastern visited Harvard for a mens basketball game. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) reporter: unknown topic: NU-Harvard hoops


Handicapping this week’s conference tournaments

Tha NCAAs are the main event, but the conference tournaments will make for an exciting undercard.


Zach Lewis scores 37 points to lift UMass

Lewis’s point total was the most by an Atlantic-10 player this season.


Zach Lewis carries UMass past La Salle

Lewis’s 37-point effort was the best for any player in the Atlantic 10 this season.

Washington's Kelsey Plum reacts after scoring against Utah in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, in Seattle. Plum scored 57 points and set the new all-time career NCAA scoring record of 3,397 points during the game. Washington won 84-77. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Kelsey Plum’s 57-point outing breaks NCAA career scoring mark

Now, no one has scored more points in NCAA history than the Washington star (3,397).

BYU players jumped off the bench after upsetting Gonzaga on Saturday.

BYU 79, Gonzaga 71

BYU upsets previously undefeated Gonzaga

BYU’s Eric Mika scored 29 points as the Zags dropped their first game of the season.


UMass hires Ed Pinkham as defensive coordinator

Pinkham, 63, spent the last four seasons on Western Michigan’s staff.

Siyani Chambers scored 19 points for Harvard in its win over Brown.


Harvard wins sixth straight in men’s hoops

After routing Brown, the Crimson (18-7, 10-2) visit Ivy leader Princeton (12-0) next Friday.

A pair of Notre Dame defenders chased down BU’s Kieffer Bellows during the first period. Bellows had a goal and an assist.

BU 4, Notre Dame 1

BU wins share of Hockey East title

The Terriers finished in a three-way tie for first with UMass Lowell and BC.

Jerome Robinson took aim on a 3-point shot en route to a game-high 25 points.


BC bows to Virginia Tech

Despite Jerome Robinson’s game-high 25 points, the Eagles fell to 2-14 in the ACC.

Cambridge MA 2/24/17 Harvard Crimson Siyani Chambers using extra hang time to split Yale Bulldogs defenders Trey Phills (#13) and Blake Reynolds (#32) during first half action at Lavietes Pavilion. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

Harvard 77, Yale 64

With an eye on title, Crimson sweep away Yale

Guard Bryce Aiken scored 22 points Friday, going 5 of 8 from 3-point land.

College roundup

Notre Dame turns aside BU in hockey

Jake Evans scores twice as No. 13 Irish upend No. 6 BU.


Surging UMass Lowell tops BC

The River Hawks won their seventh straight to pass the Eagles for the top spot in Hockey East.

Dana Barros in 1989.

Dana Barros, John Bagley jerseys to be retired by BC

The ceremony is Saturday at halftime of the Eagles’ regular-season finale at Conte Forum.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

BU senior Elisabeth Jayne of Merrimac scored her first career points for the Terriers’ women’s lacrosse team.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Halifax’s Maddy Barone, a Southern New Hampshire freshman pitcher, won two of her team’s five wins at a softball tourney in South Carolina.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Milford’s Aaron Anniballi helped the Worcester State men’s basketball squad advance to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference semifinals.

Northeastern 105, Elon 104 (2OT)

Bolden Brace hits school-record 10 3-pointers in NU win

The freshman scored a career-high 40 points in a CAA upset.


BC can’t stay with UMass Lowell

The Eagles squander an opportunity to take command atop the Hockey East standings.

06socollege - Boston College hockey player Colin White. (John Quackenbos/Boston College)


PairWise provides a peek into the NCAA Tournament

Its rankings are generally a good predictor of who will be in and who will be out.

Cambridge, MA - 01/09/16 - Harvard Crimson head coach Tommy Amaker. Harvard defeated Dartmouth 77-70 in Ivy League basketball at Lavietes Pavilion. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Basketball roundup, Topic: 10Harvard-Dartmouth Hoop, LOID: 8.2.1154549923.


First place is still the goal for Harvard basketball

The Crimson have already clinched a spot in the first Ivy League tournament, but they want more.

SYRACUSE, NY - FEBRUARY 22: Syracuse Orange players swarm John Gillon #4 of the Syracuse Orange seconds after he scored a buzzer beating game winner 3-pointer on February 22, 2017 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. Syracuse upsets Duke 78-75. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

John Gillon’s 3 at buzzer lifts Syracuse past No. 10 Duke

Gillon had a game-high 26 points in front of 30,331 at the Carrier Dome.

BC’s A.J. Turner challenged a drive by Florida State forward Brandon Allen in the second half.


BC gets blasted by No. 19 Florida State

The Eagles never led in their 11th straight loss.

Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Players Association, criticized Yankees executive Randy Levine for ripping pitcher Dellin Betances.

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MLBPA head Tony Clark criticizes Yankees president Randy Levine

Clark characterized Levine’s comments following Dellin Betances’ arbitration ruling setback as “unprecedented” and “unprofessional.”

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wake Forest in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)


Duke is winning but not looking like a contender

The Blue Devils have won seven straight but something still seems to be missing.

Brad Bates (left) was hired at BC in 2012.

Brad Bates resigns as Boston College athletic director

Bates will leave at the end of the school year to join a consulting firm.

Michigan State guard Eron Harris (left) will have season-ending knee surgery.


Michigan State guard Eron Harris done for the season

Harris needs season-ending surgery on his right knee.

College roundup

BU men’s basketball cedes share of first place to Bucknell

The Terriers (16-12, 11-5 Patriot League) fell to the Bison, 86-66, on Sunday.

2 players, fan arrested in last basketball game at Daniel Webster College

The team was playing its final home game before the Nashua college closes this year.

BU’s Patrick Harper (right) scored two goals and had an assist in Saturday’s 8-4 win over host New Hampshire.


BU hockey romps past UNH

The fourth-ranked Terriers scored three goals in the second period and four in the third in an 8-4 victory.

Boston College goalie Joseph Woll stopped a scoring bid by Vermont’s Ross Colton during the second period.


BC hockey team skates to a tie with Vermont

Julius Mattila, Austin Cangelosi scored for the 11th-ranked Eagles.


Vermont rallies to tie BC in men’s hockey

The Catamounts used two third-period goals to stun the Eagles.

Ryan Cloonan(8) of BU and goaltender Danny Tirone(35) during action at Agganis Arena. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Sports, Frank)

BU 4, UNH 4

BU survives drawn-out battle with UNH

Struggling UNH is 1-6-3 in 10 games since Jan. 12


Harvard men’s hoops holds off Columbia

Seth Towns scored 20 points and the Crimson rebounded after blowing a a big lead.

Boston University team members meets before an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Syracuse won 99-77. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

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BU has a chance to win the Patriot League

If the Terriers can defeat slumping Bucknell Sunday at home, they will move into a first-place tie.

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Jaimie Renner picks up the ball at Amherst

Like her sister Jackie before her, point guard Jaimie Renner has played a key role for Amherst College’s women’s basketball team.


GlobeNorth: Noteworthy performances

Ross Olsson of Billerica is one of four Endicott hockey players nominated for the Joe Concannon Award.


Butler closing in on 100-point career at Saint Anselm

A high-scoring center from Danvers, she has 45 goals and 52 assists for 97 points.


GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Scituate’s Ryan Donato scored four goals in Harvard’s Feb. 10 hockey victory over Union.


GlobeWest: Noteworthy performances

Emerson sophomore Geoffrey Gray was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference Basketball Defensive Athlete of the Week.

Harvard's Ryan Donato (16) celebrates his goal with teammate Alexander Kerfoot as Boston University goaltender Jake Oettinger lies on the ice during the third period of the championship game of the Beanpot Tournament in Boston, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)


In season’s stretch run, Harvard is on the rise

The Crimson have an eight-game unbeaten streak, a Beanpot crown, and a No. 3 national ranking.

Boston College’s A.J. Turner drove toward the basket during the first half.


BC basketball loses 10th straight

Ky Bowman led the Eagles with 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Harvard's Nathan Krusko (13) celebrates his goal against Boston University during the championship game of the Beanpot Tournament in Boston, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (Winslow Townson for The Boston Globe)

Harvard freshman Nathan Krusko has the biggest impact

Krusko had two goals and an assist as the Crimson captured the Beanpot for the first time since 1993.

Harvard was No. 1 — in Boston, anyway — after defeating BU, 6-3, in the title game.


Harvard routs Boston University to end Beanpot drought

The third-ranked Crimson brought home the program’s first Beanpot title since 1993.

Connecticut's Gabby Williams, left, and South Carolina's Allisha Gray, right, go for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn 66, South Carolina 55

UConn women win 100th straight game

The Huskies defeated No. 6 South Carolina, 66-55.

Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder, 77, said in a statement treatments were going well.

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Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder diagnosed with throat cancer

Snyder expects to be on the field when his team begins spring practice March 29.

Northeastern's Dylan Sikura (9) celebrated his third period goal, which put the Huskies ahead for good, with Ryan Shea.


Northeastern beats BC in Beanpot consolation game

Matt Filipe scored two goals and Dylan Sikura had the winner for the Huskies.

SMU forward Semi Ojeleye (33) reaches for a rebound against Cincinnati forward Gary Clark (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Dallas, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero)


Revived SMU could be your bracket buster

The overlooked Mustangs have gotten on track, winning 18 of their last 19 games.

Boston College’s Megan Keller (4) had two goals and three assists in a 7-1 win over Vermont.

College roundup

BC’s Megan Keller collects 5 points in victory over Vermont

Andie Anastos chipped in 4 points for No. 6 Eagles in their 7-1 victory.

South Carolina at UConn | 9:15 p.m. (ESPN2)

UConn women close in on 100th straight win

The 24-0 Huskies could reach the mark with a win Monday against visiting South Carolina (21-2).