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Illinois 20, Penn State 18 (9 OT)
Illinois wide receiver Casey Washington (14) put the exclamation point on the Illini's 20-18 upset over No. 7 Penn State after catching a pass for a 2-point conversion in the ninth overtime.

Illinois scores an epic upset of No. 7 Penn State in 9 OTs

Casey Washington caught a 2-point conversion pass from Brandon Peters to end the first nine-overtime game in NCAA history with a 20-18 win. 33 minutes ago

Bob Ryan
Four current Lakers made the NBA's 75th Anniversary Team (from left): Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Carmelo Anthony.

A closer look at the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team, from one of the 88 voters

The team properly reflects a league that began with players shooting two-hand set shots and hooks and now features routine 30-foot jumpers. 50 minutes ago

Division 1 South medalist Joey Lenane and Xaverian will attack Wentworth Hills Country Club in Plainville for Monday's Division 1 state final.

Charting the courses for the MIAA D1, D2, and D3 golf championships

Club pros and instructors, plus top players in each division, detail their thoughts on how to attack the tees, fairways and greens Monday and Tuesday. 1 hour ago

Jack Studnicka will be in the lineup Sunday afternoon when the Bruins face the San Jose Sharks.

Banged-up Bruins bring Jack Studnicka back from Providence

The 22-year-old prospect was one of the last cuts from training camp. 2 hours ago

Justin Bethel of the Patriots initially planned to study culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University in Providence.

Justin Bethel of the Patriots can also get the job done in the kitchen

Bethel has always had an interest in cooking, having watched his father, Chris, prepare food for their family of five growing up.

Peter Abraham | On baseball
"We have a chance here to be a good team for a very long time,” said Red Sox center fielder Kiké Hernández.

Despite the disappointment of losing the ALCS, the Red Sox have many reasons to be optimistic going forward

Based on WAR, the Sox have nine of their top 12 position players under team control for next season.

With the goals of Gustavo Bou (left) and Adam Buksa (right) leading the way, the Revolution are poised to win the Supporters' Shield this weekend.

On the brink of their first Supporters’ Shield, the Revolution are keeping things in perspective

Bruce Arena has led a remarkable two-year turnaround in Foxborough, which will likely result in some silverware this weekend.

Chad Finn | Sports Media
Tom Brady's return to Gillette Stadium drew 26.7 million viewers, the most-watched broadcast of the year as the NFL continues to lap the competition.

In the world of TV ratings, the NFL remains in a league of its own

The NFL's viewership is so far ahead of any other sport, any comparison is pointless.