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Hard work gets Callie Shanahan back between the pipes for BU women’s hockey, with postseason hopes high

The junior goalie dislocated a kneecap twice in the last year but has come back from surgery full of confidence. 45 minutes ago

Chad Finn

The Red Sox’ needs are obvious, but an entertaining, quasi-competitive product isn’t out of their reach

Right now, it seems the best we can hope is that they put on a good show even as they seem destined for a third straight last-place finish.

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Only one lock to make men’s NCAA Tournament, but other New England teams have a chance to dance

Defending national champion and top-ranked UConn retooled and is in first place in the Big East. The Huskies will lead the region into March Madness.

Bruins at Oilers | 10 p.m. (TNT)

Bruins at Oilers: Boston hits the road for Canada after brutal homestand

It will be the first of two matchups this season between the two teams

tara sullivan

From Caitlin Clark to Sabrina Ionescu, women’s basketball is hitting one high point after another

Caitlin Clark and Sabrina Ionescu are the latest faces of success, but there have been greats in the sport for some time.

CELTICS

Evaluating the Celtics at the All-Star break: New starters have fundamentally changed the way the team plays

None of the returning Celtics have taken giant leaps, but Kristaps Porzingis and Jrue Holiday have helped reshape the team into a dominant force so far.

HS boys' hockey | Newburyport Bank Classic

Damien Lamb backstops No. 20 Newburyport boys’ hockey to tournament shutout of Andover

The junior goaltender,, a first year starter, won tournament MVP honors after stopping all 15 shots he faced on home ice in a 3-0 victory over Andover in the Newburyport Bank Classic.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Five points of emphasis from championship day at the Spartan Classic girls’ basketball tournament

Host St. Mary's pulled out a thriller over Oliver Ames on a floater by sophomore Jillian Roberts at the buzzer, but Pentucket, Whitman-Hanson, and Malden Catholic also impressed.