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Connecticut's Paige Bueckers (center) is helped off the court by Amari DeBerry (left) and Evina Westbrook (right) in the second half of the game against Notre Dame on Sunday.

UConn’s Paige Bueckers to miss 6-8 weeks with knee injury

Paige Bueckers had scored 22 points before the knee injury for her fourth 20-point game of the season for the 5-1 Huskies. 2 hours ago

Angela Ruggiero represented Team USA at four Olympics and 10 World Championships.

After setting the standard for women’s hockey, Tradition honoree Angela Ruggiero has moved on to analyzing data for sports teams

She will be honored by the The Sports Museum’s The Tradition event Wednesday evening at the TD Garden.

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The Philadelphia Flyers fired head coach Alain Vigneault (right) and assistant Michel Therrien (left) on Monday.

Flyers fire coach Alain Vigneault after eight straight losses, tab Mike Yeo as interim coach

Flyers sought a new direction after Vigneault was unable to get team on track after its eight-game skein. Assistant Michel Therrien was also fired.

NFL NOTEBOOK
Jets receiver Corey Davis will have core muscle surgery Tuesday and miss the remainder of the season.

Jets lose top wide receiver Corey Davis for remainder of 2021 season

Davis (34 catches, 492 yards, 4 TDs in nine games), who signed a three-year, $37.5 million deal in the offseason, will have core muscle surgery Tuesday.

horse racing
Medina Spirit, with jockey John Velazquez, crosses the finish line to win the 147th Kentucky Derby last May.

2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout

The Bob Baffert colt tested positive for a steroid after winning the Derby but had not been officially disqualified.

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Viktor Hovland of Norway poses celebrates after winning the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Course on Sunday in Nassau.

Viktor Hovland comes from six shots down in wild final round to win golf’s Hero World Challenge

Viktor Hovland closed with a 6-under 66 in his debut at a holiday event that was filled with pure chaos involving eagles and triple bogeys.

MLS Playoffs | Western Conference Final
The Portland Timbers celebrate after they won Major League Soccer's Western Conference final against the Real Salt Lake.

Portland Timbers down Real Salt Lake for conference title, advance to Major League Soccer final

Fourth-seeded Portland will host the winner of Sunday's Eastern Conference final between the Philadelphia Union and NYCFC.

Southeastern Conference Championship | Alabama 41, Georgia 24
Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. (31) and Alabama defensive lineman Phidarian Mathis (48) hold the SEC Championship trophy after toppling No. 1 Georgia to win the conference title Saturday in Atlanta.

Alabama rolls over No. 1 Georgia, wins SEC title

The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide routed the top-ranked Bulldogs, 41-24, in the Southeastern Conference championship, a result likely to sends both powerhouse programs to the College Football Playoff.