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No. 2-ranked Boston College men’s hockey blanks Providence

The Eagles have scored 13 goals through their first three games of the season.

NFL further limits player access to team facilities

To enhance safety measures during the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning Monday, all teams playing on a Sunday must close those facilities the next two days.

Former Herald sportswriter and Fenway official scorer Mike Shalin dies at 66

Shalin, who covered the Red Sox for the Herald from 1980-2005, had been battling brain cancer.

NHL now focusing on mid-January start to the season because of unresolved issues

Among the issues: Travel, a schedule, and a buffer in case games are postponed because of the pandemic.

Minnesota United wipes out Sporting KC to advance to Western Conference final in MLS

Minnesota United will play at No. 2 seed Seattle on Monday night for a spot in the MLS Cup finals.

No. 1 South Carolina women lose to N.C. State, ending 29-game winning streak

South Carolina lost for the first time since falling to Indiana Nov. 28, 2019.

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N.C. State men defeat UMass Lowell

UMass Lowell was led by Darion-Jordan Thomas (12 points) and Salif Boudie and Obadiah Noel, who had 10 points apiece.

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US Olympic icon Rafer Johnson, 1960 gold medalist in decathlon, dead at 86

Johnson, who won gold in the decathlon at the 1960 Rome Olympics where he was the flag bearer for the US delegation as its first Black captain, was remembered as one of the world's greatest athletes.