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Center Casey Cizikas is the latest Islander to test positive for COVID-19.

Islanders games postponed because of COVID-19

The NHL said the possibility of additional spread contributed to the Islanders’ games through at least Tuesday being called off for now.

Sam Burgess, a recent winner in the MIAA Division 1 meet, will be representing Framingham at the cross-country nationals next month in San Diego.

Framingham’s Sam Burgess, Belmont’s Ellie Shea earn tickets to cross-country national championships

The top 10 finishers from each of the four regionals qualify for the nationals Dec. 11 in San Diego.

Mikaela Shiffrin was ninth of nine racers in the first run of the women's giant slalom at the Killington World Cup event before the race was canceled because of strong winds and snow.

Slow run for Mikaela Shiffrin before World Cup women’s giant slalom at Killington canceled due to wind and snow

Shiffrin, the two-time Olympic champion was 1.38 seconds behind France’s Tessa Worley, who had the fastest run.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball
Jayson Tatum (right) drives against the Spurs' Keita Bates-Diop during the second half of the Celtics' loss to San Antonio Friday night.

Celtics must hold each other accountable to stave off lethargic lapses

It’s unacceptable for the Celtics, with aspirations of a deep playoff run, to trail a 4-13 team by 26 points early in the second period.

College football notebook
Georgia offensive lineman Justin Shaffer (54) celebrates with fans after defeating intrastate rival Georgia Tech, 45-0, Saturday in Atlanta.

No. 1 Georgia routs Georgia Tech, awaits Alabama in SEC Championship

Stetson Bennett passed 255 yards and four TDs as the top-ranked Bulldogs romped host Georgia Tech, 45-0, Saturday in Atlanta.

Adam Frazier hit a combined .305 between Pittsburgh and San Diego last season, his career best, making his first All-Star team.

Seattle begins building with trade for All-Star Adam Frazier

Seattle dealt a pair of minor leaguers for Frazier, getting a player it long sought in his final year before free agency.

Jake DeBrusk (right) struggled Friday against the Rangers, and could be replaced in the Bruins lineup.

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy hints at new lineup, minus Eric Haula and Jake DeBrusk

He said he will look at different combinations for Sunday's game against the Canucks, which could include Trent Frederic's return to the lineup from a concussion.

Red Sox
Michael Wacha won his first career postseason start at Fenway Park, during the 2013 World Series (above), but was shelled in his other two — six runs in 3⅔ innings in Boston's 2013 Game 6 clincher, then six more in 2⅔ innings with the Rays in this season's Division Series.

Michael Wacha, Red Sox eager to see what strong finish has in store for 2022

Wacha refined his pitch mix and finished the 2021 season with Tampa strong, and hopes that — plus feeling as healthy as he has in years — results in another bargain signing by Chaim Bloom's Red Sox.