PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Hunter Garlent scored a hat trick in the third period, including two goals on the power play, as the Peterborough Petes rallied past the Mississauga Steelheads 5-4 on Saturday night in Ontario Hockey League action. Jonath…

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SYDNEY, N.S. – Maxim Lazarev had two goals and two assists to lead the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles past the Halifax Mooseheads 7-2 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Evgeny Svechnikov added a goal and three assists for …

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BOSTON – Matt Niskanen scored in overtime and backup Philipp Grubauer stopped 33 shots to lead the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Niskanen’s goal on a slapper from the blue line beat Tuukka Rask…

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WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele’s first-career hat trick elevated the Winnipeg Jets over the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 Saturday night in a see-saw matchup. Scheifele’s empty-netter late in the third completing the trio after giving the Jets 1-0 and 3-…

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TORONTO – Zack Smith scored the winner as the Ottawa Senators kept their slim playoff hopes alive in Dion Phaneuf’s return to Toronto, defeating the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Saturday. Smith re-directed a Mark Stone feed past Jonathan Bernier with 2…

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PHILADELPHIA – Radko Gudas scored one of his two goals from 91 feet and added two assists, and Steve Mason made 19 saves in his return to the net in the Philadelphia Flyers’ 6-0 rout of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Michael Raf…

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It’s clear that David Price will be the No. 1 starter for the Boston Red Sox this season, but the rest of the five-man rotation still is in flux. Clay Buchholz is expected to figure into the rotation somehow, possibly even as the No. 2 starter. But, if his spring training debut Sunday against the …

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Chris Johnson’s record 4.24-second 40-yard dash time at the NFL Scouting Combine finally has some competition. Johnson’s blazing-fast run had been the time to beat since 2008, but a little known NAIA wide receiver blew past him at Saturday’s NFL Regional Combine in Winter Park, Minn. University of the Cumberlands wideout Wendall Williams set a new unofficial record with his 4.19-second 40-yard dash. Here’s …

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DORAL, Fla. — Adam Scott faced a a six-shot deficit with 13 holes remaining on a course that was playing tougher than it had at any point this week. And after overcoming that, he needed to survive two brushes with big trouble on the final hole to finish the job. Scott won for the second …

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HOUSTON — Daigo Kobayashi scored on a header in the final seconds of second-half stoppage time, as the New England Revolution tied the Houston Dynamo 3-3 on Sunday in an MLS season opener. Diego Fagundez scored the opening goal in the third minute and had two second-half assists for the Revs, who entered having won …

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