Stories by Ken Powtak

Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Red Sox manager diagnosed with cancer

Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a "highly curable" form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma.
By Ken Powtak

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Powerhouse programs, underdogs battle it out in Frozen Four

BOSTON - Traditional power or relatively unknown? One will win college hockey's biggest prize in the Frozen Four at the TD Garden.
By Ken Powtak

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Quarterbacks are focus of Packers-Patriots matchup

Heading into Sunday's showdown at Green Bay's Lambeau Field, Tom Brady's Patriots and Aaron Rodgers' Packers are riding high in their respective conferences.
By Ken Powtak

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Boston Bruins stay on roll

The Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Saturday afternoon for their eighth consecutive victory.
By Ken Powtak

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Yellow Jackets hold off Eagles

BOSTON - Trae Golden scored eight of his 24 points in the closing 2:16 and Georgia Tech held on after nearly blowing a big second-half lead to beat Boston College 68-60 on Tuesday night.
By Ken Powtak

Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014

Tigers outlast Eagles on road

BOSTON - K.J. McDaniels scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Jordan Roper had 15 points and Clemson hung on to win its league opener Saturday, 62-60 over Boston College.
By Ken Powtak

Friday, Nov. 29, 2013

Eastern Conference-leading Bruins rally

BOSTON - Zdeno Chara and Patrice Bergeron scored third-period goals to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 comeback win over the New York Rangers on Friday.
By Ken Powtak

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Bruins beat Hurricanes in overtime

BOSTON - David Krejci scored 1:28 into overtime to lift the surging Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.
By Ken Powtak

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013

Bruins beat Lightning 3-0; Tampa's Stamko injured

Clearly, Tampa Bay star Steven Stamkos' injury was on everyone's minds. The Boston Bruins were able to get back to playing hockey a lot quicker after it happened.
By Ken Powtak

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

Red Wings drop Bruins

BOSTON - Jonas Gustavsson didn't find out until nearly game time that Detroit's No. 1 goaltender Jimmy Howard was going to be sidelined with a catching hand injury. Then the backup stopped 28 ...
By Ken Powtak

Friday, March 29, 2013

Pierce leads Boston Celtics over Atlanta Hawks

BOSTON - Paul Pierce had 20 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds, and Jeff Green scored 27 points to carry the Boston Celtics to a 118-107 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
By Ken Powtak
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