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Updated: Sunday, 17 Feb 2013, 5:37 PM MST
Published : Sunday, 17 Feb 2013, 12:06 AM MST
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Outfielder Shane Victorino is looking to rebound — along with the Boston Red Sox. The Flyin' Hawaiian was dealt from Philadelphia to the Los Angeles Dodgers last summer and wound up hitting only .255 with 11 homers and 39 RBIs. He became a free agent after the season and signed a $39 million, three-year contract with the Red Sox, who were coming off a last-place finish.
BOSTON (AP) — In college men's basketball, Boston University coasted to a 68-56 victory over New Hampshire today. Maurice Watson Jr. scored 13 points with 10 rebounds and Dom Morris had 13 points and eight rebounds. Boston University made 7 of 16 against New Hampshire, which was leading the league in defense against 3s.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Daniel Munoz's 3-pointer with 1 second remaining in overtime gave American University a 64-61 victory over Holy Cross in a Patriot League game today. Munoz scored eight of his 14 points in overtime. Dudzinski had 19 points and Justin Burrell nine assists for Holy Cross.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Number 3 Connecticut will host Number 1 Baylor in college women's basketball tomorrow night at the XL Center. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2. In Connecticut's last Big Monday showdown, the Huskies beat Number 4 Duke by 30 points.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The Boston Bruins plan to become the latest ambassadors from the world of sports to visit Newtown in the wake of the December massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The Bruins have a series of events in town tomorrow, including a street-hockey clinic, a clinic with the high school's hockey team, an autograph session with children and a meeting with first responders, who will be given autographed and framed jerseys.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Boston at Winnipeg, 6 p.m.
All-Star game at Houston, 8 p.m.