Monday, April 23, 2018
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HOCKEY

HARVARD ENDS BEANPOT DROUGHT

BOSTON — Nathan Krusko scored his second goal of the game to break a second-period tie, Merrick Madsen made 14 saves and Harvard beat Boston University 6-3 on Monday night to win its first Beanpot title since 1993.

The Crimson won Boston's college hockey bragging rights for the 11th time and first under former Harvard and Bruins F Ted Donato. Luke Esposito, Ryan Donato and Alexander Kerfoot scored for Harvard, and Adam Fox's length-of-the-ice empty-netter made it 6-3 with 1:50 left.

CYCLING

Armstrong suit can continue

A federal judge in Austin, Texas, refused to block the government's $100 million lawsuit against Lance Armstrong, putting the cyclist on course for trial in a 2010 case stemming from his performance-enhancing drug use.

BASEBALL

Bosox icon has cancer relapse

Red Sox TV analyst Jerry Remy said that he has experienced a cancer relapse. Remy, 64, was originally diagnosed with cancer in 2008.

S-ROD OUT: Braves GM John Coppolella said he isn't sure it is realistic to hope for a return this season of INF Sean Rodriguez, set for shoulder surgery after a Jan. 28 car accident.

ROYALS: LHP Travis Wood agreed to a two-year, $12 million deal.

ET CETERA

COLLEGES: Michigan State suspended women's gymnastics coach Kathie Klages a week after she was accused in a lawsuit of downplaying complaints about sexual abuse by sports Dr. Larry Nassar.

NFL: The Giants released WR Victor Cruz and RB Rashad Jennings, saving them roughly $10 million in salary cap space. … Packers WR Geronimo Allison, a former Spoto standout, pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge.

SKIING: Luca Aerni won the combined event at the world ski championships after being 30th fastest in downhill in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

SOCCER: Diego Silva dos Santos, 28, died after being shot during a clash of rival fans outside Botafogo's Rio de Janeiro stadium. … In EPL, Manchester City overcame Gabriel Jesus' injury departure win at Bournemouth 2-0 and climb to second place.

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