Crooner Rene Rancourt has been singing the American and Canadian national anthems at Boston Bruins games for decades. Last night, before the first Bruins game at Boston’s TD Garden since Monday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon, Rancourt sang the first line of the “Star-Spangled Banner” then let the sell-out crowd do the rest.
Tonight in New Orleans, a Cinderella (Louisville), an emerging program no longer in the shadow of its rival (California), one of the best programs in women’s basketball history (Connecticut), and a team that is making its third straight Final Four appearance behind one of the nation’s top players (Notre Dame) will meet in the NCAA Women’s Final Four.
Second round games are tonight and tomorrow. Tonight’s line-up includes a pair of intriguing 4-5 games: Maryland-Michigan State at 6:20 Central and Georgia-Iowa State at 8:50. Tomorrow will see All-American Elena Delle Donne and Delaware take on coach Sylvia Hatchell’s third-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels.
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Washington Wizards play-by-play man Steve Buckhantz was ecstatic last night when he saw the Wiz’s Trevor Ariza swish a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Washington what Buckhantz thought was a 98-96 win over the visiting Detroit Pistons. Unfortunately for Buckhantz, and for fans of the Wizards (who have become a semi-legitimate professional basketball team [...]