Villanova beats UNC, 77-74, to win the NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship after a pair of insane buzzer-beater shots, and Pablo Sandoval is staying positive about his reduced role with the Red Sox.
Villanova’s Kris Jenkins hits a buzzer-beater to win the NCAA National Championship: The NCAA Tournament might never be quite this mad again. (Boston.com)
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) April 5, 2016
Pablo Sandoval on benching: ‘I have to be positive’: “I have to be positive,” said Sandoval after the Sox saw their season opener postponed until Tuesday, “and all do all the work that I have to be doing. It’s going to be different but you have to stick with it, because it’s going to help the team be better.” (CSNNE.com)
Red Sox season opener vs. Indians postponed until Tuesday: Boston’s Opening Day matchup against the Cleveland Indians on Monday was postponed until 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday, the team announced on Monday at roughly 2:30 p.m. (Boston.com)
Patriots’ Alan Branch and Marcus Cannon should have weight on their minds: Two Patriots have to watch their weight this offseason. Defensive tackle Alan Branch will receive $100,000 each time for weighing 355 pounds or less in April, May, and June, and another $100,000 for reporting to training camp at 350 pounds. And offensive lineman Marcus Cannon gets a total of $100,000 for hitting 350 pounds or less in April, 345 pounds in June, and 340 pounds in July. (The Boston Globe)
Twitter reportedly gets rights to stream Thursday Night Football: Twitter Inc., making a strategic push into online programming, won a deal to show Thursday night National Football League games online, a person familiar with the matter said. (Bloomberg.com)
Playoff losses during the Tom Brady era