Snowstorm wreaks havoc on sports schedule and team travel

A blizzard moving into the Eastern United States disrupted the sports schedule Friday, complicating team travel and blanketing the field where Sunday's NFC championship game will be played with a wintry mix.

  • Written by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

Tortorella breaks ribs, will not coach Jackets on Saturday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella broke two ribs falling after a collision with forward Rene Bourque during an outdoor practice Friday and will not coach Saturday night at Boston.

  • Written by CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press

Coach: Duquesne b-ball team stuck overnight on snowy highway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Duquesne University's men's basketball team was stuck overnight on the snow-closed Pennsylvania Turnpike as traffic stoppages stretched back miles in a massive snowstorm climbing up the East Coast.

  • Written by BEN FINLEY, Associated Press