New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius (shoulder) likely to miss April

One of the biggest fears of a Major League Baseball team is having one of its players injured during the World Baseball Classic.

NHL roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on March 21

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Nick Bonino scored with 5:29 remaining to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.

Joseph Blandisi’s OT goal pushes New Jersey Devils past New York Rangers

NEWARK, N.J. — With their playoff hopes all but dashed, the New Jersey Devils are playing for the future. If Tuesday night is any indication, the future looks pretty good.

NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on March 21

NEW YORK — Brook Lopez capped a 29-point showing with a buzzer-beating jumper to give the Brooklyn Nets a dramatic 98-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

Ottawa Senators score important win over Boston Bruins

BOSTON — A weekend failure in a home-and-home series with the Montreal Canadiens made Tuesday night’s game in Boston even bigger for the Ottawa Senators.

St. Louis Blues beat Colorado Avalanche to keep streak alive

DENVER — The Blues thought they were ready for the final game of a tough road trip, but when the Colorado Avalanche came on strong, St. Louis scrambled to stay in the game.

U.S. edges Japan, will meet Puerto Rico for WBC title

LOS ANGELES — Adam Jones’ bobbled ground ball drove in Brandon Crawford with the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning, and the United States advanced to its first World Baseball Classic title game with a 2-1 victory over Japan at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday.