Bruschi to retire
Tedy Bruschi is retiring after a 13-year career marked by an inspiring return to the New England Patriots as a starting linebacker eight months after a stroke. The 36-year-old He will announce his retirement at a news conference today. Bruschi, an inside linebacker, played on all three Super Bowl-winning Patriots teams. The last championship game was on Feb. 6, 2005, against the Philadelphia Eagles. He played in his only Pro Bowl on Feb. 13. Three days later, he was hospitalized after experiencing numbness in his left arm and left leg and blurry vision and was diagnosed with a mild stroke. He recovered to play nine of the last 10 games that season.
• Golf: McLennan Ross Sun Junior Tour championship at Wolf Creek.
• WHL exhibition: Red Deer Rebels vs. Calgary Hitmen, 7 p.m. at Centennial Arena (Calgary).