UConn plays Dayton tonight for Final Four berth


It is difficult to quantify, this notion that the UConn women’s mere safe arrival in the arena is worth 20 points on the scoreboard. This is UConn: Emanate, intimidate, eradicate.

UConn women dominate Texas 105-54 in Sweet 16

The UConn women, often precise, were magnificent Saturday in the Sweet 16, turning Texas into a flaming portrait of burnt orange. The top-seeded Huskies shot 56 percent as two of their best scored career-highs in the tournament. Their reward was a...

Black Wolves fall to Swarm

A loss notwithstanding, New England Black Wolves coach Blane Harrison was in a more upbeat mood Sunday than he has been at times this season.

HIGH SCHOOL

Stonington Athletic Hall of Fame to add 10 members

The Stonington High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct 10 new members on Saturday, April 25, at the high school.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local college roundup: Coast Guard sister act dominates on opening day

Freshman sisters Gabrielle and Alexia Troise led the Coast Guard Academy women’s track team to a fourth-place finish Saturday at the season-opening Coast Guard Spring Invitational.

UCONN

Tuck, UConn women prepare to meet Texas in Sweet 16

Morgan Tuck and the top-seeded UConn women's basketball team continue their path through the NCAA tournament today in the regional semifinals against No. 5 Texas (noon, ESPN).

A scare, but only briefly as No. 1 UConn routs Rutgers 91-55

Geno Auriemma often gets quizzical looks when he refers to this empire he’s created as “fragile.” But, you know, he didn’t get to be Geno just by wearing snazzy suits.

UConn-Rutgers: Two old friends reunite

Geno Auriemma, the rare coach who can be contemplative in the wake of a 50-point win, was awash in some of the old days late Saturday night, in anticipation of tonight’s renewal with Rutgers.

COLLEGES

Surprising Dayton earns spot against UConn in Elite 8

Hoover scores 26 and Dayton reaches first regional final with 82-66 win over Louisville.

Michigan State knocks off Louisville in overtime

Spartans pull off latest stunner: Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville

Unbeaten Kentucky survives upset bid by Notre Dame 68-66

Kentucky stays unbeaten, holds off Notre Dame 68-66 in NCAA tournament to make Final Four

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

NBA Capsules

NHL roundup

NHL Capsules

Lucic scores twice in Bruins' 4-2 win over Rangers

Milan Lucic scores twice to carry Bruins in 4-2 win over Rangers, spoiling Lundqvist's return

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

1 p.m., FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup STP 500 from Martinsville, Va.

2 p.m., ESPN — NHRA Four-Wide Nationals from Concord, N.C. (taped today)

3 p.m., Ch. 8 — IndyCar Grand Prix of St. Petersburg from Florida.

Baseball

1 p.m., NESN, WEEI (103.7-FM) — Exhibition: Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox at Fort Myers, Fla.

1:05 p.m., WOR (710-AM) — Exhibition: New York Mets at St. Louis Cardinals from Jupiter, Fla.

4 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Seattle Mariners at San Diego Padres from Peoria, Ariz.

Basketball

Noon, ESPN — NCAA women: South Carolina vs. Florida State in Division I Tournament regional final from Greensboro, N.C.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 8 — NBA: Houston Rockets at Washington Wizards.

2 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Louisville vs. Michigan State in Division I Tournament regional final from Syracuse, N.Y.

3:30 p.m., YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Los Angeles Lakers at Brooklyn Nets.

4:55 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Gonzaga vs. Duke in Division I Tournament regional final from Houston.

6 p.m., CSN — NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Boston Celtics.

8:30 p.m., ESPN — NCAA women: Baylor vs. Notre Dame in Division I Tournament regional final from Oklahoma City.

Cycling

11:30 p.m., NBCSN — Criterium International final stage from Corsica. (taped today)

Football

7 p.m., ESPN2 — Arena: Philadelphia Soul at Orlando Predators.

Golf

8:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Trophee Hassan II from Agadir, Morocco.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — PGA: Texas Open from San Antonio.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — Champions: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic from Saucier, Miss.

6 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: Kia Classic from Carlsbad, Calif.

Hockey

5 p.m., NESN — NHL: Boston Bruins at Carolina Hurricanes.

5 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Denver at Providence in Division I Tournament.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) — NHL: Anaheim Ducks at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: San Jose Sharks at Pittsburgh Penguins.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Rochester Institute of Technology winner vs. Nebraska-Omaha in Division I Tournament from South Bend, Ind.

Soccer

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — UEFA European qualifier: Portugal vs. Serbia from Lisbon, Portugal.

4:50 p.m., ESPN2 — MLS: Philadelphia Union at Chicago Fire.

7 p.m., FS1 — MLS: Toronto FC at Real Salt Lake.

Tennis

11 a.m., Tennis Channel — Miami Open from Key Biscayne, Fla.