Huskies return to work

UConn opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same old goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending womenís champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the...


Henton humbled by those who help

People who could give a lot were there Saturday. And they did. Kids who could give a little were...


Huskies lose cornerback Byron Jones to injury

UConn cornerback Byron Jones will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and miss the remainder of the season.

UConn, Georgetown to renew men's basketball series

UConn and Georgetown have agreed to renew their menís basketball rivalry, which ended with the split of the old Big East Conference. The schools announced Friday they would play a home-and-home series beginning next season.


Burns, Bears are up to the task

As senior Richie Burns walked off the turf on Saturday, his Coast Guard Academy teammates greeted him with warm handshakes and hugs. Burns deserved every congratulatory offering.

College football/Top 25 roundup

A capsule look at Saturday games involving teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 college football poll.


Local college roundup: Conn women blank Trinity 4-0

Four different players score goals as the Connecticut College women's soccer team cruised to a 4-0 victory over Trinity College on Saturday.

Another close one slips through Coast Guard's grasp

Bill George, the organizationís head football coach, believes it to be part of the Coast Guard Academyís founding principles. Thou shalt win the close ones.


Giants surge past Royals 11-4 to tie Series two-all

San Francisco — The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants.

NHL roundup

Patrice Bergeron earned his 500th point on the first of two assists and Tuukka Rask continued his mastery over Toronto as the Boston Bruins, in their first game without injured captain Zdeno Chara, defeated the Maple Leafs 4-1 Saturday night.


Auto Racing

1:30 p.m., ESPN - NASCAR Sprint Cup Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 from Martinsville, Va.


8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: Kansas City Royals at San Franciso Giants in Game 5.

Figure Skating

4 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - ISU Grand Prix Skate America from Chicago.


9:30 a.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons from London.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Buffalo Bills at New York Jets.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) - NFL: Chicago Bears at New England Patriots.

4:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Arizona Cardinals.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints.


6:30 a.m., Golf Channel - European PGA: Perth International from Australia. (taped today)

2 p.m., Golf Channel - PGA: McGladrey Classic from St. Simons Island, Ga.

5 p.m., Golf Channel - Champions: AT&T Championship from San Antonio. (taped today)

Motorcycle Racing

12:30 p.m., FS1 - MotoGP Moto3 Grand Prix of Malaysia from Sepang. (taped today)

1:30 p.m., FS1 - MotoGP Moto2 Grand Prix of Malaysia from Sepang. (taped today)


9:25 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Everton at Burnley.

Noon, Chs. 10, 30 - Premier League: Chelsea at Manchester United.

3 p.m., FS1 - Women: Mexico vs. Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifier third-place game from Chester, Pa.

6 p.m., FS1 - Women: United States vs. Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier final from Chester, Pa.

8:30 p.m., ESPN2 - MLS: New York Red Bulls at Sporting Kansas City.


7 a.m., ESPN2 - WTA Championship from Singapore.

9:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland; Valencia Open from Spain.


5 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA women: Nebraska at Wisconsin.