UConn women bounce back and rout Creighton 96-60


Top-ranked UConn does not lose often, but the Huskies are pretty good about bouncing back when they do.

UConn women back in action today after rare loss

UConnís had nearly a week to digest a rare defeat, an overtime loss at Stanford on Monday that ended a 47-game winning streak.

NCAAs headed to Bridgeport in 2016-17

Bridgeport - UConn will join Fairfield University to as co-hosts of the NCAA Division I women's basketball tournament in 2016 and 2017 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, it was announced on Thursday. The 2016 tourney will host...

Stanford was up to challenge

Days before this game, Geno Auriemma credited Stanford and Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer for continuing to play UConn when many teams no longer see the point in being beat up by the best program in womenís basketball.

No. 6 Stanford stuns No. 1 UConn 88-86 in OT

Amber Orrange made a go-ahead jumper with 1:38 left in overtime and the tying 3-pointer with 1.4 seconds remaining in regulation, sending No. 6 Stanford to an 88-86 victory against top-ranked Connecticut to snap the Huskies' 47-game winning streak...

COLUMNS

It's time to raise a glass to our friends at the 06385

Pretty cool, really, that 40 years later, you get together and remember every shape and form of the...

UCONN

Despite UConn's woes, Adams looks forward to each chance

Andrew Adams fits the mold of a Bob Diaco type player. He has a passion for playing football.

UConn men accept an invite back to Maui in 2016

UConn is heading back to the Maui Invitational in 2016, joining a deep field that includes Georgetown, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Oregon, Tennessee and host Chaminade. The Lahaina Civic Center will host the event from Nov. 21-23.

COLLEGES

College teams going back to running games

College football teams have been running wild this season, averaging more yards per carry and per game than at any time in recent years. Having game-breakers such as Gordon, Perine and Coleman carrying the ball has helped lead this ground game...

Local college notes

A weekly update on local college athletes and local athletes who attend schools outside the region.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Hurd's still a team guy

When we last checked in on Zach Hurd, it was 2012 and he was living on the West Coast attempting to earn a roster spot with the Oakland Raiders.

PROFESSIONAL

NHL roundup

John Tavares scored a power-play goal late in overtime to lift the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Wednesday night.

Jets are giving Geno another shot

Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jetsí starting quarterback.

ON THE AIR

Basketball

Noon, ESPN2 - NCAA men: Tennessee vs. Santa Clara in Orlando Classic.

1 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Oklahoma vs. Butler in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Princeton vs. Texas-El Paso in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Kansas vs. Rhode Island in Orlando Classic.

3:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Wisconsin vs. Georgetown in Battle 4 Atlantis from Nassau, Bahamas.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Island University vs. Stony Brook from New York.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Diego vs. Xavier in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

5 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Illinois vs. Indiana State in Las Vegas Invitational.

6:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Michigan State vs. Rider in Orlando Classic.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Western Kentucky vs. St. Joseph's from New York.

8:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Long Beach State vs. Western Michigan in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Marquette vs. Georgia Tech in Orlando Classic.

11 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: San Jose State vs. Washington in Wooden Legacy from Fullerton, Calif.

Midnight, FS1 - NCAA men: Baylor vs. Memphis in Las Vegas Invitational.

Football

10 a.m., CPTV Sports, WJJF (94.9-FM) - High school: Norwich Free Academy at New London. (WJJF pregame show begins at 9:30)

10:30 a.m., WWRX (107.7-FM) - High school: Ledyard at Fitch.

12:30 p.m., Ch. 3, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions.

4:30 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Louisiana State at Texas A&M.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - NCAA: Texas Christian at Texas.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) - NFL: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers.

Golf

8 p.m., Golf Channel - Australasia PGA: Australian Open from Sydney.

Soccer

1 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Europa League: Everton at Wolfsburg.

3 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Europa League: Partizan at Tottenham.