Red Sox add some pop while creating a logjam in outfield

Someday soon, the Boston Red Sox will get around to shaking up their gridlocked outfield. For now, though, they keep adding to it, like squeezing another car onto a crowded highway, just in time for the holiday rush.

Baseball notes

The Atlanta Braves have dealt outfielder Jason Heyward and reliever Jordan Walden to the St. Louis Cardinals for pitcher Shelby Miller and a minor-leaguer.

Kershaw, Trout take home the MVP honors

A day after unanimously taking the NL Cy Young Award, Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers completed a Los Angeles sweep. A little earlier, Angels outfielder Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL MVP.


A delicate topic that can't be ignored

Geno Auriemma's brilliance coaching the UConn women for the last 30 years starts here: He doesn't...


Baseball notes

Maeda leads Japan over MLB All-Stars in opener

Kershaw, Kluber walk off with the Cy Young awards

Everyone expected Clayton Kershaw to pitch a shutout, and he did a unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young Award. Corey Kluber edging out Felix Hernandez for the AL pitching prize, that was no sure thing.


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.

West Virginia hands UConn men first loss 78-68

If West Virginia can be disruptive on the defensive end of the court this season, Bob Huggins thinks it will mean good things for his team in the long run.


Local college notes

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

UConn repeats as national field hockey champion

UConn won its second straight NCAA Division I field hockey championship on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse.


Tuesday's schedule



Penguins edge Bruins on Malkin's goal in overtime

Evgeni Malkin scored his second goal of the night 32 seconds into overtime, giving the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.\n

Bills overcome all their distractions and roll over Jets

After a week of frightening weather and an abbreviated practice schedule, the Buffalo Bills played one of their best games of the season.\n



2 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Purdue vs. Missouri in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Pittsburgh-Chaminade loser vs. Brigham Young-San Diego State loser in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

7 p.m., YES - NCAA men: Loyola (Maryland) at Syracuse.

7:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Kansas State vs. Arizona in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

7:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Virginia Commonwealth vs. Michigan-Oregon loser in Legends Classic consolation from New York.

7:30 p.m., ESPNEWS - NCAA men: Arkansas at Southern Methodist.

8 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Eastern Illinois at Creighton.

9:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Maryland vs. Alabama-Iowa State winner in Hall of Fame Classic final from Kansas City, Mo.

10 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Pittsburgh-Chaminade winner vs. Brigham Young-San Diego State winner in Maui Invitational from Lahaina, Hawaii.

10 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Villanova vs. Michigan-Oregon winner in Legends Classic final from New York.


7 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Ohio at Miami-Ohio.


7 p.m., NESN - NCAA men: Massachusetts at Vermont.

10:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Vancouver Canucks.


2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Bayern Munich at Manchester City.