COLUMNS

Reaction to NCAA's late game times: Zzzz

And at the intersection of incompetence and gluttony, may we present the National Collegiate...

UCONN

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.

UConn's first step is an easy one

It was the decision of ESPN and the NCAA to showcase the No. 1 UConn women in the featured, 9 p.m. time slot Saturday night. The Huskies (33-1) provided the drama they usually do – none – and began their journey for title No. 10 with an...

COLLEGES

Notre Dame races past Wichita State 81-70

Elite at last; Notre Dame blitzes Wichita State 81-70 to grab spot in regional finals

Dunn weighing his options

Inquiring minds throughout the NBA want to know all about Kris Dunn.

Wisconsin holds off Carolina

Top-seeded Wisconsin rallies to beat North Carolina 79-72, reach final eight of NCAAs

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.

Schools making most of icy start

Phil Orbe continued a spring ritual on Sunday. The Montville High School baseball coach brought his snow blower over to the school’s baseball field in order to clear it off before the first practice.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Thursday's Schedule

Thursday's local college games.

Kentucky prepared to face ‘Press Virginia’

Under pressure: Kentucky expecting "Press Virginia" to harass from start in Sweet 16 matchup

PROFESSIONAL

NFL outlaws tactic used by Patriots

A tactic the New England Patriots used in their 35-31 comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC divisional playoff game in January will be penalized going forward.

Red Sox edge Twins 5-4 as Ortiz, Napoli return

David Ortiz, Mike Napoli return to lineup as Red Sox beat Twins 5-4

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

2 a.m. (Friday), NBCSN — Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix practice from Kuala Lumpur.

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network — Exhibition: Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers from Lakeland, Fla.

5:05 p.m., WOR (710-AM) — Exhibition: New York Mets at Washington Nationals from Viera, Fla.

7 p.m., ESPN — Exhibition: Los Angeles Angels at Chicago Cubs from Mesa, Ariz.

Basketball

7:15 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Wichita State vs. Notre Dame in Division I Tournament from Cleveland.

7:47 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: North Carolina vs. Wisconsin in Division I Tournament from Los Angeles.

9:45 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Kentucky vs. West Virginia in Division I Tournament from Cleveland. (time approximate)

10:17 p.m., TBS — NCAA men: Arizona vs. Xavier in Division I Tournament from Los Angeles. (time approximate)

Boxing

9 p.m., ESPN2 — Breidis Prescott vs. Fredrick Lawson in a welterweight bout from Hialeah, Fla.

Golf

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

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

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

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN — NHL: Anaheim Ducks at Boston Bruins.

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

Soccer

3:55 p.m., ESPN2 — Men’s exhibition: France vs. Brazil from Paris.

Tennis

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