Mohegan Sun hosting WNBA Draft and All-Star Game again

Connecticut, long since the once and future home office of women’s college basketball, is about to retire the trophy as the headquarters for the WNBA, too.

WNBA All-Star game will return to Mohegan Sun

The WNBA’s best players are headed back to Mohegan Sun Arena this summer.

Sun sign Gray, McCray

The Connecticut Sun signed rookie Chelsea Gray and veteran Danielle McCray to contracts on Wednesday.

Sun veteran Douglas hopes to be ready when the season opens

Downtime is a precious commodity for many WNBA players. They arrive at training camp in the spring, play all summer, and then head overseas to play internationally.

COLUMNS

The start of a new rivalry?

Surely, some of you will see this as contrived. SMU. Rivalry game. Ha. Good one. SMU. Not exactly...

UCONN

UConn women rout USF in regular season finale

It was a mini test at best, yet Geno Auriemma felt it was just what top-ranked UConn needed heading into the postseason.

It's that time of the season

Something about March brings out the beast in UConn.

UConn women rout USF 89-65 in regular season finale

Tampa, Fla. — Breanna Stewart scored 29 points while Morgan Tuck and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 18 apiece Monday night as top-ranked UConn beat South Florida 88-65 on Monday night for its 28th straight win.

COLLEGES

College basketball roundup

Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year.

Local college notes

A weekly look at our local colleges and local athletes now competing at colleges outside the region.

Local colleges: Coast Guard's Giorgio wins 133-pound title at Div. III Northeast meet

Coast Guard Academy’s Nate Giorgio continued his unbeaten season Sunday by winning the 133-pound championship at the NCAA Division III Wrestling Northeast Regionals.

HIGH SCHOOL

Sources: Three ECC schools apply to Shoreline

Sources in the Shoreline Conference said Monday that three schools from the Eastern Connecticut Conference -- Bacon Academy, Stonington and Waterford -- have “filed their paperwork” with an intent to apply to the Shoreline.

Strecker named Waterford football coach

John Strecker, a Waterford High School football lifer, has been named the Lancers' new head football coach after spending the last 20 years as an assistant.

High school roundup: Wheeler girls win Class S tourney opener

Kylie Baker banked in a layup as time expired to give 24th-seeded Wheeler High School a dramatic 34-32 victory over No. 9 Metro Learning Center of Bloomfield in the opening round of the CIAC Class S girls’ basketball tournament Monday night.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

Today's local high school games.

PROFESSIONAL

Zuccarello, Brassard help Rangers win in Yandle's debut

Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat, 4-1 on Monday night.

NBA roundup

Jarrett Jack made a tiebreaking jumper with 1.1 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets overcame Stephen Curry's fourth-quarter comeback attempt to beat the Golden State Warriors 110-108 on Monday night.

To tag or not to tag an NFL quandary

NFL games have begun for 2015. Don't bother checking out your Sunday Ticket, though. This is not football the teams are playing, it's tag.

ON THE AIR

Baseball

1 p.m., MLB Network - Exhibition: Pittsburgh Pirates at Toronto Blue Jays from Dunedin, Fla.

Basketball

7 p.m., CSN - NBA: Boston Celtics at Cleveland Cavaliers.

7 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Iowa at Indiana.

7 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: North Carolina at Georgia Tech.

7 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Georgetown at Butler.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA men: Kentucky at Georgia.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: West Virginia at Kansas.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: Texas A&M at Florida.

9 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: Villanova at Creighton.

9 p.m., NESN, YES - NCAA men: North Carolina State at Clemson.

Hockey

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: Nashville Predators at New Jersey Devils.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Tampa Bay Lightning.

Soccer

2:40 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: West Bromwich at Aston Villa.